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Jaya, allies turn down
Cauvery accord
CHENNAI, Aug 8 — A day after the Centre announced a breakthrough in the Cauvery dispute, hopes for an amicable settlement received a jolt, with AIADMK supremo Jayalalitha, the defiant partner in the BJP-led coalition, and three of her allies rejecting outright the agreement among the four states.

Subtle moves to oust Sonia
NEW DELHI, Aug 8 — Subtle moves have been initiated by the Central Government to re-alter the current structure and control of the prestigious Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts that could well result in removal of the Congress President, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, as its life-trustee.
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12 Pak bunkers destroyed in shelling, toll 6
16 killed in Kashmir valley
SRINAGAR, Aug 8 — At least six Pakistani soldiers were either killed or wounded and 12 of their bunkers were destroyed in a night-long exchange of shelling and firing between Indian and Pakistani troops in the Kargil sector of Ladakh district, a Defence Ministry spokesman said today.
Cong team meets PM, seeks Joshi govt's sack
Prosecute Thackeray,demands SP
NEW DELHI, Aug 8 — A high-level Congress delegation met Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee this evening and demanded immediate dismissal of the Shiv Sena-BJP government in Maharashtra following the findings of Srikrishna Commission.
Mazar-e-Sharif captured: Taliban
KABUL, Aug 8 — Afghanistan’s Taliban Islamic Movement said its forces had captured the Opposition Alliance’s northern capital of Mazar-e-Sharif today in the latest of a series of spectacular victories.
Islamic group 'behind attacks on US missions'
DUBAI, Aug 8 — A previously unknown Islamic group has claimed responsibility for the twin bombings at the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania and vowed more attacks to drive American and western troops from Muslim countries.

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Move against three Lals afoot
GURGAON, Aug 8 — Although the assembly elections in Haryana are far away, moves are afoot for fresh alignments among political parties. Such activity is expected to be intensified after the proposed "sammelan" organised by Mr Raghu Yadav of the Bahujan Samaj Party at Narnaul on August 10.

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