2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
‘Change has come’
Barack Obama first black US President-elect; raucous street celebrations across the country History was made on Tuesday night as the United States of America decisively elected its first black president turning the page on an ugly past of racial prejudice and opening a chapter of hope and change. Barack
Obama, a one-term Democratic senator from Illinois, trounced his Republican opponent, John McCain, by capturing key battleground states.
THE FIRST FAMILY: US President-elect Barack Obama walks on stage with his wife Michelle and daughters Malia
and Sasha during an election night gathering in Grant Park on Wednesday in Chicago, Illinois. — AFP
Sarah Hussein Obama, grandmother of Barack, exults at her home in Nyangoma Kogelo village, west of Nairobi. — Reuters
Obama overcomes barriers of
time and cultures
By H.K. Dua
Barack Obama has won US presidentship and with one long jump marked America's date with history. In the process, the youthful African-American has pushed much of the nation's past and ingrained prejudice into the dustbin.
Guarded optimism in Delhi
Obama’s views on Kashmir, CTBT cause concern
New Delhi, November 5
The common man in India may be celebrating Barack Obama’s election as the first Black President of the United States but New Delhi is looking at his four-year-term in the White House with guarded optimism, given his strong views on the
CTBT, Kashmir and outsourcing.
US expatriate supporters of Barack Obama celebrate his win in Bangalore on Wednesday. — AFP
Obama’s win will inspire world: Manmohan New Delhi, November 5
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated Barack Obama on his election as President of the USA, saying his extraordinary journey to the White House would inspire people not only in India but around the world.
Singh also invited Obama to visit India soon, saying a warm welcome awaited him in this country.
B.R. Chopra dead Mumbai, November 5
B.R. Chopra passed away this morning after a short illness at his residence in suburban
Juhu. He was 94.
Chopra is survived by his son Ravi, a film maker, two daughters and grandchildren. Baldev Raj Chopra born in
Ludhiana, Punjab, in 1914, the veteran film maker began his career as a film journalist in Lahore before trying his hand in film production in the late 1940s.
We’ll never close St Bede’s, says Principal
This institution is not for the rich alone and a large number of students in the school are from an ordinary background Shimla, November 5
“Non Nobis Solumn” (Not for ourselves alone) is the proud motto of Bedians, and keeping with this dictum, the Congregation of Jesus and Mary which runs St Bede’s is determined to continue providing quality education in the college.
Editor-in-Chief, Publisher &
Printer: H.K. Dua Published from The Tribune House, Sector
29-C, Chandigarh, India, 160030
for The Tribune Trust. Phone: (91-172)
2655066. Fax: (91-172)
Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2006.