2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Srinagar rally banned
One killed, 40 hurt in violence, curfew clamped Srinagar, August 24
Apprehending violence, the state government today decided to ban the ‘Lal Chowk chalo’ march, called by the Hurriyat Conference-led coordination committee for Monday. The government imposed curfew in the wee hours across the 10 districts and put senior Hurriyat leaders under house arrest.
Mamata launches indefinite dharna against land acquisition Singur (Hooghly), August 24
The indefinite dharna at Singur, which was launched by Mamata Banerjee
today, received an overwhelming response from almost all the opposition
parties, different activists and human rights organisations.
Return of Judges Zardari gives
no time frame Agreements with the
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) “are not sacrosanct like the holy
Quran and the Hadith” and can be modified if circumstances change,
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said in
an interview with BBC Urdu.
to stake claim today Ranchi, August 24
Optimistic over forming a new
government in Jharkand, the JMM tonight said it would stake the claim
tomorrow as Shibu Soren’s party got more support with RJD supremo Lalu
Yadav even vowing to install him as Chief Minister at all costs. After
meeting Governor Syed Sibte Razi at Raj Bhavan tonight, Soren’s son
Durga and ally NCP’s MLA Kamlesh Singh said “we called on him and
sought a meeting at 4 pm tomorrow.
to serve train passengers New Delhi, August 24
The next time you travel by train,
don't be surprised if a woman smilingly approaches you to serve food as
the Railways are planning to introduce hostesses in select routes to
compete with the airlines. According to the plan being finalised by the
Railways ministry, refurbished AC coaches will have hostesses to serve
meals and snacks to travellers.
A Tribune Exclusive Kerala
favourite spot for SIMI activists New Delhi, August 24
‘God’s own country’ — as
Kerala is popularly known — seems to have emerged as the favourite
spot for the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI)’s terror
training camps. The famous backwaters, small islands and lush green
coconut jungles of the coastal state appear to have helped in the recent
years in concealing the terror outfit’s weapon training and motivation
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