Sunday, November 5, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)

29 killed, 46 hurt in valley

4 constables die in blast at Baramula
SRINAGAR, Nov 4 — Four police personnel were killed and 26 others injured when a blast took place inside the Police Training Centre in Baramula district last evening, while 25 others, including 17 militants, were killed and 20 others injured in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir since yesterday.


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Nishan Singh surrenders
Gets nine days' police remand

NEW DELHI, Nov 4 — Nishan Singh, the Personal Security Officer of the SGPC President, Bibi Jagir Kaur, a key “eyewitness” in the Harpreet Kaur death case, today surrendered before the CBI at its Headquarters here.

Nishan Singh, security officer of Bibi Jagir Kaur, arrives at the CBI headquarters for surrender in New Delhi on Saturday. 
— PTI photo

Jadeja’s defence unconvincing
NEW DELHI, Nov 4 — A nervous and ill-prepared Ajay Jadeja today made attempts at the Indian Women’s Press Corps here to come clean on the allegations of match fixing levelled against him by the Central Bureau of Investigation in its report presented to the government earlier this week.


ICC team meets CBI officials
NEW DELHI, Nov 4 — A two-member team of the International Cricket Council met Central Bureau of Investigation officials here today to get first-hand information about the betting and match-fixing probe undertaken by it, which has resulted in the suspension of five Indian cricketers, including former Indian captain Mohammed Azharuddin.



Martin Hawkins, an investigator of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption body, speaks to journalists after a meeting with CBI officials in Delhi on Saturday. Dhindsa calls meeting of sports ministers
(Sports page)

Martin Hawkins, an investigator of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption body, speaks to journalists after a meeting with CBI officials in Delhi on Saturday. 
— Reuters photo

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BJP ties itself into knots Uttaranchal leadership
NEW DELHI, Nov 4 — The BJP is caught in a self-created web on who should be the Chief Minister of the newly created hill state of Uttaranchal.

Badal leaves for USA today
NEW DELHI, Nov 4 —The Punjab Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, leaves on a eight-day visit to the USA and the United Arab Emirates tomorrow to scout for investments for the state.

8 die in Theog bus mishap
SHIMLA, Nov 4 — Eight persons were killed and 31 injured when a private bus plunged into a khud near Theog this afternoon.

VDCs revived to check robberies
JALANDHAR, Nov 4 — To counter the increasing crime on the country-side, the Jalandhar police has revived the Village Defence Committees and formation of “takkar groups” (resistance groups). It has involved residents of lone houses and settlements around villages in order to offer resistance to armed gangs of robbers.

And now cough syrups at parties
BATHINDA, Nov 4 — In an unusual trend, cough syrups having intoxicating effect have started replacing liquor in various celebrations, including birthday bashes, in this region among the youth, particularly those belonging to pre-teen and teenage groups.
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