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Opposition, Government trade charges over legislative business
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10. The Opposition today charged the Government with not doing its homework and said that it had not been able to bring enough legislative and official business before Parliament. But the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Ghulam ...
`Table employment Bill'
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) today demanded introduction of the employment guarantee Bill in the current session of Parliament itself. A national employment guarantee was a promise made by the United Progressive ...
Geelani, Shabir Shah held, protesters teargassed
SRINAGAR DEC. 10. Police had to deal with scores of protests taken out to mark "Human Rights Day" in Jammu and Kashmir today. Senior separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Shabir Shah were placed under house arrest. The moderate faction of ...
Hectic parleys for amicable settlement between Ambanis
MUMBAI, DEC. 10. Hectic negotiations are in progress through several intermediaries, including Ambani family members, to bring about an amicable settlement between the two brothers, Mukesh Ambani and Anil Ambani, regarding ownership issues, ...
PAN must from January 1
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10. The Government said today that quoting of the Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Tax Account Number (TAN) on challans will be mandatory from January 1 next. This measure has been taken to ensure correct and prompt credit ...
Dawood aide brought to Porbandar
AHMEDABAD, DEC. 10. A close aide of Dawood Ibrahim, Umarmiyan Bukhari alias Mammumiyan, who was deported from Dubai and handed over to the Mumbai police, was brought to Porbandar today in connection with the landing of RDX and 14 other cases ...
Kanchi Acharya's bail plea in assault case rejected
CHENNAI, DEC. 10. The Principal Sessions Court here, which dismissed today the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi's bail plea in the `Radhakrishnan assault case,' ruled that the prosecution had made out a prima facie case ...
Bangladeshi immigrants: petition seeking deportation admitted
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10. The Supreme Court today admitted a public interest litigation (PIL) expressing concern over the alarming growth of Bangladeshi immigrants in the country and seeking their deportation. A three-Judge Bench comprising the Chief ...
`World facing litany of threats'
OSLO (NORWAY), DEC. 10. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Wangari Maathai, warned on Friday that the world remained under attack from a litany of threats, ranging from disease, deforestation and war, and urged a shift in human thinking to save the ...
An uncomplicated performer
NEW DELHI, DEC. 10. Anil Kumble, from the time he first bowled for India, has remained an uncomplicated performer on the field, one who revels when most fail. By nature, a spinner ought to be cunning, for his job is to con batsmen. But this ...
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