As we have moved over the Maya calendar that interpreted the world`s end in 2012, it is time again to look back how people belonging to the Maya period may have had reacted to the virtual online world we are living in today.
Boris Gelfand might have suffered a defeat at the hands of defending champion Viswanathan Anand in the eighth round of the ongoing World Chess Championship in Moscow, but the Israeli Grandmaster`s wife, Maya is confident about her husband`s triumph against his Indian opponent.
With a farmers` stir demanding
higher compensation for their land going on in state, UP CM Mayawati asked officials to deal effectively with local problems including those faced by
the farming community on a priority basis.
In the tragic temple stampede at Pratapgarh where at least 65 people were killed and over 20 others critically injured during a luncheon (Bhandara) organised by a well-known saint, Kripalu Maharaj, three arrests have been made.
UP CM Mayawati criticised the economic survey presented by Finance Minister
Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament, saying that if the UPA government presented its budget based on the estimates, it
would "lead to further price rise".
Stung by Uttar Pradesh Chief
Minister Mayawati`s assertion that the Bundelkhand package was
"inadequate", Congress today demanded a "white paper" on how
she spent the huge funds received from the Centre.
The Centre has shot down the
proposals of Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Chief Ministers
Mayawati and Narendra Modi who had sought security facilities
similar to that of the President and the Prime Minister.