May 4, 2002, Chandigarh, India
|S P O T L I
G H T
135 Maoists shot
Kathmandu, May 3
At least 135 Maoist rebels were killed when the Nepalese security forces stormed two guerrilla training camps, a Home Ministry official said today. “More than 100” of the rebels were shot dead yesterday in the Lisne area of Rolpa, some 298 km west of Kathmandu. Another 35 rebels were killed in a clash at Boktang in Doti district, 398 km west of the capital, he said.
9 die in WB storm
Midnapore (W Bengal), May 3
East and West Midnapore districts in south Bengal were devastated last
night as a storm blowing at a speed of about 100 kmPH claimed nine
lives and destroyed houses. Normal life was paralysed in Haldia,
Mahisadal, Sutahata, Contai, Narghat and Digha areas. UNI
NDCCB chief held
Nagpur, May 3
Nagpur District Central Cooperative Bank (NDCCB) chairman and NCP MLA Sunil Kedar was today arrested in connection with the Rs 150 crore government securities scam by the Maharashtra CID.