Saturday, December 2, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)

Man intrudes into Naval chief’s house
Shoots at security guard, escapes

NEW DELHI, Dec 1 — In a major breach of security an unidentified man intruded into the residence of the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sushil Kumar, here early this morning and shot at and injured a security guard before escaping under cover of darkness.

Hand of militants suspected
NEW DELHI, Dec 1 — The hand of foreign mercenaries operating in the trouble-torn state of Jammu and Kashmir is not being ruled out in the intrusion into the residence of the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sushil Kumar today.


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12 hurt in 2 car blasts in Srinagar
SRINAGAR, Dec 1— Two powerful car bomb blasts near the boundary wall of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court complex rocked the city this afternoon injuring 12. 

Seize peace offer, Advani asks Pak
NEW DELHI, Dec 1 — The Union Home Minister, Mr L.K. Advani, has said the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan is another chance for Pakistan to end its international isolation provided it ends cross-border terrorism in the valley.

Priyanka crowned Miss World
LONDON, Dec 1 — A cool and confident Miss India, Priyanka Chopra, charmed the world with her smile to become the fourth Indian in seven years to win the prestigious Miss World crown and keep the title home for the second consecutive year.

Priyanka ChopraPriyanka’s family thrilled

Priyanka Chopra is all smiles as she wears the Miss World 2000 crown at the Millennium Dome in London on Thursday night.— Reuters photos


Gore-Bush fight goes to US Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, Dec 1 — The Florida presidential election war headed for a historic showdown in the US Supreme Court, where Mr George W Bush asked the judges to throw out the hand-counted tally that narrowed his lead over Vice-President Al Gore.

Dangi gets 3 days to surrender
NEW DELHI, Dec 1 — The Supreme Court today directed a former Haryana Revenue Minister, Mr Anand Singh Dangi, to surrender before the court of session within three days.

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HC bans corporal punishment for schoolchildren
NEW DELHI, Dec 1 — The Delhi High Court today banned physical punishment for schoolchildren and directed the state government to ensure that students received education in an environment of freedom and dignity.

Kin of Kargil martyrs honoured
JALANDHAR, Dec 1 — The Punjab Finance Minister, Capt Kanwaljit Singh, while speaking at a state-level function to honour the families of martyrs of Kargil and other operations with cash grants and government jobs here today said it was a matter of great concern that soldiers were remembered only at the time of war and any threat perception to the country.


Jagdev Singh TalwandiTohra untrustworthy: Talwandi
CHANDIGARH, Dec 1 — The newly elected President of the SGPC, Mr Jagdev Singh Talwandi, today fired a salvo against Mr Gurcharan Singh Tohra, who was the first to greet him on his becoming the SGPC chief. 

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Talwandi replaces Bibi
December 1, 2000
Decision left to Badal
November 30, 2000
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


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