2010, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Fog throws life out of gear in region Grid collapse leads to blackout Patiala, January 2
Haryana, Chandigarh and parts of Jammu and Kashmir reeled under a power crisis as 35 lines of the northern grid tripped around 3 am following a technical glitch in the transmission lines triggered by fog and cold conditions. A Railways official monitors the passage of trains on a foggy day at Amritsar railway station on Saturday. Photo: Vishal Kumar
Blinding fog in the
state led to three railway accidents in Etawah, Kanpur and
Allahabad. And in the most serious collision between
Prayagraj Express and Gorakhdham Express near Kanpur, at
least 10 persons were killed.
Rescue workers examine the wreckage at Etawah. � Reuters
Just chill: Cloudy days ahead Chandigarh, December 2
Cold wave conditions prevailing in the region, including Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, are likely to continue in the coming days.
ICY CHILL: As region reels under intense cold wave, frozen water forms icicles on a tree in a village in Sirmaur on Saturday. Tribune photo: Pradeep
�Murder� aboard cruise-liner
�She sent SOS before her death� Gurgaon, January 2
Neha, 23, daughter-in-law of Gurgaon Civil Surgeon Dr SS Dalal, got killed under suspicious circumstances on a luxury ship on way from Miami in the USA to Bahamas.
Nearly an hour before her death, Neha had reportedly sent an e-mail to her brother, Anuj
Chhikara, a local advocate, complaining about torture by her husband.
Pak terrorists escape New Delhi, January 2
Three Pakistani terrorists, who,
after the completion of their respective sentence, were to be deported
to their country, escaped from the detention of the Foreigners Regional
Registration Office (FRRO) this evening. They were involved in the
Turkman Gate blast in the capital on June 18, 2000. The three terrorists, Abdul
Razzak, Sadiq and Rasyat, were to be deported to Pakistan via Wagah Border.
Cops face music for �partying� with mafia Mumbai, January 2
Five police officers in Mumbai face suspension after they were recorded dancing at a party thrown by members of the Chotta Rajan gang on Christmas Eve.
According to sources, Mumbai police Commissioner D Sivanandan today recommended the suspension of DCP VN Salve and ACP Prakash Wani along with three other junior officers for attending the party thrown by a member of the Chotta Rajan gang, Paulson Thomas.
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