Liberhan Commission submits report

Liberhan Commission submits report

The Liberhan Commission has submitted the report to the Prime Minister of India Dr. manmohan Singh on June 30, 2009.

Liberhan Commission headed by the retired judge of Supreme Court M S Liberhan was constituted on December 16, 1992 by an order of the Indian union home ministry following the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on 6 December and the riots in Ayodhya city. The Commission was expected to submit its report within three months.

To make an inquiry with respect to the following matters:-

(1) The sequence of events leading to, and all the facts and circumstances relating to the destruction of the Ram Janma Bhoomi-Babri Masjid structure.
(2) The role played by the Chief Minister, Members of the Council of Ministers, officials of the Government of Uttar Pradesh and by the individuals, concerned organisations and agencies in, or in connection with, the destruction of the Ram Janma Bhoomi-Babri Masjid structure.
(3) The deficiencies in security measures and other arrangements as prescribed or operated in practice.
(4) The sequence of events leadings to, and all the facts and circumstances relating to, the assault on media persons at ayodhya on 6 December, 1992.
(5) Any other matters related to the subject of Inquiry.

The inquiry was conducted at the cost of Rs.8 crore and it took 16 years to complete. The commission got extension 48 times. It was appointed by former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao two weeks after the demolition on Dec 16, 1992.

Pak violates ceasefire kills Indian Soldier

Pak violates ceasefire kills Indian Soldier

An army jawan was killed in a gunfight with militants, who made an attempt to infiltrate Indian territory from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district early Monday morning, 29th June 2009. The deceased was identified as Sepoy Mohinder Singh of 8 Kumaon Regiment.

A group of militants, who had sneaked into Indian territory from across the LoC, were challenged by Army troops at the forward post, but the intruders opened fire, which was retaliated by the Indian troops. In the exchange of fire, the jawan recieved serious injuries. He was rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead. The militants managed to escape under the cover of darkness. The infiltration had the backing of the Pakistani army.

Michael Jackson – Life and legacy

Michael Jackson – Life and legacy

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, entertainer, and businessman. The seventh child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene at the age of 11, began a solo career in 1971. Five of his solo studio albums are among the world’s best-selling records. He was the “King of Pop”.

With stage performances and music videos, Jackson popularized a number of physically complicated dance techniques, such as the robot and the moonwalk. His distinctive musical sound and vocal style influenced many hip hop, pop and contemporary R&B artists. One of the few artists to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. ,He had multiple Guinness World Records, including one for “Most Successful Entertainer of All Time”, 13 Grammy Awards, 13 number one singles in his solo career. Over 750 million of his albums were sold worldwide.

He broke down racial barriers, transformed the art of the music video and paved the way for modern pop music in his own country. Jackson’s work, distinctive musical sound and vocal style have influenced hip hop, pop and R&B artists, including Mariah Carey, Usher, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and R. Kelly. For much of his career, he had an “unparalleled” level of worldwide influence over the younger generation through his musical and humanitarian contributions.

Jackson began taking painkillers, Valium, Xanax and Ativan to deal with the stress of the allegations of child abuse. By the fall of 1993, Jackson was addicted to the drugs. His health deteriorated to the extent that he canceled the remainder of the Dangerous World Tour and went into drug rehabilitation for a few months. The stress of the allegations also caused Jackson to stop eating, losing a significant amount of weight. He went for a out of court settlement and he was never charged.

Bad is the seventh studio album by Michael Jackson. “Smooth Criminal” is the seventh single from Michael Jackson’s Bad album (1987). The song contains a fast-paced beat intertwined with Jackson’s lyrics about a woman named Annie, who has been attacked in her apartment by a hitman. Interestingly, for “Smooth Criminal”, Jackson experimented with an innovative “anti-gravity lean” in his performances, for which he was granted US Patent No. 5,255,452.