Wednesday, May 10, 2000, Chandigarh, India

Lanka gets arms supply
NEW DELHI, May 9 — Sri Lanka High Commissioner to India Mangla Moonsinghe today confirmed it that his government has received a supply of arms to equip its 35,000 trapped soldiers in the Jaffna penninsula for launching offensive against the LTTE.

Jaya to stand trial in coal case: SC
JayaNEW DELHI, May 9 — The Supreme Court today directed AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalitha to stand trial in the Rs 6.5 crore coal import scam case and set aside a Chennai special court and the Madras High Court orders discharging her from the case.

Could Kapil Dev be involved in match-fixing?
Can't Say
View Results
Suggest a Question
Send your comment

On Sundays
On Saturdays
Nanavati to probe ’84 riots
NEW DELHI, May 9 — Former Supreme Court Judge, Mr Justice G.T. Nanavati, will head the commission of inquiry to go into the 1984 riots against Sikhs in Delhi and other parts of the country.

India not to roll back N-programme
NEW DELHI, May 9 — India today rejected the demand of nuclear states for a rollback in its nuclear programme and said New Delhi could not join the Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-nuclear weapon state.

Bindra writes to CBI chief
Chandigarh, May 9 — The former President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and President of the Punjab Cricket Association, Mr Inderjit Singh Bindra, said here today that he had written a letter to the Director of the CBI, Mr R.K. Raghvan, offering to provide “hard and reliable” information on the issue of match-fixing in cricket. The letter was sent to Mr Raghvan today shortly after Mr Bindra returned to Chandigarh.

N. K. Jain surrenders to CBI
CHANDIGARH, May 9 — Chandigarh Home Secretary N.K. Jain, who has been on leave since March 21, surrendered before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here this afternoon. A case under the Prevention of Corruption Act was registered against him by the special cell of the CBI on April 6.




This is what is called political SAARC asm!
by Sandeep Joshi
DSGPC members herded to Nangal
NANGAL, May 9 — The strategy of secreting away suspect supporters on the eve of an election to prevent them being won over by opponents which is commonly in Indian politics, is now being practised by the Punjab Government for election of office-bearers to the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (DSGPC) scheduled for May, 12.

Parliament okays Budget
NEW DELHI, May 9 — Parliament today approved the general Budget for 2000-01 with Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha allaying fears of the Opposition that the country was moving towards debt trap.

Malik admits hand in Rubaiya case
NEW DELHI, May 9 — Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front and senior executive member of the Hurriyat Conference Yaseen Malik has admitted that he was involved in kidnapping of Rubaiya Sayeed, daughter of the then Home Minister Mufit Sayeed in 1989.

Vaid found hanging in minister’s house
FARIDKOT, May 9 — While the dust raised by the death of Harpreet Kaur, daughter of SGPC President, Bibi Jagir Kaur in mysterious circumstances in April is yet to settled, Karam Singh, a vaid (practitioner of traditional medicines) and resident of Jaitu town has been found dead at the private residence of Punjab Agriculture Minister, Mr Gurdev Singh Badal, here, last night.
(links open in a new window)

| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh Tribune | In Spotlight | 50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
119 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |Top

Editor, Printer and Publisher : Hari Jaisingh
Published from The Tribune House, Sector 29-C, Chandigarh, India, 160020
for The Tribune Trust. Phone: (91-172) 655066. Fax: (91-172) 651291
Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2000.