2010, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
B�desh ink key pacts India pledges $1
billion line of credit
to the neighbour New Delhi, January 11
extended $1-billion line of credit (LoC) to Bangladesh as the
two countries today took bilateral ties to a new plane, signing
five accords to combat terrorism and consolidate trade, economic
and cultural links. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gestures while welcoming Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during her ceremonial reception in New Delhi on Monday. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
out land issue with China: Farooq New Delhi, January 11
Expressing concern over reports of
China taking substantial portion of land in Ladakh, Union Minister
Farooq Abdullah today said the Centre should take up the matter with
Beijing at the earliest and sort out the boundary dispute.
Central Status for PU Centre keen,
but Punjab resisting: Sibal New Delhi, January 11
HRD Minister Kapil Sibal today
admitted that the government was keen on extending the Central varsity
status to Panjab University in Chandigarh, but the Punjab government was
standing in the way of the move.
abuses trigger protests in K�taka BJP workers garland ex-PM�s
effigies with shoes Bangalore, January 11
A major showdown is feared between
workers of the ruling BJP and Opposition Janata Dal (Secular) in
Karnataka following demonstrations staged by the BJP across the state
today in protest against the foul language used by JD(S) supremo Deve
Gowda against Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.
to hockey players New Delhi, January 11
Hockey India today toughened its
stand on the striking national players when it gave them an ultimatum to
either resume the national camp at Pune or face severe consequences.
eyes witnessed her bhog ceremony Bathinda, January 11
This was a rare moment for those
who were present yesterday at the bhog ceremony of 105-year-old Durgi
Devi, who had died on January 1, when two women, Dhan Kaur (48), a
resident of Ludhiana, and Manjit Kaur Gardiwala (47), a resident of
Kalra village in Hoshiarpur district, witnessed the bhog ceremony with
the eyes of Durgi Devi, as the cornea of her eyes had been transplanted
in their eyes.
relief yet; mercury to dip further Jalandhar/Ludhiana, January
There was no respite from the
bone-biting chill as cold conditions intensified in most parts of North
India with mercury recording a drop of up to three notches below normal.
People take full protection against cold wave on a foggy and chilly morning at India Gate in New Delhi. � PTI
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