2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
India will survive
meltdown: PM New Delhi, November 21
Even as his government grapples with
the impact of the global economic meltdown in the election season, Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh today expressed confidence that India would emerge
stronger from this crisis and said the country had the ability to sustain a
growth rate of about 8 per cent.
Shutdown in valley
Two days to polls Round 2, militants attack BSP
candidate’s house in Sopore, clash in Ganderbal Srinagar, November 21
Taken aback by the high turn-out in the first
phase of the polls in Kashmir, separatist attempted to re-assert themselves
today as the valley went for a complete shutdown. Militants launching some
grenade attacks, including one on the house of BSP candidate from Sopore.
Supporters of the National Conference,
Kashmir's main opposition Party, shout slogans during an election rally for the
second phase of local elections in Gandarbal, 22 km east of Srinagar on Friday.
Voters want a promise bond
signed & sealed Are you a victim of an unkept
promise made by a politician? A promise he made when he came begging for votes
but forgot all about it when he was sitting in his lofty chair at the
secretariat? Well, here is something you can learn from the people of
Pak runaway boy sent home Faridkot, November 21
This morning was a sad moment for Sunil,
another Pakistani teenager, as he and other inmates of the juvenile home here
were not allowed to come out to say goodbye to Nasir Sultan when he was
released and taken to Wagah for being handed over to the Pakistan authorities.
‘I’ll come back on valid visa’
Nasir Sultan heads for Attari Border after leaving the juvenile home he was
staying in after he crossed over into India illegally to meet actor Shah Rukh
Khan. Tribune photo: Vishal Kumar
103 yrs on, Einstein
proved right Paris, November 21
It’s taken more than a century, but
Einstein’s celebrated formula e=mc2 has finally been corroborated, thanks to a
heroic computational effort by French, German and Hungarian physicists.
Madhya Pradesh Cong turns to RTI to take on
BJP It is said that knowledge is
power. But those sitting on the seat of power hate any attempt made to know
about them inside out. That is why, politicians and bureaucrats dislike the
Right To Information (RTI) Act, which people have started using extensively to
expose corruption in the corridors of power.
Bad times can be good Easydrive at ONGC Dehradun, November 21
Car-makers, rammed in by the global economic
downturn, have suddenly found new clients to woo. And that too by their
thousands, thanks to an employees-retention initiative by the country's premier
oil company, Oil and Natural Gas Commission.
Auto-sale at the ONGC building in
Dehradun. Tribune photo: Anil P. Rawat
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