Wednesday, September 5, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

SC rejects Jaya’s plea on stay
J. JayalalithaaHer appointment as CM at stake
New Delhi, September 4
Refusing to vacate the stay on the Madras High Court hearing appeals of J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court today declined to adjourn proceedings before its five-judge Constitution Bench where her appointment as Chief Minister despite conviction has been challenged.


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Steps to arrest fiscal slowdown
Committee on Economic Strategies formed
New Delhi, September 4
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee tonight announced the setting up of a Cabinet Committee on Economic Strategies and speedy measures to step up investments in the infrastructure sector to kick start the economy facing a slowdown.

3 schoolchildren die in blast
Police stations attacked; priests’ killers shot
Baramula, September 4
At least three schoolchildren were killed and as many injured when an improvised explosive device went off near a school at Jamaipora, near here, this afternoon.



Nation page: Govt wants to end tuition culture

Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and Union HRD Minister Murli Manohar Joshi with some of the awarded teachers on the eve of Teachers’ Day in New Delhi on Tuesday. 
 — PTI photo



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Blacklist of Sikh NRIs cut to 50
New Delhi, September 4
In a significant development, the Union Government after constant review of several thousand blacklisted Sikh non-resident Indians settled in the UK, Canada and the USA has slashed the number to just 50 individuals.

Cabinet’s no to Uma’s proposal
Sports remains on State List
New Delhi, September 4
The controversial Union Sports Minister, Ms Uma Bharati, suffered a serious setback to her ambition of exercising government control over sports bodies when her proposal for shifting sports to the Concurrent List came to nought.


From the eyes of a teacher

Uff yeh basta, halat karega khasta !



Your students will learn better if you teach A for Ayodhya, B for Babri ...

by Sandeep Joshi

4 medicos held after clash
Shimla, September 4
Four students of Indira Gandhi Medical College here have been arrested following a clash between two groups which led to ransacking of the police post at Sanjauli last night.

Another saga of courage unfolds
Yasoda from Tamil Nadu to receive Neerja Bhanot Award tomorrow
Chandigarh, September 4
After witnessing the prized valour of Alice Garg and Ashamma, the Neerja Bhanot award winners for last year, this year it’s time to unfold yet another saga of courage and sacrifice, written by an illiterate Yasoda of a remote Tamil Nadu village, where pain is another synonym for life.

Youths return, their dreams shattered
Sent illegally by agent, they escape their torturers

Bathinda, September 4
“I was made to lie prostrate. The policemen in Eepo jail of Malaysia used to strike leather belts on my back for hours together. I was kicked around, insulted repeatedly and given no food for days,” said Sat Pal Singh, an illiterate youth of Dhinger village of this district who came back to India after spending six months under adverse and hostile circumstances in Malaysia.


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