Wednesday, January 30, 2002, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

3 holed-up Pak ultras shot
Srinagar, January 29
With the death of the three militants who killed a BSF Havildar and wounded five jawans last night, the 24-hour-long operation against the ultras who were holed up in a house at Ahmed Nagar in the city’s outskirts, came to an end this evening.

Soldiers run for cover after they were fired upon by suspected militants, near the smouldering debris of a residential house at Ahmadnagar, 15 km east of Srinagar, on Tuesday. — Reuters photo
Soldiers run for cover after they were fired upon by suspected militants

         American centre attackers were LeT men
In video: Four persons arrested in Nalanda suspected to have links with Farhan Malik, the main accused in Kolkata's American Centre attack. (28k, 56k)


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Serla GrewalSerla Grewal is dead
Chandigarh, January 29
Mrs Serla Grewal, President, The Tribune Trust, a former Governor of Madhya Pradesh and a distinguished civil servant, died at the PGI here today after a protracted illness. She was 74.

10 Pak troops killed
Jammu, January 29
Ten Pakistani soldiers were killed and 12 of their bunkers destroyed when Indian troops opened retaliatory artillery fire on Pakistani positions across the Line of Control in the Gulpur, Karmara and Shahpur areas of Poonch district.

         India’s demand on PoK absurd: Pak
         USA to help Pak combat terrorism


National Capital Region--Delhi

50 years of Independence

Tercentenary celebrations

Tehelka expose

Maharaja Ranjit Singh: special features & photos

Temple movement was ‘to counter’
vote bank 

New Delhi, January 29
The Home Minister, Mr L.K. Advani today said that the BJP had joined the Ram Janmabhoomi Temple movement in 1989 after finding that other political parties were supporting the stand of the Babri Masjid Action Committee on the disputed structure for “vote-bank politics”.

An orchestra plays during the Beating the Retreat ceremony Beating Retreat enthrals Delhi

An orchestra plays during the Beating the Retreat ceremony which marks the end of the annual Republic Day celebrations in front of South and North Block buildings in New Delhi on Tuesday. 
— Reuters photo

Parkash Singh BadalContempt plea against Badal
New Delhi, January 29
A contempt of court petition has been filed against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the Supreme Court, accusing him of making public statements to “defy the court order” on the SYL canal issue.

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EC warns states going to polls
Don’t waive loans to individuals, firms
New Delhi, January 29
The Election Commission has asked all states going to the Assembly elections, not to violate the Model Code of Conduct and specifically directed them not to “write off” loans advanced to individuals, companies and firms as it will be violation under the code.

Caste, disenchantment weigh heavy
Jalandhar, January 29
Delay in fulfilment of the long-standing promise of waiving octroi, infighting in parties, especially in the SAD-BJP combine and its arch rival Congress, and leanings of Dalit and urban voters are the major factors which can affect the poll prospects of parties and their candidates in fray in the Doaba region.

SP (Vigilance) told to execute non-bailable warrants
Corruption case against Rajinder Kaur Bhattal
Bathinda, January 29
The case pertaining to the issuance of non-bailable warrants against former Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal in a corruption case took a new turn last evening when the Special Judge asked the SP (Vigilance), Bathinda, to execute the same personally.


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