Sunday, November 19, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)

A relative looks after injured Abid (12) in a hospital in Srinagar on Saturday. Four schoolchildren were wounded by a landmine explosion, suspected to have been planted by militants. Shelling forces fresh migration
4 schoolboys hurt in mine blast

SRINAGAR, Nov 18 — Eleven persons, including nine militants and a woman, were killed even as heavy shelling by Pakistani troops forced fresh migration from areas near the Line of Actual Control since the past 24 hours.

A relative looks after injured Abid (12) in a hospital in Srinagar on Saturday. Four schoolchildren were wounded by a landmine explosion, suspected to have been planted by militants. 
— Reuters


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23 die in HP road mishaps
SHIMLA, Nov 18 — As many as 23 persons died and over 21 others were injured in two accidents that occurred today in Sirmaur and Mandi districts of the state, according to official information.

Govt to divest stake in Maruti
NEW DELHI, Nov 18 — Having resolved the inter-ministerial differences, the government today finally gave a green signal to disinvestment in Maruti Udyog Ltd and decided to set up a secretary-level committee to clinch the issue with Suzuki, the Japanese joint-venture partner.

Kapil, Sachin may be examined
NEW DELHI, Nov 18 — The players who were given clean chit by the CBI in its match-fixing and betting report, including the former Indian coach Kapil Dev could be examined, said the BCCI appointed special commissioner, Mr K. Madhavan, who completed the examination of the five CBI indicted cricketers and the BCCI officials today.

Bush leads by 927 votes
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Nov 18 — The latest results from the overseas absentee ballot count in the presidential race in Florida today showed Republican George W. Bush leading Democrat Al Gore by 927 votes in the overall vote.


Gurukul chief fights might of govt

Padma Shri Subashini on dharna against poll hooliganism

Subashini KHANPUR (Sonepat) Nov 18 — Ms Subashini, 87-year-old Padma Shri awardee and veteran freedom fighter, seems to have been forced to sit on dharna to save the valuable traditions of the gurukul education system.

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Kamaljit to move SC on Nov 20  
Grant of bail to Bibi Jagir Kaur
NEW DELHI, Nov 18 — Kamaljit Singh, the person who claims to have married Harpreet Kaur, the daughter of the SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur, a prime accused in the murder of her daughter, would move the Supreme Court on Monday seeking cancellation of the bail granted to her by the Punjab and Haryana High Court and to prevent her from influencing the witnesses.

SCs suffer boycott for 5 years
Their fault: they asked for hike in wages

JALANDHAR, Nov 18 — They had left their homes five years ago following a social boycott by the village upper caste people over their demand of enhancement in wages. And they still are homeless, thanks to the indifference on the part of everybody — the administration, the police and villagers.



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