Tuesday, November 10, 1998, Chandigarh, India
|Talks on Sir Creek
end in impasse
NEW DELHI, Nov 9 India and Pakistan today failed to make any headway on the long-pending Sir Creek maritime boundary dispute in the Rann of Kutch with New Delhi firmly rejecting Islamabads proposal for third-party arbitration and asserting that the issue should be resolved only bilaterally.
Milling machines lie idle as workers sleep on unlifted rice stocks at a sheller in Ambala city on Monday. Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan
Growers, millers caught
in cleft stick
CHANDIGARH, Nov 9 Paddy growers and rice millers of Punjab and Haryana are doubly cursed. Their woes inflicted by the natures fury have been further compounded by the apathy of the mandarins of the Union Food Ministry.
|Decks cleared for Bathinda
NEW DELHI, Nov 9 Decks were cleared for the setting up of a refinery at Bathinda today with the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approving the joint venture project between Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and the Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation today.
Indo-US talks begin
NEW DELHI, Nov 9 Experts from India and the USA today began two days of preliminary talks to explore various export-control regimes to check nuclear proliferation.
mark Bihar bandh
Entry age for ayurvedic doctors up
SHIMLA, Nov 9 The Himachal Cabinet today approved the draft agreement to be signed by the state with the National Hydel Power Corporation for the execution of the 2051 mw Parvati hydro-electric project. In another decision, the maximum age for entry into government service for ayurvedic doctors was increased from 45 to 48.
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