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JPC blames Parekh, nexus for stock scam
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19. The Reserve Bank of India and the Securities and Exchange Board of India have been indicted by the Joint Parliamentary Committee which probed the stock market scam. The report has no direct reference to the role of the then ...
We'll fight bigotry of every kind: Sonia
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today committed her party to a uncompromising battle against the forces of communalism and bigotry "of every kind''. Addressing the members of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP), ...
Cong. demands Sinha's resignation
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19. Within hours of the Joint Parliamentary Committee tabling its report on the stock market scam, the Congress today demanded the resignation of the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha; stating that the findings were a ...
Reprieve for Sunita, IOC finds lapses in tests
HYDERABAD, DEC. 19. The doping controversy dogging the Indian athlete, Sunita Rani, who was stripped of her Busan Asian Games 1500 metres gold and 5000m bronze medals following a positive dope test, took an interesting turn with the Indian ...
'PM to intervene if Jain is not released'
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, will talk to the Indonesian President, Megawati, if the Polaris Software Labs chairman, Arun Jain, is not released by the Jakarta police, the IT and Communications Minister, Pramod ...
Pressure on Pak. inadequate: Sinha
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19.Asserting that cross-border terrorism was still continuing despite the assurance by Pakistan that it would stop encouraging it, India today said it was not satisfied with the pressure being put by the international community, ...
V.N. Khare sworn in new CJI
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19. Justice Visheshwar Nath Khare, senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, was today sworn in as the 33rd Chief Justice of India. He succeeds Justice G.B. Pattanaik who retired after a brief tenure of 41 days. The President, ...
Teresa's beatification
KOLKATA, DEC. 19. Mother Teresa will move another step towards sainthood tomorrow when the Pope approves the decree of her beatification burying the recent controversy that sent shockwaves after doctors of two West Bengal hospitals challenged a ...
Army post attacked
JAMMU, DEC. 19.Militants struck at an Army post in Rajouri district of Jammu region last night killing a jawan and injuring three others. Police said a group of militants attacked the post at Thanna Mandi with rocket launchers. The security ...
Centre may take up SYL canal work
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19. The Centre is preparing an action plan on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal and examining the option of taking up construction in case the Punjab Government failed to do so as per a Supreme Court order. The Union Water ...
SC upholds SBI's VRS
NEW DELHI, DEC. 19.The Supreme Court has upheld the validity of the Voluntary Retirement Scheme of the State Bank of India and sustained the order of Punjab and Haryana High Court quashing a similar scheme in other nationalised banks as they had ...

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