August 1, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
to evacuate Indians from Iraq Bangkok, July 31
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
today said his government was making every effort that was
“humanly possible” to secure the release of three Indian
hostages in Iraq.
Talks on, KGL ready to pull out New Delhi, July
The government tonight voiced an optimistic note on the
hostage issue, saying that the crisis might end soon on a
“happy note” as the talks were on.
In video (28k,
blockade continues in Una
Una, July 31
As the family of
Antaryami, being held hostage in Iraq, passed another night of
distress, village women assembled at his house today morning
for a prayer meeting, chanting hymns and invoking the grace of
God for hostages’ safe return.
An appeal by a child for the release of the three
Indians who are held hostage by an Iraqi group, in Ambala on
— PTI photo
Is Corbusier's legacy being ignored in Chandigarh?
diesel prices up New Delhi, July 31
Public sector oil companies today
announced an increase in the prices of petrol and diesel in keeping with
the steep rise in international prices of crude oil.
ministers: PM for national consensus Bangkok, July 31
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said
today that the RJD and the JMM were powerful constituents of the
Congress-led UPA government without whose cooperation the BJP would have
come to power.
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needs N-submarines, says new
Navy Chief New Delhi, July 31
The new Chief of Naval Staff,
Admiral Arun Prakash, today stressed that nuclear submarines were the
need of the hour for India but, however, said that it was up to the
government to take a decision in this regard. In video (28k,
Vidhan Sabha tapestry sold as junk! Chandigarh, July 31
The removal of the tapestry
designed by Chandigarh’s planner Le Corbusier from the courtroom of
the Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice, Mr Justice B.K. Roy, is
not an isolated incident of the city being slowly stripped of its
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