2010, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Pak air chiefís photo in govt ad
PMO apologises, orders
internal inquiry New Delhi, January 24
The UPA regime today found
itself in a deeply embarrassing situation following the
inclusion of former Pakistan Air Force chiefís photograph in a
government advertisement, prompting the PMO to tender an apology
to the nation and order an internal inquiry into the lapse. The
controversy, however, refused to die down.
The photograph of former Pakistani air chief Tanveer Mahmood Ahmed (down left) in the controversial advertisement released by the Ministry of Women and Child Development
against female foeticide that appeared in many newspapers on Sunday. ó PTI
Srinagar, January 24
Amid tight security , the
Full Dress Rehearsal was held at the Bakshi Stadium here, the
venue for the main Republic Day function, and at other district
headquarters across the Kashmir valley today, even as a huge
quantity of arms and ammunition, including 10 kg of RDX, was
seized during search operations by security forces in north
Kashmir. Security personnel display a huge cache of arms and ammunition, including 10 kg of RDX and 108 grenades,
at Pattan on Saturday. Tribune photo: Amin War
childís health not a priority for Punjabis Chandigarh, January 24
The girl child in Punjab
might survive foeticide, but once born, she is treated like an
unwelcome guest. In a startling revelation, information gathered
under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
Kolkata, January 24
Former Lok Sabha speaker
Somnath Chatterjee was admitted to a private Hospital in south
Kolkata with chest infection.
owns up US plane attack bid, vows more Dubai, January 24
Osama bin Laden claimed
responsibility for the December 25 failed bombing of a US-bound plane
and threatened more attacks on the United States, in an audio tape Al
Jazeera said on Sunday was of the Al-Qaida leader.
IPL Snub Pak cancels EC
panelís India visit The Pakistan government has
stopped two top officials of Election Commission from visiting India,
apparently in protest against Indiaís hostile attitude towards
Pakistani cricketers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.
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