Tuesday, December 16, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Bhutan cracks down on Indian insurgents
Assam, West Bengal told to seal borders
New Delhi, December 15
Bhutan today launched military action against Indian insurgent groups operating from camps in that country, a move strongly supported by India.


  • India supports action
  • Army on alert to check infiltration
  • ULFA, KLO main targets

Should India continue fencing along the Line of Control?
Can't Say
View Results
Suggest a Question
Send your comment



UK opposes death penalty for Saddam
More bloodshed, nine killed in Iraq
Saddam HusseinBaghdad, December 15
The United Kingdom said today it would play no part in any trial of Saddam Hussein that might lead to his death, even as nine persons were killed in suicide car bombings at two Baghdad area police stations.

Powell phones Sinha
Editorial: After Saddam, what?
World page: Saddam lived in squalor
Iraqi students protest against Saddam’s arrest

Iraqi women are seen through the broken window of their car after a car bomb suicide attack near Baghdad on Monday Iraqi women are seen through the broken window of their car after a car bomb suicide attack near Baghdad on Monday. Two car bombings in Iraq on Monday killed nine persons and shattered hopes that the capture of Saddam Hussein would bring a quick end to violence.
— Reuters photo

In Education Tribune today

Healthy, easy-to-handle tiffin a must


On alternate Mondays
On Sundays
On Saturdays



by Sandeep Joshi
(Click to enlarge)

India need 193 to win

Sports page: Sensational Agarkar wrecks Aussies


India’s Ajit Agarkar celebrates after dismissing Australia’s Stuart MacGill to end the Australian second innings and finish with six wickets during the fourth day of the second Test at the Adelaide Oval on Monday. India are 37 for no loss, requiring a further 193 runs to win after Australia were all out for 196 runs in their second innings. — Reuters photo

India’s Ajit Agarkar celebrates after dismissing Australia’s Stuart MacGill to end the Australian second innings

Defiant dissidents threaten to resign today
New Delhi, December 15
The Congress Central leaders were today working overtime to resolve the week-long crisis in the party’s Punjab unit following reports that the dissident ministers and legislators were threatening to resign en masse on Tuesday.

Punjab page:
Sukhbir rushes to Delhi to counter Cong propaganda
BSP for dissolution of Punjab Assembly

4 NCP rebels in Lapang govt
P.A. Sangma blames Congress for crisis
Shillong, December 15
With the induction of four of the six rebel National Congress Party MLAs into the Congress-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government this evening, the size of the D.D. Lapang-led Council of Ministers rose to 42, including 10 Ministers of State.

Pak army insider behind attack
New Delhi, December 15
Yesterday’s failed attempt on the life of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has the hallmarks of a wheels-within-wheels conspiracy which indicate that Gen Musharraf’s potential assassins may be in the Pakistan army itself.

Rain boosts rabi prospects
Chandigarh, December 15
The first winter rain across Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh has gladdened. the farmers.
Farm experts said the rain was likely to augment the area under dry crops like gram, pulses, oilseed and even wheat. Farmers could hope to get better wheat and other rabi crops this year.

Himachal page: Heavy snow, region shivers  under cold wave

Saddam captured in Tikrit
December 15, 2003
Pakistan says open borders possible
December 14, 2003
AICC panel meets Punjab dissidents
December 13, 2003
Bhattal rules out compromise
December 12, 2003
Amarinder parades 40 MLAs in Delhi
December 11, 2003
Badal, Sukhbir get bail
December 10, 2003
RS members come close to blows
December 9, 2003
5 killed in Andhra communal violence
December 8, 2003
Jogi offered money to MLAs, says BJP
December 7, 2003

SC to hear Badal’s petition on Monday
December 6, 2003

BJP sweeps out Congress from 3 states
December 5, 2003

| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
| Business | Sports | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | National Capital |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |

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) 2651291
Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2003.