2007, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Bilawal gets PPP reins Party will contest poll: Asif Zardari Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of former
PM Benazir Bhutto has been named the chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party while his father Asif Zardari will be the party co-chairman, it was announced after a meeting of the Central
Committee of the party in Nau Dero (Sindh)
today. Newly appointed chairperson of the Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (R), addresses a press conference in Nau Dero on Sunday as his father Asif Ali Zardari looks on. — AFP
Islamabad, December 30
Former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto could not have been fatally injured even if she did hit her head on the sunroof lever of her Land Cruiser, says an official of the Toyota that manufactures the vehicle.
We are convinced that it can’t be a lever (that caused the fatal head injury) but we are still looking into
more details. — Toyota official
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Special prayers for Bhutto
in ancestral village Larkana, December 30
The family of slain ex-Premier Benazir Bhutto and her party members offered special prayers at her ancestral village in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province today as her husband Asif Ali Zardari urged people to honour her by continuing her struggle to achieve
Killing Pak media refuses
to buy govt version Islamabad, December 30
For the second day in a row,
Pakistani media has maintained it’ll not buy the government’s
version on how Benazir Bhutto was killed, saying the official
explanation “lacks credibility and consistency”.
Dhumal assumes command; takes oath
as CM Shimla, December 30
Prem Kumar Dhumal was today sworn in as the BJP Chief Minister for a second term with much fanfare at the historic Ridge amidst the shouting of slogans by jubilant BJP supporters.
Governor V. S. Kokje administers the oath of office to Prem Kumar Dhumal at The Ridge in Shimla on Sunday.
— Tribune photo by S. Chandan
4 BKI militants nabbed for Shingaar blast Ludhiana, December 30
The Shingaar cinema blast in which six migrants were killed and 37 others hurt was the handiwork of about 20 Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) militants, the police said here today.
states join hands against Naxals Agree to share information Patna, December 30
The recent meeting of Chief
Ministers’ on internal security convened by Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh in Delhi in the backdrop of the unbridled Naxalite violence in 13
affected states seems to have finally sounded the alarm bell for four
states in eastern and central parts of the country.
After launch of Rs 1-lakh car Ratan Tata wants to hang boots London, December 30
Head of the Tata Group Ratan Tata feels that after the successful launch of his dream project — the Rs 1-lakh car — will ideally be the nice time for him to retire from active business life, a media report said here.
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