Monday, June 17, 2002, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Militants massacre 5 in Udhampur, 6 in Doda
Jammu, June 16
In a gruesome act, LeT militants shot dead five members of a family, including a woman and two children, and injured three others at a village in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said today.

Al-Qaida cadres sneak into J&K
On the Line of Control, June 16
Infiltration of Al-Qaida cadres in Jammu and Kashmir may well be a trump card of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence and the state may witness a new spurt in militancy in the coming days.


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A shrapnel-scarred town
Palanwala (Line of Control), June 16
The market has not opened for a long time and even if it did there are very few people left in town to use it. Barely a couple of kilometres from the Line of Control, the Palanwala market has got special attention from the Pakistani artillery. Almost every building on either side of the narrow street is pock-marked by shrapnel hits.

300 foreigners leave Karachi
Islamabad, June 16
Over 300 foreigners have left Karachi in the aftermath of Friday’s car bomb attack near the US Consulate taking the total number of foreigners leaving Pakistan in the past few days to 13,500, a report said today.

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Govt formula to end BKU stir
Chandigarh, June 16
Even as Bharatiya Kisan Union and Haryana Government teams are slated to meet for a second round of talks tomorrow, government functionaries holding the negotiations have worked out a formula for giving compensation to the families of the BKU supporters who died in police firing recently.

Sleuths find nests empty
Education board chief flies out; others hiding
SAS Nagar, June 16
Following raids by the Vigilance Bureau at the Patiala house of the Chairman of the Punjab School Education Board, some officials of the board have, reportedly, gone underground.

Nirmal Kahlon’s houses raided
Amritsar, June 16
Amritsar, June 16
Close on the heels of the arrest of Tota Singh, a former Education Minister, Vigilance sleuths today conducted a six-hour search of the palatial house of Nirmal Singh Kahlon, a former Rural and Panchayat Development Minister, in the posh Basant Avenue here and his farmhouse in Gurdaspur district.

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        Kahlon booked in recruitment scam

Black ‘tahli’ wood planks bearing official numbers were found stacked in the backyard of the palatial house of Nirmal Singh Kahlon Black ‘tahli’ wood planks bearing official numbers were found stacked in the backyard of the palatial house of Nirmal Singh Kahlon, former Akali minister, during a vigilance raid on Sunday. — Photo Rajiv Sharma

Lightning kills 2 as rain lashes region
Chandigarh, June 16
Lightning claimed two lives in Hisar as a fresh spell of rain lashed parts of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal today, plummeting temperatures. Two youths working in fields were killed when lightning struck them last evening at Gorakhpur village, about 35 km from Hisar, in Haryana, the police said.

PSEB averts power crisis, pays for coal
Bathinda, June 16
The Punjab State Electricity Board authorities have averted a major power crisis during the ongoing paddy transplantation season as they have ensured the supply of coal to the local Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant by making payments to three coal companies.
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