2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
2 BRO men killed in Taliban attack
New Delhi, April 12
Suspected Taliban militants today targeted
Indian construction workers in south west Afghanistan, killing two
personnel of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and injuring five in a
suicide attack. M P Singh and C Govindaswamy were killed on the spot
when the suicide bomber driving a vehicle rammed into the construction
workers near Minar area in Nimroz province at around 9 am.
3 cops dismissed for raping minor Ludhiana, April 12
The Punjab police today dismissed three cops, including an international
powerlifter, for allegedly raping a minor girl in Rakh Bagh late last night, holding her helpless boyfriend hostage.
Bringing shame to men in khaki, one of the accused was donning the police uniform.
SSP R.K. Jaiswal said the cops had no right to wear the uniform after they had dishonoured it with their highly condemnable act.
ASI Inderjeet Singh, Hari Ram and Gurmel Singh in police custody in Ludhiana on Saturday.
— Photo by Inderjeet Verma
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kills fighter pilot near Kasauli Solan, April 12
Fighter pilot Anubhav
Rao (24) was murdered by advocate Hari Dass Tanwar with a
sharp-edged weapon on the outskirts of Kasauli last evening.
Sameer Yadav, a flight lieutenant posted at Air Force
Station, Ambala, was injured in the incident. According to
the police, the Air Force officials were accompanied by
their two friends from Delhi, Shankar Ghosh and Ashish
Chauhan. They were on their way to Shimla, but decided to
spend the night at Kasauli. They were travelling in
Shankar’s car (DLOCJ-5021).
Hand over Ulfa chief, BSF tells Bangla Rifles New Delhi,
India today refused to
accept Bangaldesh’s denial on United Liberation Front of
Asom (Ulfa) chief Paresh Barua’s presence there and
insisted that he along with other Indian insurgent leaders
were hiding there and be handed over to it as a gesture in
Nepal going red: 27 seats so far
The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists that
had spearheaded a bloody insurgency wave in the Himalayan kingdom for
over a decade, has virtually swept the elections in the country. While
Nepal Maoist supremo, Prachanda, or Puhpa Kamal Dahal, has won from
Kathmandu constituency-10, his party moved ahead of its rivals in the
constituent assembly polls to shape the future political system for the
Supporters of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) with the communist “Hammer and Sickle” take part in celebrations after the victory of Prachanda (right), former rebel leader and present chairman of the party. — AFP
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