2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Tribunal verdict on Cauvery Karnataka cries foul; bandh called
Bangalore, February 5
Karnataka seems to be heading towards confrontation with the Centre, with the Kannada Rakshina Vedika today announcing that it would force the closure of all Central Government offices in the state tomorrow to protest against the "step-motherly" treatment meted out to the state by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
419 billion cubic ft
270 billion cubic ft
Will file review plea
Both sides got less than they had wanted
30 TMC ft Puducherry
7 TMC ft
Members of Kannada Rakshan Vedike shouts slogans near the Bangalore railway station on Monday against the verdict on the Cauvery water dispute.
— PTI photo
Some light at end of the tunnel: Pervez Islamabad, February 5
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf expressed optimism on Monday about the decades-old dispute with India over the Kashmir region saying the two countries were focusing on reconciliation not confrontation.
Amritsar, February 5
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, today urged the state to go the Congress way so that it could work in tandem with the UPA government at the Centre to accelerate its economic development and for regaining its number one position in the country. Details
on (Punjab) page
HELP ME, MAN: Mr Surinder Singla, Congress candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat seeks the blessings of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at an election rally in Amritsar on Monday.
— Tribune photo by Rajiv Sharma
MP rescues its Prince after 12 hours
Katni (MP), February 5
Almost 12 hours after falling into a 56-feet-deep borewell and getting lodged at a depth of 20 feet, a two-year-old boy was rescued unhurt at Goreshwar village near here today.
World tunes in to Chandigarh Chandigarh, February 6
Chandigarh arrived on the global scene tonight. With the BBC World Service picking on this “systematic” city to start off its “India Rising” series, it was time for the young and the old to speak their minds out.
Big Bentley for B Junior
Mumbai, February 5
Abhishek Bachchan may have been greeted only with a bouquet by his fiancée Aishwarya Rai on his 31st birthday, but his father Amitabh Bachchan surprised him with a Rs 1.7-crore white Bentley car as a gift.
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.