Exservicemen under the banner of Sainik Kalyan Manch demonstrating against the survey of serving Muslim soldiers, sailors and airmen of all ranks, before submitting a memorandum to the President, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, at Parliament Street in New Delhi on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo by Rajeev Tyagi
to meet PM tomorrow
Two days after getting
an invitation to meet the Prime Minister, the JKLF chairman,
Mohammad Yaseen Malik, here today announced his party’s
decision to meet Dr Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Friday. A
two-member team comprising Malik and general secretary
Ghulam Rasool Dar will meet the Prime Minister.
Yaseen Malik at a press conference in Srinagar on Wednesday.
— Tribune photo
fails to break deadlock on state funding
An all-party meeting,
convened by the Election Commission today, failed to evolve
a consensus on the state funding of election, which is aimed
at curbing money power in elections.
sailor beaten to death over cartoon row in UAE
An Indian sailor was
allegedly beaten to death by his colleagues on board a
Norwegian oil tanker in the international waters off the
coast of Fujairah in the UAE following an argument over the
more killed in Pak violence
Violent protests in
Pakistan against publication of Prophet Mohammad’s
cartoons in European dailies claimed three more lives today
as thousands of people went on the rampage burning cinema
halls and western businesses in northwestern city of