Thursday, August 10, 2000, Chandigarh, India

Pak sabotaged peace process: Advani
NEW DELHI, Aug 9 — In a firm statement of the government’s desire to stick to peace talks, Union Home Minister L.K. Advani today said that “India will not deviate from its chosen path” and blamed Pakistan for “sabotaging” prospects of peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

Tension after civilian’s killing
JAMMU, Aug 9 — The curfew which was imposed in the border town of Rajouri last night, continued today also following tension in the area over the killing of one person.

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Plan to attack SOG camps foiled
SRINAGAR, Aug 9 — At least four militants were killed and at least six others injured in separate incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir since yesterday, while a couple of attempts by militants were aborted following withdrawal of ceasefire by the Hizbul Mujahideen last evening. 

‘Chhari Mubarak’ leaves for Pahalgam
SRINAGAR, Aug 9 — Amidst chanting of Vedic hymns and blowing of conches, the Chhari Mubarak (the holy mace of Lord Shiva) left for Pahalgam, the base camp for Amarnath Yatra, from the Dashnami Akhara here this morning.

The police escorts a Sadhu carrying “Chhari Mubarak”, holy mace of Lord Shiva, in Srinagar on Wednesday. It was taken to Pahalgam under tight security for onward journey to the holy cave of Amarnath. — Reuters

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Traders’ bandh near total
CHANDIGARH, Aug 9 — The call given by the Haryana Beopar Mandal led by Mr Lakshmi Chand Gupta and the Haryana Pradesh Beopar Mandal led by Mr Bajrang Dass Garg evoked overwhelming response in almost all municipal towns of the state.

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Palledars take a nap in Ambala City Grain Market which remained closed on Wednesday in response to the Haryana bandh call given by various trade organisations.

Palledars take a nap in Ambala City Grain Market which remained closed on Wednesday in response to the Haryana bandh call given by various trade organisations. — Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma

Bhutto, Sharif barred from holding offices
ISLAMABAD, Aug 9 — Pakistani military ruler General Pervez Musharraf issued a decree today that seemed to effectively bar ex-Prime Ministers Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif from holding party offices because of court convictions.

Govt to upgrade all RECs
JALANDHAR, Aug 9 — In order to cope with the increasing pressure on the seven premier engineering institutes of the country, including six IITs and the lone Indian Institute of Science, the Central Government has decided to upgrade all 17 regional engineering colleges and convert these into autonomous deemed universities within one year.

Speaker admits Cong notice
NEW DELHI, Aug 9 — Lok Sabha Speaker G.M.C. Balayogi today admitted a notice under Rule 184 for a discussion on the appointment of a commission of inquiry into the recent massacres of Amarnath pilgrims and others in Jammu and Kashmir.

Tipsy crew put passengers in driving seat
HISAR, Aug 9 — Road safety level in Haryana has taken a nosedive with roadside dhabas serving liquor free of cost to Haryana Roadways crew in return for illegal halts at these eateries.

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