2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
in Jalandhar jail Prisoner injured as police
fires to regain control Jalandhar, January 7
Prisoners took over the overcrowded
Central Jail located near Basti Adda Chowk here and did not allow anyone
to come near them for a couple of hours today. The prisoners also
reportedly tried to blow up the boundary wall of the 19th century jail
of the British time.
Armed security personnel aim at agitating prisoners in an effort
to control the situation in the Jalandhar Central Jail on Monday.
— Tribune photo by Pawan Sharma
proof not must New Delhi, January 7
Having invited considerable
criticism over the controversial issue of photo-identity cards in the
National Capital Territory of Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna today
performed a u-turn claiming that carrying of ID proof by the residents
would not be mandatory.
delays 50 flights in Delhi New Delhi, January 7
Foggy conditions this morning
delayed 50 flights at the Capital’s airport after a thick blanket of
fog engulfed the area, reducing the visibility to 650 m.
Dense fog disrupts life in Delhi. (56k)
Assailant Kundu dead Kolkata, January 7
The gun-shot injured lover-turned-assailant, Amaresh Kundu died last night while he was taken to Kolkata’s SSKM hospital from Bolpur in a critical condition.
baby killer Jalandhar, January 7
A fast track court here
sentenced to death a “serial baby killer” who allegedly had
killed over 20 children, mostly migrants, after kidnapping them, a
few years back.
orders PSEB to take back sacked worker He had lost vision during
service New Delhi, January 7
The Punjab State Electricity Board
has come in for severe admonishment from the Supreme Court for sacking
an employee who got blind during service, saying its action was not only
“insensitive and apathetic” but it grossly violated the Disabilities
Protection Act provisions.
Cricket In Tatters
BCCI Contests Bhajji Ban
Oz tour on hold
London/Sydney, January 7
The Indian cricket board has suspended its team’s tour of Australia pending the outcome of an appeal for banned spinner
In video (56k)
New Delhi, January 7
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today accused the ruling Congress and UPA government of hatching a conspiracy of eliminating her physically so that the biggest political hurdle in its electoral success was removed.
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