4 The Daily Observer Friday, March 10, 2006
President wows Burmese Generals: President APJ
Abdul Kalam today discussed the restoration of
democracy in Myanmar with Senior General Than Shwe
but did not bring up the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. The talks
also featured increasing trade from $400 million to $1 billion
besides cooperation in the energy sector.
Save Bachchan Movement: With uncertainty
continuing over the Rajya Sabha membership of
Samajwadi Party’s Jaya Bachchan, the Mulayam Singh
government in Uttar Pradesh has pushed through a Bill that seeks
to take away 79 posts from the list of offices of profit. These posts
Shops shut down in Shivajinagar as tension escalated on Friday after clashes on Thursday include that of chairman of the UP Film Development Council
evening. TDO Photo held by her, which led to her disqualification.
Bounty for DMK allies: The Congress in Tamil Nadu let out a
whoop of delight today as it got 48 seats from the DMK’s pre-poll
blasts babus bonanza bag. Smarting under Vaiko’s walkout, DMK chief M.
Karunanidhi made sure his seat-sharing arrangements left most of
his partners in the Democratic Progressive Alliance smiling. The
Continued from page 1 Congress has got the lion’s share of the 234 Assembly seats for
the May 8 polls. The CPM clinched 13 and the CPI got 10 seats.
That becomes very difficult". On
the Dharam Singh government, WORLD
she said, "Congress-JDS coalition
said they are not going to focus India joins ranks of disaster donors at the UN: India’s role as
on urban development; and they Observer Staff Mr. Gowda said that the police an emerging global power received a major shot in the arm today
are going to focus on rural reached on time and brought the when New Delhi joined the world’s “traditional” donors and
development. But the sad thing is BANGALORE, March 10: Six situation under control. pledged $2 million to a UN Central Emergency Response Fund
they did neither." Mazumdar- people have been arrested Trouble erupted on Thursday (CERF), which will rapidly respond to natural disasters such as
Shaw said Chief Minister following clashes in Shivajinagar evening around 6.30 when a petty the Asian tsunami in December 2004 and the earthquake in the
Kumaraswamy, who assumed last night. Shops in the area incident took a communal turn, subcontinent last year.
charge last month, has made opened today, despite mobs triggering sporadic violence that
"very good statements" but "If he gathering in the area but were later left at least six persons wounded.
UN council to chastise Iran but may sidestep sanctions: The
shut down. Five people had been Tension later gripped the area after
can't get bureaucracy to five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council
injured in the clashes over a trivial miscreants threw stones at several
implement and support him, how incident last evening. vehicles and attacked a few weighed proposals last night for an initial response to the Iran
is he going to do all this?" She Tension prevailed in the area as houses and shops. nuclear crisis, with Washington urging its allies to consider
said most of the IT companies are mobs gathered all over the Chick According to the police, the targeted sanctions and the entire council planning its first meeting
moving out of Bangalore. road area. The police dispersed trouble began when two youths on the issue next week.
"Today, if you ask me if I really them immediately. from Noah Street were walking
had to expand my business, Inspector S Ramesh, posted in the near the Milkman's Colony. The Seventh round of Indo-China border talks begins: A delegation
would I do it in Karnataka? No. I area said that they were not stones they hurled at a stray dog of Chinese representatives will begin today the seventh round of
would certainly look for allowing any mob to gather, reportedly hit two youths from dicussions on the India-China border issue here with the Indian
opportunities. Any future project, because people spread rumors another communtiy. This led to an leadership. Talks, which are to be streched till March 13, will also
I will not do it in Karnataka. causing more problems. altercation, which soon turned into be held in Kottayam (Kerala). The Indian delegation will be headed
There is no support for industry." A local shop owner Mr. S Zaheer fisticuffs. by National Security Advisor (NSA) M.K. Narayanan, who is
said "We were asked not to come Later, a group of youths is said to
Mazumdar-Shaw said, "core of India's special representative on the boundary question, while the
out of our houses yesterday, but have attacked two houses and
all this is infrastructure. We today I saw that the situation was thrown stones at some shops and Chinese side will be led by Dai Bingguo, Executive Vice Foreign
cannot hope to have that kind of normal and so I opened my shop." business establishments. As news Minister and China's special representative.
exponential progress of growth Joint Commissioner of Police of the incident spread, miscreants
unless infrastructural issues are M.C. Narayana Gowda said " We joined in, pelting stones at BMTC One injured in bomb at Hindu temple in Indonesia: A home-
addressed. It becomes very are taking no chances and have buses and autorickshaws near made bomb exploded on Friday outside a Hindu temple on an
difficult to pursue growth.” made elaborate arrangements." Shivajinagar bus stand. Indonesian island, wounding a man who was guarding the
compound, police said. The blast in the town of Poso in central
The Daily Observer
Barefoot slumberers Sulawesi island was caused by a low-intensity bomb that caused the
roof and walls of the temple’s guard house to collapse. “Whoever
did this wanted to create panic and spread terror here in Poso,” a
in Cubbon Park
Anshul Dhamija police spokesman said
Archana V Nair BUSINESS
Chanda P Kumar Continue from page 1 Twenty-three year old Chahat, an
Harsimran Shergill Blair and Lula calls for summit to rescue Trade Talks: Tony
air conditioning technician with
Jaya Rao excitement. The grass either Maruti Udyog Limited in Blair and President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil called
Jeanette Rodrigues waves, listlessly, as it were, or Allahabad has come to Bangalore yesterday for a summit of world leaders to rescue deadlocked global
simply exists. for the first time. "I am loving this trade talks as they warned that time was fast running out to help
Manpreet K Narula
Neetha Mahadevan However, there is a lot going on park. You rarely get to see such a poor countries. The initiative sets Britain and Brazil against Pascal
Nilima D Sarker under the seemingly placid big park," says Chahat. Lamy, the director-general of the WTO, who fears a summit
Nimish Pratap Singh
Nishant Bangar surface. However, not all of them are like involving the G8 developed nations and five leading developing
Nishu Chaudhary Many of those sitting alone or Chahat, Suresh or Male. countries — Brazil, India, South Africa, China and Mexico — could
with a companion, you’d be Shurajuddin Ahmed, a sweet shop end in failure by playing into the hands of the protectionist lobby in
Pavitra Ramaswamy surprised to know, are waiting to owner, has been a loyal visitor at the west.
Rahul Ghosh catch a train or a bus. Some others the Cubbon Park for the last one
are waiting here to kill some time year, without missing a single Why click fraud questions won’t stop: Google has
Sobia Khan in peace, before their names are in morning. agreed to pay $90 million in ad credits to get out of an
Sophia Kikon announced at the high court, "I simply love spending time with Arkansas suit alleging that its pay-per-click ad system
which is in the Park. Cubbon Park myself," says Shurajuddin with a encourages false and fraudulent clicks, which in turn overcharges
Vaishnavi Ramakrishnan has come to be a waiting room for smile. "I have retired from my advertisers. The settlement, which has yet to be approved, covers all
Vishank Ahlawat many, though, not for all. work, passing on everything to my advertising back to 2002.
Suresh Kale and Male Athaure, son, who manages my sweet shop
from Tamil Nadu, plan to leave for at Hosur Road. This is where I SPORT
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