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Friday, January 12, 2001, Chandigarh, India
  Updated at 3 am (IST)

APHC selects 5-man team to Pak
Bhat, Yaseen Malik excluded
SRINAGAR, Jan 11 — The Hurriyat Conference today selected a team of five executive members for its proposed visit to Pakistan for holding talks with the leadership there. The Chairman, Mr Abdul Gani Bhat, and JKLF leader Mohammad Yaseen Malik have not been included in the team.


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No move to invite Musharraf: PMO
NEW DELHI, Jan 11 — Reports in a section of the Press in Pakistan that its Chief Executive, Gen Pervez Musharraf is being extended an invitation shortly to visit India for talks with Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee has amazed the South Block housing the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of External Affairs.

Mr Abdul Ghani Bhat, All-Party Hurriyat Conference Chairman, having a word with former Chairman and executive member Umer Farooq before a meeting to discuss the team for Pakistan at their headquarters in Srinagar on Thursday. — Photo by Amin War

Wahid backs India on Kashmir
JAKARTA, Jan 11 — Indonesia, the largest Muslim nation in the world, today backed India’s stand on Kashmir and terrorism and favoured resolution of the issue through a dialogue between New Delhi and Islamabad within the framework of the existing agreements.



Minister’s house attacked
NC leader among 7 shot

SRINAGAR, Jan 11 — Militants of Jamait-ul-Mujahideen attacked the house of state Home Minister Mushtaq Ahmad Lone in the frontier district of Kupwara while an attempt was made to blow up the telephone exchange at Doda today.

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J&K seeks Central assistance
Fears lawlessness on power crisis
JAMMU, Jan 11 — The state government has approached the Centre for immediate help in tiding over the acute power crisis in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ms Neeru NandaNeeru Nanda new Adviser to Chandigarh Admn
NEW DELHI, Jan 11 — The Chairperson of the Chandigarh Housing Board, Ms Neeru Nanda, has been appointed Adviser to the Chandigarh Administration.

Amritsar, Chandigarh coldest
CHANDIGARH, Jan 11 — The northwest continued to shiver as the cold wave sweeping across the region intensified further today with mercury plummeting by 3 to 10°C while dense fog once again hit the rail, road and air services.

No takers for Dawood’s properties
MUMBAI, Jan 11 — The much-hyped auction of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s properties here worth Rs 5 crore turned out to be a damp squib today, with no bidder turning up at diplomat Hotel, the scheduled venue in South Mumbai.

HP bans constructions in tourist towns
SHIMLA, Jan 11 — The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet today ordered a complete ban on constructions in certain areas of Manali, Dalhousie, McLeodganj and Dharamsala. The Cabinet decided to discontinue the single-window system for approval of building plans in Manali, Dharamsala and Dalhousie and restored the powers to Deputy Commissioners.


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