Thursday, March 8,  2001, Chandigarh, India
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Govt favours talks with various
J&K groups

L.K AdvaniNew Delhi, March 7
Home Minister L. K. Advani today said that the Government proposed to hold talks with various groups in Jammu and Kashmir, including the APHC, and stressed that Pakistan must exert pressure on militants and mercenaries to stop cross-border terrorism in the state.

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Fijiís interim govt set to quit

Suva, March 7
Fijiís interim government, installed by the military after last yearís coup, has tendered its resignation after being declared illegal by the Pacific nationís highest court, senior Cabinet sources said today. The sources said President Josefa Iloilo had asked the government to put its move on hold until after a meeting of the Great Council of Chiefs tomorrow.

Ousted leader of Fiji Mahendra Chaudhry, the nationís first ethnic Indian Prime Minister, hugs former member of his Cabinet Lavinia Padrath after he gave a press conference in Suva on Wednesday following his meeting with Fiji President Ratu Josefa Iloilo.Nation page: India, NZ lay stress on democracy in Fiji

Ousted leader of Fiji Mahendra Chaudhry, the nationís first ethnic Indian Prime Minister, hugs former member of his Cabinet Lavinia Padrath after he gave a press conference in Suva on Wednesday following his meeting with Fiji President Ratu Josefa Iloilo. ó Reuters photo

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High Priests under pressure
Action against Giani Puran Singh
Amritsar, March 7
Sikh High Priests are reportedly under pressure from various Sikh organisations to initiate action against Giani Puran Singh, Head Granthi, Golden Temple, who did not receive the letter of Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti for attending the meeting at Akal Takht.

HC ruling on site transfer
Licensee has to get permission
Chandigarh, March 7
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today held that the Haryana Development and Regulation of Urban Areas Act did not permit a licensee to transfer sites without the permission of the competent authority.

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Redefining the meaning of emancipation

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Rebels keep Dhumal on tenterhooks
Shimla, March 7
Seven BJP rebels are keeping Chief Minister P. K. Dhumal on tenterhooks by continuing to remain out of the Vidhan Sabha during this crucial Budget Session. The rebels today remained present in the lobby of the Assembly, but did not enter the House.

CEC meeting on Assembly poll
New Delhi, March 7
With the Assembly elections likely to be held in the last week of April in West Bengal, Kerala, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry, the Chief Election Commissioner, Mr M.S. Gill, has called a meeting of top officials of these states on March 12 here to review the law and order situation and poll preparations.


Ph.D must for principals, not for VCs!
Hisar, March 7
Under a new dispensation the Haryana Government has ruled that if you do not hold a Ph.D degree you cannot be appointed Principal of a lowly-aided private college in Haryana but you can become Vice-Chancellor or Registrar of one of the four universities in the state without such a degree.

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