Monday, October 2, 2000, Chandigarh, India

Naik rules out cut in petro prices
NEW DELHI, Oct 1 — The government today ruled out a rollback in the prices of petroleum products, including kerosene and cooking gas.

NDA allies were consulted on hike: BJP
NEW DELHI, Oct 1 — The BJP today said the issue of hike in oil prices had been discussed both at the Cabinet meeting and the meeting of NDA partners.


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Mamata rejects George’s plea
CALCUTTA, Oct 1 — The Defence Minister, Mr George Fernandes, who is the convener of the National Democratic Alliance has failed to persuade the Railway Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee and the Union Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr Ajit Panja, both from Trinamool Congress to withdraw their resignations.

President Putin arrives today
MOSCOW, Oct 1 — An urgent need for shaping the new global order on the principles of “multipolarity” will be under focus when Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee meet on Tuesday for detailed discussions on bilateral, regional and international issues.



More than 1,00,000 persons wave lights during the closing ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games on Sunday.More than 1,00,000 persons wave lights during the closing ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games on Sunday.
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Paswan launches BSNL

Workers warn of “unviable tasks”

NEW DELHI, Oct 1 — Communications Minister Ram Bilas Paswan today launched Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the corporatised and recently merged entity of the Department of Telecom Operations (DTO) and the Department of Telecom Services (DTS).

3 killed as bus falls into khud
, Oct 1 — Three persons were killed and about 25 injured when a Haryana Roadways bus rolled into a khud near Jabli, about 20 km from here today afternoon. Three of the injured, who are said to be in a critical condition, were shifted to the PGI in Chandigarh.

Border farmers badly hit by hike
RAJO KE (Ferozepore), Oct 1 — The Central Government’s decision to increase the rate of diesel by Rs 2.60 per litre has severely hit farmers, who have land close to the Indo-Pak border near here.

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