June 2, 2005,
Updated at 3:00 am
leaders leave for PoK today Massive security cover Srinagar, June 1
All is set for the “Karvaan-e-Aman”
that would be carrying over a dozen separatist leaders on their first ever visit
to PoK and Pakistan when the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus rolls from here tomorrow
morning. In video (28k, 56k)
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Mr Milkha Singh (centre) and G.S. Randhava with the Army chief, Gen J.J. Singh, and his wife during a function “Young Talent for Mission Olympics — Catch them Young”, in New Delhi on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
probe into war plan sale New Delhi, June 1
The Chief of Army Staff, General J.J.
Singh, today said the Army had already launched an “in-house verification”
of the charge made by former Pakistan Foreign Minister Gohar Ayub Khan that an
Indian Brigadier had sold 1965 war plans to Pakistan for Rs 20,000. In video (28k, 56k)
apology for “vilification of Rajiv” Expects V. P. Singh, Left to meet
demand New Delhi, June 1
Buoyed by the Delhi High Court judgement in
the Bofors pay-off case, the Congress today sought “an apology from those who
launched a vilification campaign from position of power” against the late
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
it judicial burial New Delhi, June 1
The BJP today took exception to the
judgement of the Delhi High Court quashing charges against Europe-based Hinduja
brothers saying that it was a “glaring example of judicial burial of a
corruption case” and alleged that it had been catalysed by “collusion”
between the “powerful accused” and the CBI “pressurised” by the
Even Indians do not deny that Hurriyat is an interested party. It stands to reason, therefore, that they should be allowed to meet with the leaders of Pakistan, the leaders of other side of Kashmir. — Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri
prices may go up Left leaders meet PM, threaten stir New Delhi, June 1
The government is planning a moderate hike
of Rs 1-1.50 per litre in petrol and diesel prices under a new scheme in which
ONGC will be asked to bear part of the burden arising from increase in duties
and spurt in global oil prices.
Narula is no more New Delhi, June 1
Former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana
High Court, Justice Ranjit Singh Narula, who carved out a niche for himself as
crusader against violation of human rights, specially during the worst period of
militancy in Punjab, died here today after a brief illness. He was 90.
Everest scaler missing New Delhi, June 1
A day after there were celebrations in the
Indian Air Force (IAF) over the success of its first-ever team in scaling the
Mount Everest, there is grief in the force as a member of the three-member
summit team Squadron Leader S.S. Chaithanya has been reported missing in the
region after being caught in a severe blizzard.
child labourers rescued Tortured
children hidden in hovels Mumbai, June 1
The Mumbai police raided 226 small-scale units
employing children and rescued 446 children
employed illegally, Additional Commissioner of
Police Subodh Jaiswal told reporters. (Details
on Nation page)
Child labourers rescued from different factories sit huddled at a police station in Mumbai on Wednesday.
— Reuters photo
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