2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Dera face-off More
violence on Day II Bathinda Circuit
House, vehicles damaged Bathinda, May 15
As many as 20
persons, including seven policemen, four women, one press
reporter, were injured when the followers of Dera Sacha
Sauda clashed with policemen, camping in and around the
local Circuit House, without any provocation here today.
Dera Sacha Sauda followers set upon this police vehicle and smashed its windscreen in Bathinda on Tuesday.
30 hurt in Rajasthan clash Sriganganagar, May 15
At least 30 persons including four policemen, were injured and 22 arrested as clashes between Akalis and followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect spilled over into Rajasthan today.
hotel blast kills 25 A powerful
bomb blast, believed to be triggered by a suicide bomber
on Tuesday killed at least 25 persons and injured 29 in a
popular hotel in the heart of Peshawar. Eyewitnesses said
an old man with a sack on his head had entered the Marhba
hotel located close to the ancient mosque of Mahabat Khan
and frequented by Afghan refugees and tribesmen.
A policeman keeps people away from the site of a bomb blast in a hotel in Peshawar on Tuesday.
senators seek visa details from Infosys, Wipro, TCS Washington,
Infosys, Wipro and
TCS are among nine Indian firms that have been asked to
disclose details about their workforce by two US
lawmakers, who feel that the H-1B visa programme is being
abused by foreign companies to displace qualified American
launches attacks on Hindi-speaking people Guwahati, May
belonging to the banned United Liberation Front of Asom
today shot dead a 60-year-old grocery wholesale dealer
Babulal Shah at Borhat town in Sivasagar district and
injured his son Ashok Shah even as there was an
unconfirmed report of killing of five Hindi-speaking
people at Belbari under Tengakhat police station in
Dibrugarh district of the state.
clergy ‘bans’ inter-faith marriages Dehra Dun, May 15
Feeling helpless in stemming the growing trend among the Sikh youth to
marry into non-Sikh families, the Sikh clergy and community leaders here
have put a virtual ban on inter-faith marriages.
situation worrisome for India New Delhi,
India views the
political and law and order situation in Pakistan as
worrisome, but hopes that the snowballing unrest would not
undermine the ongoing peace process. Pakistan-watchers in
the Government of India are sensitive to the two contrary
views of the Pakistan situation.
Fake encounter: SC defers ruling on CBI
The Supreme Court deferred its ruling on the Centre’s plea for a CBI probe into the 2005 staged killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kausar Bi till Thursday. The bench of Justice Tarun Chatterjee and P.K. Balasubramanian reserved its order after arguments during which the Gujarat government counsel K.T.S. Tulsi sought to assure that the state police was conducting a free and fair investigation, which would be completed in four to six weeks.
Impact Admn seeks to mollify
Chandigarh, May 15
The district administration led by the SDM, today, descended at Neem
Kheda village to convince the all-women panchayat against resigning and
heard out the problems of the villagers.
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