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SC notice to Centre, Gujarat on NHRC plea
NEW DELHI, AUG. 8. The Supreme Court today intervened in the `Best Bakery case' by issuing notice to the Centre and the Gujarat Government on a petition from the National Human Rights Commission seeking retrial of the case outside Gujarat. A ...


Zahira moves SC
NEW DELHI, AUG. 8. The key witness in the `Best bakery case', Zahira Sheikh, today moved the Supreme Court seeking retrial of the case at any place outside Gujarat alleging that "crucial evidence was shut out through threats and intimidation" ...
Munir will go home, thanks to PM
NEW DELHI, AUG. 8. The Government of India has decided to release as a ``special gesture'', Munir, the 13-year-old Pakistani boy who had inadvertently crossed the border and entered Rajasthan on June 26. He is booked on the Delhi-Lahore bus on ...
Legality of limited mobility phone services upheld
NEW DELHI, AUG. 8. The Telecom Dispute Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) today upheld the legality of the Wireless in Local Loop (WLL)-based limited mobility services, but asked the Government to ensure that the operators complied with ...
PM cancels engagements
NEW DELHI, AUG. 8. For the second day today, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, cancelled all his engagements as he was indisposed. His schedule for today included a meeting of the Union Cabinet. It is now likely to be held in the ...
Satish Chandra Menon's last rites performed
New Delhi, Aug. 8. The last rites of BSF Deputy Commandant Satish Chandra Menon, who laid down his life in Kosovo recently during deployment on the United Nations Peace Mission, were performed here today. Director General BSF Ajay Raj Sharma, ...
26 killed in cloudburst
SHIMLA, AUG. 8. In another major cloudburst incident in Kullu, at least 26 persons were killed and 19 others were injured when sudden flash floods came around midnight overnight and once again washed away sleeping labourers. In a similar ...
Laloo allowed to visit Pak.
NEW DELHI, AUG. 8. The Supreme Court today permitted the former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD leader, Laloo Prasad Yadav, to visit Pakistan from August 9 to 11 as member of a Parliamentary delegation after he gave an undertaking not to question ...
Schoolgirl kidnapped
PATNA, AUG. 8.A seven-year-old girl, Swhetangi, was abducted right from her doorsteps as she stepped out along with her father, Santosh Kumar, to take the school bus this morning. The residents of Patel Nagar, where the incident occurred, blocked ...
LeT planner killed
SRINAGAR, AUG. 8. In a major breakthrough, the Chief Coordinator of Operations of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, and the brain behind the Akshardham and Nadimarg incidents, Manzoor Zahid Chowdhary, was killed during an encounter with the Border Security ...



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