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Friday, May 10, 2002, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Jaguar crashes at Ambala
Flying Officer Pallarwal on routine flight dead
Ambala, May 9
On the heels of a MiG-21 crash in Jalandhar killing eight persons, a Jaguar aircraft crashed within the Air Force station here claiming the life of a fighter pilot. The Jaguar reportedly was taking off on a routine flight when it crashed at the end of the runway.
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An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter lies on the runway after it crashed at Ambala airbase Time for closer look at fleet

An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter lies on the runway after it crashed at Ambala airbase on Thursday. — Reuters photo


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Red faces in BJP as Sena has way
Joshi’s election as Speaker today
New Delhi, May 9
The BJP leadership had zeroed in on the Shiv Sena for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker primarily because the ally is the second largest entity in the NDA grouping with 15 Parliamentarians in the House.
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Capt Amrinder SinghCM’s no to Gujarat plea
Says can’t spare police battalions
Chandigarh, May 9
With the municipal corporation elections round the corner, compulsive deployment of police all along international border and incidents of violent urban crime in various parts of the state during the past few days has forced the Punjab Government to politely turn down the request from the Gujarat Government for the deployment of the Punjab police.


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In video: Soldiers and paramilitary forces patrol flashpoints in Gujarat after 14 persons were killed and nearly 50 injured in a fresh upsurge of violence. (28k, 56k)

Natwar’s daughter commits suicide
New Delhi, May 9
Ritu Singh, a fashion designer and daughter of the recently elected Congress Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, Mr Natwar Singh, reportedly committed suicide in her Vasant Vihar residence late this evening.

Ganguly may sue Yashwant for defamation
Saurav GangulyKolkata, May 9
Indian cricket captain Saurav Ganguly is likely to file a defamation suit against the Union Finance Minister, Mr Yashwant Sinha, for implicating him in the tax-dodgers list, though he has been regularly paying the income tax.

Intelligence defends action
Chandigarh, May 9
Taking a serious view of the remarks made by the Chief Director of the Vigilance Bureau about investigations in the PPSC scam, the Intelligence Wing today affirmed that it would continue to provide inputs to the government as an aid to further investigations in the recruitment scam and other related cases.

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Rajya Sabha passes Patent Bill
New Delhi, May 9
The landmark Patent Bill was today passed by the Rajya Sabha after incorporating safeguards to protect national interest and without yielding concessions on public health.

Giani Kewal Singh surrenders in court
Talwandi Sabo, May 9
Giani Kewal Singh, former Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib and co-accused in a case of dowry death registered against his son Baljinder Singh and a relative, today surrendered in the court of Mr Kurnesh Kakkar, Judicial Magistrate (First Class). Giani Kewal Singh perhaps is the first Sikh cleric to face trial in a case.
Giani Kewal Singh, a former Jathedar of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, being taken to jail by policemen
Giani Kewal Singh, a former Jathedar of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, being taken to jail by policemen in plainclothes after he surrendered in court at Talwandi Sabo on Thursday. 
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