Saturday, June 23, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Musharraf to hold office for 5 years
Islamabad, June 22Gen Pervez Musharraf
The Pakistan Government indicated today that Gen Pervez Musharraf would remain President for a period of five years, media reports said. “The tenure is well defined for the office of the President. It is very clear,” Defence spokesman and Press Secretary to General Musharraf, Gen Rashid Qureshi was quoted by the local daily “The News” as saying.


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APHC seeks audience with Vajpayee, Musharraf
Srinagar, June 22
In a significant development, the APHC has proposed separate meetings with the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee and Pakistan President, General Pervez Musharraf during the Delhi summit next month.

Kids confined to home for 15 yrs
Schizophrenic mother admitted to hospitalTanya Goel (15) and Deepak (17)

Amritsar, June 22
For Deepak, alias Biba (17) time stood still as he along with his younger sister Tanya Goel (15 approximately) remained in forced confinement in their own house for the past 15 years under the most inhuman circumstances.



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21 killed as train falls  into river
Kozhikode, June 22
Twentyone persons were killed and over 100 injured when eight coaches of the Mangalore-Chennai Mail derailed with four of these falling into swollen Kadalundi river, 20 km from here.

Chohan gets travel documents
Jalandhar, June 22
The decks have been cleared for return of the veteran Khalistan ideologue Jagjit Singh Chohan to India with the Indian High Commission at London finally providing one-way travel documents to him.

MLAs not allowed to enter Manipur Bhavan
New Delhi, June 22
The Manipur agitation against the extension of the Nagaland ceasefire to other states had its echo in the Capital today as students camping outside Manipur Bhavan here did not allow MLAs from the state to stay there.

Paramilitary troopers scuffle with residents of Imphal, capital of Manipur, during a four-and-a-half-hour relaxation of curfew on Friday. Paramilitary troopers scuffle with residents of Imphal, capital of Manipur, during a four-and-a-half-hour relaxation of curfew on Friday. — Reuters photo
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“I am not interested in politics”
Ashwini Bhatnagar talks to Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of KBC in Mumbai

Shivalik Hills
Home to prehistoric fossils
by Thakur Paramjit

Footloose with Ghalib
by Khushwant Singh


Mr President, here are greetings from India and brickbats from the rest of the democratic world!

by Sandeep Joshi

Train carrying ‘birs’ attacked
Amritsar, June 22
Baba Sukhdev Singh of Nanaksar Kaleran and seven other devotees were injured when an irate mob attacked the special ‘spiritual train’ carrying ‘birs of Guru Granth Sahib’ at Uttarwara, near Kolkata today.

Two university employees murdered
Rohtak, June 22
The broad daylight murders of employees of Maharshi Dayanand University, in the presence of hundreds of viewers, today has sent shock waves on the university campus.

Downpour  in city
Chandigarh, June 22
A downpour marked the arrival of the monsoon in Chandigarh and parts of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh throwing normal life out of gear.

Multi-cr land scam unearthed
Srinagar, June 22
The Jammu and Kashmir Government has unearthed a multi-crore land scam entailing at least Rs 90-crore in Budgam district and ordered suspension of 14 officials of the Revenue Department, an official spokesman said.


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