2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
chief put under house arrest, again Lahore/Chennai,
Pakistani authorities have
restricted the movement of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Mohammad
Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks, and
barred him from leading Id prayers, but TV channels reported
that he has been placed under house arrest.
Badal govt to rethink subsidies Chandigarh, September
Punjab will shortly review
the entire gambit of subsidies being given to various sectors.
The exercise, aimed at improving the state�s fiscal health,
will cover subsidies in power and agriculture sectors, old-age
pensions, shagun scheme, atta-dal scheme, octroi and house tax.
says it again: Pokhran-II a fizzle Hits back at NSA, claims data
could�ve been fudged New
Delhi, September 21
The ongoing debate over Pokhran II
intensified today with former DRDO scientist K Santhanam reiterating
that the May 1998 nuclear tests had not worked in accordance with
�design expectations� and suggesting more tests to refine the
country�s thermonuclear capability.
K Santhanam addresses a press conference in New Delhi
on Monday. � PTI
National Conference party patron and Union Minister for Energy and Renewable Sources, Dr Farooq Abdullah with his son J&K CM
Omar Abdulah offering Eid prayers at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar on Monday. � Tribune photo: Mohd Amin War
calls for check on illegal fishing New Delhi, September 21
India has called for an
international vessel monitoring system to prevent illegal fishing by big
nations in the territorial waters of other countries, said Minister of
State for Agriculture K.V. Thomas here today.
of evidence more vital than quantity: SC New Delhi, September 21
Observing that quality of evidence
has far greater relevance than quantity, the Supreme Court has ruled
that it is not necessary to examine all witnesses in cases involving
ghastly acts committed in public places.
rape every 24 hours in Punjab Chandigarh, September 21
In a shocking revelation that may bring to a naught the steps initiated
by the Punjab government for the security of the fairer sex, at least
one rape is reported from the state daily and a woman is murdered every
second day. And at least one case of molestation and two women
kidnappings are reported every 24 hours.
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