New Delhi, September 19
Two of the suspected terrorists, who were responsible for the serial bomb blasts in the Capital last Saturday, were shot dead in an encounter in the congested Jamia Nagar area of south Delhi this afternoon.
Delhi policemen at the encounter site
on Friday. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
officer Sharma dies New Delhi,
Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma (44), the pride of the Delhi Police,
succumbed to his injuries in a city hospital this evening. He was
admitted to the hospital in a critical condition after he received three
bullet injuries in stomach during an encounter with militants in the
Sensex soars 726
points Mumbai, September 19
A rally in global markets propelled
by relief measures from central banks around the world had its impact on
the BSE Sensex as well with the benchmark index zooming 5.5 per cent or
726 points to close at 14,042 levels.
surrenders, sent to CBI custody Chandigarh, September 19
After playing hide and seek with
the law enforcing agencies for over a month, Ravinder Singh, the prime
accused in the controversial cash-at-judge’s door, surrendered before
the CBI Special Court of Jagdeep Jain today. Ravinder Singh Bhasin, the prime accused in the controversial cash-at-judge’s door, in CBI custody after he surrendered in Chandigarh on Friday. Ravinder claimed before mediapersons in the courtroom that he knew Justice Nirmal Yadav and some other judges. He backtracked on this later. Tribune photo: S. Chandan
Manmohan leaves for US, France on Monday New Delhi, September 19
Armed with the NSG waiver, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves here on Monday for the US and France on a 10-day visit, which will provide him an opportunity to discuss the progress in the operationalisation of the Indo-US nuclear deal with President George W Bush and the possibility of concluding a similar accord with Paris.
India to dedicate 2 sites for US reactors In an acknowledgement of
the lead role the U.S. has played in helping end its nuclear isolation,
India has promised to dedicate at least two sites for U.S. firms seeking
to set up reactors under a civilian nuclear agreement. It has also
committed to purchasing reactors from US firms. A Bush Administration
official told senators about this commitment at a Senate Foreign
Relations Committee hearing on the nuclear deal on Thursday.
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