Wednesday, December 13, 2000, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3 am (IST)

Govt relents on Ayodhya
Opposition gears up for censure motion
NEW DELHI, Dec 12 — Bowing to the unbudging stand of the Congress and other Opposition parties, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government finally agreed to discuss a censure motion against it on the controversial Ayodhya issue in the Lok Sabha tomorrow.


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Panel summons RSS chief, Basu
NEW DELHI, Dec 12—The RSS chief, Mr K.S. Sudarshan, who had surprised many by stating that the disputed structure was brought down by a bomb on December 6, 1992, was today issued summons by the Justice M.S. Liberhan Commission, probing the sequence of events leading to the demolition of the structure at Ayodhya.

Strike hits power supply
CHANDIGARH, Dec 12 — People in many parts of Punjab and the Union Territory of Chandigarh had to go without electricity as powermen went on a 24-hour strike this morning along with their counterparts in the country in protest against the proposed Power Bill-2000.

SGPC meeting skirts key issues
AMRITSAR, Dec 12 — Even as Mr Harbans Singh Manjpur, executive member belonging to the Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal, raised objections on alleged irregularities and misappropriation of funds committed during the tenure of Bibi Jagir Kaur, many items on the agenda of the SGPC executive meeting held here today were kept pending till tomorrow.

Supporters seek the blessings of the SGPC President, Mr Jagdev Singh Talwandi, after the first SGPC Executive Committee meeting in Amritsar on Tuesday. 
— Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma



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Sharif's exit: dangers ahead
LAHORE, Dec 12 — In the early hours of December 10, the day reserved for celebrating the human rights of all peoples, Mr Nawaz Sharif, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, succeeded in buying freedom for himself and his brother, Shahbaz Sharif, the man often projected as a successor acceptable even to his rivals — not as a right but in a bargain. The event has plunged the entire population in a limitless frenzy of speculation, the least articulate of all being the authors of the 'deal'.


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A policeman looks at a damaged electric transformer after an explosion.Major killed in attack on Army camp
SRINAGAR, Dec 12 — An Army Major two jawans and a cop were killed and four others injured in a suicide squad attack on their camp at Shashiwar Rafiabad in Baramula district of North Kashmir in the wee hours today, the 15th day of unilateral ceasefire.

A policeman looks at a damaged electric transformer after an explosion at Lal Bazar in Srinagar on Tuesday. Six persons, including four paramilitary soldiers, were wounded when a bicycle boobytrapped by militants exploded, the police said.
— Reuters photo

Karnataka ex-CM Patel dead
BANGALORE, Dec 12 — Senior Janata Dal (United) leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister J.H. Patel died at Manipal Hospital here early today. He was 71 and is survived by wife and three sons.

Aided college staff to get pension
CHANDIGARH, Dec 12 — The decks have been cleared for the disbursement of pension to both teaching and non-teaching employees of government-aided private colleges in Haryana.



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