2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Lhasa toll 10 100 killed: Exile group Beijing, March 15
At least 10 persons were killed and many injured in the worst pro-independence street protests to rock Tibetan capital Lhasa in two decades as China struggled to quell the monks-led revolt that reverberated
worldwide and threatened to cast a shadow on 2008 Olympics here.
US embassy staffer killed in Pak blast Islamabad, March 15
A woman working in the US embassy here was killed and 15 persons, including Chinese and Japanese, were injured when a powerful blast rocked a popular restaurant in the heart of the Pakistani capital today.
to kill Putin at concert? Moscow, March 15
A Russian newspaper said today
security forces foiled an attempt by a sniper to kill President Vladimir
Putin near the Kremlin this month. Itar-Tass news agency cited a
security source denying the report.
Farmers of Punjab under the banner of the Bharti Kisan Union (Rajewal), during their dharna against the ‘meaningless’ loan waiver scheme of the UPA government, take langar at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
student is youngest Canadian minister Toronto, March 15
Two Indo-Canadians have been given
ministerial berths for the first time in the Canadian province of
Alberta, with one of them becoming the country’s youngest minister. A
record five Indo-Canadians have won the March 3 assembly elections in
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