Sunday, January 2, 2000,
DELHI, Jan 1 India today held Pakistan responsible
for engineering the hijacking of the Indian Airline
Airbus IC-814 from Kathmandu to Delhi on December 24.
Steps to tighten security
at airports: PM
whereabouts of hijackers
almost one week in Afghanistan, an empty Indian
Airlines plane that was hijacked by militants
takes off for India in Kandahar on Saturday.
Bomb scare delayed return of IA
1 An engine snag and later a bomb scare delayed
the arrival of the hijacked Indian Airlines A-300
aircraft from Kandahar to Delhi this morning.
Jan 1 For the freed hostages, it was yet another
sleepless night yesterday. But for a different reason.
sunrise eludes Katchal island
(Andaman & Nicobar Islands), Jan 1 There is
probably nothing more calming than watching the sunrise.
For the few hundred persons aboard the Swarj
Dweep it was a moment they had risen early for.
overcomes Y2K hurdle
DELHI, Jan 1 There was a smooth roll over to the
new millennium and no glitches were experienced due to
Y2K in 11 critical sectors, including defence, power,
aviation and telecommunications, the Union Information
Technology Ministry said here today.
carve out new routes
1 Troops today foiled a plan to storm a brigade
headquarters in Surankot area of Poonch by killing two
fidayeen volunteers (members of suicide
MPs bare plans for year
AS calendars and planners
are replaced and fresh resolutions are pledged to
ring in the New Year this time 2000
The Tribune takes a look at the agenda of the
elected representatives of our region. Most
parliamentarians we spoke to said there was
nothing special about the year 2000.
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