Friday, July 24, 1998, Chandigarh, India
|LS passes power amend Bill
Pvt investment in transmission allowed
NEW DELHI, July 23 The Lok Sabha today passed the Electricity Laws (Amendment) Bill which provides for private investment in power transmission, with the government assuring that the move did not mean privatisation of transmission...
Daylight murder in city
CHANDIGARH, July 23 In yet another daylight murder, a property dealer of Sector 21 was shot dead by some unknown car-borne assailants in the city here this morning. A property dispute is stated to be the cause of the incident.
The main eyewitness to the murder was 12-year-old Preeti, daughter of the deceased, Baljinder Singh 'Rocky', who was riding pillion on her way to a school at about 7.30 am...
Activists of Pakistan's Islamic fundamental party Jamat-i-Islami holding a rally against arrival of Strobe Talbot, U.S. Deputy Secretary of States, in Islamabad on Wednesday. AP/PTI
Pak refuses to sign CTBT
ISLAMABAD, July 23 (PTI) Pakistan has categorically conveyed to the USA its refusal to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) linking it with security concerns and the Kashmir issue.
Contrary to earlier indications that Islamabad might take a line independent of India to sign the treaty...
|Leave USA, Indian
WASHINGTON, July 23 The Clinton administration has asked seven Indian scientists working in the USA to leave the country and 75 others are likely to be forced out in what is seen as a punitive action against scientists for Indias achievements in the nuclear and missile fields...
Pressure tactics 'won't work'
NEW DELHI, July 23 Defence Minister George Fernandes today asserted that India would not buckle under pressure from "any quarter" in its nuclear weaponisation programme, but refused to comment on...
Phone racket detected
CHANDIGARH, July 23 An STD PCO operator of Sector 16 of Panchkula has been identified as the kingpin behind the commissioning of a large number of "fraudulent phone connections" in Chandigarh Telecom district since May 1...
|Youth dies in police
BATHINDA, July 23 Baljit Singh (24), who was allegedly illegally detained in the Maur Mandi police station died under mysterious circumstances at about 4 a.m. last morning.
The police sources said Baljit was picked up from the bus stand of Maur Mandi by Assistant Sub-Inspector, Bhavkhand Singh and two Home Guard jawans on July 21 evening...
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