2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Govt to meet atomic panel before Left New Delhi, March 8
The March 15 deadline set by the Left parties for the next meeting of the UPA-Left committee on the Indo-US nuclear deal has triggered a flurry of activity in the government.
Democratic alliance set to get Nagaland Guwahati, March 8
The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland, led by the regional Naga People’s Front, is coasting towards formation of the next government in the state with the NPF bagging 25 seats so far against 22 won by the Congress as counting of votes from 57 Assembly segments out of the total 60 seats was completed.
Poultry in Deathly Motion 3,000 birds die in Bathinda Gehri Bhagi (Bathinda), March 8
Panic has gripped this village, near Bathinda, with more than 3,000 birds having died due to an unidentified disease at a poultry farm. Veterinarians of the Animal Husbandry Department have launched an inspection of all poultry farms within a radius of 3 km of the farm. Dead birds being taken away to be buried at a poultry farm near
Bathinda on Saturday. — Tribune photo by Kulbir Beera
Kashmir is back but where is Major Walia? Chandigarh, March 8
Kashmir Singh has returned. But mystery continues to shroud the disappearance of an Indian Army Major reportedly working with the military intelligence.
Even after 16 years and a probe by the CBI, the whereabouts of Major Sudhneet Singh Walia are still unknown. Missing for 16 years: Major S. S. Walia
of militancy revival in Punjab real, says PM New Delhi, March 8
The government has credible information of efforts to revive militancy in Punjab and cannot do away with the list containing names of Sikh youths with alleged militant links, though it undertook periodic reviews, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said in a letter to the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee.
Never say no London, March 8
Love surely is eternal, just the way it is in this couple’s life. A 101-year-old man is getting set to marry his long time girlfriend after dating her for more than 50 years. Italian Giuseppe Rebaudi, a retired gynaecologist, is getting ready to exchange wedding vows with 98-year-old French girlfriend Silvie Basain next
Action From Today Lahore Badshahs, ‘stronger than Pak team’, to power ICL-III Chandigarh, March 8
“With so many star players of
Pakistan with us, Lahore Badshahs is probably more powerful than the
Pakistan team,” observed Kiran More, executive board member of the
Indian Cricket League here today ahead of the start of the the third
edition of the Indian cricket League at Tau Devi Lal stadium in
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