|Monday, March 20, 2000,
|S P O T L I
G H T
(Bihar), March 19 (UNI) Prof Adhir Rai, district
President of Deoghar Working Journalists Union, was shot
dead at Deoghar town yesterday. The police said Prof Rai,
who was also a Reader in the local A.S. College, was
killed when he was going on an assignment. He was
cremated in the presence of several admirers and
intellectuals today. The local people blocked the Tower
Chowk today, demanding immediate arrest of the killers.
March 19 (PTI) BSF jawans had arrested 11
Bangladeshi nationals while they were trying to enter the
country from the Pakistani side, official sources said
here today. Those arrested included eight children and
one woman. The sources said the Bangladeshi nationals
were arrested at Q-head chauki yesterday, adding that
some Indian currency and Pakistani registration
certificates were seized from them.
March 19 (UNI) The prosecution in the PIA
hijacking conspiracy case will start its arguments
tomorrow against the deposed Pakistani Prime Minister
Nawaz Sharif and six others in an anti-terrorism court in
Karachi. The defence did not produce any witness.
According to the present schedule, the defence lawyers
would submit their argument from March 24.