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President Bill ClintonClinton postpones S. Asia visit
CTBT talks with India, Pak not satisfactory
DHAKA, Sept 30 — The U.S. President, Mr Bill Clinton’s planned visit to South Asia has been postponed as "talks with India and Pakistan on non-proliferation have not reached a point where a visit to the region would be productive.’’
Canada against waiver

Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee with his French counterpart Lionel Jospin at Matignon
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee with his French counterpart Lionel Jospin at Matignon in Paris on Tuesday. — PTI photo
Indo-French defence panel activated
From Hari Jaisingh
PARIS, Sept 30 — India and France today decided to activate the high-powered defence committee set up previously to explore ways and means of increased defence cooperation in the area.
The two countries also agreed to have closer cooperation in the fields of education, technology and water management.
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Panel for repeal of 1,300 laws
NEW DELHI, Sept 30 — The commission on review of administrative laws today submitted its final report to Cabinet Secretary Prabhat Kumar recommending, among other things, repeal of over 1300 central laws, including 115 Acts relating to state subjects.

LTTE hands over 600 bodies
Army captures Mankulam Plane may have been hijacked
COLOMBO, Sept 30 — The Sri Lankan Army today claimed the capture of a strategic town, even as the LTTE handed over 600 bodies of Sri Lankan soldiers to the International Committee of Red Cross.

200 striking employees arrested
NAWANSHAHR, Sept 30 — The ongoing pen-down strike by the district unit of the Punjab State Ministerial Staff Services Union, has taken the shape of a row between the police and the striking employees as the police yesterday took more than 200 employees, including about 50 women, into custody and registered cases against 20 of them.


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Govt not to reiterate demand
NEW DELHI, Sept 30 — The government is "at present" sticking to its stand not to reiterate recommendation for imposing Central rule in Bihar following its rejection by President K. R. Narayanan, Home Minister L K Advani said today.
Article 356: No need for
debate, says TN CM

TIRUCHIRAPALLI, Sept 30 — DMK president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi today said that there was no need for a national debate on the use of Article 356 of the Constitution as suggested by the BJP.
He fools us every year. He never gets burnt!
By Sandeep Joshi
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