Wednesday, May 3, 2006, Chandigarh, India
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Pramod Mahajan passes away

Mumbai, May 3
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pramod Mahajan, who was shot and wounded by his brother in a fit of rage, succumbed to his bullet wounds in Mumbai on Wednesday after battling for life for 12 days. (Updated at 5.20 pm)

Indo-Pak officials hold talks on CBMs
New Delhi, May 2
A bus service between Poonch and Rawalakot in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is likely to be launched next month while a truck service is expected to be introduced on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route in July.

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Mr Syed Ibne Abbas, Director-General (South Asia), from Pakistan with Mr Dilip Sinha, Joint Secretary, from India just before the start of delegation-level talks in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Mr Syed Ibne Abbas, Director-General (South Asia), from Pakistan with Mr Dilip Sinha, Joint Secretary, from India just before the start of delegation-level talks in New Delhi on Tuesday. ó Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

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UK presses India to send troops to Afghanistan
New Delhi, May 2
Great Britain today surprised India by urging the UPA government to contribute troops for International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan and do justice to its own increased role and strategic requirements in the land-locked country.

One burnt alive in Vadodara
Vadodara, May 2
In a fresh bout of violence, one person was burnt alive when an irate mob set a car on fire in curfew-bound Arjun road area here late tonight. Tension gripped the Nyaya Mandir area as a mob attacked a small place of worship just behind the district and sessions court here today
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Students take to streets against quota
New Delhi, May 2
It took a narrow road divider and a wall of police personnel to maintain peace as two groups, one for and the other against reservation, converged on to the streets in the National Capital today, opting to raise their voice from the same place at the same time.
Medical students from across the country protest against the proposed OBC quota in central universities at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Tuesday.
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Bandh complete in Doda, Udhampur
Jammu, May 2
Union Home Minister, Shiv Raj Patil, today flew to the Basantgarh area of Udhampur district where 13 Hindus were massacred by terrorists yesterday, and announced all possible help to rehabilitate the dependants of the victims.
Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil (second from left) with kin of Hindus killed by terrorists in Basantgarh village of Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.
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Mahajanís health worries doctors
Mumbai, May 2
The condition of BJP General Secretary Pramod Mahajan worsened today with all his vital organs placed under life-support systems, doctors at Hinduja Hospital said.

Act against Ludhiana Mayor, says EC
New Delhi, May 2
Even though elections are being held in Rae Bareli, traditional bastion of the Gandhi family, the Election Commission has found Ludhiana Mayor Nahar Singh Gill guilty of violating the poll code by inducing voters to cast their ballot in favour of the party.

Army orders probe into Captís death
Srinagar, May 2
The Army has ordered an inquiry into the death of Capt Sumit Kohli, who reportedly committed suicide at his place of posting in the Lolab area of Kupwara district, north Kashmir, on Sunday.

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