Wednesday, January 3, 2001, Chandigarh, India
  Updated at 3 am (IST)

North plunges into darkness
Rail services hit * Snag in Kanpur plant 
* Probe ordered

NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH, Jan 2 . The all-important northern power grid, which supplies power in the entire north-western region, tripped twice at 4:45 and 10:19 this morning, respectively, resulting in disruption in power supply for over eight hours which stopped hundreds of passenger and goods trains in their tracks; hit flights in and out of the Delhi airport; affected business activity and industrial production besides water supply based on tubewells.


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Northern Grid collapseSeveral trains rescheduled
NEW DELHI, Jan 2 . Twentytwo important trains including three Rajdhanis and the Kalka and Amritsar Shatabdi had to be rescheduled on Tuesday afternoon and at least 100 major electric power-hauled trains were stranded due to disruption in power supply. All these trains are scheduled to originate from Delhi, New Delhi and Hazrat Nizamuddin stations.

Decision on calendar soon
Vedanti warns Sikh sangat

AMRITSAR, Jan 2 . Even as the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh was held with religious fervour by the SGPC, Akal Takht and other Sikh organisations on the basis of the traditional Bikrami calendar, Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti, Jathedar, Akal Takht, has clarified that Akal Takht had neither rejected nor accepted the calendar so far.



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File reply by Jan 5, SC tells Bibi
NEW DELHI, Jan 2 . The Supreme Court today gave time till January 5 to former SGPC President Bibi Jagir Kaur for filing reply to CBI.s special leave petition challenging the grant of bail to her by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in her daughter.s murder case.

Bhat to select APHC team

SRINAGAR, Jan 2 . The Hurriyat Conference executive body has authorised Chairman Abdul Ghani Bhat to nominate a delegation of Hurriyat leaders to visit Pakistan on January 15 for holding talks with the militant leaders and others there. The decision was taken at a meeting of the seven-member executive committee of the Hurriyat Conference at its headquarters today.

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After the accidents


What! Power failure? Does it mean that we are going to have a new government?
by Sandeep Joshi

Abdul Ghani Bhat (left), Chairman of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference, talks with Mohammad Yaseen Malik, Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, meeting in Srinagar on Tuesday.

Abdul Ghani Bhat (left), Chairman of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference, talks with Mohammad Yaseen Malik, Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, meeting in Srinagar on Tuesday. . Reuters photo

Debate over Qureshi.s custody
NEW DELHI, Jan 2 . Legal experts today battled at the Delhi High Court over the custody of Hashim Qureshi, a founding member of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), accused of hijacking an Indian Airlines plane in 1971, while the court extended his stay against taking him to Srinagar till January 4.

Musings from Kumarakom . II
.Radical development reforms in offing.
By Atal Behari Vajpayee
IN my article yesterday, I had expressed some thoughts on the Kashmir question and the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, the two problems that we have inherited from the past. Today I wish to share my vision of how we can leave a better legacy for our future generations.


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