June 30, 2008 – It was a Friday full of emotions when Bill Gates delivered his final speech to the Microsoft employees in an auditorium at Microsoft’s headquarters campus.
Chennai: June 28, 2008 – A series of three undersea earthquakes, two of high intensity, struck off the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean on Friday, triggering fears of another tsunami. Buildings shook and there was a power blackout in the Islands, forcing panic-stricken people out of their homes and offices. There were no casualties but tremors were felt as far away as along the eastern coast at Chennai, where offices emptied out.
Washington: June 26, 2008 – IR Summary/NYT – The Supreme Court has ruled today that the death penalty is unconstitutional as a punishment for the rape of a child. The decision was divided 5-4, which overturned the decision of death penalty laws in Louisiana and five other states.
New Delhi, India: June 26, 2008 – It seems that Hindus have no voice anywhere in this so-called democratic India, wherever the basic privileges are announced in their favor, the protests emerge against them. The govt.can’t think of even giving basic amenities to the Hindu pilgrims, how ridiculous!
Mangalore, June 25, 2008 – Kailaru Ganapathi Bhat whose ‘Moolika Vana’, a garden of medicinal plants in Uppinangady is well-known, said that like other diseases, mother nature has provided a natural cure for diabetes too. He has initiated a camapaign to educate people suffering from diabetes to switch over to the naturally available remedy, which he claims is safe, devoid of side affects and improves body’s resistance against diseases.
New Delhi: June 25, 2008 – B.K. Dash, former public relations officer of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), wants the police to take action against the premier medical institute’s director P. Venugopal and 11 others for allegedly keeping his personal documents illegally.
New Delhi, India: June 23, 2008 – IR Summary/Agencies – Just two days before the important meeting of the UPA and Left Party on nuclear deal,scheduled to be held on June 25, the well wishers of the UPA have advised the Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh to keep restraint to save the govt. They stressed that the issue of high inflation may cost the Congress heavily if the govt. falls at this stage.
June 23, 2008 – After the roaring success of the Indian Premier League, there is more to come for the cricket crazy Indian viewer. The latest blockbuster from the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is a Twenty20 Champions League to be hosted in India late September in 2008. The Champions League will feature top two domestic sides from India, Australia, Pakistan, South Africa and England.
New Delhi, India: June 21, 2008 – IR Summary/ Agencies – Aarushi murder has either some new development on daily basis or some old wine in new bottle, the CBI has to keep the people guessing that they are seriously doing their job irrespective of its conclusive results. It is really unfortunate, no one can doubt on the sincere efforts of CBI, simply they should not over-react.