Amritsar, January 30
A video, reportedly shot by a
mediaperson, shows the Congress MLA from Beas, Mr Jasbir Singh
Dimpa, guiding the attack on Akali workers and his younger
brother, Mr Harpinder Singh Rajan, a transporter, loading and
firing from the prohibited AK- 47 assault rifle in front of the
election office of the Congress candidate at Beas yesterday.
tariffs to fall again New Delhi, January 30
Telephone tariffs in India, one of
the lowest in the world, are set to fall further, with the Telecom
Regulatory Authority of India gearing up to reduce the access deficit
charge, a decision that was taken last year.
Does India need a fifth generation combat aircraft?
warns UK over ‘unfair’ immigration laws London, January 30
India has cautioned Britain that it
would be the “loser” if its immigration laws are not liberalised to
allow freer movement of workers from the sub-continent nation. “Short
of permanent immigration, we are asking for freer movement of personnel
who can render services abroad,” Finance Minister P. Chidambaram told
Buglers of inter-services salute as they pay homage at the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, on the occasion of his 59th death anniversary, in New Delhi on Tuesday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal (Details on Nation
politicians forgot Gandhi Chandigarh, January 30
Munna Bhai, listen! Your Gandhigiri
has not moved to the hearts of people, especially politicians. Busy
in the election race to grab power, politicians, by and large, in Punjab
today forgot to pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and other martyrs.
Vista is here Mumbai:
Global IT giant Microsoft today introduced the retail version of Windows Vista and 2007 office system with an aim to reach 18 million customers in a month. The genuine Windows Vista loaded PCs in India will retail at a starting price of Rs 22,000 while Microsoft 2007 Office consumer edition starts at Rs 6,000.
(Details on Business
to be new Air Chief New Delhi,
The government today
chose to stay away from controversy by appointing Air
Marshal Fali Homi Major, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief,
Eastern Air Command, as the next Chief of Air Staff to
succeed Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi.
Chandigarh, January 30
A daredevil and breathtaking
rescue operation undertaken way back in October 1992 had made Air
Marshal Fali Homi Major a real hero. Today, he was appointed as
the next Chief of Air Staff to succeed Air Chief Marshal S.P.
Tyagi. He becomes the first chopper flyer to head the Indian Air
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