2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
No flight hit AAI staff strike fails to have impact New Delhi, March 12
Domestic and international flight operations across the country were unaffected today as the indefinite strike by airport employees failed to have any impact.
Passengers watch the flight schedule following a nationwide call to cease work by workers at the ticket counter of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport in Kolkata on Wednesday. — AFP
Punjab recognises Anand Marriage Act Passes Compulsory Registration of Marriage Bill Chandigarh, March 12
Recognising the Anand Marriage Act, 1909, the Punjab Assembly today passed the Punjab Compulsory Registration of Marriages Bill-2008, thus paving the way for the registration of marriages solemnised in the state under the Anand Marriage Act-1909.
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Riots File report against Tytler in a week, CBI told New Delhi, March 12
A city court hearing a 1984
anti-Sikh riot case involving Congress leader Jagdish Tytler
today pulled up the CBI for failing to file a status report on
the re-investigation ordered into the case. “I have not asked you to file a chargesheet but a status report in the case. It was your duty to file the report,” additional chief metropolitan magistrate Sanjiv Jain said.
Upset over CBI cases, retired DSP commits suicide Amritsar, March 12
Upset over CBI cases, Swarn Singh Hundal, who retired as DSP in 2002, committed suicide with his double-barrel gun at his residence in Gopal Nagar, near police
chowki, here this evening. The retired DSP was also involved in the killing of noted singer Dilshad Akhtar in Gurdaspur district.
Zardari reaches out to Fahim
PPP co-chairperson Asif Zardari and vice-chairman Makhdoom Amin Fahim appeared to have achieved a thaw in their tense relations averting a possible schism within the party over the question of the nomination of party candidate for the post of Prime Minister.
North Indians: Notice to Thackeray New Delhi, March 12
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who was in the eye of a storm for his attack against North Indians in Mumbai, has been served a notice by the Privilege Committee of Parliament over his recent article in the party mouthpiece Saamna.
Drugs enter jail with vegetables Ludhiana, March 12
If you think vegetables, roots and fruits are only for eating, think again! Ingenious inmates in jails across the state are increasingly using these natural products to smuggle drugs or money into the secured four walls of the prisons.
In Ludhiana Central Jail alone, inmates have been caught using onions,
jimikand, cauliflower, bamboo shoots, melons and capsicum, among others,
as means to hide drugs, both in tablet or powder form, besides money
inside the jail.
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