Tens of thousands of jubilant Egyptians waved national flags and cheered in joy as Hosni Mubarak quit as president Friday, the 18th day of intense protests against his 30-year rule. He handed over power to the military council as world leaders called for moving towards a democratic, civilian rule. Mubarak, one of the longest serving [...] Continue reading Joy in Egypt as Mubarak quits after 30 years in power
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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said that separate election and finance commissions would be set up for panchayats before the upcoming polls in conformity with the 73rd amendment of the Indian constitution. “The government will introduce bills seeking the constitution of a separate election and finance commission for panchayats in the forthcoming [...] Continue reading Omar aims at more power to panchayats
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, ‘Crunchers. Remember: “It’s a day on, not a day off!” So remember to do something wonderful for someone else today. We’re up bright and early to deliver your Morning Links — which counts as our good deed for the day. You can thank us later! -What happened at the [...] Continue reading MLK Day Crunch Crumbs: 2011 Golden Globe Winners; Kim Cattrall New Face Of Olay Total Effects; Nickelodeon Reviving Power Rangers!
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated the second Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant at Tarapur here, calling it “a significant milestone in India’s three-stage indigenous nuclear programme”. “I am delighted to be present at the historic occasion of the commissioning,” Manmohan Singh said at a function in Tarapur, around 100 km north of Mumbai. Recalling the [...] Continue reading PM unveils new Power Reactor Reprocessing Plant
Review in a Hurry: Matt Damon stars in one-third of this multistory drama on grief and mortality. Directed by Clint Eastwood and penned by Peter Morgan (Frost/Nixon, The Queen), Hereafter should…