Monday, April 7, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

US plane lands at Baghdad airport
* ‘Friendly fire’ kills 18 in Kurdish convoy 
* Russian diplomats hurt in attack

Baghdad Airport, April 6
A US C-130 military transporter touched down at Baghdad airport today, the first plane to land since US forces seized the facility early on Friday, a US military source said. ''At least one aircraft has landed at the airport,'' said a source in the US 3rd Infantry Division's aviation brigade, who was at the airport.

Economic diplomacy behind war?
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An Iraqi holds his wounded daughter   World page: Anti-US sentiment growing worldwide

Editorial: The hotting up media battle over Iraq

An Iraqi holds his wounded daughter in a hospital in Baghdad on Sunday. 
— Reuters photo

Shanta Kumar resigns from  Union Cabinet
New Delhi, April 6
Shanta Kumar
Rural Development Minister Shanta Kumar today resigned from the Union Cabinet following the poor showing by the BJP in the Assembly poll in Himachal Pradesh, largely attributed to indiscipline within the state party leadership.

Top UN official dies of SARS
Beijing, April 6

A top UN official today died of the lethal severe acute respiratory syndrome in China, taking the death toll to 51 even as hundreds of fresh cases were reported, official statistics said.

India to screen air passengers

  World page: SARS claims 8th victim in Canada

Panchkula police books 6 HP cops
Panchkula, April 6
Unnerved by the "help" provided to the HINTUC chief, Amarjit Bawa by the Himachal police, allegedly at the instance of Congress government in Himachal, the Panchkula police has booked six Himachal cops for securing the release of an accused from police confinement, criminal conspiracy and intimidating the police.


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A portion of a marriage palace6 die in wall collapse
Rama Mandi (Bathinda), April 6
Five construction workers and the building contractor were killed and three injured when a wall of a marriage palace collapsed here this evening. 
A portion of a marriage palace at Rama Mandi after its wall collapsed on Sunday. 
— Photo Kulbir Beera

No more films with Salman: Ash
Aishwarya Rai and Salman KhanMumbai, April 6

Popular actress Aishwarya Rai today said the Salman Khan chapter was a “nightmare” in her life and she would “not work with him anymore”. 

UK sleuths coming to India to find suspect
London, April 6
Scotland Yard plans to send a team of six detectives to India this week to trace a suspect in a murder case who reportedly fled from the UK to Punjab.

Amarjit Chohan, his wife, Nancy, and their childrenEarlier story on
April 6:
Interpol alert as NRI family goes missing

Amarjit Chohan (46), his wife, Nancy (25), and their children, who have been missing from their home in London. 
The family hails from India. 

Haryana to have defence park
Palwal (Faridabad), April 6
A national-level ‘defence park’ will be established in Haryana to highlight the role of the state in the defence sector and pay tributes to martyrs who had defended the borders of the country. This was announced by Union Defence Minister George Fernandes after unveiling a statue of the late Devi Lal at Palwal town today.

In Log in...Tribune today

Weapons of hi-tech war
by Roopinder Singh

Messaging gets more personal
by Hugh Wilson

Thatched huts, Net and tribal prosperity
by Kavita Bajeli-Datt

On Ravi Sidhu trail

US tanks roll into Baghdad
April 6, 2003
Allies seize Baghdad airport
April 5, 2003
Baghdad airport attacked
April 4, 2003
Allies close in on Baghdad
April 3, 2003
Allies kill 11 unarmed Iraqi civilians
April 2, 2003
Al Qaida-Iraq nexus exposed
April 1, 2003
Suicide attack on US base
March 31, 2003
Suicide bomber kills 5 US troops
March 30, 2003
Fresh raids rock Baghdad
March 29, 2003
Airfield in Kurdish area occupied
March 28, 2003

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