Thursday, May 11, 2000, Chandigarh, India

Tigers breach army defences
COLOMBO, May 10 — Tamil guerrillas today launched heavy attacks on government troops at places closer to the embattled Jaffna town to dislodge army defences.
Meanwhile, the LTTE launched pre-dawn simultaneous major attacks on Ariyalai and Thanankilappu located on the banks of a lagoon close to Jaffna,.

L.K. AdvaniGovt to hold talks with Kashmir ultras
NEW DELHI, May 10 — The Home Minister, Mr L.K. Advani, today said the government would soon initiate a dialogue with militants as part of a three-pronged strategy to bring back normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Constitution (Amendment) Bill on quota passed
NEW DELHI, May 10 — The Lok Sabha today passed by a two-thirds majority a Constitution Amendment Bill seeking to end the 50 per cent ceiling on reservation in backlog vacancies provided under an official memorandum of 1997.

Rebel Akali MLAs outside Punjab Vidhan Sabha in Chandigarh on Wednesday Rebel Akali MLAs outside Punjab Vidhan Sabha in Chandigarh on Wednesday after filing their replies to the show-cause notices.— Tribune photo by Karam Singh 
Rebel Akalis reply to notices
CHANDIGARH, May 10 — The “rebel” Akali MLAs today submitted separate but identical replies to the show-cause notices served on them by the Speaker of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on April 29.



Four Army men killed in blast
SRINAGAR, May 10 — At least four Army personnel were killed and three critically injured when militants blew up their vehicle with a landmine in Baramula district of north Kashmir today, the police said.

Political parties to support stir today
NEW DELHI, May 10 — More than 20 members of Parliament, belonging to the Left, the AIADMK, the Nationalist Congress Party and Muslim League, today announced holding of a dharna outside the Parliament House tomorrow in solidarity with a nation-wide strike against the hike in the prices of essential commodities.

Order reserved on Kishan’s bail plea
NEW DELHI, May 10 — A Delhi court today reserved its order on the bail application of Bollywood actor Kishan Kumar, accused of FERA violations in connection with the sensational cricket match-fixing case.

Mr Nanak Singh, an employee of J&K’s Animal Husbandry Department, recuperates at a hospital. He was the only survivor of the Chatti Singhpora massacre. — Photo: Nirmal Singh Mr Nanak Singh, an employee of J&K’s Animal Husbandry Department, recuperates at a hospital.
‘They played Holi with our blood’
AMRITSAR: The lone survivor of the Chatti Singhpora massacre is a shocked man. Mr Nanak Singh (45) fled Kashmir after preliminary treatment at Army Hospital, Srinagar, following the massacre of 34 persons of which he was the only one to escape in this village in Anantnag district.

Loan sharks spread terror
LUDHIANA, May 10 — Certain private moneylenders and the local police have allegedly entered into a nexus to grab the city’s private finance market and terrorise clients.
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