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SC’s Notice To CBI On Chauhan’s Bail Plea

New Delhi: Supreme Court issued notice to CBI on an appeal and bail petition filed by Ibrahim Musa Chauhan, who was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in Mumbai serial blasts case.

India To Open More Embassies

New Delhi: To promote New Delhi's tactical, economical and political interests, India is all set to open Embassies in four countries including Iceland. Govt. also plans to setup a Consulate General in Guangzhou in China.

P R Dasmunsi, Information and Broadcasting Minister told that in a conference of Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has given authoritative approval for the opening of Missions and posts in Reykjavik (Iceland), Guatemala City (Guatemala), Niamey (Niger) and Bamako (Mali).

Hamid Ansari Elected Indian Vice President

Mohammd Hamid AnsariNew Delhi: After a three-cornered contest, former diplomatist and

Mahamaham Pedicon 2007 To Be Held In Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam: ‘Mahamaham Pedicon 2007’, the 32nd Annual Congress of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), Tamil Nadu Chapter, would be held in Kumbakonam from August 10, 2007.

Its organizing chairman, Dr Vidudagiri told that over 600 medical doctors are estimated to be present at the three-day assembly, when almost 50 papers on various topics would be introduced.

He said that Dr. Naveen Thacker, IAP’s National President will deliver the keynote address.

The main purpose of the meeting is to create awareness about child safety.

ISRO To Construct Nano-Satellite Platform

G Madhavan NairBangalore: ISRO chief said that next year India’s space group will instigate a special platform to put into space small satellites fulfilling the requirements of rising countries and the domestic technical community.

ISRO chairman, G Madhavan Nair said that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is building up a 100-kg “satellite bus” as demand has picked up for establishing nano-satellites.

No Discrimination In Dealing With Mumbai Blast Accused, Says SC

New Delhi: Supreme Court agreed to take up on Friday the bail plea of Aziz Ahmed Mohammad Shaikh, who is convicted for 5 years under TADA. Court assures that there won’t be any discrimination in dealing with the Mumbai bomb blasts accused.     

A three-member bench headed by Justice B N Aggarwal gave the assurance after Ahmed’s counsel fighting Sanjay Dutt’s case appealed that no discrimination can be showed in granting bail to accused persons.