2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Fresh clashes in Singur
40 injured; 1000 held Kolkata, January 28
Violence erupted again at Singur and several other adjoining places today when the police and Trinamool Congress workers and supporters were involved in pitched battles at least at four entry points over the construction of the Tata Motors plant on the farm land forcibly acquired by the state government.
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opposes freer roaming by diplomats New Delhi,
A move by India and
Pakistan for easing restrictions on movement of diplomats
in and around their respective capitals has fallen
through, The Tribune has learnt.
TWO FACES OF PAKISTAN
Pakistani woman commandos take part in a parade during training for Moharram in Multan; and (right) veiled hardliners from a seminary stage a sit-in in Islamabad against a government-ordered demolition of mosques on Sunday. —
Does India need a fifth generation combat aircraft?
Votes '07 Sidhu,
Singla in stage rage Chandigarh/Amritsar,
The face-off between the two main
contenders for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat telecast live at Khalsa
College here tonight brought forth the hideous face of Indian politics,
with supporters of both candidates coming to near blows.
The BJP candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu (extreme right), and his rival from the Congress, Mr Surinder Singla (left), along with their supporters capture the dais at a debate being aired live in Amritsar on Sunday.
— Tribune photo by Rajeev Sharma
Gandhinagar, January 28
An aerospace command will be
established soon to exploit outer space and control space-based assets, Air
Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi said today. The Indian Air Force was in the process
of establishing this command by integrating its capabilities, he told
First Woman Army officer
faces court martial Chandigarh, January 28
The Army has ordered trial by General
Court Martial of a woman officer on charges of corruption. This is the first
known case of its kind in the Army and the second such trial in the armed
forces since women officers were inducted in the services.
Prisoner stabbed in gang war Mumbai, January 28
A bitter war between the members of Dawood Ibrahim and Chotta Rajan gangs resulted in one person being stabbed in the Arthur Road Central Jail here this morning. DCP Panjabrao Ungale, jail in charge, said Asghar Ali ‘Mehandi’ was brutally stabbed by four other inmates inside barrack No. 4 of the jail.
director O.P. Nayyar dead Mumbai, January 28
Music director O P Nayyar,
best known for classic songs like “Pukarta Chala Hoon Mein”,
died of cardiac arrest at his home in Thane today. He was 81.
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