Srinagar, May 23
A suicide bomber killed two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and himself today when he drove his car into their vehicle on the Srinagar-Airport road near here.
As many as 26 BSF personnel were also
wounded in the explosion carried out by the Hizbul Mujahideen.
Police personnel surround the wreakage of the suicide car used by militants to attack a BSF bus in the Peerbagh area of Srinagar on Tuesday.
— Tribune photo by Amin War
UPA-Left panel for 27 per cent quota for OBCs * Seats for general category students left untouched
* Legislation in monsoon session New Delhi, May 23
After grappling with the reservation controversy for two weeks, a prolonged meeting of the UPA-Left coordination committee tonight agreed to introduce a 27 per cent quota for OBCs in Centrally-funded institutions of higher learning but without disturbing the seats for the general category students.
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Government “backstabbed us”: doctors
New Delhi, May 23
Agitating anti-reservation doctors tonight charged they were “backstabbed” by the
UPA-Left co-ordination committee’s “outrageous” decision to introduce OBC quota from next year and resolved to continue their strike.
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PM’s emphatic no to Hurriyat for a separate meeting New Delhi, May 23
In a determined effort to involve all sections in the political and developmental endeavours in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is leaving for Srinagar tomorrow for the second roundtable conference to evolve mechanisms for tackling security, giving a push to economic development, safeguarding human rights and promote cross-LoC travel and trade.
Tribune Impact Women’s panel seeks report on Dalvir case Chandigarh, May 23
Taking suo motu notice of The Tribune report headlined "NRI divorces wife in US court, she fights back" published today, the Punjab State Commission for Women has sought a detailed status report from the SSP, Hoshiarpur, in the case pertaining to Ms Dalvir Kaur.
216 years on, Army HQ gets new name Chandigarh, May 23
Army Headquarters (AHQ) has got a new name. It has been formally designated as the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Army).
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