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2 gangsters killed
MUMBAI, Oct 28 (PTI) — Two dreaded gangsters wanted in various cases of murder and extortion were killed in two separate encounters since last night. One of the gangsters, belonging to the Ashwin Naik gang, was trapped at Opera House and shot dead immediately, while the other, a shooter of the Chhota Rajan gang, was killed last night at Wadala on Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Marg, the police said.

3 killed in firing
BANGALORE, Oct 28 (UNI) — Three persons were killed when the police opened fire to quell a riotous mob indulged in arson and attacked the police at Sira in Tumkur district of Karnataka today. According to information received at the police headquarters here, an Inspector was fatally stabbed and several police officials injured.

ULFA militant
GUWAHATI, Oct 28 (PTI) — A hardcore ULFA militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Nalbari district. Acting on a tip-off, troops of the 21 Mountain Division carried out an operation at Gamarimuri village of the district and fired upon a group of ULFA militants, defence sources said. The militant was killed on the spot.

Medical college
NEW DELHI, Oct 28 (TNS) — The establishment of a 500-bed Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32, Chandigarh, was among the proposals cleared by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today. The cost of the project has been revised at Rs 223.46 crore. The proposed Medical College and Hospital at Chandigarh would fulfil the need for an undergraduate medical college in the Union Territory. (Details on page 6)

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Karnataka Minister resigns
BANGALORE, Oct 28 (UNI) — Karnataka Minister of State for Labour B. Satyanarayana today resigned from the J.H. Patel Ministry, alleging that his rivals in Sira has indulged in "politics of violence" and demanded a judicial probe into the incidents in which five persons, including a circle inspector of police were killed. He blamed local leaders of the Congress and the Lok Shakti for the incident and announced that he did not want to continue in politics under such circumstances.

21 suspended
LUCKNOW, Oct 28 (PTI) — The Uttar Pradesh Government has suspended 21 engineers in Rae Bareli on charges of alleged financial irregularities to the tune of Rs 280 lakh. The engineers of Sharda Sahayak Khand were suspended as per findings of a three-member committee which probed corruption cases.

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