2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
takes on Raj, shot dead in Mumbai bus Mumbai, October
The Mumbai police today
shot and killed a gunman who claimed to be from Bihar and who
wanted to "pass a message" to Maharashtra Navnirman
Sena president Raj Thackeray. The incident happened early
morning aboard a double-decker BEST bus on route 332 plying
between Kurla and Andheri railway station.
disturbing questions about Medicity project Chandigarh,
questions are being asked in the city about UT administrator
S.F Rodrigues’ favourite Medicity project that has hit the
headlines. The controversy has hit the relations between Gen
Rodrigues and his adviser Pradip Mehra, who has objected to
the rationale of the project as well as the administrator’s
decision to part with prime public land on the cheap.
washing of Hazur Sahib Nanded,
It was a rare sight and a
rare feeling when over 1 lakh devotees thronged the banks of
the Godavri to bring holy water to wash the Takht Hazur Sahib
shrine and “shastars”( weapons of the Guru’s period)
here today. Over one lakh devotees washed the Hazur Sahib gurdwara and other buildings, on the eve of Diwali, on Monday.
— Tribune photo by Vishal Kumar
No suspension of sentence in serious offences
New Delhi, October 27
Courts may suspend an
accused’s sentence only in exceptional cases and such a
relief should not be extended in serious offences like murder,
attempt to murder, rape and dacoity, the Supreme Court has
European stocks tumble again
Nikkei touches 26-year
World markets today woke up to another nightmarish day, as
Asian and European stocks wobbled under the spectre of
economic slowdown, with Japanese benchmark Nikkei nosediving
to a 26-year low.
PM greet people on Diwali
New Delhi, October 27
President Pratibha Patil,
Vice-President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today
greeted the people on the occasion of Diwali. Conveying her warm
greetings and good wishes, the President said, "May this year's
festival bring peace, prosperity and communal harmony".
A Happy Diwali to Our Readers
The offices of The Tribune will remain closed on Tuesday. The next edition of the paper will appear on Thursday, October 30.
— Photo by S. Chandan
Rizwanur Case Arrest warrants
against 3 prime accused Kolkata, October 27
The special court of Calcutta
Metropolitan Magistrate today issued the arrest warrants against the
three prime accused in the Rizwanur murder case - businessman Ashok Todi,
his brother Pradip and their relative, Anil Sarogi.
to Kargil? Railways seek report from govt The ambitious plan of the
railways to link Kashmir with the rest of India may be in a limbo, it is
now planning to connect the inaccessible Ladakh region, which shuts down
during winter months, with Kullu-Manali in Himachal.
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