Saturday, March 25, 2000, Chandigarh, India

US President Bill Clinton laughs before addressing the business community in Hyderabad on Friday. — AFP
US President Bill Clinton laughs before addressing the business community in Hyderabad on Friday. — AFP

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Lathi charge on protesters
Mirwaiz allowed to move freely
SRINAGAR, March 24 — The police here today lobbed teargas shells and lathicharged a large group of demonstrators outside Jamia Masjid, Nowhatta, after Friday prayers. The demonstrators were raising slogans like “Saazish ko nanga karo, asli muzrim ko pesh karo” etc while condemning the killing of 35 Sikhs in Anantnag district on Monday last.

A Sikh tries to push through a police cordon during a demonstration by Sikhs and members of the ruling BJP in Delhi on Friday, protesting against the massacre of 35 Sikhs by militants in Kashmir. — AFP


Local held for Sikh carnage
NEW DELHI, March 24 — The Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested Mohammed Yaqoob Wagey, for his alleged involvement in the massacre of 35 Sikhs in Chhati Singhpora village on the night of March 20.

Tohra stalls migration plan by Sikhs
JAMMU, March 24 — Following assurances by the state government that a security cover would be provided to Sikhs residing in various villages in the Kashmir valley, senior Akali leaders Gurcharan Singh Tohra and Bhai Ranjit Singh have succeeded in persuading members of this minority community to drop their plan to migrate to safer places.

Use Net to uplift poor: Clinton
HYDERABAD, March 24 — The US President, Mr Bill Clinton, said even as the information technology revolution was creating 25-year-old millionaires, life should not be governed by higher profits but by higher purpose.

No rollback in prices: Naik
MUMBAI, March 24 — Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Ram Naik today ruled out a rollback in prices of liquefied petroleum gas and kerosene, hiked by the government two days back.

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Every time I ask her to cook for me, she threatens to call Clinton saab!
by Sandeep Joshi

Bandh against massacre in the region
AMRITSAR, March 24 — Important markets in the walled city, including Hall Bazar, remained closed for about three hours this morning in protest against the killings of 35 Sikhs in Chatti Singhpora village in Kashmir.


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