Mrs Gandhi got here down closely on the Opposition in Parliament for having the gumption to criticise her authorities regardless of its failure to put a reputable different system earlier than the individuals. In speeches liberally spiced with jibes on the Opposition for the try to resurrect “useless bogies”, Mrs Gandhi additionally refused the cost that the Union finances was based mostly on the dictates of out of doors components and designed to assist multinationals.
India has protested to Bangladesh in opposition to the “intimidation and harassment” of the Indian Excessive Commissioner M Dubey by safety officers in Dacca. The Indian authorities has requested its Bangladesh counterpart to desist from such actions. New Delhi’s aide memoire stated that blatant intimidation and surveillance of the Indian Excessive Commissioner contravened all norms of decency anticipated from authorities of a number nation.
“We must pull out of the England tour beginning on Could 8 if any of these taking part in in South Africa is included within the England county groups,” A W Kanmadikar secretary of the Board of Management for Cricket stated. He stated that the English cricketers had left for South Africa with out acquiring concurrence from the Take a look at and County Cricket Board (TCCB). He stated that the TCCB will transfer within the matter to make sure that Apartheid is saved out of cricket.
An unmanned Soviet spacecraft touched down on the floor of Venus and can start taking photos of the planet’s crust. The house craft, launched in October final yr, reached the planet after 300 million km journey.