2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
LHASA PR TRIP China keeps India out Beijing, March 28
Apparently unhappy over New Delhi’s handling of the Tibet issue, China today chose not to invite any Indian diplomat in the tour of foreign envoys to riot-scarred Lhasa amid intensified global pressure to stop the crackdown on Tibetans and open a dialogue with the Dalai Lama.
Sehwag, the butcher! Hits the fastest triple hundred as India hit back with vengeance Chennai, March 28
A belligerent Virender Sehwag presided over a bowlers' bloodbath and blasted an unbeatean 309 as India responded emphatically to South Africa's massive first innings total in the first Test here today.
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He savaged SA attack to score the fastest 300 ever
— AFP photo
injured in firing near PM office New Delhi, March 28
The high-security area near the
Prime Minister’s Office here witnessed some tense moments today as a
Delhi policeman was shot at and injured allegedly by a colleague. The
incident took place around 11 am when head constable Sanjay Kumar
received a gunshot wound in his left thigh.
An investigation team
inspects the site outside the Prime Minister’s Office after a
firing incident in New Delhi on Friday.
— Tribune photo by
Manas Ranjan Bhui
rap for Chautala Chandigarh, March 28
The Haryana assembly today censured
former Chief Minister and INLD supremo Om Prakash Chautala for
misleading the House on loan waiver figures. It is for the first time in
living memory that the House has censured one of its members.
Inflation at 13-month high — 6.68 pc New Delhi, March 28
During the week ended March 15, 2008, inflation touched 6.68 per cent, compared to 5.92 per cent a week ago. The rate was 6.56 per cent during the corresponding period last year.
in, Trident CEO wants out Chandigarh, March 28
Peeved at the way the land
acquisition deal of Trident Industries in Barnala has been dealt with by
the Punjab government, the chief executive officer of Trident Group is
pulling out his stake from Punjab. He is now on the lookout for his
successor to head the groups' operations in the state.
Kandahar Revisited By George,
Advani not right, says Fernandes New Delhi, March 28
The controversy over senior BJP
leader L.K. Advani’s claim that he was unaware about Jaswant Singh
accompanying terrorists to Kandahar in 1999 snowballed further as his
former colleague George Fernandes has asserted that this decision was
not taken unilaterally but by all ministers collectively.
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