2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
cops die in Lahore blast Suicide
bomber blows himself up near the High Court building minutes
before a planned anti-govt march by lawyers A suicide bomber
killed at least 26 persons, including 22 policemen, and
wounded another 60 when he blew himself up amid a police
contingent in Lahore on Thursday. The blast took place ahead
of a lawyers’ rally. Policemen carry away an injured colleague from the scene where a powerful bomb exploded near the High Court in Lahore on Thursday. — Reuters
Centre Scam Arrest
of Capt, kin stayed till January 22 Six officials of
Today Homes denied bail Ludhiana, January 10
Former Punjab Chief
Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, his son Raninder Singh,
Raminder Singh alias Richi (son-in-law) and a former local
bodies minister Ch Jagjit Singh got a major reprieve in the
alleged multi-crore City Centre Scam, when the Sessions Court
stayed their arrest till January 22.
Electoral Rolls CEC
orders scrapping of 33 lakh names Bangalore,
Reacting to allegations
of large scale bungling in the electoral rolls in Karnataka,
Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalswami today directed
scrapping of 33 lakh names, which were added in November this
year without conducting appropriate verification.
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surrenders Jaipur, January
Fugitive top cop B.B.
Mohanti surrendered before a local court today after eluding
the police for five months for allegedly helping his
rape-convicted son jump parole. The suspended Orissa cadre IPS
officer, sporting a beard, was taken to Central jail after
additional chief judicial magistrate Rajendra Kumar Bansal
remanded him in judicial custody for two weeks.
toll 20 Srinagar, January
The toll in the
avalanches near the LoC in the Machil and Uri sectors in
Kashmir rose to 20 on Thursday. The snow storm also damaged a
number of bunkers and fencing near LoC in Kupwara and
Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir.
Delhi, January 10
out to common people has always been the drive
at the Tata Group. And in unveiling its
eagerly awaited People’s Car, Nano, at the
country’s biggest auto show here, Tata
Motors has done exactly that. Big
for the people
Ratan Tata poses in front of the Tata “Nano” car during the launch in New Delhi, Thursday.
— Tribune photograph
will add to traffic burden, says Pachauri New Delhi, January
It may come as a dampener
for Ratan Tata and his dream car Nano, but Nobel Prize winner
IPCC chief R.K. Pachauri today gave a clear thumbs down to the
very thought behind the one-lakh concept.
rock Singur as Nano rolls out Kolkata, January 10
Ratan Tata today himself
presented his “dream Rs 1 lakh car” at an auto exhibition in
New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan, but the car was not manufactured
at the company’s mother plant at Singur, near Kolkata, where
about 3,500 workers attached to the plant suddenly went on
strike last evening protesting against the non-payment of wages.
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