Wednesday, December 6, 2000, Chandigarh, India
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DGP Rathore in the dock

Govt indicted; delay in chargesheeting condoned
S.P.S. RathoreAMBALA, Dec 5 — The status of the Haryana Director-General of Police, Mr S.P.S. Rathore, changed to that of an accused at 3.55 p.m. today when the Special Magistrate for CBI cases in Haryana, Mr A.K. Tyagi, announced: “I have allowed the application of the CBI for condoning the delay in filing the charge sheet against Mr Rathore in the Ruchika molestation case.”


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Malik new Haryana DGP
Rathore goes on leave

CHANDIGARH, Dec 5 — Mr M.S. Malik, an IPS officer of the 1969 batch, will be the new Director-General of Police, Haryana. He replaced Mr S.P.S. Rathore, who has proceeded on long leave.

Mrs Madhu Prakash and her husband Mr Anand Prakash coming out of the court of Mr A.K. Tyagi in a jubilant mood

Mrs Madhu Prakash and her husband Mr Anand Prakash coming out of the court of Mr A.K. Tyagi in a jubilant mood after the Judge took cognizance of the charges against the Haryana DGP, Mr S.P.S. Rathore, in the Ruchika molestation case in Ambala on Tuesday. 
— Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan

Life ban on Azhar, Sharma
Jadeja barred for five years

CHENNAI, Dec 5 — Coming down heavily on tainted players, the Board of Control for Cricket in India today slapped life ban on Mohammed Azharuddin and Ajay Sharma and banned Ajay Jadeja, Manoj Prabhakar and physio Ali Irani for five years for their involvement in betting and match-fixing.



Postal services paralysed
NEW DELHI, Dec 5 — Postal services all over the country were paralysed with more than six lakh employees of the department going on an indefinite strike to demand among other things, higher wages.

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6 CRPF men killed in encounter
SRINAGAR, Dec 5 — In two simultaneous suicide attacks by militants on security forces camps, at least six CRPF personnel and three militants were killed and nine others injured in Kashmir since last evening.

Edit: All aboard peace wagon

No tripartite talks: India
NEW DELHI, Dec 5 — Ruling out tripartite talks on Jammu and Kashmir, India today made clear that Pakistan needed to initiate more concrete steps, for “an environment suitable for resumption of the composite dialogue”.


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LS, RS adjourned over Ayodhya issue
NEW DELHI, Dec 5 — The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day after an unyielding Opposition with the Congress in the vanguard demanded the resignation of Home Minister L.K. Advani and two other Union Ministers chargesheeted by the CBI in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

Advani must quit, says Congress
NEW DELHI, Dec 5 — Maintaining that the BJP had two set of rules for its ministers, the Congress today said it would agitate both inside and outside the Parliament till its demand for discussion under Rule 182 was accepted.

China ready to contact Dalai Lama
BEIJING, Dec 5 — China today reaffirmed its willingness to meet the Dalai Lama, a day after the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader said his brother had travelled to Beijing to reopen a dialogue stalled for two years.

Vishnu statuesTwo rare Vishnu statues excavated in Kaithal village
KURUKSHETRA, Dec 5 — The Kurukshetra Development Board (KDB) has once again unravelled the glorious past of this region. Its two archaeologists, Mr Rajesh Purohit, who is working as a Curator of the Shri Krishna Museum, and Mr R.S. Rana (lecturer guide) in the museum, has digged out rare statues in Rasina village situated on the Karnal-Kaithal border.



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