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August 25: Anna storms Centre

  • August 25: Anna storms Centre

    August 25: Anna storms Centre

  • <p>A saleswoman displays a gold necklace at a jewellery showroom in Kolkata</p><p><b>India gold shed about 8% from its Tuesday&#39;s record high, due to continued profit-taking, triggering a slight pick-up in bargains by traders ahead of the festival and wedding season, dealers said on Thursday.</b></p><p>* At 2:11 pm, the most-traded gold for October delivery on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) was trading 1.17% lower at Rs 25,985 per 10 grams. The contract had shed more than 7% in the previous two sessions from its Tuesday&#39;s peak of Rs 28,284.</p><p>* The price decline triggered slight physical buying from traders, who were on the sidelines for better bargains.</p>

    A saleswoman displays a gold necklace at a jewellery showroom in Kolkata

    India gold shed about 8% from its Tuesday's record high, due to continued profit-taking, triggering a slight pick-up in bargains by traders ahead of the festival and wedding season, dealers said on Thursday.

    * At 2:11 pm, the most-traded gold for October delivery on the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) was trading 1.17% lower at Rs 25,985 per 10 grams. The contract had shed more than 7% in the previous two sessions from its Tuesday's peak of Rs 28,284.

    * The price decline triggered slight physical buying from traders, who were on the sidelines for better bargains.

  • <p>Veteran social activist Anna Hazare waves to his supporters on the tenth day of his fasting at Ramlila grounds in New Delhi</p><p><b>Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed to Anna Hazare to end his public hunger strike and proposed that parliament debate his demands after an apparent breakdown in talks with the self-styled Gandhian activist.</b></p><p>The campaign by 74-year-old Hazare has united millions of Indians, including its growing middle class, against a Congress party-led government that has been beset by corruption scandals in its second term, paralysing policy making.</p><p>Political parties have united to ask Hazare to end the 10-day public fast that has drawn thousands of supporters to a muddy expanse of open ground in the capital, New Delhi, with increasing concerns about his health.</p>

    Veteran social activist Anna Hazare waves to his supporters on the tenth day of his fasting at Ramlila grounds in New Delhi

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appealed to Anna Hazare to end his public hunger strike and proposed that parliament debate his demands after an apparent breakdown in talks with the self-styled Gandhian activist.

    The campaign by 74-year-old Hazare has united millions of Indians, including its growing middle class, against a Congress party-led government that has been beset by corruption scandals in its second term, paralysing policy making.

    Political parties have united to ask Hazare to end the 10-day public fast that has drawn thousands of supporters to a muddy expanse of open ground in the capital, New Delhi, with increasing concerns about his health.

  • <p>Steve Jobs speaks about the iPhone OS4 Software Development Kit at a special event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California</p><p><b>Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple Inc on Wednesday and passed the reins to his right-hand man Tim Cook, saying he could no longer fulfill the duties in a bombshell announcement that raised fears his health has deteriorated further.</b></p><p>Jobs, who fought and survived a rare form of pancreatic cancer and revolutionized the technology arena with the iPhone and the iPad in the past four years, is deemed the heart and soul of a company that this month briefly became the most valuable in America.</p><p>Jobs will now be the chairman of the Apple Board</p>

    Steve Jobs speaks about the iPhone OS4 Software Development Kit at a special event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California

    Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple Inc on Wednesday and passed the reins to his right-hand man Tim Cook, saying he could no longer fulfill the duties in a bombshell announcement that raised fears his health has deteriorated further.

    Jobs, who fought and survived a rare form of pancreatic cancer and revolutionized the technology arena with the iPhone and the iPad in the past four years, is deemed the heart and soul of a company that this month briefly became the most valuable in America.

    Jobs will now be the chairman of the Apple Board

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