Thursday, November 29, 2001, Chandigarh, India

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16 Pak troops killed
12 bunkers destroyed in retaliatory action
Jammu, November 28
At least 16 Pakistani troops were killed and 12 bunkers destroyed in retaliatory firing and shelling by Indian troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir late last night, defence sources said today.
Indian troops man their post along the 742-km Line of Control on Wednesday.
Indian troops man their post along the 742-km Line of Control on Wednesday.  — Reuters Photo



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Sehwag in 14 for Mohali Test
Jaipur, November 28
Continuing its defiance of the International Cricket Council, India today included batsman Virender Sehwag in the 14-member squad for the first Test against England starting on December 3 at Mohali raising a question mark over the three-match series.
Sachin not guilty: ICC
London, November 28
In a sudden climbdown, the International Cricket Council tonight exonerated Sachin Tendulkar of ball-tampering charges saying that he had been guilty of merely not informing the umpires that he was cleaning the ball during the second Test against South Africa last week.

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USA narrows down hunt for Osama
Islamabad, November 28
US marines consolidated their position around the only remaining Taliban stronghold of Kandahar as American jets scored hits against a militia “leadership compound” in southern Afghanistan but the Taliban today claimed that their supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar was safe.
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New Delhi, November 28
The Israeli security agencies have detained four Pakistani nationals who are alleged to have links with Al-Qaida network of Osama bin Laden, well-placed sources disclosed here today.

Nepal army kills 13 Maoists
Kathmandu, November 28
At least 13 Maoists were killed and five others arrested by Nepal’s army two days after the declaration of a state of emergency in the Himalayan kingdom, the Nepalese Defence Ministry said today.

POTO: unanimity eludes Vajpayee
New Delhi, November 28
Seeking the support of all NDA partners for the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance (POTO) is turning out to be delicate and uphill task for Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and his senior ministerial colleagues.

BJP gears up to face book row
New Delhi, November 28
In a determined bid to convert the issue of the deletion of certain portions from the school books of history into an election issue, the BJP is holding its Parliamentary Party meeting on December 5 to plan a countrywide strategy.


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New Delhi, November 28
In a sudden development, all six ministers in the Sheila Dikshit-led Delhi Government submitted their resignations to the Chief Minister today to enable her revamp the ministry.

Relaxations in house tax
Chandigarh, November 28
The Haryana Government today announced certain relaxations in its controversial house tax policy. According to an official release, the state’s “first ever objective policy on house tax” gave a substantial package of concessions to all categories of urban property owners.

Punjab to scrap octroi from Dec 1
Chandigarh, November 28
The Punjab Council of Ministers today decided to abolish octroi in the state from December 1 next. The Minister of Local Government, Mr Balramji Das Tandon, told TNS that octroi would continue on two items: electricity consumption in cities and additional excise duty on liquor.

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