Chandigarh, June 9
Continuing the tradition set by his predecessors, the Haryana Finance Minister, Mr Birender Singh, today presented a “tax-free” Budget for 2005-06, which left a deficit of Rs 51.67 crore uncovered.
Finance Minister Birender Singh presents his first Budget in the Haryana Vidhan Sabha on Thursday.
— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
400 farmers arrested ahead of Tapa rally Bathinda, June 9
In an effort to foil the farmers’ rally at Tapa tomorrow, the police has arrested about 400 farmer leaders and workers. The police has also sealed dozens of villages in the cotton belt.
4 children killed, two hurt as building crumbles on rickshaw Karnal, June 9
Four schoolchildren were killed and two others seriously injured this afternoon when an old building crumbled down on a rickshaw in which they travelling on way to their homes after attending a summer camp at a local school here.
Sahara sacks former Patna DM Goswami
Patna, June 9
Former Patna District Magistrate Gautam Goswami, who is evading arrest in the flood relief scam, suffered another setback with Sahara India Parivar dismissing him as its senior vice-president following the Vigilance Bureau’s threat to take legal action against it.
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IAF team leaves for France to take part in ‘Garuda-II’
Bareilly, June 9
An Indian Air Force team, comprising six Su-30K air superiority fighters and an Il-78 mid-air refueller, today left for France to participate in 'Garuda-II' — the second joint fighter exercise with the French Air Force.
Tortured widows donate Rs 1 cr to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
New Delhi, June 9
Today brought a happy end to the tragic story of torture and pain that India’s first woman pilot Beant Kaur and her sister Satwant Kaur faced for almost two decades, allegedly at the hands of her adopted son, all for the sake of her multi-crore property in the posh Sector 3 of Chandigarh.
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