Saturday, June 16, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

APHC men under house arrest
Protesters lathi-charged
Srinagar, June 15
The police resorted to a baton charge and fired tear-gas shells to disperse a mob raising slogans and pelting stones near the historic Jama Masjid in downtown city here this afternoon. The police burst tear-gas shells and resorted to a lathi charge to disperse the demonstrators.


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A policeman fires tear-gas canisters at protesters outside Srinagar’s main mosque on Friday during a one-day strike. Blast on yatra track: 5 jawans hurt
Jammu, June 15
At least five BSF jawans were wounded in an IED blast on the yatra track between Pahalgam and Chandanwari in east Kashmir today.

A policeman fires tear-gas canisters at protesters outside Srinagar’s main mosque on Friday during a one-day strike.  
— AFP photo

Talks may not yield much: BJP
Saharanpur, June 15
The BJP chief, Mr K. Jana Krishnamurthy has warned against holding too many expectations from the Indo-Pak summit of next month. “It would be great if the talks could achieve a reduction in violence on the border,’’ he, however, said when asked about his expectations from the meeting between Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and Pakistan Chief Executive Gen Pervez Musharraf.



No decision yet on summit dates
New Delhi, June 15
No decision on date and venue of the summit between Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and Pakistan Chief Executive Gen Pervez Musharraf has yet been taken, a spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs said here today.

Kantipur Editor, others freed
Kathmandu, June 15
The nine-day long detention of the Editor, Managing Director and Director of the Kantipur publications here came to an end on Friday afternoon after the Special Court pronounced their release.

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Uneasy calm in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, June 15
Contrary to police and public expectations, Kathmandu remained calm and peaceful a day after the two-member commission appointed to probe the Narayanity palace tragedy made its report public. 

In Windows today

Back to the roots
Aradhika Sekhon

A plan that failed to deliver
by R.N. Malik

 Sangam of religions
by Khushwant Singh


Sir, keeping in mind the number of ministers camping there, can we fix a Cabinet meeting in this country?

by Sandeep Joshi

SGPC orders high-level probe
Embezzlement of funds
Amritsar, June 15
The SGPC has ordered high-level probe into the alleged embezzlement of funds in the past. This was indicated by Mr Jagdev Singh Talwandi, President, SGPC, here today. 

Punjab moves SC on Anandgarh
Chandigarh, June 15
Two separate special leave petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court praying to stay the operation and effect of the Punjab and Haryana High Court’s judgement pertaining to “setting aside the notifications acquiring over 10,500 acres of land in 29 villages to develop a new township of Anandgarh”.

Chhat Bir zoo stinks of scandal
Unstamped beef from Saharanpur via Dera Bassi firm
Saharanpur, June 15
Buffalo meat, or beef, without the mandatory stamping of the veterinary doctors at government slaughter houses, is being reportedly supplied to the animals at Chhat Bir zoo. 
The factory in Dera Bassi.
The factory in Dera Bassi where Dee Pee Traders has given its address. In reality, nothing exists behind this wall and iron gate; and (right) buffaloes and calves tethered in Tabela Colony of Saharanpur before the beef suppliers purchase them for slaughtering. — Tribune photos Karam Singh and Manoj Mahajan

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