2010, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Stop outsourcing jobs: Obama
Indian BPOs to be worst hit
Washington, January 28
In a move that could shake the foundations of India's IT services industry, US President Barack Obama said today that he would end tax breaks to American firms that ship out jobs abroad. World page: Obama
promises job revival
Bill to regulate clinics okayed New Delhi, January 28
The government today approved a Bill to bring all clinics in the country under one law so as to facilitate creation of a “national registry” and boost health services in the country.
50 to 3: LeT paraglider threat an intelligence blooper? New Delhi, January 28
Intelligence inputs that
Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba has acquired as many as 50
paragliders for potential use to launch suicide attacks prompting a
security alert in India ahead of the Republic Day appears to be a
blooper. The Union Home Ministry has begun a discreet probe into the basis for the inputs with official sources today saying it has now emerged that only three paragliders were procured from China.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Defence Minister AK Antony, three Service chiefs and others during the NCC rally at the Garrison Parade Ground in New Delhi on Thursday.
Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
Four Indians attacked in Oz A day after Australia announced it was setting up a high-level group to look into the causes of the continuing attacks against Indians in this country, four Indian youths, including three taxi drivers, were attacked in separate incidents in Brisbane yesterday. Only last week two Indian youths, including a cabbie, were attacked in Brisbane, which is the capital of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s home state of Queensland.
body to reach Delhi tomorrow Patiala, January 28
The cremation of Nabha resident
Ranjodh Singh, who was found killed in Griffith in Australia on December
29, 2009, would be held at his native village Alhora (Nabha) on January
31. The body would reach New Delhi on January 30 and would be
subsequently brought to his village.
Punjabi Haryana’s second language Chandigarh, January 28
After months of dithering on issuing a formal notification despite repeated commitments and announcements, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today conceded to popular sentiment and declared that Punjabi was now the second language in the state.
No workforce, Ludhiana in lurch Ludhiana, January 28
What years of militancy and global meltdown failed to do, the regional divide has done it. The production in the industrial capital of Punjab — Ludhiana — has come to a grinding halt. Thanks to the recent caste and regional tension, the migrant workforce is leaving the city in droves, plunging it into worst-ever industrial crisis, with the production dipping in most of the units by almost 30 per cent.
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