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Villagers find Arunachal CM's body

The bodies of Arunachal chief minister Dorjee Khandu and four others were spotted in an inaccessible village in Tawang district on Wednesday, five days after the helicopter flying them to Itanagar went missing.

Former Arunachal Pradesh CM Dorjee Khandu. PTI

Army, IAF, SSB and ITBP rescue teams scoured the forested area for four days, but in vain.  A foot patrol finally located the wreckage.
Source:  Times of India

Congress' Yes & BJP's No

There seems to be near perfect agreement between the Congress and the BJP on the  need for Pakistan to dismantle its terror infrastructure and be more proactive in bringing to justice known faces of terror , but there the similarity of their views ends. While BJP feels fruitful dialogue with Pakistan with unwinding terror cannot co-exist, Congress believes bilateral talks must go on.
Source:  The Hindu

Three in race to succeed Khandu

With the death of Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, three prominent Congress leaders appear to be in the race for the top post, with the state now looking to the AICC to take the final call.The three top contenders for the CM’s post include Power Minister Jarbom Gamlin, PWD and Urban Development Minister Nabam Tuki and Rural Development Minister Kalikho Pul.
Source: Indian Express

Meira Kumar yet to decide on PAC 2G report

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is yet to take a decision on the contentious report of the Public Accounts Committee on the 2G spectrum allocation scandal presented to her by PAC Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on April 30.
Source: The Hindu

BJP slams CBI's slow probe into Adarsh scam

A delegation of Maharashtra BJP today met justice JA Patil, who is heading the two-member commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam, to complain about the 'slow' pace of CBI investigations into the case.
Source: DNA


Updated Date: May 05, 2011 18:42 PM

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