2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
killings: UP forms SIT Addl SP to head
Noida, January 4
attack over its handling of the case, the Uttar Pradesh
police today constituted a special investigation team
headed by an Additional SP to go into the gruesome
killings of children in Nithari village that has evoked
A social activist tries to console a woman, whose child is missing, at Nithari village in Noida on Wednesday. — PTI
ready for CBI probe; no need, says UP Govt Noida,
Accusing the Mulayam
Singh Yadav government of inaction that led to the murder
of at least 17 children in Nithari village, the Centre
today said it was ready for a CBI probe into the ghastly
killings if the state government asked for it.
In video: UP
govt doles out charity to buy peace. (56k)
figure in Cabinet meeting New Delhi, January 4
The abuse and killing of at least
20 children in Nitharai Village in Noida, that shocked the nation,
figured in the Union Cabinet meet presided over by Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh here today.
Singur brews at Nandigram Kolkata, January 4
Indonesia's Salem group was
promised by the Chief Minister, Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, to get some
40,000 acres in the Midnapore district for developing new
infrastructure, setting up a new township, housing complexes, bridges
and other multi-facility projects.
provides our readers with an opportunity to
express their views on some of the vital issues
facing the country. The new question being posed
is: How can Indian hockey be saved? The answers can be
e-mailed to: email@example.com H.K. Dua
booked for occupying DC’s office
Farmers block trains on the Amritsar-Delhi route in protest against the anti-farmer policies of the state government in Amritsar on Thursday.
— Photo by Rajiv Sharma
No move to shift Virk Chandigarh, January 4
While a senior Punjab minister denied any move of Director-General of Police S.S. Virk being shifted as chief of the Central Reserve Police Force, some important Central police organisations are set to get their new heads later this month.
Cong to focus on achievements in Punjab poll New Delhi, January 4
Faced with a tough contest in next month’s Punjab elections, the Congress is keen to see it does not boil down to a direct fight between Akali Dal leader Prakash Singh Badal and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
Nationwide free testing for HIV patients Chandigarh, January 4
There is welcome news for persons
who have been tested HIV positive. The National AIDS Control
Organisation has yielded to persistent pressure from HIV/AIDS NGOs and
announced free testing (CD-4 count that determines the immunity level in
an HIV positive person) for all patients.
Editor-in-Chief, Publisher & Printer: H.K. Dua Published from The Tribune House, Sector
29-C, Chandigarh, India, 160030
for The Tribune Trust. Phone: (91-172)
2655066. Fax: (91-172)
Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2006.