Saturday, November 29, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

HC stays tribunal order on transfers
Fair poll our subject, says EC
Bilaspur, November 28
Acting on two petitions by the Election Commission of India, the Chhattisgarh High Court today stayed the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) order cancelling the transfers of district collectors posted in Jashpur and Bastar.

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Respite for BSF, villagers
R.S. Pora, November 28
An atmosphere of uneasy truce lies along the border with Pakistan. While the ceasefire along the Line of Control has been widely hailed, villagers residing along the border belt have expressed their suspicions not only about Pakistan’s intentions but also on how long would the period of tranquility prevail.

Women living along the border of India and Pakistan carry firewood at Mohra, 75 km west of Srinagar. Long accustomed to running for cover from artillery fire, border villagers were visibly relaxed on Friday following the ceasefire between the two countries. — Reuters photo

EU hopes ceasefire will end infiltration
New Delhi, November 28
The European Union today hoped that the comprehensive India-Pakistan ceasefire would lead to an end of infiltration from across the border and a solution to the Kashmir issue.


In Windows today

Partying with God, too!
by Vimla Patil

Marrying reel dreams to real needs
by Aruti Nayar

THIS ABOVE ALL: Election fever spreads
by Khushwant Singh


On alternate Mondays
On Sundays
On Saturdays


After Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi, this is the right place to wash political sins.

by Sandeep Joshi

Business page:
‘Getting in’ still a problem in India: Patten
Old hat, says Sinha 
Nation page: EU festival — bringing cultures together

3 security press employees held in Telgi scam
Nasik, November 28
Three employees of city-based India Security Press have been arrested while four, including ISP’s ex-general manager, have been suspended in connection with the multi-crore fake stamps and stamp paper scam.

Nation page: Govt in tizzy over Telgi’s expose
Cong asks BJP to apologise

Abu Salem, Monica Bedi in jail
New Delhi, November 28
Underworld don Abu Salem, wanted by India in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blast case, and his girlfriend Monica Bedi were today sentenced jail term after a Portuguese court found them guilty of forgery and entering Portugal illegally. The Portuguese court sentenced Salem to four-and-a-half-year imprisonment and Bedi to two years, highly placed sources in the CBI here said. — PTI

China not to screen Indians for dengue
Beijing, November 28
China has lifted the order of mandatory screening of all passengers coming from India for dengue fever, official sources said here today. China has lifted with immediate effect the mandatory screening of passengers from India for dengue fever, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of India, Mr Debnath Shaw, said.

Amarinder Singh at sea in Rajasthan
Suratgarh, November 28
Capt Amarinder SinghIt’s a visit that the Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, would like to forget in a hurry. A star campaigner in these parts, he and his entourage were shocked when no one from the local unit of the Congress or the candidate turned up to greet or accompany him to the venue. He was supposed to address a rally in support of Ms Vijayluxmi Bishnoi, sitting MLA who has been renominated for the seat.

In Sports Tribune today

Happy days are here again for Indian hockey



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


SC upholds Punjab’s decision on
liquor fee
November 28, 2003

Guns remain silent
November 27, 2003

Ceasefire begins
November 26, 2003

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

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