Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions | Letters | Sports | Business | World

Friday, May 30, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 9:35 pm

Ajit Doval appointed National Security Advisor
New Delhi: Highly decorated police officer and former Intelligence Bureau Chief Ajit Doval, considered one of the finest operational brains, was today appointed as the National Security Adviser.

UP gangrape case: 2 constables sacked, third accused held
BADAUN/Azamgarh: Amidst outrage over the gangrape of two Dalit sisters in Badaun, two constables were today sacked and another accused arrested as the UP Government promised to set up a fast-track court to punish the culprits.

Gujarat, MP drop plan to include Modi's life story in school syllabus
Gandhinagar/BHOPAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's disapproval of living individuals becoming part of the curriculum today prompted governments in the BJP-ruled Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to drop the plan to include his life story in the school syllabus.

US Sikhs hire Hillary Clinton's ex-strategist for changing perception
WASHINGTON: The newly formed National Sikh Campaign launched by US Sikhs has announced to have a former chief strategist of Hillary Clinton to begin the first-ever exploration of creating positive perception about Sikhs among Americans.

SAD to take up anti-Sikh riots issue with Home Ministry
Amritsar: Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the party will soon hold a discussion with the Union Home Ministry on the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots to put the perpetrators of the heinous crime behind bars.

Jayalalithaa to meet Modi on June 3
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, who had boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will meet him on June 3 to take up issues relating to the state�s growth.

Today's PUBLISHED Newspaper
Edition update time 2:30 am (IST)

Draw 100-day schedule listing priorities, Modi tells ministers
Wants transparent working; Says CMs will be partners

New Delhi, May 29
PM Narendra Modi takes a round of the PMO in Delhi on Thursday Prime Minister Narendra Modi today carved out a distinct road-map for his government suggesting setting benchmarks against a 100-day period with governance with efficiency, transparency and delivery as its hallmark.

PM Narendra Modi takes a round of the PMO in Delhi on Thursday. PTI



A three-part article that sets the stage for a wider debate on national security
By Lt Gen SS Mehta





Special Features


Integral review of Art 370 must: Karan Singh
Jammu, May 29
Karan Singh Distressed by the �fierce controversy� over the �avoidable statement� by Minister of State in Prime Minister�s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Article 370, senior Congress leader and Member of Rajya Sabha Karan Singh today said the prevailing situation would only create turmoil and tension in Jammu and Kashmir. Singh, who is the former Sadr-e-Riyasat, in a statement said: �The whole question is extremely sensitive and must be handled coolly and in a mature fashion. The sort of statements issued from both sides will only create further tension in J&K�.

Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier
Li Keqiang, Chinese Premier 

China remains priority for India, Modi tells Premier Li
New Delhi, May 29
Three days after the BJP-led NDA government assumed office, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang dialled Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him while US Secretary of State John Kerry had a telephonic conversation with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. This was the first telephonic conversation Modi had with any foreign head of government since assuming office on Monday. The call was at the Chinese leader�s initiative. For Swaraj too, it was the first call she received from a foreign dignitary after she was allocated the coveted portfolio.


PUNJAB: 4 months on, a cloak of secrecy at Nurmahal dera

HARYANA: Unions reject govt�s regularisation policy

J&KTrains without basic amenities, rue passengers at Jammu station

HIMACHAL: No surgical intensive care units at IGMC, say patients

CHANDIGARH: Probe RIMH affairs, Admn told

LUDHIANA: Tough challenges ahead for Jaiswal

DELHI: Girls outshine boys in Class 12 CBSE exams

OPINIONSHoneymoon spoilers

NATION: SC seeks details of Sahara hotels in London, New York

SPORTS: Kings battle for final spot
BUSINESS: Sensex logs biggest drop in 4 months; loses 322 points
WORLD: Ukraine separatists down army helicopter, 14 killed


On Sundays

On Saturdays


The Tribune Guide to Best Colleges
1915 � 2014
The tribune yearender 2013: year of corrosion
Lahore Log

affidavit row
Judge me by my work, says Smriti Irani
HRD Minister Smriti IraniNew Delhi, May 29
HRD Minister Smriti Irani today broke her silence on the controversy surrounding her educational qualification and two varying affidavits filed before the Election Commission by asking people to judge her by her work.

Modi men join office, spell out their priorities
Think out-of-box, Rajnath tells officials
New Delhi, May 29
Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his deputy, Minister of State Home affairs Kiren Rijiju, today assumed charge at the North Block. Rajnath Singh, however, avoided the customary media interaction. At a meeting with officials, Rajnath asked them to come up with out-of-the-box ideas for internal security and better coordination between the Centre and states. 

Gadkari pitches for transport, tourism along Ganga
New Delhi, May 29
Nitin Gadkari today assumed the charge of the Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Ministry. He promised of transparency in the ministry�s functioning and emphasised on restoring the Ganga�s glory and tapping its potential as an internal transport mode.

Cabinet expansion likely in July
New Delhi, May 29
BJP allies who despite registering big wins were allocated only one Cabinet post in the Narendra Modi government will get extra portfolios in the Cabinet expansion, expected around Budget/Monsoon session in July.


| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Opinions |
 | Letters | Sports | Business | World | Letters | Chandigarh | Ludhiana | Delhi |
| Calendar | Weather | Archive | E-mail |

Editor-in-Chief, Publisher & Printer: Raj Chengappa
Executive Editor: Kanwar Sandhu
Published from The Tribune House, Sector 29-C, Chandigarh, India, 160030
for The Tribune Trust. Phone: (91-172) 2655066. Fax: (91-172) 2651293 & 2657149
Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2012.