2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
extremism biggest test: PM New Delhi, December 20
Terming Left-wing extremism as single biggest security
challenge to the nation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today
asked states to establish specialised and dedicated forces to
eliminate this virus.
threatens terror at Delhi HC New Delhi, December 20
As the Chief Ministers deliberated on strengthening the
internal security in the wake of terrorism and Naxalite
problem, the Delhi High Court has received a threat by a
purported e-mail from Osama bin Laden’s international terror
network Al-Qaida to its judges.
Stay out of
Kolkata, Centre tells Taslima New Delhi/Kolkata, December 20
The central government today barred controversial Bangladeshi
writer Taslima Nasreen, living in an undisclosed location in
the national capital for the past one month after she was
hounded out of Kolkata, from coming out in public or freely
meeting people, restrictions described as “house arrest”
lathicharge ITI students Bathinda, December 20
Students of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), here who
were protesting against alleged misbehaviour of the bus
operators were lathi charged by the police here this afternoon
after they had damaged the police control room motor cycles.
LATHI-HAPPY: A student under police attack during a protest on the ITI campus in Bathinda, Thursday.
— Tribune photos by
against DGP Virk stayed Chandigarh, December 20
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today stayed till January
10 further proceedings in two FIRs registered against
Punjab’s former Director-General of Police (DGP) S.S Virk.
student dies, father says he was forced to run Karnal, December 20
A class XI student of the local Government Senior Secondary
School, Arvinder (15), collapsed and died at the school
today. The father of the deceased, Gurmail Singh,
alleged that his son died because he was forced to run in
the school as punishment for coming late.
Finnish Woman’s Rape Five suspects questioned Mumbai, December 20
A woman from Finland, residing in Mumbai, was allegedly raped yesterday
after she left a pub in Navi Mumbai, according to the police. As per the complaint filed by the victim, she left the
pub and hitched a ride in a passing car to get home.
Probe Scorpene deal
again, HC tells CBI New Delhi, December 20
In a setback to the CBI which maintained that there was no kickback
involved in the Rs 16,000 crore Scorpene submarine deal, the Delhi High
Court today directed it to conduct a fresh preliminary inquiry and file
a report before it.
Letter ‘My husband is planning an
accident in my car’ London, December 20
A handwritten letter from Princess Diana, in which she claims that
Prince Charles was plotting to kill her, has been shown in full for the
first time at the ongoing inquest into her death. The letter, written in
October 1996, 10 months before the fatal car crash which killed Diana
and her lover Dodi Al Fayed, shows that the princess feared she was to
be killed to clear the way for Prince Charles to marry their children's
nanny, Tiggy Legge-Bourke.
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