In our top stories today, we have a detailed report on the issue of the Indian Army Chief VK Singh reportedly writing to the Prime Minister saying that the country’s security is at risk due to obsolete equipment, delays in obtaining equipment and in some cases- simply the lack of it. In the bulletin, we have reactions on the same along with a CNN-IBN report.
Also, according to a report in CNBC-TV18, Vijay Mallya and Heineken are in the final stages of negotiations concerning a sale of a 12 to 13 percent stake in United Breweries to Heineken for Rs 2,500 crore.
We also have news about the fourth BRICS summit beginning in New Delhi tomorrow and how it relates to the recent protests against China by Tibetans.
Meanwhile, the latest on the news on Balwant Singh Rajoana’s executionis that Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will ask the President to grant him clemency. More in the bulletin.
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