Tuesday, July 31, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Parliament security being revamped

Intelligence warns of terrorist attack
New Delhi, July 30
A thorough revamp of Parliament House security is being undertaken following intelligence agencies’ warning of a possible terrorist attack by desperate ultras in the wake of the failed Agra summit.


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Pankaj’s accomplices held
Umed meets PM, seeks probe
New Delhi, July 30
The crime branch of the Delhi police today arrested the three remaining suspects involved in the sensational slaying of Samajwadi Party MP Phoolan Devi from Saharanpur.

3 holed-up ultras shot
Srinagar, July 30
Three militants of the Hizb-ul Mujahideen, including a battalion commander, were killed in a day-long operation after they were holed up inside a shrine in the Tangmarg area of Baramula district, about 30 km from here today.

Troop reinforcements rush to the scene of a gunbattle. Troop reinforcements rush to the scene of a gunbattle between security forces and militants holed up in a mosque at Goigam village, near Srinagar, on Monday. 
— Reuters photo


“Chhari Mubarak” leaves for Amarnath
Srinagar, July 30
The holy mace of Lord Shiva, “Chhari Mubarak”, left Dashnami Akhara here today for the Amarnath Cave shrine on the last leg of the month-long Amarnath Yatra which concludes on August 4.

Manipur House to be dissolved
Parliament approves President’s rule
New Delhi, July 30
The Manipur Assembly, which is under suspended animation, will be dissolved after Parliament approves President’s rule in the North-Eastern state and “no attempt will be made to form any fresh government” before the poll, the Union Home Minister, Mr L.K. Advani assured the Lok Sabha today.

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US envoy vows to reduce visa line
New Delhi, July 30
In a powerful diplomatic symbolism, the new United States Ambassador Robert Blackwill today entered the US Embassy to begin his assignment not through the VIP gate but through the one used by Indian visa seekers.

New US Ambassador Robert Blackwill talking to a visa seeker at the US Embassy in New Delhi on Monday. 
New US Ambassador Robert Blackwill talking to a visa seeker at the US Embassy in New Delhi on Monday.

Look before you eat — rich food brings disease

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by Sandeep Joshi

UTI chief contacted from PMO: Sena
New Delhi, July 30
Shiv Sena member Sanjay Nirupam, who made a scathing attack on the UTI functioning in the Rajya Sabha today, caused a furore when he mentioned telephone numbers of the Prime Minister’s Office and the Planning Commission at which former UTI Chairman P.S. Subramanyam was contacted between July 18 and July 22 allegedly regarding a cyberspace deal.

Social activist wins Magsaysay Award
Jaipur, July 30
The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Mr Ashok Gehlot, today congratulated social activist Rajendra Singh for bagging the Ramon Magsaysay Award for community leadership in spearheading a mass rural movement for water conservation in the arid regions of Alwar district.

4 killed, 3 missing in flashfloods
Dharamsala, July 30
Three girls were washed away in flashfloods and an equal number of Gujjars were reported missing last night due to heavy rain in the Chotta Bhangal area of Baijnath, the flashfloods caused a damage of over Rs 1 crore to private and public property. A labourer working at the Binwa power project at Utrala was also washed away in the flashfloods.


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