Briefly Nation: Can Ram Sethu be national monument: SC

The Supreme Court asked the government to make its stand clear on whether the ancient Rama Sethu could be declared as a national monument

Written by Press Trust Of India | Published: March 28, 2012 3:24:18 am

Can Ram Sethu be national monument: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government to make its stand clear on whether the ancient Rama Sethu could be declared as a national monument. The matter will come up for further hearing on March 29.

Bribery case: Indian student jailed in Oz

MELBOURNE: An Indian student,Rajesh Kumar,was sentenced to 14 months in jail on Monday for his involvement in a bribery scam under which English test scores used for granting Australian permanent residency and visas were falsified.

Bail to accused held with illegal drugs

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court granted bail to six persons arrested by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence last year for their alleged involvement in a syndicate that marketed illegal drugs to the US,Canada and other European countries. The value of drugs recovered were estimated at about Rs 22 crore.

Ra.One animator still critical

MUMBAI: National Award winning animator (for Ra.One),Charu Khandal,who suffered grievous injuries in a road accident,continued to be critical on Tuesday. Khandal,admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital,was in the ICU and on ventilator support. “She is critical. She has suffered fractures in the neck and injured her spinal cord,” said a hospital official.

‘Getting threat calls for targeting Geelani’

NEW DELHI: Tejinder Pal Singh Bagga,who allegedly led a group that heckled Hurriyat hardline leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani at a function in Delhi on Monday,has complained to the police that he was getting threat calls from unknown people who vowed to take revenge. Bagga,who claimed he received two calls around 3 am Tuesday,blamed Geelani for the threat calls.

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