2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
terror haunts India
Rope in China, US to tackle the menace: Security agencies New
Delhi, March 5
“Taliban is a mere five
hours away from India,” states a matter-of-fact report by
security agencies to the Union cabinet. In a joint report to the
cabinet committee on security, the agencies have called for
urgent, joint action by India, US and China to take on the
nation is poised at a point of time when it must take
vital decisions to usher in a better future. These
decisions will mean evolving new policies and decisions to
tackle massive problems the country is facing at home, in
the neighbourhood and abroad. The evolving situation also
requires leaders with vision, honesty, integrity, ideas
and capability. The people have now an opportunity that
comes once in five years to choose such leaders.
CAST YOUR VOTE
with the US
Can you still be
registered as a voter for the coming Lok Sabha elections?
Yes, says the Election Commission. The declaration of the
Lok Sabha elections and imposition of the model code of
conduct notwithstanding, if you have turned 18 on New Year
Day of the election year and fulfil all other conditions
to be a voter, you can be registered as a voter till the
last day of the filing of nomination papers in your
of Gandhi’s belongings called off New York, March 5
The US-based owner of
Mahatma Gandhi’s five personal belongings, including the
iconic round-eye glasses, today decided to withdraw from the
controversial auction of the prized memorabilia just hours
before they were due to come under the hammer.
HOW ABOUT KIWIS FOR LUNCH? Mahendra Singh Dhoni (L) and Virender Sehwag during a training session ahead of the second one-day match against New Zealand in Wellington on Thursday.
— Reuters (Details in Sports
cold to repo rate cut Mumbai, March 5
The Sensex closed below the
8,200-mark ending below November 2005 levels for the first time since
the bear market began last year. The benchmark index closed 248 points
lower at 8,197 as investors disregarded yesterday's rate cuts by the
Reserve Bank of India.
A Tribune Special Doctors
moonlighting in South India Punjab pays doctors to bail out
colleges during MCI inspections Chandigarh, March 5
A section of Punjab government
doctors working for over 10 years are also performing the role of
assistant and associate professors in medical colleges in South India.
They do not teach. They do not even stay in the college but make fast a
quick buck during every inspection of the Medical Council of India in
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