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Tuesday, April 24, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Govt climbs down on Tehelka JPC
Cong agrees to debate on Budget
New Delhi, April 23
The month-long impasse in Parliament over the JPC probe into the Tehelka issue was resolved today following a meeting between the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee and the Leader of Opposition Ms Sonia Gandhi. The meeting, held under auspices of the Lok Sabha Speaker, Mr G.M.C. Balayogi, paves the way for discussion on the general Budget.


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New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker G. N. C Balayogi with Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Congress President Sonia Gandhi at a meeting to resolve the dead lock in the Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. Lok Sabha Speaker G. N. C. Balayogi with Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and Congress President Sonia Gandhi at a meeting to resolve the deadlock in Parliament in New Delhi on Monday. 
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Punish culprits, Bangladesh told
New Delhi, April 23
India today asked the Bangladesh Government to act against the perpetrators of crimes against the Border Security Force personnel saying that acts of “criminal adventurism” should not be permitted to affect ties between the two countries.



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Hurriyat defers decision on talks
4 hurt in blast inside APHC headquarters
Srinagar, April 23
The separatist Hurriyat Conference today again deferred a decision on its response to the talks offer by the Centre’s chief negotiator, Mr K. C. Pant, till Executive Committee meetings scheduled for Thursday.

Day of blasts in Kashmir, 25 hurt
Jammu, April 23
In a day of blasts more than 25 persons, including 10 security personnel, were wounded. At least 10 of them have been admitted to the Army and civil hospitals with serious wounds.

Panel to rework pact with Enron
New Delhi, April 23
Maharashtra will constitute a high-level negotiating committee to rework the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with US energy giant Enron-promoted Dabhol Power Company (DPC), to which the Centre would also nominate a representative.

17 more die in Bihar poll violence
Patna, April 23
The bloodbath in Bihar fails to check its deadly ‘tandav’ as the fourth phase continued with the killing spree that marked the first three phases of the six-phase Panchayat polls leaving 17 dead on Monday, taking the toll to nearly 100.

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Orphanage Director held, CID begins probe
Hyderabad, April 23
As the Andhra Pradesh Government grappled with sordid child adoption racket after rescuing 94 infants, Director of a city-based NGO-run orphanage was arrested while a special CID team began investigations today into the child trafficking.

SC rejects Jaya’s plea on EVMs
New Delhi, April 23
Paving the way for use of Electronic Voting Machines in the Assembly elections, the Supreme Court today dismissed a petition filed by the AIADMK supremo, Ms Jayalalitha, challenging the provision in the Representation of People’s Act, empowering the Election Commission to use such machines.

His father had fought for B’desh
Family grieves alone for BSF constable
Rohtak, April 23
Constable Anand Singh Dahiya who belonged to Garhi-Sisana village 30 km from here, was among 16 BSF jawans tortured and killed in cold blood last week by personnel of the Bangladesh Rifles at Pyrdiwah (Meghalaya).


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