Wednesday, November 26, 2003, Chandigarh, India
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Ceasefire begins
Infiltrators to be shot, India tells Pakistan
New Delhi, November 25
India and Pakistan today took a historic decision of agreeing to observe a ceasefire with effect from midnight tonight along the international border, the Line of Control and the Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Powell calls up Sinha
Guns fall silent on border
Graphic: India, Pak agree on ceasefire
J&K page: All welcome ceasefire
World page: Pak’s ceasefire offer gets wide acclaim
Editorial: Ceasefire is fine

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Kashmiris throng the market on the eve of Id as India and Pakistan agreed on a ceasefire starting midnight on Tuesday.
Kashmiris throng the market on the eve of Id as India and Pakistan agreed on a ceasefire starting midnight on Tuesday. — PTI photo

Bus service to Lahore from Amritsar soon
New Delhi, November 25
The much awaited bus service between Amritsar and Lahore is expected to start soon, with India and Pakistan agreeing to it.

SC orders CBI probe against Chautala
Controversy over JBT teachers’ appointment
Om Prakash Chautala New Delhi, November 25
The Supreme Court today ordered a CBI probe into the alleged attempt by Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala to substitute “fake” selection lists for appointment of JBT teachers in the state with genuine ones in 19 districts in 2000 and corruption cases registered against the then Director of Primary Education, Mr Sanjiv Kumar, as a sequel to it.



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Haryana page: Month of legal setbacks to Chautala govt

Sinha relieved of Vigilance charge
Chandigarh, November 25
In a significant decision, the Punjab Government tonight restored the Department of Vigilance to the Chief Secretary, Mr J.S. Gill, thus relieving Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Mr S.K. Sinha, of this additional charge in a major administrative reshuffle ordered tonight.

Eminent citizens call for dialogue in Assam
New Delhi, November 25
Cutting across party lines, eminent citizens from different walks of life, including a Cabinet Minister and an Opposition leader, former governors of Assam and Manipur, editors, journalists, social workers and intellectuals, today called for an end to the confrontation in Assam and the return of “a sense of healing, trust and confidence” to the state.
In video: RJD chief Laloo Prasad Yadav appeals to the nation to come together to restore normalcy in Assam. (28k, 56k)

Nation page: Anti-Bihari violence spreads, toll 56

CBI gives clean chit to IIM faculty
New Delhi, November 25
Giving a clean chit to the faculty of the Indian Institute of Management on the CAT question paper leak, the CBI today claimed that it had some evidence hinting that the leak could have been from the press which printed it.

Fraud in kidney donation detected
Amritsar, November 25
The unearthing of the multi-crore kidney scam did not deter a prospective kidney donor and a recipient from allegedly submitting false affidavits and the attestation of false documents by various authorities.

Boy hacked to death for marrying out of caste
Hoshiarpur, November 25
Relatives of Rajput girl, who dared to marry a Jat boy against their wishes, allegedly hacked him to death in a bazar of the nearby Jahankhelan village today. They even sent his arm to one of his relatives, before fleeing from the scene of the crime.

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Special coverage of Assembly elections in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram

India goes a step ahead, offers truce in Siachen
November 25, 2003
Challan sees rowdyism on roads
November 24, 2003
Chargesheet filed against Badal, five others
November 23, 2003
SC stays trial in Godhra, nine other cases
November 22, 2003
27 dead, 450 hurt in Istanbul blasts
November 21, 2003
Militants holed up inside BSNL office
November 20, 2003
Aircraft land Sonia, Jogi in soup
November 19, 2003
Judeo out, CBI probe on
November 18, 2003
Judeo to go if found guilty, says PM
November 17, 2003
Israeli troops must pull out, says Vajpayee
November 16, 2003
India to base planes in Tajikistan
November 15, 2003

Stop terror influx, Russia tells Pak
November 14, 2003

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