Saturday, April 29, 2000, Chandigarh, India

CBI to probe match-fixing
NEW DELHI, April 28 — The Centre today decided to entrust the issue of match-fixing in Indian cricket to the Central Bureau of Investigation while allowing the Delhi police to carry on the probe in the case against former South African skipper Hansie Cronje and others.

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Another notice to Jagir Kaur
Kamaljit seeks CBI probe
CHANDIGARH, April 28 — Issuing notice to Shiromani gurdawra Parbandhak Committee chief Bibi Jagir Kaur, Kapurthala Senior Superintendent of Police Iqbal Singh and four others for May 15 on a petition by Harpreet Kaur’s “husband”, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today asked them to “show cause as to why the matter should not be entrusted to the CBI for investigation when the high-ups in the state holding power were said to be involved in suppressing the truth”.

Harpreet Kaur was a major
JALANDHAR, April 28 — The birth certificate, issued by the Additional District Registrar, Births and Deaths, Kapurthala, a copy of which was obtained by TNS shows Rosy, daughter of Mrs Jagir Kaur and Mr Charanjit Singh, residents of Begowal, to have been born on June 25, 1981.


Badal rules out CBI probe
PATIALA, April 28 — Mr Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister, today categorically stated that no CBI inquiry was required into death of Harpreet Kaur, daughter of the SGPC President, Bibi Jagir Kaur.

3 ex-PMs face legal action
NEW DELHI, April 28 — The Centre said today that it planned to initiate legal action against three former Prime Ministers — Mr Chandra Shekhar, Mr P.V. Narasimha Rao and Mr H.D. Deve Gowda, to recover Rs 11.80 crore due from them for using Defence aircraft for non-official purposes during their tenure.

BJP leader Madan Lal Khurana M.L. Khurana sacked from party post
NEW DELHI, April 28 — Senior BJP leader Madan Lal Khurana was today sacked as party Vice-President, a day after he wrote a letter to Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee objecting to certain decisions of the government.

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External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh and Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister Yang Wenchang.
External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh and Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister Yang Wenchang. — AFP photo
India, China discuss border issue
NEW DELHI, April 28 — The 12th session of the Indo-China Joint Working Group on the boundary question began here today with delegations of the two countries reviewing recent developments in the bilateral relations and exchanging ideas on the situation in the region.

One killed in ammunition depot fire
BHARATPUR, April 28 — A major fire today broke out in an Army ammunition depot here storing heavy calibre shells and other explosives killing one person and warranting evacuation of people within a 10 km radius of the town noted for its bird sanctuary.

45 of marriage party die in mishap
ALMORA (UP), April 28 — Fortyfive persons were killed and 15 injured when a bus, carrying a marriage party, fell into a 250-metre-deep gorge on the Ramnagar-Shashikhal road, about 140 km from here, the police here said today.

SP booked in bribery case
PATHANKOT, April 28 — The police here has registered a case against Mr Mohinder Singh, Superintendent of Police, for demanding gratification from Mr Tarsem Lal, ASI, posted at CIA Staff here under Section 13 to the Prevention of Corruption Act, and Sections 165, 201, 467, 468, 471, 506 and 120-B of the IPC.

Ashram head booked for rape
SRIGANGANAGAR, April 28 — Swami Anantananda, head of Vivek Ashram, a social organisation running a school for the deaf and dumb, has been booked under Section 376, IPC, allegedly for raping an inmate of the Ashram.
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