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Milosevic Concedes Opposition Victories in Fall Elections – BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) –



 After 2 1/2 months of pro-democratic protests, Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic today conceded the opposition won municipal elections in Belgrade and other Serb cities.
Milosevic’s refusal to honor results from the fall elections triggered an unprecedented wave of unrest and anti-government protests for 77 straight days.

Because the politically savvy Milosevic has alternately raised and dashed hopes that he would accept the opposition victories in 14 cities across Serbia, protest leaders reacted cautiously to today’s announcement and said the rallies would continue.

When an opposition leader, Vuk Draskovic, told protesters assembled today in Belgrade of Milosevic’s decision, the crowd responded with cries against the president of “Resign! Resign!”

But this latest act appeared to be a genuine attempt by the president to stop weeks of demonstrations and improve his government’s international image.

Protesters clashed with police yesterday (1:36 min.)

The state-run news agency Tanjug said Milosevic instructed Premier Mirko Marjanovic to have the government pass a special law that will accept the Nov. 17 elections results as confirmed by international reviewers.

It was the first time since the crisis began that Milosevic had issued a written instruction to Serbian authorities that was made public.

“The election disputes … have caused great damage to our country both domestically and internationally and it was high time to solve the problem,” Milosevic said in a letter to Marjanovic that was published by Tanjug.

Moving to defuse the biggest challenge to his rule since he came to power a decade ago, Milosevic said in a statement:

“I think that the state interest of improving relations of our country with the international community by far exceeds the significance of any number of seats in a handful of cities.”

A Portrait of the protest: Rock ‘n’ roll in Belgrade
The announcement triggered initial jubilation among protesters, coming right before the start of the daily rally, but opposition leaders later said this was just the beginning.

“This is a first step, but it is not enough,” said Zoran Djindjic, head of the Democratic Party, one of three parties comprising the Zajedno (Together) alliance that has led the pro-democracy movement.

“He finally accepted what he should have accepted 2 1/2 months ago,” Djindjic told reporters among a crowd of 50,000 supporters who packed the central Republic Square.

Djindjic, who would be Belgrade mayor if the opposition’s victory claims are recognized, said the opposition would continue its protests until those responsible for the police crackdown that injured 80 protesters late Sunday and early Monday are punished.

He also demanded that the media be freed from state control. Independent radio that reported live from the protests had been briefly shut down by the authorities after the elections were annulled.

Earlier today before the announcement, about 20,000 students marched through Belgrade to police headquarters to demand the release of 20 colleagues arrested the day before. The students were joined in their march by about 1,000 Belgrade lawyers, who have been on strike since Friday.

The lawyers promised free legal help to students and other citizens arrested and beaten by police.

The question of who won the city elections in Belgrade and other Serbian cities has been at the center of the social unrest that has divided Yugoslavia’s dominant republic for months.

Pro-democracy activists carried their protest into the country’s cultural life, with film distributors closing down cinemas across Yugoslavia today for two days. The National Theater also canceled its performances indefinitely to protest the police assaults.

In the November elections, the opposition coalition Zajedno, or Together, won 60 of 110 Belgrade city council seats. Socialists won 23, other parties took the rest.

An independent fact-finder confirmed in December that Zajedno won Belgrade and 13 other city councils. Milosevic has conceded six of those wins, but refused to recognize others.

The protests, called originally to demand the acknowledgment of the opposition-led local governments, have grown to include wider calls for democracy in Serbia.

After a rally Monday by about 60,000 protesters, up to 200 young people, many of them teenagers, threw stones and skirmished with police. Police chased the youths, beating and dragging away some of them.

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which confirmed the opposition election victories, called through Denmark, its current chairman, for dialogue on democratic reform and urged authorities “to immediately stop the use of force.”

In Washington on Monday, State Department spokesman Nicholas Burns said: “It is strange to see still in Central Europe … that there are authoritarian figures who deploy these security goons to beat up democrats.”

An off-duty American embassy Marine guard was caught and beaten by the riot police, Burns said.

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Jammu Kashmir Rajouri Terrorist attack 4 dead 6 injured minorities…




Rajouri terrorist attack: Two armed terrorists fired indiscriminately around 7:00 p.m. this Sunday in the Upper Dangri area of ​​Rajouri, Kashmir, killing four people. Six others were injured in the attack. According to eyewitnesses, both terrorists attacked 3 minority houses near the temple in the Upper Dangri area, 8 km from Rajouri.

