Thursday, November 30, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)


Mr Jagdev Singh TalwandiJ.S. Talwandi is new SGPC chief
AMRITSAR, Nov 30 — Bibi Jagir Kaur, charged with murder of her daughter, was today replaced as President of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, by Mr Jagdev Singh Talwandi. 

Decision left to Badal
Josh raises banner of revolt
AMRITSAR, Nov 29 — Amid a walkout, staged by a veteran SGPC member, Mr Puran Singh Josh, the SAD office-bearers and SGPC members, today unanimously authorised Mr Parkash Singh Badal to nominate the candidate for the election of SGPC President, scheduled for tomorrow.


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Mr Parkash Singh Badal and Bibi Jagir Kaur address a Press conference Badungar is willing...
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Mr Parkash Singh Badal and Bibi Jagir Kaur address a Press conference after a meeting of SGPC members belonging to the Shiromani Akali Dal in Amritsar on Wednesday. 

Gore challenge put on hold
WASHINGTON, Nov 29 — Vice- President Al Gore’s efforts to overturn his Republican rival George Bush’s victory in Florida suffered a setback as a state court on Tuesday night put on hold his legal challenge at least till the US Supreme Court’s historic hearing on a related issue on Friday.

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India agrees to import oil from Iraq
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — In a major deal with Iraq, India today agreed “in principle” to import oil from Baghdad in return for wheat under the world body’s food-for-oil programme but the contract would be implemented after discussions with its sanctions committee.



India to buy 10 Mirages
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — The government has decided to acquire 10 France-made Mirage 2000 aircraft and British Aerospace’s Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs), the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Left, Trinamool men clash in LS
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — Members of the Left Front clashed with Trinamool Congress members for the second day today in the Lok Sabha after the Opposition party in West Bengal raised the issue of the law and order situation in the state.

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Ruchika case adjourned to Dec 2
AMBALA, Nov 29—The Special Magistrate for CBI cases in Haryana, Mr A.K. Tyagi, today adjourned the Ruchika molestation case to December 2.

Science City at Jalandhar
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave approval to allow the Pushpa Gujral Science City Society to set up the Science City project at Jalandhar on their own.

Ranjit bicentenary function in Lahore
NEW DELHI, Nov 29 — The historic city of Lahore, which was the capital of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s kingdom, will recall its glorious past during the bicentenary celebrations of the Sher-e-Punjab.

BJP rebels harden stand
SHIMLA, Nov 29 — Five rebels of the ruling BJP, including three ministers, have refused to budge and extend a friendly hand towards Chief Minister P.K. Dhumal until their two main demands, including that of sacking PWD Minister Mohinder Singh were met.

Shepherds’ bane, smugglers’ boon
HISAR, Nov 29 — Famished sheep, ailing cattle and starving young bullocks with vermillion tilaks on their foreheads have become a common sight in Haryana villages bordering drought-hit Rajasthan districts, where ranchers and shepherds are abandoning cattle by the thousands because of acute fodder shortage.

Blast mars first day of ceasefire
November 29, 2000
Guns fall silent in Kashmir
November 28, 2000
4 jawans die in ambush
November 27, 2000
Dhumal faces revolt
November 26, 2000
Bibi fails to convince CBI
November 25, 2000
No going back on ceasefire
November 24, 2000
5 truckers shot near Banihal
November 23, 2000
SC rejects Delhi Govt’s plea
November 22, 2000
RAF deployed in Delhi
November 21, 2000
No combat operations during Ramzan
November 20, 2000
Shelling forces fresh migration
November 19, 2000
CBI interrogates Bibi
November 18, 2000


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