2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
France take N-step forward New
Delhi, January 25
India and France today
took a significant step forward in bolstering their strategic
partnership when they announced finalising negotiations for
reaching a bilateral agreement for civil nuclear cooperation
and taking their defence cooperation “beyond a buyer-seller
HERE COMES SARKO...:
France's President Nicolas Sarkozy reviews troops at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Friday. —
Reuters ...Bruni won’t be far behind
racket in Gurgaon, 5 held Gurgaon, January
The police has unearthed
a kidney transplant racket with the arrest of five persons,
including a doctor and quack, after a raid at a private
hospital in Gurgaon yesterday night. The gang involved in the
racket not only catered to the demands of kidney in India but
also of Nepal, Lebanon, Dubai and Greece.
Bharat Ratna, 13 get Padma Vibhushan Padma awards for
119 New Delhi, January
minister Pranab Mukherjee, renowned playback singer Asha
Bhonsle, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, DMRC chief E.
Sreedharan and noted industrialist Ratan Naval Tata are
among 13 eminent persons who have been selected for Padma
Vibhushan this year.
A Happy Republic Day to our readers.
Today being a holiday in the offices of The Tribune, the next edition of the paper will
appear only on Monday. Cheers!
flu in Howrah, Purulia Kolkata, January 25
Bird flu has spread to two more
districts of Howrah and Purulia, bringing the number of districts hit by
the disease in West Bengal to nine. Chief Minister Buddhadeb
Bhattacharjee said he called up agriculture minister Sharad Pawar and
sought an active participation of the Centre to arrest the situation in
for Gangster Brijesh New Delhi, January 25
Inter-state gangster Brijesh Singh,
arrested by the Delhi police from Bhubaneswar, was today remanded in
12-day police custody by a court here. “In view of the facts and
circumstances of the case, custodial interrogation of the accused is
granted till February 4,” chief metropolitan magistrate Sanjeev Jain
of UP blasts killed in Udhampur ambush Udhampur, January 25
In a big success, the security
forces killed self-styled commander Bashir Ahmed alias Sabah, who was
alleged mastermind of the Uttar Pradesh serial blasts, in an encounter
here late last night. The self-styled supreme commander of the
Harkat-ul-Jihadi Islami (HuJI) was engaged in an ambush, which lasted
for one hour, with the commandos of the state police at Khushal village
at Chatroo area in Kishtawar district.
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