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Action plan to fight terrorism formulated
NEW DELHI, Oct 14 — A seven-point action plan, calling for the creation of special task forces to tackle the menace of ISI-sponsored terrorism and criminal gangs and reorientation of the criminal justice system, was formulated at a meeting of the Chief Ministers of seven northern states here. The meeting, convened by Home Minister L. K. Advani, to discuss the prevailing law and order situation.
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LONDON, Oct 14 — Dr Amartya Sen, who took economics to the exalted heights of philosophy with his stress on welfare was today chosen for this year’s coveted Nobel Prize which many felt was long over due.
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Sushma keeps Home
Transport for Devinder
NEW DELHI, Oct 14 — Delhi Chief Minister Sushma Swaraj, today allocated the same portfolios to the ministers which had been held by them in Mr Sahib Singh Verma's Cabinet.

Talks to focus on Pak-aided terrorism
NEW DELHI, Oct 14 — India will forcefully take up the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir during the three-day Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary level talks beginning in Islamabad on Friday.

Plan to kill Advani
Suicide squad’s leader held
COIMBATORE, Oct 14 — Close on the heels of the arrest of seven key militants at Rajahmundry last week, the Tamil Nadu crime branch police today nabbed Amanullah Khan, head of the seven-member suicide squad assigned to eliminate BJP leader L.K. Advani during his visit here on February 14.


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Powers of VCs curtailed
AMRITSAR, Oct 14 — After a virtual ban on appointment of the teaching and research staff, the state government has "banned" the filling of non-teaching posts till further orders in Guru Nanak Dev University and Punjabi University. This may adversely affect their functioning.

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