2010, Chandigarh, India
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Rathore to lose police medal
Home Ministry to have the power to withdraw medals from all convicted cops New Delhi, January 4
The Union Home Ministry today decided to strip former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore of his
President�s Police Medal following his conviction in the Ruchika molestation case.
The Central Police Awards Committee (CPAC) headed by Union Home Secretary GK Pillai decided to
strip Rathore of his President�s Police Medal awarded in 1985 for �meritorious service�.
Aarushi Case CBI
requests narco tests on Talwars New Delhi, January 4
The Central Bureau of
Investigation (CBI) today sought permission of a local court to
conduct narco analysis tests on Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, parents of
14-year-old Aarushi Talwar who was found murdered in her Noida
house on May 16, 2008.
TOWERING OVER ALL:
A man looks at Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world, in Dubai. Started during the days of economic boom and built by around 12,000
labourers, the building was inaugurated on Monday. � Reuters
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wave intensifies * Death toll rises to 120
* Amritsar still coldest at 1�C
* Heavy snowfall cuts off Valley
* Operations smooth at IGI Airport New Delhi,
North India continued to
shiver on Monday as the cold wave intensified with snowfall,
rain and fog at many places. The toll in the current cold wave
rose to 120 with 40 deaths in Uttar Pradesh, eight in Bihar and
two in Haryana. UP alone accounts for 110 deaths.
minority quota report: Rajnath Lucknow, January 4
Demanding scrapping of the
Ranganath Mishra Commission report on reservation for minorities, former
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Monday said there
was an �urgent need to redefine� minorities.
racial attacks down under Oz duty-bound to book culprits: Krishna Bangalore, January 4
Reacting strongly to the murder of an Indian student in Australia, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna today said the Australian government was duty-bound to investigate the stabbing of the youth in Melbourne and bring the culprits to book.
medical charts not revised for 50 years Chandigarh, January 4
In a revelation that could have
serious health implications for the armed forces and on the medical
classification of soldiers, charts used to define the correct weight for
height and age are not only outdated, but are apparently based on data
applicable to western population that is inherently different from
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