Tuesday, May 14, 2002, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

India to expose Pak mischief
Meeting with Christina Rocca today 
New Delhi, May 13
India will share documentary evidence of Pakistan’s mischief with US Assistant Secretary of State Christina Rocca during her day-long parleys here tomorrow as New Delhi is in no mood to redress Islamabad’s utmost concern of de-escalating military standoff which is costing the neighbour Rs 50 crore a day.

In video: US Congressman Frank Pallone, a strong supporter of India and founder of the Congressional Caucus for India, outlined the future course of US-India relations.
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Pak targets 42 outposts
Security camp attacked

Jammu, May 13
Pakistani troops targeted 42 Indian border outposts along the international border in Jammu and Kathua districts last night but did not cause any damage, official sources said here today. Pakistani Rangers targeted 14 outposts in Arni sector with light and medium machine guns last evening.

An Army convoy crosses the Zojila on way to Kargil as the 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway was thrown open to vehicular traffic on Monday.

Srinagar-Leh highway opens
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An Army convoy crosses the Zojila on way to Kargil as the 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway was thrown open to vehicular traffic on Monday. — PTI photo

Fake degree holders get teacher’s posts
Ropar, May 13
After the PPSC’s jobs-for-sale racket shocked people, another recruitment scandal in which merit was ignored to favour undeserving ones has come to light. Investigations by The Tribune revealed a large number of cases in which candidates with fake degrees were recruited as Elementary Teachers Training (ETT) teachers in 2001 by the previous SAD-BJP government.


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Bill putting justice on fast track passed
New Delhi, May 13
Parliament today approved the long-awaited Bill seeking to put justice on the fast track with government promising speedy judicial reforms to reduce delay and cost in justice delivery mechanism.

1 stabbed in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, May 13
Barring a stabbing incident in a curfew-bound area in which one person was injured late last night, the situation in other parts of the riot-torn city is under control and peaceful, the police said today.

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An uneasy calm prevails in Ahmedabad city following fresh violence last night. (28k, 56k)

An uneasy calm prevails in Ahmedabad city following fresh violence last night. (28k, 56k)

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7th Manipur Rifles defies order
Imphal, May 13
The refusal by 600 personnel of the 7th Manipur Rifles Battalion to go on a transfer posting led to tension after they barricaded themselves and took up positions in their barracks at Khabeisoi on the outskirts of Imphal town yesterday, official sources said today.

Tragic end to inter-caste love marriage
Kaithal, May 13
An inter-caste love marriage between a local youth, Deepu Rana, a Rajput, and Geetanjali, a Jat girl and daughter of an ASI, which was legally registered, saw a tragic end when Deepu Rana, who was booked by the local police on the charge of rape a few days ago and allegedly beaten up by the brother of the girl, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Chandigarh and was cremated here on May 9.

India lauds efforts to halt fissile material production
New Delhi, May 13
India said today that it supported efforts that were underway to bring about a consensus on the fissile material cut-off treaty that would help in stopping the production of fissile material for weapons.

Gen Jacob’s name mooted for presidency
Chandigarh, May 13
“I am not aware of it. I have not sought anything,” said Lieut-Gen JFR Jacob (retd), Governor of Punjab, as VHP has mooted his name for the country’s presidency. Talking to The Tribune, General Jacob said: “I am in the service of the country and its people, now serving Punjab as its Governor.
Lieut-Gen JFR Jacob (retd)
Lieut-Gen JFR Jacob (retd)


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