May 31, 2005,
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Govt ready for more autonomy for J&K New Delhi, May 30
Ruling out further division of the country on religious or any other grounds, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh observed that India and Pakistan must move forward towards finding constructive solutions to all outstanding issues.
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Dissolution of Bihar Assembly challenged in SC New Delhi, May 30
The last week’s midnight proclamation of the President dissolving the Bihar Vidhan Sabha, kept in suspended animation since the imposition of the Central rule in the state on March 7 after the electors had thrown a hung House, was today challenged in the Supreme Court in a petition seeking quashing of the dissolution notification.
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authorities alerted for Goswami’s arrest
The Bihar police today alerted
immigration officials and airport authorities for the arrest of former
Patna District Magistrate Gautam Goswami, his assistant Amitav Arun and
Santosh Jha wanted in connection with a flood-relief scam. (Details
on Nation page)
The surf goes flying as Kelly Slater of the US looks down on the surging waves during the Globe WCT Fiji featuring 45 top surfers of the world in Tavarua Island on Monday.
— Reuters photo
Getaway vehicle rams into school van, 10 hurt
Amritsar, May 30
In a daring escape, six unidentified armed accomplices of notorious criminal Gurpal Singh Pala today succeeded in rescuing him from police custody by throwing red chillies in the eyes of the police party while he was being brought to the district court complex for trial in a theft case.
A mother consoles her child who was injured when
a school van was hit by a speeding Tata Sumo in Amritsar on Monday.
— A Tribune photograph
10 feared buried under avalanche
Srinagar, May 30
About 10 persons are feared to have been buried under a avalanche early this morning at Kapran in South Kashmir, about 80 km from here.
Sources said the 10 persons, belonging to Bakkarwal and Gujjar families and some animals had been buried. Relief and rescue
teams have reached the spot.
Ayub Khan bought Indian war plan, claims son
Islamabad, May 30
Pakistan’s former President Ayub Khan bought an Indian secret plan to attack the country in 1965 from an Indian Army Brigadier for only Rs 20,000, his son Gohar Ayub Khan claimed in an interview to The News daily published today.
IAF team conquers Mount Everest
New Delhi, May 30
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has once again lived up to its credo of “touching the sky with glory” by successfully conquering the 8848 metres high Mt. Everest on Monday.
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