2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
BCCI puts him on notice Mumbai/Mohali, April 26
Temperamental off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was today suspended pending his explanation for slapping his Indian teammate S. Sreesanth at the end of an IPL match at Mohali last night and appears headed for a severe punishment, which can be a minimum of a ban for five Test matches or 10 one-day internationals.
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sleeping on pavement were killed on the spot, while
six others were seriously injured when Kashif Abbas,
son of Ghazipur MLA Shadab Fatima, in an inebriated
condition, drove his vehicle over them near the
Parivartan chowk last night.
Abbas, 19, is son of Uttar Pradesh MLA Shadab Fatima. He was driving
his mother’s red-beaconed sports utility vehicle when he lost control over the vehicle
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students protest against move to pardon Sarabjit Lahore, April
Amidst appeals for
clemency for Sarabjit Singh by his family and human rights
activists, hundreds of students in Lahore took to the
streets demanding that the Indian death row prisoner not be
pardoned. The students marched in the city on Friday and
sought withdrawal of all official moves to pardon Sarabjit,
sentenced to death for alleged involvement in the 1990
blasts in Punjab province.
widower acquitted of all charges Ludhiana, April
This is surely one of
the worst ordeals faced by a man for love. Sukhwinder Singh,
alias Mithu, the central character in the internationally
infamous NRI Jassi honour killing case, finally walked free
today after spending over three years in a jail for a false
rape case, slapped on him allegedly at the behest of
relatives of the NRI girl.
Jherorheri turned into a money farm Mohali, April 26
It’s all about money,
honey… goes the song. And for the 200-odd villagers who
gathered outside the SDM’s office here this afternoon nothing
could have been truer. These simply dressed marginal farmers
from Jherorheri village, most of who came in buses from the
village, went back with crores under their belt today.
CRORE SINGH: Prem Singh (left) who got Rs 11.5 crore as compensation for his land in Jherorheri village in Mohali
— Tribune photo by Vicky Gharu
takes the court out of traffic-related offences Chandigarh, April
The Punjab government has
pocketed the powers to deal with traffic challans. It has
conferred the powers to conduct trial of traffic-related
offences on the district transport officers, after taking it
from the courts. A circular to this effect, dated February 8,
has been issued by the Punjab State Transport Commissioner to
all district transport officers (DTOs).
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