2006, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Saddam may hang any time
Iraqi judge’s remark puts Iraq on edge
Baghdad, December 29
"Saddam will be executed today
or tomorrow," said Munir Haddad, a judge on the appeals court that
upheld the former dictator's death sentence."
Punjab poll on Feb 13 Amritsar byelection on the same day; counting of votes on Feb 27
New Delhi, December 29
Punjab will go to the polls on February 13, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) N. Gopalaswami said here
I am glad that the wait is over. The Assembly elections will be a fight between the Congress, that is a party of the 21st century and has a vision to develop the state as the best not only in the country but in the world, and the Akali Dal which had not started thinking beyond the 18th
century.— Amarinder Singh, Punjab CM
An era of repression, exploitation, and cheap stunts has come to an end. Punjabis had been waiting with bated breath for this day, and Amarinder will now see where he really stands. He will face the same burst of popular anger against him and his corrupt regime that all corrupt dictators
Parkash Singh Badal, President of SAD
Chandigarh, December 29
The Noida police has arrested two persons, including a Chandigarh businessman, in connection with the disappearance of nearly 38 children from Nithari village in the past one and a half years.
A man carries some of the body parts and skeletons of children retrieved from the backyard of a house at Nithari village near Noida Sector 31, on Friday. — PTI
First meet owner’s needs, says SC
New Delhi, December 29
The Supreme Court has upheld the Allahabad High Court verdict that the government cannot acquire land without addressing concerns and objections of parties affected.
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Help for women deserted abroad New Delhi, December 29
In a much-needed move, the Centre has prepared a scheme to provide counselling and legal services to Indian women deserted by their husbands in foreign countries.
Quota for Muslims in Manipur Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has announced a four per cent reservation for the Muslim community in government jobs.
06 Bush and Britney top thumbs-down list
Washington, December 29
Bad guy of 2006: US President George W Bush. Good guy of 2006: President George W Bush.
When Americans were asked in an AP-AOL News poll to name the villains and heroes of the year, Bush topped both lists, in a sign of these polarised times.
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