Friday, March 30, 2001, Chandigarh, India
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BJP to evolve code of ethics
Party leaves door open for Trinamool
Mr K. Jana KrishnamurthiNew Delhi, March 29
Shaken deeply by the Tehelka revelations, the BJP under the leadership of its new President, Mr K. Jana Krishnamurthi, today sought to regain at least some of its lost high moral ground by deciding to evolve a code of ethics for its elected representatives and for those holding any public office.


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Ayodhya: CBI opposes Advani, Uma’s discharge
Lucknow, March 29
The CBI today maintained that all 47 accused, including three Union Ministers, Murli Manohar Joshi, L.K. Advani and Uma Bharati, could be proceeded against on the basis of the consolidated charge sheet filed in the Ayodhya demolition case.

Late rain damages crops
Chandigarh, March 29
Smiles on the faces of farmers brought in by an upward revision of the minimum support price of wheat by Rs 30 a quintal last week have been replaced by worries as the wheat belt of Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh had inclement weather, including brief spells of thundershowers accompanied with hailstorms, during the past 48 hours.

A field of wheat crop, near Morinda, which was flattened by rain accompanied with a hailstorm on Thursday. A field of wheat crop, near Morinda, which was flattened by rain accompanied with a hailstorm on Thursday. 
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Pappu Yadav held, remanded
Patna, March 29
Independent Lok Sabha member from Purnea, Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, was today remanded to judicial custody after his arrest against a complaint filed by RJD MLA Bhupendra Rishideo, charging Yadav with having intimidated him.

‘Sehajdharis’ lose voting right
Definition of ‘Sikh’ remains unchanged
Amritsar, March 29
“Sehajdhari” Sikhs stand disqualified as voters in the general elections to the SGPC, even as the definition of ‘Sikh’ remains unchanged. The SGPC has decided to amend the qualification of a voter least “non-Sikhs under the garb of sehajdharis” were entitled for a say in the affairs of gurdwaras.

GSLV remains undamaged
Chennai, March 29
GSLV-D1, the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle which failed to lift off yesterday, remained undamaged and was safe and fit to be flown again after carrying out the necessary rectifications.


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Asians creep into Oscar arena


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In the garb of frankness, they offend

Our new film should have a multi-party cast because we want to promote political harmony.
by Sandeep Joshi

Punjab population is 2.42 cr
Sex ratio lowest in Ludhiana
Chandigarh, March 29
The population of Punjab is 2,42,89,296, as per provisional figures of Census-2001, released here today. It was 2,02,81,969 in 1991.

Politics behind communal riots: accused
Mumbai, March 29
In a surprise move, an accused in the serial blast case has alleged before a TADA court that the communal riots of 1992-93 were “politically motivated” and the explosions that followed were a fallout of these disastrous events.

IT service booths to be set up
Patiala, March 29
The Income Tax Department is in the process of establishing service booths all over the country to facilitate the filing of returns besides developing a system whereby people can file their returns through e-mail. The department is also aiming at restructuring the department by reducing the staff by around 5 per cent. It will take the help of computers to tackle the increase in workload.


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