Monday, November 6, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)

4 soldiers killed in suicide attack

Lashker raid on post repulsed

SRINAGAR, Nov 5 — Four soldiers, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO), and two Lashker-e-Toiba militants were killed and six soldiers wounded in a fierce suicidal attack by militants on an Army post in the frontier district of Kupwara in North Kashmir today.


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Soldiers engage in a gunbattle with Pakistani separatist militants at Bathpora village of Badgam district, 15 km west of Srinagar.Pak using Nepal for terrorism: book

Soldiers engage in a gunbattle with Pakistani separatist militants at Bathpora village of Badgam district, 15 km west of Srinagar, on Sunday. 
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CBI seeks details of assets

NEW DELHI, Nov 5 — The CBI has asked the Income Tax authorities to provide details of the assets of two cricketers — Mohammed Azharuddin and Ajay Sharma — against whom the agency has not ruled out the possibility of prosecution under the Prevention of Corruption Act as they were “public servants”.


Badal’s kin in recast SAD
Bibi remains working committee member
CHANDIGARH, Nov 5 — The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, has reorganised the party, making his son Mr Sukhbir Singh one of the general secretaries of the party.


NDA says no to Soren as CM
NEW DELHI, Nov 5 — The National Democratic Alliance has virtually rejected Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (S) leader Shibu Soren’s claim for the top post in the new state even as the JMM leader maintained that a full meeting of the NDA would discuss the issue.

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Bansi: No political tie-up
BHIWANI, Nov 5 — Former Haryana Chief Minister Bansi Lal today ruled out any future tie-up with other political parties, including the BJP and the Congress.

Class II status for school lecturers
HISAR, Nov 5 — The Haryana Government has granted class II gazetted status to school lecturers. This was announced by the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, while addressing the regional convention of Haryana School Lecturers Association held today.

Amarinder’s lunch diplomacy
PATIALA, Nov 5 — Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President Capt Amarinder Singh, to pave the way for his smooth election as President of the PPCC in the organisational elections being held shortly, has invited all delegates of the state unit to a luncheon meeting on November 7.

Cops ignore name-tag ruling
CHANDIGARH, Nov 5 — In violation of the directions issued by the Supreme Court of India, police officials carrying out the arrest or handling the interrogation of a detainee still do not wear name tags specifying their designation.

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