Here is a roundup of news from Indian newspapers, news wires and Web sites on Friday, February 18, 2011. The Wall Street Journal has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Lanka Releases 136 Indian Fishermen: Sri Lanka today released 136 Indian fishermen apprehended for allegedly poaching in its waters, following which External Affairs Minister S M Krishna thanked Colombo for the support. (Source: Press Trust of India)
Babri Demolition Case: CBI Moves SC Against Advani, Others: The CBI has moved the Supreme Court challenging an Allahabad High Court order that dropped charges of criminal conspiracy against top BJP leaders including L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi in the Babri Masjid demolition case. (Source: Press Trust of India)
JPC May Be Formed: Govt: Indicating formation of a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the 2G spectrum scam, government Friday appeared to rule out widening its ambit to cover other scandals. (Source: DD News)
India Wants No Global Mechanism for Capital Controls: India is against any global approach to capital controls and thinks it is up to individual countries to manage their inflows, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday. (Source: Reuters)
Fuente: India Real Time