Wednesday, May 22, 2002, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Six more Pak soldiers killed
Jammu, May 21
At least six Pakistani soldiers were killed and several of their bunkers destroyed when the Indian forces resorted to retaliatory artillery fire on Pakistani positions across the LoC at the Noorpur, Shahpur, Khari Karmara and Sawjian areas of the Poonch sector throughout last night.


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Two NC activists beheaded
Srinagar, May 21
Mr Abdul Ghani Lone, Executive Council member of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference, was gunned down by two assailants at the Idgah graveyard here this evening, exactly 12 years after eminent Kashmiri leader Mirwaiz Moulvi Farooq fell to bullets.

ISI hand in killing
New Delhi, May 21
Pakistan’s Inter Services Intelligence had given the go-ahead for the elimination of All-Party Hurriyat Conference leader Abdul Ghani Lone after the failed UAE mission of the ISI chief wherein Mr Lone had flatly refused to do Pakistan’s bidding.

PM in Jammu, reviews security
Jammu, May 21
With tension mounting on the Indo-Pak border and the shadow of assassination of senior Hurriyat Conference leader, Mr Abdul Ghani Lone, looming large, the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, arrived in Jammu this evening on his three-day tour of the troubled state.
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Army withdrawn from Gujarat
Put on operational status along border
New Delhi, May 21
With tension on the border with Pakistan on the rise, the government today decided to withdraw the Army on duty in the riot-affected state of Gujarat and asked the troops to return to their “operational status” along the border in the state.

POTA is need of the hour: HC
Chandigarh, May 21
In the first-ever judgement of its kind in the country on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Prevention of Terrorism Act, Mr Justice Jawahar Lal Gupta and Mr Justice N.K. Sud of the Punjab and Haryana High Court today held that the “Act rightly aimed at reducing the procedural tangles and armed the Court with the power to impose effective penalties on the terrorist as well as on those who were his partners in the commitment of the heinous crime against man and his kind”.

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Gurchet Singh BhullarBhullar submits resignation
Chandigarh, May 21
The Punjab Irrigation Minister, Mr Gurchet Singh Bhullar who, it is alleged, was involved in the murder of senior Akali leader Gurdial Singh and six others in Bhikhiwind, near Amritsar, on May 19, today tendered his resignation to the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh.

Badal sought favours from gurdwara judicial panel
Amritsar, May 21
After the letters of Mr Parkash Singh Badal written to the Prime Minister to recommend the name of Ravinder Pal Singh Sidhu, the tainted Chairman of the Punjab Public Service Commission, for membership of the UPSC, two more letters written to the President of the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission by Mr Badal in his capacity as the Chief Minister for seeking favours are likely to cause a flutter in the Panthic circles.

No sitting Judge for commission: CJ
Chandigarh, May 21
A search has started for a retired Judge to head the one-man inquiry commission to probe all acts of omission and commission by the previous SAD-BJP government in Punjab as the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has expressed his inability to spare a sitting Judge for the commission. The reply of the Chief Justice to the Punjab Chief Minister is the second major setback to the Congress government in the state in its crusade against corruption.


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