December 10, 2002, Chandigarh, India
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10 Maoists killed
Kathmandu, December 9
At least 10 Maoist rebels were shot by security forces in Nepal, the state-run radio said this evening. “At least 10 Maoists were shot by security forces in six different districts of the kingdom,” the report said. Security forces also recovered arms, ammunition and cash, it said.
Pratapgarh, December 9
Two FIRs under the Anti-Corruption Act have been lodged against jailed Independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh, the police said today.
New Delhi, December 9
The two-day BJP National Executive will be held here from December 22 to review the party’s performance in the Gujarat Assembly elections.
Ranchi, December 9
At least 100 persons were rounded up on charges of disturbing peace during the ‘Jharkhand bandh’ called today by the Jharkhand Desom Party (JDP) on the domicile issue. The ‘bandh’, which evoked a partial response, however, remained incident-free.