2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
India may win Vienna test
Vienna, September 4
The Nuclear Suppliers’ Group was tonight inching towards forging a consensus on clearing a waiver to India for nuclear commerce, a decision that can take the Indo-US nuclear deal forward. After a daylong meeting, delegates to the 45-member nuclear cartel expressed optimism over a consensus to end the country's nuclear isolation by
AmBushed? Left, BJP want session; Cong fights back New Delhi, September 4
The Opposition Left and the BJP have called upon Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign immediately and simultaneously sought an immediate session of Parliament to nail the UPA government on the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal.
News Analysis By K. Subrahmanyam India can meet all challenges of 123
pact Congressman Howard Berman, a known opponent of Indo-US nuclear deal and
Chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Relations Committee has released the answers furnished by the State Department to his predecessor Tom Lantos on the
questionnaire Lantos had sent to the State
Department. The reply was sent in January 2008.
Farmers on the backfoot
In Punjab, a story
of indifference Bharoana (Kapurthala),
After running errands to flood -ravaged area in this region officers have returned to their offices in Kapurthala, Jalandhar and Chandigarh and elsewhere.
‘Basmati’ hopes wither in Haryana Chandigarh, September 4
The Centre has notified the long-grained paddy, PUSA 1121, as non-basmati variety. This decision will adversely affect farmers in Punjab and
Flooding has left this once-lush green paddy field in Kapurthala district slushy and flattened.
— Tribune photo by Pawan Sharma
23 feared dead as bus plunges into Chenab Udhampur, September 4
At least 23 persons were feared killed and 21 injured when an overloaded minibus plunged into the Chenab in the Thathri area of Kishtwar district.
Only 11 passengers have been declared dead officially as the bodies of other deceased are yet to be recovered from the river.
It is believed that 12 passengers, who have been missing, were washed away in the strong current of the river.
Relief camp attacked Deceptive calm in Kandhamal Nestled in a verdant valley, the riot-hit Kandhamal district of Orissa exudes peace and calm. That, perhaps, is deceptive.
Today, the division of hearts here is evident. Over 30,000 Christians, who once called it their home, are now living here as refugees. Out of these, only 14,500 have sought protection in the
11 relief camps set up by the district administration.
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