Monday, February 28, 2000, Chandigarh, India

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7 Indian soldiers killed in shelling
Blasts claim 3 BSF men’s lives
JAMMU, Feb 27 — At least seven Indian soldiers were killed and another was missing when Pakistani troops raided a forward post on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Nowshera sector of Rajouri district early this morning, a defence spokesman said.

Below: Map showing the place where Pakistani troops
attacked an Indian post in Naushera sector of
Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. — PTI

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A map showing the place where Pakistani troops attacked an Indian post.

RJD to stake claim today
Rabri Devi chosen leader
PATNA, Feb 27 — The RJD would stake claim tomorrow to form the next state government in Bihar with Chief Minister Rabri Devi elected the leader of its legislature party here tonight.

Nitish Kumar NDA choice for Bihar
NEW DELHI, Feb 27 — The National Democratic Alliance tonight decided to stake claim to form government in Bihar under the leadership of Samta Party leader Nitish Kumar.

BJP leaders Nand Kishor Yadav, Sushil Kumar Modi, Sarju Roy and others contact NDA MLAs on phones to make a government in Bihar.BJP leaders Nand Kishor Yadav, Sushil Kumar Modi, Sarju Roy and others contact NDA MLAs on phones to make a government in Bihar. — PTI photo

Bihar Cong against supporting RJD
PATNA, Feb 27 — The Bihar Congress almost faced a revolt on the issue of the party’s possible support to the RJD in the formation of the next state government in the state.

Naveen elected BJD leader in Orissa
BHUBANESWAR, Feb 27 — BJD President Naveen Patnaik, who led the BJD-BJP combine to spectacular victory in the Orissa Assembly poll, was today unanimously elected leader of the BJD Legislature Party.

ULFA kills Assam minister
GUWAHATI, Feb 27 — The Assam PWD and Forest Minister Mr Nagen Sarma, and four others were killed in a bomb blast detonated by the banned ULFA with a remote controlled device at around 1.55 p.m. near Nalbari today.
Bandh tomorrow

SGPC chief ends ‘retreat’ today
AMRITSAR, Feb 27 — Bibi Jagir Kaur, President, SGPC, will pay obeisance at the Golden Temple and Akal Takht tomorrow after 24-day ‘ekantwas’ (retreat), according to Mr G.S. Bachan, Secretary, SGPC.

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Randeep Surjewala seeks repoll
CHANDIGARH, Feb 27 — Mr Randeep Singh Surjewala, who unsuccessfully contested against the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, from Narwana in the recent elections, has demanded a repoll in the constituency due to the alleged irregularities committed by the ruling party during the polling and counting of votes.

BJP-HVC alliance under strain
SHIMLA, Feb 27 — The suspension of Mr Mohinder Singh, the Public Works Minister, from the HVC has cast a spell of uncertainty over the 23-month-old BJP-HVC alliance in the state which came under considerable strain during the run up to the Solan Assembly byelection.
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