2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
top gun held Srinagar, January
The police has arrested
Ahsan Dar, founder of Kashmir's most potent indigenous outfit,
Hizbul Mujahideen, who was active as the coordinator between
several Pak-based militant outfits like the Lashkar-e-Toiba and
the Jaish-e-Mohammamad. Ahsan Dar, who founded the HM in 1989,
was nabbed while he was trying to sneak into Sumbal, the police
“Their riches are our
sorrow,” rues Surat Singh, a 60-year-old farmer of
Khurshidpura village, near the confluence of Budda Nullah and
the Sutlej, remembering how he lost his wife and two sons within
a decade when the badly polluted water spread toxicity in the
These kids have been struck down by the nullah in Khurshaidpura village.
Tribune photo: Inderjeet Verma
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run: Petrol dealers wait for lower prices Chandigarh, January 14
An estimated 20 per cent of retail
outlets of various state-run oil marketing companies, located in the
border districts of Ferozepur, Abohar, Fazilka, Sangrur, Amritsar and
Taran Taaran, ran dry today.
New Delhi, January 14
Once again upping the ante on the
already charged atmosphere between India and Pakistan post 26/11, Army
chief General Deepak Kapoor today said the military option against the
neighbouring country was open even now.
honchos back Modi as PM New Delhi, January 14
This Makar Sankranti, Gujarat Chief
Minister Narendra Modi’s kite is flying higher than L.K. Advani’s,
with top Indian honchos backing the former as the next Prime Minister of
kahani splits Dutts Mumbai, January 14
Samajawadi Party leader Amar Singh
is playing a stellar role in yet another sibling rivalry between
actor Sanjay Dutt and his politician sister Priya. Singh weaned
away Sanjay Dutt to his party despite his family’s long-standing
links with the Congress.
Amendments in cable TV
rules Media to be
consulted before changes: PM New Delhi, January 14
With news channel editors coming
together to seek withdrawal of the government's proposal to restrain
media from covering incidents like the Mumbai terror strikes, Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh has assured them that the matter would be
finalised only after the “widest possible consultation”.
executives sold shares worth Rs 800 cr before fraud New Delhi, January 14
Even as one of three newly
appointed directors of Satyam Computer Services met senior government
officials here today to brief them about the state of affairs in the
fraud-hit company, reports suggested that the top executives of the IT
firm reaped in millions from the sale of their shares before the fraud
broke out leading to the arrest of chairman Ramalinga Raju and others.
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