Tuesday, August 8, 2000, Chandigarh, India

Mr Atal Behari VajpayeePM: J&K talks can go beyond statute
Uproar in LS, RS
NEW DELHI, Aug 7- An Opposition onslaught in both Houses of Parliament on the Government’s handling of the recent killings of more than 100 persons in Kashmir today compelled the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, to clarify on the security aspect of the Amarnath Yatra.

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Setback to dialogue
SRINAGAR, Aug 7 — In a new turn to the ongoing ceasefire talks, the Hizbul Mujahideen today accused Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee of changing his stand and asked the Centre to come out with a “fresh and unequivocal” statement that the government wanted to have an unconditional dialogue with the organisation.

Hizb heading for split
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 — A split in the Hizbul Mujahideen appears imminent with its chief commander in Jammu and Kashmir Majid Dar crossing swords with his Muzaffarabad-based supremo Syed Salahuddin for adopting a flexible attitude rather than mouthing Islamabad’s hardline approach.

Cong firm on probe into J&K massacre
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 — The Congress today hardened its stance on the issue of judicial probe into the Kashmir massacre, insisting on an inquiry by a sitting Supreme Court judge thereby making its confrontation with the government fiercer on the matter.

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Public debate on Dasam Granth forbidden
AMRITSAR, Aug 7 — Jathedar Akal Takht Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti has directed Sikh intellectuals not to air their views on the Dasam Granth controversy.

‘No word from Veerappan yet’
BANGALORE, Aug 7 — Karnataka Chief Minister S.M. Krishna today said the government was yet to hear from Veerappan on the release of Kannada thespian Rajkumar and three others, held hostage by him for the past nine days.

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There is no attitudinal change in neo-literates


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Civil Services Exam results
Chandigarh Aug 7 — The Union Public Service Commission today declared the results of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination held on June 4. Almost 1,50,000 candidates had appeared in this examination, out of which 5,076 have qualified.

Bharatpur lacks facilities: report
NEW DELHI, Aug 7 — The court of inquiry which went into the cause for fire at the ammunition depot, Bharatpur, in May this year has pointed to major deficiencies in the facilities for storage of ammunition. The report has pointed not only to the ammunition at the depot being in access to the storage capacity that was available but also to the lack of fire fighting facilities and personnel.

Sutlej disaster survivors’ unending hope
BROW (Kulu), Aug 7 — The grief-stricken survivors of the Sutlej disaster are still hopeful of finding the bodies of their near and dear ones who perished in the flashfloods a week ago.

Road opened to traffic by the Public Works Department at Nogli on Sunday.Road opened to traffic by the Public Works Department at Nogli on Sunday. — Photo by Vijay Sharma

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