2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
The Taliban warns
After Lahore, it’s Washington Lahore/Islamabad, March 31
Baitullah Mehsud, chief of the Pakistani Taliban who carries a reward of US $ 5 million (approximately Rs 50
crore) and is the most wanted man in Pakistan, today declared plans to launch an attack in Washington “ that will amaze everyone in the world”.
Tragedy revisits Naina Devi pilgrims 24 killed as truck carrying devotees hits tree Anandpur Sahib, March 31
In less than eight months’ time yet another tragedy struck pilgrims to the Naina Devi shrine last night killing 24 persons and injuring 73.
Around 100 devotees from Jeevanpura and Ghuman in the Machhiwara area of Ludhiana were returning by a truck after paying obeisance at the shrine on occasion of
Naina Devi Tragedy Heartrending scenes at hospital Anandpur Sahib, March 31
Wails and sobs once again filled corridors of the Civil Hospital here. An elderly woman was looking for her grand daughter. She was speechless and could not even convey her lost child’s name to the health workers there.
President Pratibha Patil presents the Padma Vibhushan to the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Dr Anil Kakodkar, during a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan
in New Delhi on Tuesday. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
SC censors Munna’s poll dance New Delhi, March 31
Drawing a clear distinction between the cases of Sanjay Dutt and Navjot Singh
Sidhu, the Supreme Court today rejected the film star’s plea for allowing him to contest the Lok Sabha poll by staying his conviction and six-year sentence by a TADA court in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
Liberhan panel gets 48th extension New Delhi, March 31
The term of Liberhan Commission, probing the demolition of disputed structure in
Ayodhya, has been extended for the 48th time today for three more months.
The Home Ministry issued a notification extending till June 30 the term of the one-man inquiry commission constituted by then Prime Minister PV Narsimha Rao to probe into the demolition of the disputed structure on December 6, 1992.
in London for G-20 summit
The stage is set for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other world
leaders to gather here on Thursday for the G-20 summit, amid high
expectations that the meet would evolve a global financial rescue
strategy to deal with not only the current situation but also to prevent
the recurrence of such a crisis.
dept cancels PCA’s tax exemption Says it is indulging in
commercial activity Chandigarh, March 31
In a significant order, the Income
Tax Department today cancelled the tax exemption certificate 12(A)
issued to the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) as a charitable
institution on grounds that it was indulging in widespread commercial
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