Monday, July 22, 2002, Chandigarh, India






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2-day police remand for Tangri
Ludhiana, July 21
Shiv Sena (Rashtravadi) chief Jagdish Tangri who was wanted in several cases and had surrendered before the district police late yesterday was remanded in two-day police custody by a Duty Magistrate today. Tangri was presented in the court amid the raising of slogans by his supporters, including Shiv Sena and BJP leaders. The police, however, produced him in the court late in the evening. The police prevented mediapersons from talking to Tangri and he was whisked away immediately after coming out of the house of Duty Magistrate Anita Narwal. TNS

Ship anchored safely
Kolkata, July 21
The Shipping Corporation of Indiaís passenger liner, M. V. Harshavardhan, travelling from here to the Andamans with 602 persons on board, ran aground on the Hooghly after hitting three jetties in West Bengalís east Midnapore district today. The incident occurred around 8.41 a.m. when the ship went out of control following failure of its steering wheel, Capt Goutam Sen, Director, Marine Department of the Kolkata Port Trust, said here. He said there was no report of casualty . Later, it was pulled out tonight and anchored in a safe place. The ship is likely to resume its journey towards Port Blair in the Andamans tomorrow, source said.
PTI

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