Thursday, October 26, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)

Rajnath invited to form govt

LUCKNOW, Oct 25 — The curtains finally came down on the 350-day-old Ram Prakash Gupta government with Union Surface Transport Minister Rajnath Singh all set to be installed as the 29th Chief Minister of the state on Saturday.

Rajnath Singh’s resignation accepted
NEW DELHI, Oct 25 — President K.R. Narayanan today accepted the resignation of Union Surface Transport Minister Rajnath Singh who would take over as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on October 28.

Special features on Divali

The offices of The Tribune will remain closed on Thursday on account of Divali. There will, therefore, be no edition dated October 27. 

Govt bonanza for lease-holders
AMRITSAR, Oct 25 — The cash-strapped Punjab Government has decided to sell off leased properties/shops belonging to local governments at throwaway prices to the lease-holders.

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Steps to keep PPCC united
All factions get share in electoral college

NEW DELHI, OCT 25 — The Punjab Pradesh Congress election authority has completed the process of organisation elections in the state. 


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Body of Al Faran hostage exhumed
SRINAGAR, Oct 25 — The five-year-old Al Faran hostage crisis has taken a new turn with a body, reportedly belonging to one of the four missing nationals of Britain, USA and Germany being exhumed from a grave at Dooru in south Kashmir on the disclosure of two arrested militants.

Bahuguna, wife attacked
TEHRI GARHWAL, Oct 25 — Noted environmentalist and “chipko” movement leader, Sunder Lal Bahuguna and his wife suffered serious injuries when they were attacked by a mentally deranged person here today.

SHO thrown into pond by farmers
MOGA, Oct 25— Assistant police sub-inspector Mangat Singh was seriously injured and an SHO dragged out of his official vehicle and thrown into a nearby pond and the windowpanes his vehicle smashed by irrate farmers blocking traffic on the Moga-Ludhiana road this evening.

CBI names 7 foreign cricketers
NEW DELHI, Oct 25 — A Pakistani, three Australians, two West Indians and one English player are among the foreign cricketers named by bookies in the report on match-fixing to be submitted by the CBI to the government early next week


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Indian filmmaker bags global awards
NEW DELHI, Oct 25 — Well-known wildlife film-maker Mike H. Pandey, who won the Panda Award also known as the Green Oscar for his film “Shores of Silence — Whale Sharks in India” earlier this month, has added another feather to his cap by winning two more global awards.

Russian military plane crashes, 75 killed
TBILISI, Oct 25— All 75 persons aboard a Russian military plane died today when their Soviet-era propeller-driven craft crashed into a mountain in Caucasus Republic of Georgia, senior regional officials said.

Farmers selling paddy on millers’ terms
KHANNA (Ludhiana), Oct 25 —The festival of lights, has failed to arouse the usual enthusiasm amongst farmers of the state, who remain disgruntled. With government agencies refusing to lift the produce on account of it being of ‘poor quality’, the farmers are selling their produce at throwaway prices to private millers incurring huge losses to get some remuneration for their labour to celebrate Divali.

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