2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
samiti suspends stir Pact reached on
Amarnath land row Jammu, August 31
After over two months of
stir, the Amarnath land row was finally resolved with the
state government agreeing to set aside 800 kanals of land in
Baltal exclusively for the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board during
the annual Amarnath yatra period. With this the Amarnath Yatra
Sangharsh Samiti also announced to suspend its ongoing
agitation over the issue.
People celebrate the agreement between the Shri Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti and the Jammu & Kashmir government on land to Amarnath Shrine Board, in Jammu on Sunday.
— PTI photo
fuels clashes in valley Srinagar, August
After a few days of
relative calm, the situation turned restive today as people
took to the streets at several places protesting among other
things the accord between the Amarnath Yatra Sangharsh Samiti
and four-member panel appointed by Governor N.N. Vohra.
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areas in Bihar go under water Patna, August 31
With the Kosi water engulfing fresh
areas in Bihar's 16 northeastern districts, the flood situation in the
state worsened today. However, there was some good news for the first
time since the region was gripped by the deluge about two weeks ago with
a senior official saying the flood situation would improve as the flow
of water from Nepal had come down.
crisis: Mamata ‘agrees’ for talks Kolkata, August 31
Responding to West Bengal Governor
Gopal Krishna Gandhi’s request, Mamata Banerjee today agreed in
principle to “come to the negotiating table” for resolving the
Singur crisis. However, she insisted that Tata Motors should be
satisfied with the 600 acres allotted to them for the Nano plant.
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wanting that The Tribune should publish
its Lifestyle section seven days a week,
instead of three times at present. This
we are happily doing it from today.
Sexual Harassment Case Woman officer
faces court martial for impropriety Chandigarh, August 31
A woman officer who had levelled
allegations of physical and mental harassment against her superior
officers last month now faces a possible trial by general court martial
(GCM) for her alleged acts of professional impropriety, it is learnt.
14 killed in
Colombo, August 31
At least 11 LTTE cadres and three
security personnel were killed in clashes between the Tamil Tigers and
the army in the restive northern Sri Lanka, the defence ministry said
today. In pursuit of the Tamil rebels encircled at Konketiyawa, East of
the Padawiya tank in Welfoya, the security forces said at least 10
militants’ bodies were found scattered in the areas.
Tribune Special Fake Currency — I The very real
problem of counterfeit notes Good fakes are just as good
as the real ones, right? Well, one would say this on seeing the latest
series of fake Indian Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes in circulation. They seem
to have been printed on the same security paper and have security
features that only government security presses can provide. The racket
reminds you of the massive Telgi stamp paper scam.
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