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SYL canal issue: Centre to seek Supreme Court direction
NEW DELHI, JULY 14. The Central Government will file an application in the Supreme Court tomorrow to indicate its compliance with the Court's order of June 4 on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue and seek a direction in view of Punjab's ...
`Didn't want to embarrass leaders'
NEW DELHI, JULY 14. The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, today ruled out restoration of the status quo on sharing of river waters with the neighbouring States and said he had not consulted either the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, or the ...
Kalam favours linking of rivers, justifies rise in defence spending
HYDERABAD, JULY 14. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has strongly defended India going nuclear and the increasing defence spending, saying "we need to have strength to repulse if somebody attacks." Interacting with the ...
Lalu announces probe into Godhra train carnage
NEW DELHI, JULY 14.The Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad, today announced in Parliament that his Ministry had ordered a high-level departmental probe in the Sabarmati Express carnage of February 27, 2002, near Godhra in which 59 persons were burnt ...
LONDON, JULY 14.An official inquiry by Lord Butler into the quality of British intelligence on Iraqi weapons of mass destruction said today some sources were ``seriously flawed'' or ``unreliable'' but found no evidence of ``deliberate distortion ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 14.The U.S. Deputy State Secretary, Richard Armitage, today apologised to George Fernandes, for strip-searching done on him during an official visit to the U.S. as the Defence Minister and said he was ``horrified'' at the ...
Supreme Court admits petition against removal of Governors
NEW DELHI, JULY 14. The Supreme Court today admitted a public interest litigation petition filed by a former Bharatiya Janata Party MP challenging the dismissal of the Governors of Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Haryana and Gujarat by the Manmohan Singh ...
Discussion on history books inconclusive
NEW DELHI, JULY 14.Consensus eluded the executive committee of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) today over the fate of the history textbooks introduced by the Murli Manohar Joshi dispensation. Emerging out of a ...
Maharashtra assurance to Andolan
MUMBAI, JULY 14.The Narmada Bachao Andolan today called off its two-day satyagraha after the Maharashtra Government promised to set right within a month and a half the rehabilitation problems of families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Project ...
1,381 pilgrims begin yatra
JAMMU, JULY 14. The annual Amarnath Yatra officially started today with the first batch of 1,381 pilgrims beginning the trek from the MAM Stadium here. More than 1.5 lakh pilgrims from across the country had registered for the `yatra' that would ...
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