Eyewitnesses say that the terrorists allegedly attacked three houses here after seeing the Aadhaar card. Those killed in the attack have been identified as Pritam Sharma, his son Ashish Kumar, Deepak Kumar and Sheetal Kumar.

2 wounded were airlifted

Of the 6 people injured in this terrorist attack, 2 have been airlifted to Jammu. Several political and social organizations have called a bandh on Monday in Rajouri to protest against the attack. On the other hand, the security forces have carried out an exhaustive search operation in the area since Sunday night to arrest the terrorists.

condemned political parties

Where the Bharatiya Janata Party has resolved to eliminate terrorism from the Union Territory. At the same time, Congress called the incident “very serious” and exposed the government’s claims to improve the security situation in the Union Territory.

Congressional goal of government

The Congress spokesman said: “Congress strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Rajouri. The incident is very serious and shocking. It exposes the government’s claims to improve the security situation in the Union Territory.” The spokesman further said that the government has failed to protect minorities, first in Kashmir and now in Jammu.

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Farmers can earn thousands of rupees by growing poplars




poplarsAgriculture is the economic backbone of the country. A large population is associated with this profession to carry out their daily lives. Wheat, corn, rice, oilseeds, legumes are the traditional crops. Farmers earn by planting them. Farmers also earn lakhs of rupees from horticultural crops. Experts say that in addition to traditional crops, farmers can earn thousands of rupees in profit. Today we are going to talk about such a crop. The cultivation of popular trees has increased in the country. People are demanding this not only in the country but in the world. The wood of this tree is sold at a high price in the market.

Popular needs that land

It is necessary to have a fertile soil for poplar plants. Planting trees in agriculture with organic elements improves agriculture. Poplar plants should not be planted in soil that is alkaline in nature. The pH value of the soil should be between 5.8 and 8.5. The temperature should be 18 to 20 degrees for planting. Popular trees grow well at a maximum temperature of 45 degrees and a minimum of 10 degrees. Tree development is best in a minimum temperature of 10 degrees and a maximum temperature of 45 degrees.

Plant a popular tree like this

Poplars have deep roots. Deep plowing is fine for this. Leaving water in the field after plowing. After getting out of the water, plow the field two or three times with a rotavator. After this, level the field with the machine. There must be a distance of 5 meters while preparing the line on the field. Transplant the plants in rows 5-6 meters apart into prepared 1-meter-deep holes. Popular trees are good from January to February. The period between February 15 and March 10 is best for transplanting poplars.

You can earn 10 lakh rupees on one hectare

Poplar saplings are not very expensive. But when it comes to selling, its price is very high. Experts say that the price of wood from popular trees is 700 to 800 rupees per quintal. 250 trees can be planted on one hectare. The average height of a tree is about 80 feet. One can earn up to Rs 8-10 lakh from a popular tree in 1 hectare. In the country, a large number of farmers from Bijnor of Uttar Pradesh are involved in the cultivation of folk. Popular countries and abroad can be shipped from here.

Disclaimer: Some of the information provided in the news is based on media reports. Brother farmers, before implementing any suggestion, consult the expert in question.

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The first match of the series of 3 T20 Match between India and Sri Lanka with…




IND vs SL 1st T20 Playing XI & Pitch Report: 3 series of T20 matches will be played between India and Sri Lanka. After this T20 series, an ODI series will be played between the two teams. However, the first match of the 3 T20 series will be played on Tuesday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The captain of the Indian team in this series will be the versatile Hardik Pandya. Earlier, the India team had to face defeat in the semi-final match of the T20 World Cup. Apart from this, Sri Lanka’s performance in this tournament was also disappointing.

Will Wankhede’s wicket be friendly?

The first T20 match of the series between India and Sri Lanka will be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Speaking of the Wankhede wicket, it’s a great wicket to bat at. After landing on this pitch, the ball comes to bat fast. Because of this, he is easy to hit. Apart from this though, there is help for the bowlers at the Wankhede wicket. Especially, fast bowlers get help at the wicket from Wankhede. Apart from this, fast bowlers get swing and good movement.

Possible XI of Team India for the first match of T20-

Ishan Kishan (week), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya (c), Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik

Sri Lanka’s possible XI for the first match of T20-

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (week), Avishka Fernando, Charit Aslanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Mahesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara and Dilshan Madushanka

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