In a big crack-down on Balwant Singh Rajoana case, Centre ordered stay on the hanging of Rajoana, the main accused in the killing of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh.
Earlier, the Chandigarh sessions court yesterday had rejected superintendent Lakhwinder Singh Jakhar’s petition and issued a contempt of court notice on him, Patiala Jail superintendent however always said that he was “unable and disabled in law” to accept the death warrant of Balwant Singh Rajoana.
Superintendent Jakhar even told in media that he would move the Punjab and Haryana high court against the order.
This year, the 4th BRICS Summit hosted by India with theme of ‘Partnership for Stability, Security and Growth’ that will held on Thursday.
Five powerful partners of BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – will arrive on Wednesday in New Delhi to attend summit, for a joint development bank in form of World Bank. The issue would be the structure of bank and capitalized.
It is expected from India over two day BRICS summit that the main point would be hold bilateral talks with China to better their trade relations that is imbalanced.
India’s largest car manufacturer, Maruti announced that without having goal to cut completely car making at its Gurgaon factory, it plans to cease one part out of three in the immediate future
Dismissing its previous earlier statement of ending car making plants at Gurgaon, Maruti Chairman RC Bhargava said, “What we did say was that out of the three assembly lines at Gurgaon, we would shut down one line by 2015, reducing the installed capacity to 5 lakh cars, as against 7.2 lakh at present. In the space which would become available we would install our new diesel engine plant with a capacity of 3 lakh engines and also make components.”
Few days back the respected Army Chief VK Singh gave a shocking statement on bribe in army deals. And now, General VK Singh has written a letter to Prime Minister.
It is said in reports that VK Singh said in his latter that India’s security might be at risk owing to the fact that tanks are getting short of ammunition, air defence is going outdated and the infantry is working without required weapons.
Reports have said that Army Chief wrote this letter to PM on 12 March. General Singh asked PM Monmohan Singh to pass required directions to improve the preparedness of the Army.
According to the to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species, a large amount of species of Indian birds, more than 14 species are very close stage of extinction due to illegally hunting, excess use of pesticides result in habitual destruction.
The species of birds those are under critically endangered include Siberian Crane, Bengal Florican, White-rumped Vulture, Indian Vulture, Himalayan Quail, Forest Owlet, Red-headed Vulture, Pink-headed Duck, White-belled Heron, Sociable Lapwing, Christmas Frigatebird, Jerdon’s Courser, and Spoon-billed Sandpiper.
The Punjab state has been on a very high alert today as a one-day long state-wide bandh has been called yesterday by several Sikh groups in the state to protest against a Chandigarh court order that Balwant Singh Rajoana, main accused in the killing of former Chief Minister Beant Singh, be hanged as scheduled on March 31.
Reports have said that around 60,000 Punjab police personnel including 15 companies of para-military forces have been deployed in the various parts of the state to avoid any mis-happening ahead of Balwant Singh Rajoana’s execution.
Punjab government has fixed prohibitory orders under Section 144 banning gathering of five or more persons were at various places in view of the bandh.
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Positive H1N1 spreads in Mumbai very rapidly as three new swine flue cases come recently and make toll five of infecting people, three out of them are from one family in Mulund.
Observing threatening fact, the BMC warned private laboratories to inform the health authorities first about positive swine flu (H1N1) cases instead of contacting public as per official protocol that defined while first case of positive H1N1 came into existence in 2009.
Talking to media, Dr AA Bandiwadekar, executive health officer, BMC, said regarding this a notice will be sending to them.