A dawn-to-dusk state-wide shutdown Monday, called by the Left opposition to protest an order on implementation of the Kasturirangan panel report on conserving Western Ghats environment, brought Kerala to a grinding halt and Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said it cost the state Rs 900 crore.
For President Barack Obama, the US government shutdown that rippled across the country on Tuesday is the "Republican shutdown" and he is working hard to see that the name sticks to his political opponents.
The Goa DMA has ordered the temporary shutdown of a multi-product pipeline from the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to a fertiliser manufacturing plant in the port town of Vasco following a fire outbreak on Friday evening.
Pointing out that Air India losses have mounted after the
merger of the domestic and international airliners, BJP wondered whether the present state
of affairs in the airlines was a ploy to shut it down.
Michael Jackson’s fans have sent a letter to the people behind JacksonSecretVault.com- calling for the site to stop the "exploitation of Michael Jackson, his grieving mother, his beloved children and his legacy."