Tuesday, October 7, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

5 states go to polls on Nov 20, Dec 1
Affidavit on antecedents of candidates must
New Delhi, October 6
Elections to the Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh Assemblies will be held on December 1, while Mizoram will go to the polls on November 20, the Election Commission announced today.
Chief Election Commissioner J. M. Lyngdoh addresses a Press conference
Chief Election Commissioner J. M. Lyngdoh addresses a Press conference in New Delhi on Monday.  — PTI photo

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Salman charged on 10 counts
Mumbai, October 6
A year after film actor Salman Khan rammed his vehicle into a suburban bakery, killing one person and injuring four, a local court today framed 10 charges against him even as the actor pleaded not guilty.
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Bollywood star Salman Khan gets into his car as he leaves a Bombay court on Monday. — Reuters photo

Bollywood star Salman Khan gets into his car as he leaves a Bombay court on Monday.

Chandigarh is 50
HANDIGARH, the nation’s most modern and vibrant city, is celebrating its Golden Jubilee today. The Tribune, which has been associated with the growth of Chandigarh and has shared its joys and sorrows, is offering to its readers a Special Supplement — “Chandigarh is 50” — to celebrate the occasion.

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Editor’s column

Who is to govern India?
Threat from mafia is serious
by H. K. Dua


State of universities
A compendium of special articles on institutions of higher learning in Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh.

Two share Nobel for developing MRI

Work began in 1971, says winner
Stockholm, October 6
Two scientists who developed a way to see inside the body in a way that limits pain and gives more information ahead of surgery won the 2003 Nobel Prize for Medicine, Sweden’s Karolinska Institute has said.

Sir Peter Mansfield and Paul Lauterbur
Sir Peter Mansfield and Paul Lauterbur. — Reuters photo

USA blocks Syria’s draft
Says it’s on wrong side of war on terrorism

United Nations, October 6
Syria has demanded that the UN Security Council condemns Israel for attacking a purported Palestinian training camp near Damascus, but Israel has countered by saying that the raid was self-defence against terrorism.

Editorial: Time to exercise restraint


Chandigarh is 50 and young!
by Charles Correa

An icon of modern architecture

by Rajnish Wattas

Belief, Freedom define city’s design

by B.V.Doshi

North India’s centre of sports
by Donald Banerjee

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Report links Samajwadi MP with Dawood
New Delhi, October 6
The Home Ministry has named a Samajwadi Party MP in a report on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s activities in Mumbai. According to NDTV Abu Azmi, the party’s Maharashtra unit chief, is linked to the Karachi-based don.

Daler’s brother held in fraud case
Shamsher Mehndi
Pop singer named in FIR
Chandigarh, October 6
A case of fraud and cheating has been registered against noted Punjabi singer, Daler Mehndi and four other persons, including his brother, Shamsher Mehndi who has been arrested.

8 ultras killed, Cong man’s house attacked
Srinagar, October 6
Six militants were killed by the security forces in separate encounters and a large cache of arms and ammunition was seized in the Kashmir Valley since last night.

Home Guard jawan kills pregnant daughter
Patti (Amritsar), October 6
The celebrations at a marriage turned into tragedy when a Home Guard jawan, Mohan Singh, today opened fire with his service rifle on his pregnant daughter killing her on the spot. Her would be brother-in-law was also killed in the shootout while the groom sustained serious bullet injuries.

Aishwarya Rai Aishwarya has a field day
Chhiddan (Amritsar), October 6
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai today went to the countryside for the shooting of Indo-British film “Bride and Prejudice” at a farmhouse, 17 km from the city.

Editorial: Aish in Amritsar



Israeli jets hit camp near Damascus
October 6, 2003
Government warns telecom operators
October 5, 2003
Mulayam’s Cabinet now has 98 members
October 4, 2003
6 rights activists detained
October 3, 2003
Naidu injured in mine blast
October 2, 2003
Joshi’s resignation rejected
October 1, 2003
Al-Qaida’s call to topple Musharraf
September 30, 2003
India beat Pak, lift Asia Cup
September 29, 2003
2 cr Bangladeshis in India: Fernandes
September 28, 2003
No bilateral talks with Pak at SAARC meet: PM
September 27, 2003

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