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US pushes India on N-liability law

NEW DELHI: Wrapping up the second strategic dialogue with India, the US on Tuesday pressed Pakistan to punish the 26/11 terrorists "fully and urgently" as it pushed New Delhi to ratify a global nuclear accidents regime and bring its nuclear liability law in line with international standards.

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Mumbai blasts suspect dies

MUMBAI/PATNA: A suspected Huji operative was picked up in Bihar and the Mumbai police prepared the first sketch of a suspect but a breakthrough eluded investigators four days after Wednesday’s triple blasts, even as brother of an alleged Indian Mujahideen member died in a hospital here after being questioned on the explosions.

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One held for cash-for-vote scam

NEW DELHI:  Slammed by the Supreme Court for a shoddy probe in the cash-for-vote scam, the Delhi police on Sunday  made its first arrest in the case picking up Mr Sanjeev Saxena, believed to be an aide of Mr Amar Singh, for allegedly trying to bribe BJP MPs ahead of UPA government’s trust vote in 2008.

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Bhakra Dam on terror hit list: IB

CHANDIGARH: The Bhakra Dam is on the hit list of Pakistan-based militant outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamaat-ud Dawa, an Intelligence Bureau report has warned, prompting the Punjab and Himachal Pradesh governments to step up vigil.

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