2008, Chandigarh, India
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2 die in Kashmir violence Srinagar, September 12
Two persons were killed in police firing and 33 others injured, including JKLF chief Yaseen Malik, when protesters and the police clashed in different parts of the valley today.
A CRPF jawan hurls a stone
back at protesters in Srinagar on Friday. Tribune photo: Amin War
123: India rebuts Bush assertion New Delhi, September 12
President George W. Bush’s determination to the US Congress specifiying that fuel supply assurances to India are not legally binding today sparked a major controversy with India asserting that the Indo-US nuclear cooperation would be carried out only on the basis of the respective rights of the two sides as contained in the 123 agreement.
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Within a Deal? No
sensitive N-tech for India: Report Members of the Nuclear
Suppliers Group privately agreed not to sell “sensitive
technologies” to India, a decision that convinced opponents of the
civil nuclear deal to eventually back the initiative, according to a
report in the Washington Post.
army to retaliate if US conducts raids
The Pakistan Army has been ordered to retaliate against any action by
foreign troops inside the country, army spokesman Major General Athar
Abbas said on Friday. General Abbas' statement came as top brass of the
Pakistan Army in their meeting on second day fully endorsed their
chief's warning that no country would be allowed to violate Pakistan's
sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Speaker disqualifies Bishnoi from LS New Delhi, September 12
Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee has disqualified Kuldeep Bishnoi, MP from Bhiwani and Jai Prakash, a Samajwadi Party MP from Mohanlal Ganj in UP, from the membership of the Lok Sabha.
NSG waiver may influence Sino-India
border talks Beijing, September 12
The historic NSG waiver to New Delhi is expected to bring about significant changes in the content of the 13th round of the Sino-India boundary talks scheduled here next week, sources said today.
Hindu cause to be
BJP’s poll plank Bangalore, September 12
A forceful espousal of the Hindu
cause, Hindu symbols and Hindutva, symbolising the BJP perspective of
nationalism, juxtaposed with the appeasement of Muslim separatists and
terrorists by the UPA government, will be the main plank of the BJP
campaign in the coming assembly and general election.
HC reserves order on Amarinder’s plea Chandigarh, September 12
The sword of custodial interrogation continues to hang over the head of Capt Amarinder Singh.
As the former chief minister’s petition challenging Vidhan Sabha’s resolution to expel him for the remaining term, and subsequent developments, came up for hearing before the Punjab and Haryana High Court, his counsel tried to shield him from custodial interrogation by insisting that the House had overstepped its jurisdiction by issuing punitive directions.
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