2010, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
bars players from IPL Apologise, Butt tells
Lalit Modi Karachi, January 29
cricket board chairman Ejaz Butt today demanded an apology from
Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi for the IPL auction
fiasco and made it clear that no Pakistani cricketer can play in
the Twenty20 tournament without PCB permission.
ups CRR to tame inflation Pegs growth rate at 7.5
pc Mumbai, January 29
Clearly indicating that its
priority was to rein in inflation, the Reserve Bank of India
today hiked the Cash Reserve Ratio by 75 basis points to 5.75
per cent from 5 per cent. The CRR is the money banks have to
compulsorily deposit with the Reserve Bank of India.
sops divide northern states New Delhi, January 29
Lucrative concessions and tax
exemptions to manufacturing units in hill states have divided the
northern region. Both Punjab and Haryana have lodged fresh
protests over continuation of these tax concessions beyond March
31 in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal with Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh in New Delhi on Friday. A Tribune photograph
hike won’t hit interest rates: RBI Mumbai,
The Reserve Bank today said its decision to hike Cash Reserve Ratio
would not harden the interest rates immediately or impact the credit
flow to the private sector. In its quarterly monetary policy review
today, the RBI hiked the CRR — the amount banks have to park with the
central bank — by 0.75 percentage points to 5.75 per cent. (Details
on Business page)
Darshan Singh ex-communicated Amritsar, January 29
The Sikh high priests today
ex-communicated Prof Darshan Singh, former Akal Takht Jathedar, from the
Sikh Panth for his controversial Rochester gurdwara (USA) discourse and
ostensibly for his ‘defiant posture’ towards the Sikh clergy during
the hearing of the case. It is for the first time that a former Jathedar
of Akal Takht has been ex-communicated.
eradication still a far cry New Delhi, January 29
India’s leprosy elimination
targets look grim. If performance indicators under the National Rural
Health Mission (NRHM) are anything to go by, the Eleventh Year Plan
target of eliminating leprosy and reducing its prevalence rate to less
than one per 10,000 remains to be achieved.
down the curtains on the controversy surrounding the infamous
Darjeeling land scam, Army chief General Deepak Kapoor today
ordered court martial proceedings against Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash,
a military secretary and the senior-most three-star officer ever
to face such an action.
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