2008, Chandigarh, India
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No N-worry, Musharraf in command: Pranab
New Delhi, January 4
Maintaining that it favoured a strong and stable Pakistan, India reacted to Western concerns about nuclear weapons falling into “jehadi hands” by noting that President Pervez Musharraf was in “command”.
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that he was hopeful that the people of Pakistan would be able to overcome the current crisis.
beats Hillary in first test Huckabee wins
Republican contest The Iowa caucuses —
the first step in the long road to the White House — threw
up twin surprises on Thursday night when voters in the state
picked Democratic senator Barack Obama and Republican Mike
Huckabee from among a packed slate of candidates.
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Haryana forces stake in Mohali airport Chandigarh, January 4
Minutes before the Punjab government was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Airport Authority of India through the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority for the building of an international airport terminal at
Mohali, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda threw a spanner demanding the inclusion of his state as a partner in the project.
Minister of civil aviation Praful Patel with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda before signing the MoU for the Mohali International Airport at a function at Punjab Bhavan in Chandigarh on Friday. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is
also seen in photo.
— Tribune photo by Parvesh Chauhan
January 15, identity proof must for Delhiites New Delhi,
From January 15, any
citizen living in the national capital can be asked by the
police to produce his or her identity proof, failing which
could land the person in trouble. “The decision to verify
the identity of citizens has been taken to step up security in
the wake of recent terror attacks in various parts of the
Rizwanur Case CBI
accuses Todis of abetment to suicide Kolkata, January
The CBI probing into the
mysterious death of Rizwanur Rahman is learnt have concluded
that Rizwanur, who was in love with Priyanka Todi and married
her under the Special Marriage Act, was not murdered but he
committed suicide under extreme unusual circumstances.
not for military solution in Lanka New Delhi, January 4
India today made it clear that it
favoured a political package that could bring about a lasting peace in
Sri Lanka and there could be no military solution to the problem.
Sachin ends ton drought
India wrest the initiative with 69-run lead Sydney, January 4
Mercifully, the threat of rain did not materialise and this enabled another knowledgeable crowd at the Sydney Cricket Ground on the third day of the second Test to savour a fascinating, unbeaten 154 by Sachin
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Bhaniarawala was Babbars’ target New Delhi, January 4
With the arrest of four terrorists
of the Babbar Khalsa International, the special cell of the Delhi Police
today claimed to have foiled their nefarious plot to target certain VIPs
in Punjab, including religious guru Baba Pyara Singh Bhaniarawala based
in Ropar district.
The Delhi Police Special Cell produces four arrested Babbar Khalsa
militants — Tirlochan Singh, Kulwinderjeet Singh, Beekar Singh and Baljeet Singh Pahu — in front of the media in New Delhi on Friday.
— A Tribune photograph
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