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Air Marshal Tipnis new IAF chief
NEW DELHI, Oct 31 — Air Marshal A Y Tipnis, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC, was today appointed as the next Chief of Air Staff. Fiftyeight-year old Air Marshal Tipnis will succeed the present Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal S K Sareen, who retires from service on December 31. Air Marshal Tipnis is presently the Vice-Chief of Air Staff.
Air Marshal A. Y. Tipnis with his wife Molina, at his residence after he was named the next Chief of Air Staff.
— Photo by T. C. Malhotra
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6-point action plan to check price rise
NAFED to procure, supply more onion
NEW DELHI, Oct 31 — Duty free import of pulses, abolition of 4 per cent special import duty on vanaspati and direction to NAFED to increase procurement and supply of onion are part of a six-point action plan announced by the Centre today to contain prices of essential commodities. A meeting of a group of union ministers chaired by the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, here also decided to ask the states to step up anti-hoarding measures to make additional supplies of essential commodities available in the market.

Ordinance on buyback of shares
NEW DELHI, Oct 31 — President KR Narayanan tonight promulgated an ordinance to allow companies to buy back their shares, issue sweat equity and make inter-corporate investments and loans without government permission.

3 Manipur ministers quit
IMPHAL, Oct 31 — Three Manipur Ministers and the Deputy Speaker of the state Assembly today resigned, throwing the one-year-old United Legislature Front Ministry into crisis.

Markandey gets berth in HP
SHIMLA, Oct 31 — On the eve of HVC's crucial meeting for deciding its strategy for the Baijnath byelection, the Chief Minister, Mr P.K. Dhumal, inducted Dr Ram Lal Markandey (HVC) into his ministry this evening.

Geeta Mukherjee, Gaya Singh inducted into CPI panel
NEW DELHI, Oct 31 — A Former Union Minister, Mr Chaturanan Mishra, who opposed the Communist Party’s line on imposition of President’s rule in Bihar, was today dropped from the reconstituted Central Secretariat of the party, into which two other veterans Geeta Mukherjee and Gaya Singh were inducted.

Villagers allege police terror
SADALPUR (Hisar), Oct 31 —The police and residents of this small village of the Mandi Adampur assembly segment appear to be heading for a confrontation with both parties levelling charges of excesses against each other.

Apni Mandis losing relevance
CHANDIGARH, Oct 31— The Apni Mandis which once served both consumers and farmers well are gradually losing their relevance because of the high prices fixed by the organisers of such mandis.


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Tribune survey on rising prices
Spices going the onion way
CHANDIGARH,Oct 31— Spices are also going the ‘onions way’.Spices appear to have escaped the attention of people even as their prices registered a 25 per cent to 40 per cent increase during the past one year.
Onions drop out of shopping baskets

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