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Nation bids adieu to Narasimha Rao
HYDERABAD, DEC. 25. The mortal remains of the former Prime Minister, P. V. Narasimha Rao, were consigned to the flames with full military honours amid the chanting of vedic hymns on the banks of the Hussain Sagar Lake here today. His eldest son, ...
Pope prays for peace, prosperity
VATICAN CITY, DEC. 25.In a Christmas Eve message of peace, Pope John Paul II lit a candle outside his darkened window and celebrated a Mass that offered prayers for calm and prosperity in the Holy Land. The busy Christmas holidays can be ...
Police issue summons to junior Acharya
KANCHEEPURAM, DEC. 25. The junior Acharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi, has been summoned to appear before the special investigation team probing the Sankararaman murder case and other cases relating to the Kanchi ...
Uma Bharti to break silence on Monday
AYODHYA, DEC. 25. A day after the revocation of her suspension from the Bharatiya Janata Party, the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, today refused to comment on the development saying she would break her silence on Monday. In ...
FIR filed against Fernandes for ``violation'' of model code
PATNA, DEC. 25. The Muzaffarpur district administration today filed a First Information Report (FIR) against the National Democratic Alliance convener and Janata Dal (United) chief, George Fernandes, charging him with violating the model code of ...
Vajpayee celebrates birthday in hometown
GWALIOR, DEC. 25.The former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, celebrated his 80th birthday in his hometown today with his relatives and friends, as saffron units organised several programmes in the city to mark the occasion. It is almost a ...
Muslims urged to avoid triple `talaq'
LUCKNOW, DEC. 25. The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board today urged Muslims to avoid the practice of triple `talaq,' while its executive committee approved the draft model `Nikahnama' which contains guidelines for married couples. "Muslim ...
Nripen passes away
KOLKATA/AGARTALA, DEC. 25. A doyen of the Communist movement in India and former Tripura Chief Minister, Nripen Chakraborty, passed away at the SSKM hospital in Kolkata early today after a protracted illness. He was 99. Official sources said ...
DHAKA, DEC. 25. India has decided to rest Sachin Tendulkar, Irfan Pathan and Harbhajan Singh for the second one-day international cricket match against Bangladesh here tomorrow. PTI ...
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