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									4                                                                                The Daily Observer                                                       Friday, March 10, 2006

                                                                                                                             IN OTHER
                                                                                                                               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.

Biocon boss
                                                                                                                     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

                                     under control
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
Amit Bhosale
                                     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
Anusha Jha
Aparna Bindal
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
Janani Sampath
                                                                             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
Madhurima Duttagupta
                                     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
Oasmita Chakraborty
                                     with a companion, you’d be              Shurajuddin Ahmed, a sweet shop         end in failure by playing into the hands of the protectionist lobby in
Papri Chatterjee
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
Ravi Lakhwani
                                     are waiting here to kill some time      year, without missing a single                    Why click fraud questions won’t stop: Google has
Sarita Joshi
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
Suhali Sharma
                                     which is in the Park. Cubbon Park       myself," says Shurajuddin with a        encourages false and fraudulent clicks, which in turn overcharges
Surabhi Sharma
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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Address:                             plan to leave," explains Suresh in      back to The Daily Salar.                the attack but West Zone fell short of the target by two runs in a
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Nityanandanagar, Kumbalgudu,
Kengeri Hobli,                       wait and have been waiting from         continue to sleep deeply on the
                                     nine. This is a better place where      cement benches, daring anyone to        Muralitharan bags 600th wicket: Muttiah Muralitharan became
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                                     we detach ourselves from all that       wake them up. Probably, that's          only the second bowler to take 600 Test wickets today in the
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