2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Terror Attacks It’s
not work of non-state actors: Prez New Delhi, January
Without naming Pakistan,
President Pratibha Patil today rejected the contention that
“independent actors” were behind the attacks on Mumbai and
other places and observed India was located in a region that
“harbours the epicentre of terrorism.”
recuperating well Chose AIIMS for his
trust in doctors’ competency New Delhi, January 25
Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh is recovering “exceptionally” well after his 11-hour
heart bypass surgery at AIIMS yesterday and is eager to get back
to work. The night after the surgery passed off uneventfully,
and the PM was put off the ventilator at 1 am today.
Bahuguna awarded Padma Vibhushan New Delhi,
Chairman of the Atomic
Energy Commission Anil Kakodkar, noted environmentalist
Sunderlal Bahuguna, first Olympic Gold medalist Abhinav
Bindra, cricket captain MS Dhoni and former Miss World
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are among 133 personalities honoured
with Padma awards this year.
Anil Kakodkar... Padma Vibhushan
Sunderlal Bahuguna... Padma Vibhushan
Chakra for nine bravehearts 26/11 heroes Karkare, Kamte,
Salaskar, Major Unnikrishnan and Delhi cop MC Sharma on coveted list; 13
to get Kirti Chakra New Delhi, January 25
As many as six security personnel,
who laid down their lives fighting terrorists during the Mumbai attack,
will be awarded the Ashok Chakra — the highest award for gallantry
during peacetime — on Republic Day.
possible if ties better: Gilani Islamabad, January 25
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani
has indicated that Pakistan may consider the option of extraditing
terror suspects to India in the wake of the Mumbai attacks if the
bilateral ties are "normalised". "We are taking extremely
seriously the dossier passed on to the government of Pakistan (by the
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suspected Pak terrorists killed in Noida Lucknow, January 25
Thwarting possible trouble in the
national capital on the occasion of the Republic Day, a joint team of
the UP Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and the Noida police shot down two
suspected Pakistani terrorists in Noida today morning. Two AK-47s, five
hand grenades, 1 kg RDX, 120 live cartridges, Rs 18,000 in cash,
detonators and a rucksack have been recovered from a white Maruti 800
car in which they were trying to sneak in.
family kills couple for honour Amritsar, January 25
In a case of honour killing, a
newly married couple was shot dead by the family of the 19-year-old girl
near Gurdwara Bir Baba Budha Sahib in Thatha village falling under Tarn
Taran police district during daytime today. Balkar Singh (30) and
Ravinder Pal Kaur had recently got married in a court on January 1.
officer held for smuggling heroin Mumbai/Chandigarh, January
The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of
the Mumbai police arrested a senior IPS officer with 12 kg heroin today.
Interestingly, the officer, identified as Shaji Mohan, was recently
transferred to Mumbai from Chandigarh where he held a plum post in the
Narcotics Control Bureau. According to ATS chief KP Raghuvanshi, the
value of heroin recovered from the accused is pegged at Rs 12 crore in
the international market.
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