first_imgPTI highlights at 8 pmPTI highlights at 8 pmNew Delhi, Dec 21 (PTI) The following are PTIs top stories at 8 pm:STORIES ON WIRE:DEL 59 LDALL TELECOMNew Delhi: A Special CBI court acquits former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and all other accused in the 2G scam case that had rocked the Manmohan Singh-led UPA-II government, holding that the prosecution “miserably failed” to prove any of the corruption and money laundering charges.DEL55 TELECOM LD EDNew Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will appeal the acquittal of the 19 accused in the 2G spectrum allocation case on the grounds that money laundering is a “standalone” crime, says the agency.DEL53 LS-TELECOM-LD CAG QUITNew Delhi: A demand for former CAG chief Vinod Rai to quit all posts was made in the Lok Sabha, hours after a court ordered acquittal of all the accused in the 2G spectrum scam case which was based on the government auditors findings during his tenure.DEL47 MEA-PAK-ARMYNew Delhi: As Pakistans Army chief pledged his support for better ties, India asserts that Islamabad will have to take action against terror groups operating from its soil for improvement in the bilateral relationship.DEL43 RS LD SACHINNew Delhi: Hes opened many an innings on the trickiest of pitches yet master blaster Sachin Tendulkar realised that politics is a different ball game when opposition protests in Rajya Sabha washed away his “maiden” attempt to initiate a discussion on sports.DEL50 TELECOM-RAJANew Delhi: Former telecom minister A Raja, who was at the centre of the allegations in Indias biggest graft case, today said a trial court acquitting him of all charges proved that the presumptive loss in allocation of 2G spectrum was “cooked-up”.advertisementBOM15 GA-MAHADEYI-PARRIKARPanaji: Following a meeting with Karnataka BJP leaders, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar says that Goa was ready to give “reasonable and justified” amount of the Mahadayi river water to the neighbouring state for its drinking needs.CAL4 BH-BANDH-RJDPatna: Normal life was affected in parts of Bihar on account of a shutdown called by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) to protest against the sand-mining policy of the Nitish Kumar-led government.MDS14 TN-2NLD-RK NAGARChennai: Polling passed off peacefully at the R K Nagar Assembly constituency here, with an estimated 60 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise by 3 pm in the prestigious bypoll.MDS12 TN-LD TELECOMChennai: Tamil Nadus main opposition DMK hails as historic a Delhi courts verdict acquitting its leaders A Raja and Kanimozhi in the 2G spectrum cases even as its arch- rival, the ruling AIADMK, says it was a fit case for appeal.PAR12 LS-LD PROTESTSNew Delhi: The Congress ups the ante in the Lok Sabha over the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modis remarks against his predecessor Manmohan Singh, with the party protesting the Speakers decision not to allow them to raise the matter and asking her where was “justice”.FGN29 AUS-4THLD CRASHMelbourne: An Indian was among 19 people injured when a speeding SUV run down pedestrians at a busy intersection in downtown Melbourne, an incident described by Australia as “act of evil and an act of cowardice”.FGN25 PAK-JADHAVIslamabad: Pakistan rejects the insinuations that the mother and wife of Kubhushan Jadhav would be having last meeting with him on Monday, saying the Indian prisoner is under no threat of immediate execution. By Sajjad Hussain. PTI AQSlast_img

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