Wednesday, May 9, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Laloo, Mishra may be arrested today

Laloo Prasad YadavWarrants against 110 others in fodder scam case
Ranchi, May 8
The Special CBI court here on Tuesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants against the former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD chief, Mr Laloo Prasad Yadav, and another ex-CM, Dr Jagannath Mishra, in connection with a case in the Rs 950 crore animal husbandry scam.


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Assembly poll campaign ends
Elections in WB, Assam, TN, Kerala on May 10

New Delhi, May 8
The din and bustle of fortnight-long electioneering for Thursday’s “mini-general election”, dubbed as a test of the Vajpayee government’s popularity after the Tehelka expose, ended this evening with loudspeakers falling silent in four states and union territory of Pondicherry.

ULFA fires rockets at CRPF camp
Guwahati, May 8
The banned ULFA, which has threatened to disrupt the May 10 state Assembly elections, today struck again attacking a CRPF camp with three rockets at Boko in Kamrup district.



Darbar opens amidst tight security

A CRPF jawan keeps guard near the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar on Tuesday as security is beefed-up with the opening of the “Darbar” on May 8.
— Reuters photo
A CRPF jawan keeps guard near the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar on Tuesday as security is beefed-up with the opening of the “Darbar” on May 8.

Balco strike called off
Raipur, May 8
Capping months of uncertainties over the biggest privatisation deal, workers of Balco tonight withdrew their 67-day-old strike following an accord with the company’s new management Sterlite Industries on their 25-point of demands.

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Aussies received phone calls
Information sought on state of Chennai Test

Sydney, May 8
In a fresh twist to the cricket betting scandal, three members of the Australian squad have claimed receiving anonymous phone calls in their hotel rooms during the third and final Test against India in Chennai in March seeking information on the condition of the pitch and the state of the match.


When adults take over kids’ party

B’day games for children


This bravery award is for your uneventful Delhi-Bombay flight!
by Sandeep Joshi

Sikkim, Mizoram Governors named
New Delhi, May 8
Veteran BJP leader Kedar Nath Sahani was today appointed Governor of Sikkim while former Adviser to Mizo leader Laldenga Amolak Rattan Kohli was named as Governor of Mizoram.

Order reserved on Fardeen’s bail plea
Mumbai, May 8
A Mumbai court reserved its order on the bail application of film star Fardeen Khan, who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau on Saturday for allegedly possessing cocaine, till may 18.

HP to blame for Rozy’s death
New Delhi, May 8
The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), an NGO working for the conservation of wildlife, has blamed the Himachal government for its “obstinate attitude” in not moving Rozy, the rare snow leopard, to Darjeeling zoo.

Acute water crisis in Shimla
Shimla, May 8
People are making a beeline around tankers to fetch drinking water as the town has plunged into a water crisis with taps going dry in many areas because of the sudden fall in the water level of the two main reservoirs. 

People queue up for water from a tanker in Lakkar Bazar, Shimla, on Tuesday.—Photo by Anil Dayal

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