Won’t quit but would abide by Gadkari’s order
Bangalore/New Delhi, July
Facing heat in the illegal mining
scam, a defiant Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa today asserted
he would not quit but left it to BJP chief Nitin Gadkari to take a call
on his fate in the light of the Lokayukta report.
S Korea ink N-deal
Seoul, July 25
India today signed a “historic”
civil nuclear cooperation agreement with South Korea, paving the way for
the possibility of Seoul exporting its atomic power plants. The
agreement, signed after summit talks between President Pratibha Patil
and her South Korean counterpart Lee Myung-bak, provides legal ground
for South Korea’s participation in atomic power plant construction
projects in India.
for South Asian partnership on autism
Dhaka, July 25
Congress president Sonia Gandhi
today praised Bangladesh’s “path breaking innovations” in
micro-finance, education, women’s empowerment and public health as she
underlined the need for a partnership in South Asia to provide
affordable services to millions of autistic children.
||Congress president Sonia Gandhi with Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during an international conference on autism in Dhaka on Monday. — AP/PTI