2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Petrol, diesel cheaper
Inflation at 2-year high New Delhi, February 15
In a desperate bid to stem the spurt in inflation, which has jumped to the highest in more than two years at 6.73 per cent, the Manmohan Singh Government today cut the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 2 and Re 1 a litre, respectively.
rise to figure in Presidentís Address New Delhi, February 15
Worried over rising prices of
essential commodities, the government has decided to be upfront on the
issue, expected to figure prominently in President A.P.J. Abdul
Kalamís Address to a joint sitting of Parliament on the opening day of
the Budget session on February 23.
for technology driven war,
Kalam tells IAF Bhuj, February 15
Calling upon Air Force squadrons to
equip themselves for technology driven warfare, the President and
Supreme Commander of the armed forces, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, said the
winner of future warfare would be the force which could visualise the
strength of the enemy.
President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam after reviewing a ceremonial parade organised to mark the presentation of Presidentís Standard to the IAFís No. 37 squadron and No. 48 squadron in
Bhuj on Thursday. ó Tribune photo by Vinay Malik
Delhi, February 15
The death sentence to a
daughter of former Haryana MLA Relu Ram and her husband was today
restored by the Supreme Court for wiping out the entire family of
her father in cold blood, termed as cruel, diabolic and dastardly
act of crime by the court, committed six years ago due to greed
They had murdered 8 of own family
Sonia and Sanjeev had mercilessly killed her father Relu Ram, mother Krishna, her sister Priyanka, stepbrother Sunil, his wife Shakuntla and their three children on August 23, 2001, at their farm house in Litani Mod in Hisar.
MLAs resign in UP Lucknow, February 15
As a follow-up of the Supreme Court
judgment disqualifying 13 dissident BSP MLAs, six ministers resigned
from the Mulayam Singh Yadav government this evening. The Chief Minister
personally submitted their resignation letters to the Governor.
or Abdul Ghaffar? 24 land in hospital Sangrur,
As many as 24
persons, including women, were injured today when two
groups clashed over the possible outcome of the Assembly
elections in the Malerkotla constituency of the district.
signs MoU on terror with India New Delhi, February 15
The visiting Italian Prime
Minister, Mr Romano Prodi, today did everything to woo New Delhi by
putting India-Italy wide-ranging cooperation on a fast track, but failed
to give the Indians what they want most: Romeís support for the Indian
bid for UN Security Council permanent membership.
SIMI secessionist New Delhi, February 15
The banned Students Islamic
Movement of India, linked by the probe agencies to the Mumbai train
blasts and Malegaon explosions last year, was today questioned by the
Supreme Court why the ban should be lifted from it.
AIADMK men convicted of murder Chennai, February 15
Three AIADMK workers were convicted
for murdering three girls while as a mark of protest against the
conviction of their leader Jayaram Jayalalithaa seven years ago in a
corruption case they burnt a bus in Salem in western Tamil Nadu.
í93 Mumbai blasts CBI
seeks death for conspirators Mumbai, February 15
The CBI today sought death penalty
for all but three of the 47 people convicted for being party to the
conspiracy behind the 1993 serial blasts here. The
special TADA court of Judge P.D. Kode has convicted 100 of the 123
accused in the 1993 serial blast case.
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