Thursday, October 16, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Allow VHP programme, Advani asks Mulayam
New Delhi, October 15
Even as tension mounted in Ayodhya, Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani today asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav to allow ‘Ram bhakts’ from all over the country to visit the ‘Ram temple’.
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Giriraj Kishore arrested
Lucknow, October 15
Two days ahead of the VHP’s proposed ‘sankalp sammelan’ at Ayodhya, the police today arrested VHP international Vice-President Acharya Giriraj Kishore along with at least 1,200 activists while they were marching towards Ayodhya.

Happiess is writ large on Yuvraj Singh's face as he walks ahead of Sachin Tendulkar Yuvraj makes Test debut in Mohali today

Sports page: Dravid skipper; Yuvraj set for debut
Dravid wants team to get basics right
Indians will miss Ganguly

Happiness is writ large on Yuvraj Singh's face as he walks ahead of Sachin Tendulkar on the eve of the second Test at PCA Stadium, Mohali, on Wednesday. Yuvraj is set to make his Test debut on Thursday coming in place of injured Saurav Ganguly. — Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma

China launches manned spacecraft
Beijing, October 15
China today declared that its maiden launch of a manned spacecraft, Shenzhou V, carrying an astronaut has been successful and all systems on board are working perfectly.

Swiss national raped near IFFI venue
New Delhi, October 15
A Swiss national and relative of an embassy official, was allegedly raped by two unidentified men last night when she came out of the Siri Fort auditorium after watching a film in the ongoing International Film Festival of India.



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Sir, beware! It’s a turning wicket in Ayodhya.

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 A Tribune impact 

One day after The Tribune carried a report “Hoardings dot highways in Haryana — Govt flouts SC ruling to list achievements”, labourers are busy removing the massive hoardings in Karnal on Wednesday. — Photo by Kulwinder Sandhu

Non-bailable warrants against wives of Daler and Shamsher
Patiala, October 15
Punjabi pop star Daler Mehndi’s brother Shamsher today said that the two used to work together and that he was greatly pained on being disowned by his brother after he was arrested on charges of duping people wanting to immigrate to foreign countries illegally.

Police raids Daler’s Mumbai house
Nation page: Bail me out, Daler Mehndi appeals to Amarinder

Armed man takes girl hostage in Jalandhar
Demands meeting with DGP
Jalandhar, October 15
Fear gripped the city as an unidentified person armed with two pistols abducted a seven-year-old daughter of an advocate and took her hostage in her house in Adarsh Nagar locality this afternoon.
Policemen surround the house in which an armed man has taken a seven-year-old girl hostage in Adarsh Nagar, Jalandhar, on Wednesday.  
— Photo by S.S. Chopra
Policemen surround the house in which an armed man has taken a seven-year-old girl hostage

 SSP threatens to book mediapersons

Tension mounts in Ayodhya
October 15, 2003
VHP leaders go underground
October 14, 2003
Faizabad sealed off
October 13, 2003
2,000 Shiv sainiks held in Ayodhya
October 12, 2003
300 Shiv Sainiks held in Ayodhya
October 11, 2003
CDs seized from Daler’s office
October 10, 2003
Vigilance team quizzes Badal
October 9, 2003
Jogi chargesheeted
October 8, 2003
5 states go to polls on Nov 20, Dec 1
October 7, 2003
Israeli jets hit camp near Damascus
October 6, 2003

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