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Bihar jails raided
PATNA, DEC. 8. The Bihar Military Police (BMP) today launched a massive search in all the 55 jails, including six Central jails, in the State to crack down on criminals pursuing their nefarious activities from there. The raids were launched ...
High Court declines bail to Kanchi Acharya
CHENNAI, DEC. 8. The Madras High Court today declined to enlarge on bail the Kanchi Acharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, in the Sankararaman murder case, saying there were "reasonable grounds to believe" that he was shown to be guilty of an offence ...
Anil questions Mukesh's stand on management and ownership issues
NEW DELHI, DEC. 8. The tussle in the Rs. 90,000-crore Reliance empire escalated today with Anil Ambani raising questions about his elder brother Mukesh Ambani's claims that ownership issues had been settled by their late father Dhirubhai Ambani ...
No bar on induction of chargesheeted Ministers in Cabinet: Centre
NEW DELHI, DEC. 8. The Centre today filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court explaining its stand on induction of chargesheeted persons in the Cabinet, saying: "there is no limitation or restriction in the Constitution which debars any member of ...
Kalam lauds soldiers for Kargil victory
SRINAGAR, DEC. 8. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, said today that the Government was in the process of acquiring the latest weapons and equipment that could be used in remote areas. Mr. Kalam, who was on a day's visit to Jammu and Kashmir, ...
Sonia's birthday to be observed as `renunciation day'
NEW DELHI, DEC. 8. Sonia Gandhi was saluted today by her partymen on the eve of her birthday tomorrow, which will be observed as `Tyaag Divas' (renunciation day), a celebration of her giving up the Prime Minister's post in May. The occasion ...
Pakistan test-fires missile
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 8. Pakistan today test-fired its surface-to-surface 700 km-range Shaheen-1 Hatf IV missile, which can carry all kinds of warheads, including nuclear weapons. The test was Pakistan's sixth this year and its second in 10 days. ...
Sunil Shastri resigns from BJP
NEW DELHI, DEC. 8. Sunil Shastri, a former general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party, has resigned from the primary membership of the party. He met the party president, L.K. Advani, today and submitted his resignation letter to him. Son ...
Indian team in Dhaka
DHAKA, DEC. 8.The cloud of uncertainty which surrounded India's tour of Bangladesh the past few days, owing to a terrorist threat, was cleared when Sourav Ganguly and his men arrived here on Wednesday for the two Tests beginning on December 10, ...
Abbas' record goal sinks India
LAHORE, DEC. 8. Sohail Abbas guided Pakistan to a 2-1 win over India in its crucial league match in the Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Wednesday. The ace drag-flicker, who needed one goal to go past Australian Mark Hagger's ...
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