Monday, June 4, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Kutch gets five-year tax holiday
Black flags greet Prime Minister
Bhuj, June 3
Acceding to the public demand, Mr A.B. Vajpayee declared a five-year tax holiday for the residents of Kutch region here today, while asking the people to join hands for rebuilding a modern Kutch.


Should teachers be 
punished for taking 
private tuitions?

Can't Say
View Results
Suggest a Question
Send your comment

Carnage accidental, says Prince Gyanendra
Plot alleged; condition of Crown Prince serious

Kathmandu, June 3
Newly-appointed Nepalese Regent Prince Gyanendra today said King Birendra, Queen Aishwarya and six others of the royal family were killed in an automatic weapon fire and described the tragedy as an “accident”, even as the condition of Prince Dipendra, declared as the new king, remained “critical”.
Nepalese youths shout pro-monarch slogans.
Nepalese youths shout pro-monarch slogans during a mourning march in Kathmandu on Sunday. — Reuters photo

Edit: A royal carnage



14 ultras shot in gunbattles
Jammu, June 3
The security forces today achieved one of the biggest successes in the past 10 years when at least 14 hardcore militants, most of them foreign mercenaries, were killed in two separate incidents in Poonch district.

Hizb offers to cease fire
Srinagar, June 3
The Hizbul Mujahideen has said it will halt militant operations in Jammu and Kashmir if India and Pakistan adopt a “realistic approach” to solve the Kashmir issue.

In Agriculture today

Outdated marketing system and price policy are stumbling blocks

In Log in... Tribune today

WWW in your pocket
by Roopinder Singh

Windows should have been Gates instead
by Vipul Verma

Computer–learning on Web
by Peeyush Agnihotri


On Mondays
Log in ....Tribune
On Sundays
On Saturdays

10 die in Bangladesh church blast
Dhaka, June 3
At least nine persons (10, according to UNI) were killed and 13 injured in a bomb blast at a Catholic church today while the local people were attending a Sunday prayer at the church at 7 am.

Congress targets Dalit voters
Amarinder promises them free power
Jalandhar, June 3
Even as a former Punjab Chief Minister, Mrs Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, chose to blow her own trumpet by criticising the Punjab Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, for the registration of a case against her, the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Capt Amarinder Singh, did not utter a single word on the issue but assured Dalits and backward classes that in case his party came to power his government would take care of their interests by extending special facilities and incentives to them.

Crucial SGPC meeting on June 8
SHSAD to seek Jathedar’s resignation
Amritsar, June 3
A stormy meeting of the SGPC executive will be held here on June 8 two days after the ‘ghallughara’ divas (genocide day) — at which members belonging to the Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal will seek the resignation of Giani Kewal Singh as Jathedar, Damdama Sahib, who has been summoned by a Talwandi Sabo court on June 11 in connection with the alleged suicide by his daughter-in-law.


| Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | In Spotlight | Chandigarh Tribune | Ludhiana Tribune
50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
121 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |

Editor, Printer and Publisher: Hari Jaisingh
Published from The Tribune House, Sector 29-C, Chandigarh, India, 160020
for The Tribune Trust. Phone: (91-172) 655066. Fax: (91-172) 651291
Copyright : The Tribune Trust, 2001.