Tuesday, November 16, 1999
|New UNESCO chief sworn in
PARIS, Nov 15 (Reuters) Japanese diplomat Koichiro Matsuura was today sworn in as the new Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Mr Matsuura took the oath in a plenary session of UNESCO's general conference at the organisation's headquarters here.
Earthquake in Indian Ocean
PATNA, Nov 15 (PTI) Suspected People's War Group (PWG) activists blew up the house of a farmer at Supauli village in Patna district late last night, the police said. The extremists detonated dynamites to blow up the house of Janaki Devi who lodged a complaint with the Masaurhi police station in this connection. They took away cash and other valuables from the house. None was injured in the incident.
Quake toll 452
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