Saturday, September 23, 2000, Chandigarh, India

All set for oil price hike
Cabinet meets today; Naik cuts visit
NEW DELHI, Sept 22 — After dilly dallying for several months on hiking oil prices, the government is all set to bite the bullet by going in for a price rise.

Pak raises petroleum prices by 11 pc
KARACHI, Sept 22 — Pakistan’s military regime today increased petroleum prices by 11 per cent, citing an upward trend in the international oil market.


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Jitender Kumar of India (right) and Romania’s Adrian Diaconu in action during their second round 75 kg middleweight boxing match at the Sydney Olympics on Friday. Romania’s Adrian outboxes Jitender
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Jitender Kumar of India (right) and Romania’s Adrian Diaconu in action during their second round 75 kg middleweight boxing match at the Sydney Olympics on Friday. Jitender was outpointed by Diaconu.— AFP photo 

Jaswant: USA must review S. Asia policy

WASHINGTON, Sept 22 — India has urged the USA to re-examine its South Asia policy in the wake of a sea change in relations between the two countries as a result of President Bill Clinton and premier Atal Behari Vajpayee visits to each other’s country. country.



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Sensex crashes by 225 points
MUMBAI, Sept 22 — Stocks nosedived bringing the sensex down by a whopping 225 points today to close at a 4-month low on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on fresh bout of selling triggered by the government’s hints on domestic oil price hike.

Panel to probe telecom crisis
NEW DELHI, Sept 22—The Communication Ministry has set up a special committee to look into the various causes that led to disruption in the telecom services in the

Amritsar Mayor resigns
AMRITSAR, Sept 22 — Mr Subash Sharma, Mayor, Municipal Corporation, today tendered his resignation, after being embroiled in an alleged sex scandal.
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Riots panel for CBI probe
H.K.L. Bhagat’s discharge
NEW DELHI, Sept 22—Pained by the discharge of former Union Minister , Mr H.K.L.Bhagat in one of the riot cases investigated by the Delhi Police recently, the November,1984,Carnage Justice Committee has urged the Lt Governor of Delhi, Mr Vijai Kapoor, to order “further investigation” of the case by an independent agency like the CBI.

In Windows today 
Why Does the Mother-in-law Occupy Such a Huge Mindspace in the Indian Psyche?
by Aruti Nayar

And The Screen Imitates Life,
by Vimla Patil

THIS ABOVE ALL: To forgive and forget,
Khushwant Singh

Plus other regular features and articles

May I help you, Sir!
by Sandeep Joshi

MLA’s kin in Rs 1-cr scam
PWD orders inquiry
PATIALA, Sept 22 — The Punjab Public Works Department has ordered an inquiry into the misappropriation of about Rs 1 crore meant for the Rural Works Division, Sirhind, by an Executive Engineer related to a Shiromani Akali Dal legislator.

Robbers strike again, kill three
MALOUT, Sept 22 — Karnail Singh, his son Rupinderman Singh and their neighbourer Manjit Kaur were murdered late last night by persons suspected to be members of the “kale kachhewala” gang in a locality situated behind the local bus stand.


Barnala faction to back SHSAD
BARNALA, Sept 22 — The Shiromani Akali Dal today suffered a major setback and the Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal got a shot in the arm when the Surjit Singh Barnala faction announced its support for the SHSAD. It also decided to oppose the SAD candidate, Mr Parminder Singh Dhindsa, vehemently in the Sunam Assembly byelection to be held on September 29.

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