2006, Chandigarh, India
at 3:00 am (IST)
Reliance inks pact with Haryana
25,000-acre economic zone Chandigarh, June 19
Overruling objections by Opposition parties and even a ruling party MP, the Reliance Industries and the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation today signed a joint venture agreement for setting up a
Rs 25,000-crore multi-product special economic zone.
Chandigarh, June 19
The Punjab Chief Minister,
Capt Amarinder Singh, today removed the Chief Parliamentary
Secretary, Mr Malkiat Singh Birmi, on the direction given by the
party high command. Mr Birmi, who was elected from the Ludhiana
(rural) constituency, was holding the charge of Jails Department
Malkiat Singh Birmi
has talks with PM New Delhi, June 19
Career diplomat Shashi Tharoor,
whom India has fielded for the post of UN Secretary General, met Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh tonight for 20 minutes. The PM’s Media Adviser
Dr Sanjaya Baru, described the meeting as a courtesy call by Mr Tharoor.
clears Lalu’s foreign tour Patna, June 19
In partial relaxation of the
blanket ban imposed on Railway Minister Lalu Yadav’s foreign junkets
till the conclusion of hearing in the fodder scam case, a special court
here today granted him permission to undertake his proposed tour of
Europe from June 23 to 28.
Fans cheer as Switzerland score the first goal in the Group-G World Cup match against Togo in Dortmund on Monday. Switzerland won 2-0.
— Reuters photo
Tribune Special Lady officer
faces court martial Chandigarh, June 19
About a month after a lady officer
went missing from the military hospital in Jammu, she faces trial by a
court martial for being absent without leave, it is learnt.
continues fire-fighting on gender bias New Delhi, June 19
The Army today continued its
fire-fighting exercise in the wake of reported remarks of its
Vice-Chief, Lt Gen S. Pattabhiraman, that forces could do without women
and insisted today that there was no gender bias in the forces.
Chandigarh, June 19
Straight talk seems to be the
Vice-Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen S Pattabhiraman’s undoing.
Pragmatic and matter-of-fact statements made by him on various
issues seem to rake up controversies. Lt-Gen S Pattabhiraman
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