Tears roll down the cheek of Yasmeena Shamas, a Kashmiri woman, as she talks to her uncle settled in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, from Srinagar on Wednesday after a gap of several decades, through the video-conferencing programme organised by BBC-Urdu Language Service. — PTI
UPA office near Sonia’s
residence New Delhi, June 23
The newly-constituted United Progressive Alliance
will soon have an address. After inspection of various properties, it has finally been decided to house the UPA office at 2, Motilal Nehru Place.
injured in grenade blast Srinagar,
The Army has foiled an infiltration
bid, killing three armed infiltrators in Kupwara district of north
Kashmir. Two militants were killed in another encounter in the Lolab
area of Kupwara district yesterday.
A Kashmiri woman, wounded in a grenade blast in Srinagar, is taken out from an ambulance on Wednesday.
— Reuters photo
reinstates sacked employees Chennai, June 23
electoral rout of the ruling party in Tamil Nadu in the last general
elections continued to have its reverberations as Chief Minister and
AIADMK supremo, Ms J. Jayalalithaa, today reshuffled her Cabinet for the
umpteenth time and in an about turn reinstated the dismissed casual
state government employees.
more Telgi accomplices held New Delhi, June 23
Even as the CBI arrested two more
persons allegedly involved in the fake stamp paper racket in the city, a
Delhi court directed the agency to take Abdul Karim Telgi, the kingpin
of the racket, back to the Yerwada jail in Pune.
jawan writes from Pak jail Kot
Bhai (Gidderbaha), June 23
Finally, today the family members
of Lance Naik Jaksir Singh who had been declared deserter by his
regiment during the Kargil War five years ago heaved a sigh of relief.
The mother and son of Lance Naik Jaskir Singh with his photograph.
— A Tribune file photo
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