2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
AI stir off, but wait for flights to get normal
An assurance by Union Civil
Aviation Minister Praful Patel to agitating Air India executive
pilots that there would be no cut in their incentives, it
appears, struck right on target as the protesters called off
their five days old stir today morning.
IAEA Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and AICC President and UPA chiarperson Sonia Gandhi after receiving the Indira Gandhi National Award for Peace from President Pratibha Patil at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Mukesh Aggarwal
army men, ISI �trained� 26/11 attackers Former members of
Pakistan's military and the Inter-Services Intelligence agency trained
the gunmen who attacked Mumbai in November, a senior member of the
militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba has told a US newspaper.
drown as tourist boat sinks in Kerala Thekkady (Kerala),
In the worst tourism tragedy in
Kerala, 31 persons died after a state-run double-deck boat carrying 74
tourists suddenly capsized today in the famous Thekkady Lake in Periyar
Wildlife Sanctuary in Idukki district.
climbs Mt 17K Mumbai, September 30
Reports of higher advance tax paid
by companies ahead of second quarter results and rising global liquidity
pushed the Sensex above 17,000 levels for the first time since May 21,
2008. The benchmark index closed 273 points higher at 17,126. In the
broader markets, the Nifty closed 77 points higher at 5,083.
smashes Pacific islands Sydney, September 30
A series of tsunamis smashed into
the Pacific island nations of American and Western Samoa killing
possibly more than 120 people, some washed out to sea, destroying
villages and injuring hundreds, officials said on today.
train� a lifeline for stricken patients Bathinda/Bikaner, September
There was little hope of survival
for 17-year old Sukhjit Singh, a resident of Ramuwala Kalan village in
Moga district who was diagnosed with blood cancer earlier this year.
However, as soon as his parents came to know about a cancer hospital
located in Bikaner the three boarded the Abohar-Jodhpur passenger train
at Bathinda on the night of May 12 this year and reached the desert town
in Rajasthan the next morning.
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