Sunday, August 8, 1999
|India, Pak lock horns on Kashmir
DHAKA, Aug 7 (PTI) Indian and Pakistani High Commission representatives were locked in a verbal duel on the Kashmir issue during a round-table discussion on South Asian security here today. Defence Adviser in the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh Brig D. Lahiri said India had never violated the sanctity of the Line of Control following the Shimla Agreement in 1972. Brig Lahiri was replying to Pakistani Deputy High Commissioner Irfan-ur-Rehman Rajas accusation that India "violated the LoC four times."
Hearing of Bhagwats
plea next week
4 killed in
SINGAPORE, Aug 7 (AP) A little-known diplomat of Indian origin, endorsed by the country's powerful patriarch Lee Kuan Yew, is very likely to become Singapore's sixth President later this month, the leading Straits Times daily said today. Mr S.R. Nathan, told the newspaper he was approached by a senior minister to consider running as presidential candidate in the elections originally scheduled for August 28.
Child labour treaty
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