Punjab faces power
crisis Ropar thermal unit shut down Ropar, May 24
Punjab will have to face a shortage
of 50 lakh units of power for the next 25 days as the unit-III of 210 mw
capacity of the Guru Gobind Singh super thermal plant here has been shut
down following a technical snag which developed last night. The
non-functioning of the unit is causing a loss of 50 lakh units to the
state every day.
man of the fleeting moment By H.K. Dua, who was
recently in Pakistan
the last six years General Pervez Musharraf has emerged as a
consummate artiste who can present many faces, enact many roles,
look firm and resilient at the same time, or show off swagger, or
exude sheer charm. It all depends on what is convenient for him, or
his country, at a particular time.
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Dharnas on rail lines and
blockades on national and state highways today marked the day-long
Bihar bandh, called by the NDA against dissolution of the state
assembly and to press for immediate recall of Governor Buta Singh,
affecting normal life.
BJP activists try to stop a
motorcyclist during the Bihar bandh in Patna on Tuesday. — PTI
photo In video (28k, 56k)
as Tata Sumo, mini-bus collide Tanda, May 24
Eight persons were killed and 25
injured in a head-on collision between a Tata Sumo and a mini-bus near
Moonkan village on the Jalandhar-Pathankot national highway this morning.
clues sent to lab for tests New Delhi, May 24
The Special Cell of the Delhi police
which is investigating the Sunday’s twin bomb blasts in cinema halls
today claimed that bomb pieces have been sent to the CFSL and the NSG for
Supply of meat of
dead animals by a contractor has been endangering the health of
carnivores at the Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park (Chhat Bir)
located along the Chandigarh-Patiala highway, near Chandigarh.
labourer carries a cartload of buffalo carcasses into a makeshift
slaughterhouse in Saharanpur on Monday.
— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
QUOTE OF THE
I praise the
Prime Minister as a person. He is a good person, but he is a
weak Prime Minister.
— L.K. Advani
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