Sunday, March 26, 2000, Chandigarh, India

Clinton warns Pakistan
Stop cross-border terrorism;
Musharraf ready for talks

ISLAMABAD, March 25 — US President Bill Clinton today emphatically told Pakistan to stop cross border terrorism, create conditions for resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue and warned Islamabad of “more isolation” if it continued to support violence.


Below: US President Bill Clinton stands with a Pakistani girl in
traditional colourful dress after receiving a bouquet at the
Pakistan Air Force Chaklala base in Rawalpindi on Saturday.
— AFP photo

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US President Bill Clinton stands with a Pakistani girl in traditional colourful dress after receiving a bouquet at the Pakistan Air Force Chaklala base in Rawalpindi on Saturday.

Five behind carnage shot
SRINAGAR, March 25 — Five top foreign mercenaries suspected to be involved in the massacre of 35 Sikhs in Chatti Singhpora on Monday last, were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the area today.


Bibi’s letter won’t do: Jathedar
AMRITSAR, March 25 — Even as hectic efforts are afoot to persuade Giani Puran Singh, Jathedar, Akal Takht, to give a fresh date to Bibi Jagir Kaur, SGPC chief, to seek pardon for “religious misconduct”, the former has clearly indicated that she cannot be summoned on the basis of “vague letter” in which she has desired to appear before Akal Takht.

Man poisons 10 of kin, himself
BUDHANWAL, March 25 — In a shocking incident, Gurmit Singh, Sarpanch of this village and 10 of his family members died after consuming poison, allegedly distributed by the sarpanch.

Rabri inducts all Cong MLAs
PATNA, March 25 — Altogether 80 ministers were inducted into the Rabri Devi government in Bihar today with all newly elected Congress members getting berth. With this, the total strength rose to 82.

MiG crashes in Kargil
JAMMU, March 25 — One Air Force MiG crashed in Kargil today. The two pilots bailed out to safety. Police sources said that the MiG was on its training flight when the pilot lost control because of some mechanical fault.

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Surjewala is new Youth Cong chief
NEW DELHI, March 25 — Mr Randeep Surjewala was today appointed as the new Chief of the Indian Youth Congress. He replaces Mr Manish Tewari whose resignation has been accepted by the party.

HC short of 14 judges: CJ
BATHINDA, March 25 — The Chief Justice, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Mr A.B. Saharya, today said that the Punjab and Haryana High Court was facing shortage of judges.


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