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Riparian states reach accord on Cauvery water-sharing dispute
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 — A breakthrough was achieved today on the implementation of the contentious interim award of Cauvery water-sharing dispute, with the Chief Ministers of four basin states arriving at a "broad agreement".
My indictment unfair: Thackeray
MUMBAI, Aug 7 — Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray today described as "unfair" his indictment by the Srikrishna Commission, which probed the 1992-93 communal strife here, saying, "I was not even summoned by the commission to explain my position".


The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mr Farooq Abdullah, the Union Home Secretary, Mr B.P. Singh and Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Mr Prem Kumar Dhumal, speak to the press after a joint meeting at Punjab Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh on Friday.
HP - J&K action plan on steps to fight terrorism
CHANDIGARH, Aug 7 — Both Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh today drew up a joint strategy to fight terrorism and prevent a repeat of the Chamba massacre.
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Blasts outside US embassies, 50 die
NAIROBI, Aug 7 — Suspected bombs exploded outside the US embassies in the Kenyan and Tanzanian capitals today, apparently killing 50 persons, witnesses said.
Package for software industry
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 — The government today announced a banking and foreign exchange package for development of the information technology and software industry and to help strengthen its export potential.

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Teeth to VDCs may boomerang, fears NC govt
JAMMU, Aug 7 — Senior Army functionaries in Jammu and Kashmir are said to be unhappy with the authorities over the way they have been allegedly trying to hamper the functioning of village defence committees.


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