Saturday, June 3, 2000,
Chandigarh, India







THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
S P O T L I G H T

3,000-year-old cultural remains
LUCKNOW: Evidence of more than 3000-year-old cultural remains has come to light during an archaeological excavation at the ancient mound of Dadupur situated near Banthara in Uttar Pradesh, the Director of UP State Archaeology Department, Mr Rakesh Tewari, has said. The excavation at Dadupur has revealed that human habitation in Lucknow region was established, at least at Dadupur, in the later half of the fourth millennium. It has also established that kiln burnt bricks, though in a limited number, were in use during those days. PTI

Ultras hack youth to death
AGARTALA: Underground tribal guerrillas hacked to death a 17-year-old youth, shot at four of his family members and burnt down several houses in Tripura on Thursday night. Police sources said here on Friday that banned National Liberation Front of Tripura rebels attacked Assam Basti village under the Fatikroy police station in North Tripura. When the victim came out the ultras hacked him to death. UNI

 


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