2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Taliban storm Pak army HQ, 10 killed
Hold security personnel hostage
Taliban terrorists were on Saturday night holding 10-15 hostages, including security personnel, hours after launching an audacious attack on Pakistan Army’s headquarters in nearby Rawalpindi that sparked a fierce gun battle in which a Brigadier and five other armymen were killed.
Soldiers take positions outside the main gate of the Pakistan army
headquar- ters after an attack by armed men in Rawal-
pindi, on the outskirts of Islamabad, on Saturday. — Reuters
India hints at Pak link to Kabul attack New Delhi, October 10 Clearly suggesting a Pakistani link to Thursday’s suicide bomb attack outside its mission in Kabul, India today said the terrorist act was the handiwork of forces, which had
their patrons residing across the border. Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao
HARYANA ELECTS Battle of ballot hots up Chandigarh, October 10
The battle of the ballot in Haryana, scheduled for October 13, is gradually turning fiercer even while the ruling Congress, though under severe attack from the Opposition for acute power crisis and rising prices, is hopeful of returning to power.
Brawl snuffs out U-19 cricketer’s life Lucknow, October 10
A brilliant cricketing career of a
national-level player Gagandeep came to a tragic end in Meerut on Friday
night when an enraged son of a cop opened fire at a kebab shop,
demanding to be served first. The victim was a member of the Indian
under-19 cricket squad. The kebab
shop owner, Shahnawaz (55) also succumbed to bullet injuries.
Punjab gets rap for ‘ignoring’ juvenile
justice Chandigarh, October 10
The Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today lambasted the Punjab government for having failed to implement the Juvenile Justice Act.
Speaking at a seminar organised by the Monitoring Committee on Juvenile
Justice of the High Court, Chief Justice Tirath Singh Thakur said the
Punjab government has not met several statutory requirements of the Act.
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