Thursday, May 30, 2002, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Stop terrorism, says UK
Straw asks Pervez to translate words into action
New Delhi, May 29
Britain today categorically told Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf that he would have to translate his words into action to check cross-border terrorism and made it clear that terrorism included cross-border terrorism as also terrorism in the garb of ‘freedom fight’.
British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw with Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday.
British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw with Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday. 
— Tribune photo Mukesh Aggarwal
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Don’t try another Kaluchak, warns Fernandes
New Delhi, May 29
In perhaps the first unequivocal message to Pakistan, Defence Minister George Fernandes has warned that India will retaliate if any more Kaluchak-like incidents were orchestrated by terrorists.

Eight die in Pak shelling
Jammu, May 29
At least eight civilians, including a woman, and an Armyman, were killed when Pakistan troops resorted to heavy shelling in the Poonch sector.

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A village in the Rajouri sector of Jammu empties within hours following heavy shelling by Pakistani troops. (28k, 56k)

Blasts rock Ahmedabad
Crude bombs explode in 4 buses, injure 15
Ahmedabad, May 29
In a serious setback to the 10-day-old peace and reconciliation process in the riot-torn Gujarat, four bombs exploded simultaneously in city buses today, injuring at least 15 persons, while eight stick bombs fitted with timers were seized and defused.
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Punjab to go by HC orders
Chandigarh, May 29
The Punjab Government will go by the orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on the future of all those who had been recruited on the recommendations made by the Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) during the tenure of Ravi Sidhu.

BKU resumes hostilities
Kandela, May 29
A condolence meeting held here today to mourn the death of three farmers, who allegedly lost their lives in a clash with the police on May 19 at Nagura village, saw the Bharatiya Kisan Union resuming hostilities with the Haryana Government.

Two killed in police firing

Mr Ghasi Ram Nain at a condolence meeting
Mr Ghasi Ram Nain (centre) at a condolence meeting and (right) women folk cheer up BKU activists during the meeting at Kandela, near Jind, on Wednesday. — Tribune photos Pankaj Sharma

Pele to write for
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Pele In the wake of the soccer mania that has gripped the world, The Tribune has managed to rope in Brazil's legendary footballer Pele to give his expert comments on the Football World Cup to be played in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30.

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Now, fraud in teacher’s selection
Cancel panel member’s wife’s appointment: Lok Pal
Chandigarh, May 29
In another case of alleged fraud in the selections of teachers, the Punjab Lok Pal, Justice D.V. Sehgal, has indicted Raj Singh Deol, Chairman of a selection committee and one of its members, Daljit Singh Brar, Deputy Director, Sainik Welfare, Muktsar, according to informed sources.

Water dispute claims 5 lives
Midhu Khera (Muktsar), May 29
Even as the dust raised by the murder of an SAD leader, along with five others in the Bhikhiwind area in Amritsar district on May 19, allegedly at the instance of Congress leaders, is yet to settle down, the murder of two brothers and their one son each (both Youth Akali Dal activists) and another person by firearms in this village, allegedly at the instance of a Congress leader, this morning has again put a question mark on the law and order situation in the state.

8500 ‘suppressed’ legal notices found
Building bylaws violation case for Vigilance Bureau
Amritsar, May 29
A day after the publication of news in The Tribune about the blatant violation of building bylaws the Local Bodies Department has detected 8500 more legal notices which were “suppressed” all over the state during the five-year tenure of the SAD-BJP Government and decided to hand over the case to the Vigilance Bureau.


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