2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
PPP stakes claim to form govt
The Pakistan People’s Party has called for early convening of the National Assembly session to set in motion the process of government formation.
PPP leaders, who have been discussing possible formation of a coalition government with other opposition parties following the February 18 polls, asked
President Pervez Musharraf to invite it to form the government.
Raj justifies stir against north Indians Mumbai, February 24
Defending his stand on the agitation against north Indian migrants, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray today said the stir was not “unconstitutional”.
Responding to the comments of Sudheendra Kulkarni, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s aide in then PMO published in a Marathi newspaper
officer in human trafficking racket? Punjabi singers among others
chargesheeted New Delhi, February 24
An Indian Foreign Service officer
and a Punjabi singer are among five persons who have been chargesheeted
by the CBI for their alleged involvement in trafficking nine persons to
Berlin three years ago.
N-deal Another round
of India, IAEA talks today Mumbai, February 24
India will begin another round of
talks with the global nuclear watchdog IAEA in Vienna from tomorrow for
negotiating the safeguards agreement, a pre-requisite for the Indo-US
maintains silence on Afzal’s mercy petition New Delhi, February 24
The UPA government which is facing
constant attack from various quarters, including the opposition BJP, for
quick decision on the clemency petition of Parliament attack convict
Mohd Afzal, has skipped its mention in a list of the total number of
mercy cases before the President.
Reliance Power bonus 3/5 Mumbai, February 24
Battered by a price hammering
at the bourses, Reliance Power today announced a bonus issue of
3:5 to its investors. Briefing newspersons after the Reliance
Power board meeting here today. Anil Ambani
Oscars ‘No Country
for Old Men’ looks unstoppable Hollywood, February 24
Final preparations were being made
today ahead of the 80th Academy Awards, where a crop of films notable
for their grim, dark themes are expected to dominate the Oscars top
disowns its ‘outdated’ martyr Chandigarh, February 24
It is a well-accepted fact that one
nation’s hero can be someone else’s terrorist. But it is almost
unheard that a nation decides who will be its hero based on a date. This
is exactly what has happened in Punjab.
Honouring war widows has become ceremonial. In this file photo from The Tribune archives, widows of Indian Peace Keeping Force soliders seek parity with other war widows at a Vijay Divas function in Ludhiana.
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