2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Benazir Bhutto assassinated Rawalpindi,
Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was killed in a gun
and bomb attack after a rally in the city of Rawalpindi on
Thursday, her party said. "She has been martyred,"
said party official Rehman Malik. Bhutto, 54, died in hospital
in Rawalpindi. Ary-One Television said she had been shot in
Fresh violence in Orissa Police station torched, houses attacked Phulbani, December 26
Despite heavy deployment of security personnel, fresh violence and arson today broke out in riot-hit Kandhamal district as a police station was torched and 10 houses were attacked that left 11 persons injured.
The Centre has
decided to give a package of nearly Rs 200 crore for the
development and improvement of facilities at the
historic towns of Sri Anandpur Sahib and Talwandi Sabo.
An official spokesman said the package will be a part of
the year-long project to commemorate the 300th Guruta
Gaddi Diwas of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
Guruta Gaddi Diwas of Sri Guru Granth Sahib project
HIGH FIVE: Anil Kumble celebrates after dismissing Brett Lee on the first day of the first Test between India and Australia in Melbourne on Wednesday. Kumble scalped five wickets for 84 runs and brought India back into the match leaving Aussies 337 for nine at stumps. — AFP (Details on Sports page)
panchayat elections soon Chandigarh,
Panchayat elections in
Punjab will be held soon. However, this time the sarpanches
will not be elected direct but through elected panches. Rural
development and panchayat minister Ranjit Singh Brahmpura
stated this today.
gives sops to Nandigram
Nandigram, December 26
Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, and his party
secretary, Biman Bose, today visited the ‘besieged
Nandigram’ nine months after the March 14 massacre
when 14 farmers were killed in firing by the police and
CPM cadres in Nandigram.
"No land will be acquired at
Nandigram. The proposed chemical hub will be built in neighbouring Nayaxhar area
Debacle Congress paid for ideological drifting New Delhi, December
There are growing murmurs
in the Congress after its shock defeat in the Gujarat
elections that the party paid a price for deviating from its
to induct Akash missiles, says Air Chief New Delhi, December 26
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is all
set to acquire a squadron-strength of the indigenously developed Akash
surface-to-air missile. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi
Major, said, “We will soon begin the process of inducting the Akash.”
Today it was the turn of the
media to be bowled over by the charm, grace and articulation of
Aroosa Alam, a Pakistani journalist, who is in the news because of
her friendship with the former Chief Minister of Punjab, Capt
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