bill passed by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on
Tuesday seeks to impose punitive measures in case India
tests a nuclear weapon - provisions that sources
describe as being harsher than those contained in the
Hyde Act. India,
China to cooperate
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Chinese premier Wen Jiabao during a meeting in New York on Wednesday. — PTI
Kashmir is the core issue Hours before his
meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, President of
Pakistani Asif Ali Zardari today said Kashmir remained the
core issue between the two nations. Adressing a press
conference, he said Pakistan would continue to provide moral
support to the people of Kashmir.
IM leader, 4 others held Mumbai, September 24
In a joint operation involving
police officials from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi, one of the
founder members and four important activists of the Indian Mujahideen
(IM), wanted for carrying out bomb blasts in different parts of the
country, have been arrested.
it is Lt-Colonel Kapil Dev Chandigarh, September 24
A few days before the citizen’s
army - as the Territorial Army (TA) is referred to - observes its 59th
anniversary, it inducted into its cadre a sports icon who years ago
had won a battle of a different kind for India.
Khairlanji Killings 6 to hang, 2
get life term Mumbai, September 24
The Bhandara district and sessions
court today awarded death penalty to six persons found guilty of
brutally assaulting and murdering four members of a Dalit family on
September 29, 2006. Two others were sentenced to life imprisonment.
CEO’s Killing Industry
resents Oscar’s statement New Delhi, September 24
Industry reacted strongly to the
comments of labour minister Oscar Fernandes today forcing the Congress
to go into damage-control mode and forcing the minister to apologise for
his remarks on the killing of a multi-national company’s CEO by the
workers here. The labour minister had described the killing of a
multinational CEO as a “warning” to CEOs and said it was a result of
the simmering discontent among the workers.
A Tribune Special J&K:
Between agitation and the elections For over a decade and a
half, the Kashmir Valley had been in turmoil with the arrival of
militants' gun culture and separatist groups' demand for “azadi”
which, for India, is nothing but a design to merge with Pakistan. In
recent years, the situation had definitely improved, however.
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