Tuesday, October 31, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)

CBI names Jadeja, Azharuddin, Prabhakar
Dhindsa given match-fixing report
NEW DELHI, Oct 30 — The CBI has indicated five cricketers, including former captains Mohammed Azharuddin and Ajay Jadeja and former all-rounder Manoj Prabhakar, in its lengthy inquiry report, presented to the government today, reliable sources said. The cricketers are understood to have been charged with indulging in match-fixing and betting in cricket.


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CBI Special Director R.N. Sawani submits the match-fixing report to Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa in New Delhi on Monday. — PTI photo

Oil price rollback skipped
NEW DELHI, Oct 30 — The much-hyped issue of reviewing the oil price hike by the Centre came a cropper as the main demand of the Trinamool Congress was not even discussed at today’s Union Cabinet meeting, the first following the Prime Minister’s return after his knee surgery from Mumbai.

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Jitendra attacks coterie
Rules out withdrawal from contest
NEW DELHI, Oct 30—A senior Congress leader ,Mr Jitendra Prasada, who is contesting against Ms Sonia Gandhi in the party's presidential elections, has ruled out withdrawal of his candidature, saying that it was "a battle between coterie and grassroots party workers."

GoM go-ahead to DTH TV
NEW DELHI, Oct 30 — The Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Home Minister L.K. Advani today decided to permit private parties to set up platforms for direct-to-home television (DTH) in the country subject to certain conditions aimed at safeguarding national interests.

Nawaz Sharif’s conviction upheld
KARACHI, Oct 30 — A Pakistani court today rejected the appeal of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif against his conviction for hijacking, court officials said.

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Garg acting CJ of Chhattisgarh
NEW DELHI, Oct 30 — The President has appointed Mr Justice Ramesh Surajmal Garg, a judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, as acting Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court.

Heavy shelling by Pak
JAMMU, Oct 30 — For the third successive day today Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling in border villages of Akhnoor, Rajouri and Poonch sectors.

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PM’s ‘vision-of-India’ drive on
NEW DELHI, Oct 30 — Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee has set in motion a mega exercise of building an India of his vision in a time frame of 10-15 years.

One more held in Kanishka case
VANCOUVER, (British Columbia), Oct 30 — The Canadian authorities have arrested a third suspect in the 1985 bombing of an Air-India jet, the deadliest-ever bombing of an airplane, officials said.

8 ISI men held, RDX seized
NEW DELHI, Oct 30 — The Delhi Police today claimed to have exposed a narco-terrorism gameplan of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) with the arrest of eight ultras and seizure of 50 kg of high-grade heroin, 15 kg RDX and explosive devices.

SAD men may oppose Bibi’s name
AMRITSAR, Oct 30 — Even as Mr Parkash Singh Badal, President, Shiromani Akali Dal, has announced that the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of the party would decide on the candidature of the next president of the SGPC, some members of the committee (PAC) are likely to oppose the name of Bibi Jagir Kaur for contesting the election, which has to be held before November 30.

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