2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Orissa Speaker booked Bhubaneswar, March 27
A sexual harassment case was filed against Orissa Assembly Speaker Maheshwar Mohanty today by a woman security staff whose allegations rocked the House for the second day today with opposition members storming the presiding officer’s podium.
staff on hire in UT to be packed off Chandigarh, March
In a move which will
affect hundreds of teachers, doctors, engineers and other
employees, the Chandigarh administration has decided to
repatriate “non-performing” and “long-serving”
deputationists to their parent cadres. These include employees
who have served longer than the stipulated period in
govt over-cautious: Dalai Lama New Delhi, March 27
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama
on Wednesday said the Indian government was a “little over-cautious”
on the Tibet issue but the Tibetan refugees here enjoyed sympathy of the
government and the public.
to visit India to meet Sarabjit’s family Islamabad, March 27
Leading rights activist Ansar
Burney, who was the human rights minister in Pakistan’s caretaker
government, will visit India next month to meet the family of Sarabjit
Singh and gather any evidence about his innocence and to trace Pakistani
prisoners in Indian jails.
Schoolgirl thrashed by teacher dead
New Delhi, March 27
Fifteen-year-old Rinky Kaushik, who was allegedly beaten up by her teacher for
refusing private tuitions, died after remaining in coma for three months.
A teacher of the Dinkar Model School, Dhirendra Kumar Dinkar, had allegedly thrashed her with a stick after she refused to attend his tuition classes.
Rinky is consoled by relatives in New Delhi on Thursday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
April, cars, ACs set to be dearer Chandigarh, March
The cheer brought with the
excise duty cut in the Budget was relatively short-lived. With
spiraling prices of raw materials used in cars, air conditioners
and refrigerators, consumers can now look forward to an increase
in their prices by about 3-5 per cent.
Services chiefs take up pay panel anomalies with Antony
New Delhi, March 27
The three services chiefs of the Indian armed forces have met defence minister
A.K. Antony and pointed out various anomalies in the recent recommendations of the 6th Pay Commission concerning the three arms of the country’s military.
Budda Nullah Pollution Ludhiana admn
barks up the wrong tree Ludhiana, March 27
In a clear case of discrimination,
the Ludhiana administration has taken action against dairy farmers for
polluting Budda Nullah but spared the industry, which is the major
contributor towards the water body's pollution. The police has booked
several dairy farmers in the past two days for dumping cow-dung and
dirty water into the Budda Nullah under Section 188 of the IPC for
flouting the high court and District Magistrate's orders.
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