Saturday, January 22, 2000, Chandigarh, India

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UP sets up panel to end strike
LUCKNOW, Jan 21 — The Uttar Pradesh Government tonight reviewed the power situation arising out of the powermen’s strike and constituted a three-member committee to bring about an early end to the seven-day old strike.

Pak backing militancy in N-E: PM
NEW DELHI, Jan 21 — Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today charged Pakistan with backing insurgents and separatists in the North-Eastern states as “part of its larger gameplan” to destabilise India and said this has impeded economic development of the region.

JD(U), Samata part ways
NEW DELHI, Jan 21 — The Janata Dal (U) today formally split with one of its constituents — the Samata Party deciding to part ways after moving the Lok Sabha Speaker for a separate group in the Lower House.

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In Windows today:
G.S.Aujla profiles luminaries from the region who were members of the Constituent Assembly.
Living long the hard way. Khushwant Singh’s column This above all.
The reincarnation story retold. S.P.Sharma and Pratibha Chauhan throw light on the Karmapa tradition.
Fear not the night, says Ruskin Bond
Welcome changes have been made for NRI investors, mentions Vasu in Real estate
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Home Guards maintain vigil at the Indira Docks in Mumbai on Friday.
Home Guards maintain vigil at the Indira Docks in Mumbai on Friday. The port workers' strike has disrupted cargo handling in all 11 major ports.
— PTI photo

Retire Sessions Judge: HC
CHANDIGARH, Jan 21 — The Punjab and Haryana High Court today recommended to the Haryana Governor to retire Mr V.P. Chaudhary, Sessions Judge at Sonepat.

30 killed as bus falls into river
CHAMBA, Jan 21 — At least 30 persons were killed when a bus veered off the road and fell into a river at Kalhel on Chamba-Bhanjraru highway 45 km from here, today, the police said. Only the driver escaped as he jumped out of the bus.

Rakesh Roshan shot at
MUMBAI, Jan 21 — Actor-Director Rakesh Roshan survived an attempt on his life after unidentified assailants sprayed bullets on him outside his Santa Cruz office in the western suburbs of this metropolis today.

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US asks Pak to arrest hijackers
ISLAMABAD, Jan 21 — In a stern warning, the USA today asked Pakistan to curb all militant groups operating within its borders and take steps to arrest the hijackers of the Indian Airlines plane.

Panchayat poll: Haryana’s plea dismissed
CHANDIGARH, Jan 21 — The Punjab and Haryana High Court today dismissed a review petition preferred by the Haryana Government against the High Court order of December 27 directing it to hold elections to panchayati raj institutions by February-end positively.
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