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Opposition mounts pressure,
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President consults legal experts
President K.R. NarayananNEW DELHI, Sept 23 — President K.R. Narayanan began consultations with legal and constitutional experts about what decision he should take on the Centre’s recommendation of invoking Article 356 in Bihar and bringing the state under President’s rule, even as Opposition parties mounted pressure against the dismissal of the government.
One killed in Bihar bandh

BJP justifies decision

Bihar House opposes Cabinet decision

RJD activists court arrest in Delhi

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Prime Minister sets terms for CTBT
WASHINGTON, Sept 23 — India today made it clear that it Prime Minister A. B. Vajpayeewould sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty after its need for a minimum nuclear deterrence is recognised and hurdles in dual-use technology removed even as the fifth round of Indo-US talks ended here without making any apparent progress on nuclear and disarmament issues.

No signing of treaty in present form: Fernandes
NEW DELHI, Sept 23 — Defence Minister George Fernandes said here today that the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty could not be signed in its present discriminatory form as it was much more than a mere collection of adequate data for future reference and use.

Tribune Matrimonials India, Pak to resume talks on Kashmir issue
NEW YORK, Sept 23 — In a major breakthrough, India and Pakistan today agreed to settle the vexed Kashmir issue peacefully and decided to resume next month the stalled Foreign Secretary-level talks on other outstanding issues.

Diplomacy of signals at play in
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Rain claims two lives in HP; breach in choe near Ropar
SHIMLA, Sept 23 — Two persons died in separate incidents of house collapse as torrential rain continued to lash the region for the fourth day today.
A breach occurred on Wednesday in a seasonal choe near Asmanpur village on the Ropar-Nurpur Bedi road, about 25 km from here, following heavy rain in the region.

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