2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Punjab Votes ’07
Terrorism may return: PM Poor turnout at his rallies Chandigarh, February 6
Cautioning people of Punjab against voting fascist and disruptive forces to power, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, said the Assembly elections were not an ordinary event as their outcome would determine the future of the country as well the border state.
Beas: 3 gunmen
of Dimpa arrested Beas, February 6
In a major breakthrough, the special investigation team (SIT), headed by Mr Manminder Singh, SP (Headquarters), Amritsar, today arrested three official gunmen of Mr Jasbir Singh Dimpa, a Congress MLA, and a civilian in connection with the firing on Akali workers that left one dead on January 29 here.
IPI gas deal by June: Deora New Delhi, February 6
An agreement on the pricing formula for gas to be delivered by the proposed $7 billion Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline should be signed by June end, said Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora.
Iran, Pak reach agreement
Dubai, February 6
The proposed trination IPI gas pipeline has received a boost with Pakistan and Iran reportedly reaching an agreement on pricing structure.
Suicide attack on Pak airport Islamabad:
A suicide bomber set off explosives in the car park of the airport of Pakistan’s Capital, Islamabad, on Tuesday after being challenged by the police. Three persons were wounded, the police said. “It was a suicide bombing. Our men spotted him ... the bomber then fired at our men and blew himself up,” an officer said.
Protest marks Sanjay hearing Mumbai, February 6
The special court set up under the Terrorism and Disruptive Activities Act to hear the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case today extended the bail of actor Sanjay Dutt till Wednesday.
In Masol village, barely 10 km from Chandigarh, there is no water supply, no electricity, no sanitation, no link road, nothing that would inspire people to vote. The picture shows water being ferried in.
— Tribune photo by Pradeep Tiwari (Details on Punjab
Cop indicted for sexual abuse
Srinagar, February 6
Already facing criticism heat over fake encounters, the image of Jammu and Kashmir Police today took further beating when an internal inquiry report indicted one of its officials for allegedly indulging in sexual abuse of women constables and corruption.
Too eager to impress IAF, firms hold flying sessions Bangalore, February 6
The Aero-India show is starting tomorrow but it seems the major players in the race for the 126 fighter aircraft Indian Air Force (IAF) order can’t wait to get started. The major players took to the air today itself with a few flying IAF officials to get the head start in the race for the Rs 45,000 crore order.
Expect max pay hike this
Singapore, February 6
Asian workers are expected to enjoy the highest pay hikes in the world in 2007, thanks to robust economic growth, talent shortage and lower inflation, a survey showed on Tuesday.
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