June 11, 2005,
Updated at 3:00 am
wreaks havoc 15 killed in
Sirsa-Bathinda-Abohar belt Chandigarh, June
As many as 15 persons
were feared killed when a high velocity storm struck the
Bathinda belt bordering Haryana and Rajasthan last night
uprooting trees, bringing down electricity and telephone
poles and damaging Bathinda distributary, several canals
and minors in the area.
Uprooted electric poles and trees speak of the havoc wreaked by a storm in Bathinda on Thursday.
— Tribune photo by Kulbir Beera
Is giving free power to farmers with small land holdings viable?
bows to pressure, takes back resignation New Delhi, June 10
The extended tribulation and
confusion spread over four days in the Sangh Parivar ended today with
Lal Krishna Advani withdrawing his resignation as party president
under pressure from the BJP and his loyalists who evolved a compromise
resolution paving the way out of the impasse.
IA pilots seek clearance to join new airlines New Delhi, June 10
Trouble is brewing in the public
sector Indian Airlines with over 60 pilots, including commanders, having
sought a “no objection certificate” (NOC) from the management, with
a view to joining new airlines ‘’ where their professional career
and financial interests” would be looked after.
at Dadri station; 2 die in firing Noida,
Two persons were killed when
railway protection force (RPF) personnel opened fire to quell a mob that
set afire Dadri railway station in Gautam Buddha Nagar district in Uttar
Pradesh this morning.
Policemen and others run for cover as buses and vehicles are set ablaze outside the Dadri railway station in UP on Friday.
to aid J&K in developing tourism: PM Leh, June 10
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today
assured the people of Jammu and Kashmir that the Centre would make
all-out efforts for the development of the state, including development
of infrastructure and promotion of tourism.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with the Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Lieut-Gen S.K. Sinha (left), and the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, at the renaming ceremony of the airport at Leh on Friday. — PTI
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