Thursday, June 28, 2001, Chandigarh, India
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Punjab caught on sticky wicket
Govt in dilemma over ChohanJagjit Singh Chohan - A file photo
Chandigarh, June 27
In the absence of any case pending against the top Khalistani ideologue, Dr Jagjit Singh Chohan, who arrived last night at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, both the Punjab Government and its police force have been caught on a sticky wicket over the “treatment” to be accorded to him.


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20 leaders support Musharraf
Islamabad, June 27
Twenty political leaders who attended a meeting convened by the Pakistan President, Gen Pervez Musharraf, today extended their full support to him for his summit talks with Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee.

India against APHC-Musharraf meeting
Islamabad, June 27
India has officially informed Pakistan that it is not willing to permit Hurriyat Conference leaders to meet President Pervez Musharraf during his forthcoming visit to India.



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No agreement likely on Siachen: Pak
Islamabad, June 27
Pakistan today dismissed as “total conjecture” a report in a local daily stating the forthcoming Indo-Pak summit could result in an agreement between both sides on pulling out their forces from the Siachen Glacier.

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Living in pigeonholes
Jammu, June 27
It is no less than a pigeonhole existence for the 3.5 lakh Kashmiri Pandits who are currently residing in the four migrant camps spread all over Jammu district. The list of odds being encountered by each family housed in displacement camps is endless, to say the least. Where on the one hand they are devoid of all basic medical facilities, on the other they have not experienced any element of decent living over the past 11 years of forced displacement from the homeland.

A view of the tenements at Nagrota displacement camp in Jammu.
A view of the tenements at Nagrota displacement camp in Jammu.

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NC leader shot in Poonch
14 ultras among 27 killed
Srinagar, June 27
A ruling National Conference leader was among 27 persons killed in militancy-related violence in Jammu and Kashmir during the past 24 hours. The dead included 14 militants and 10 security personnel, official sources said.

20 die as bus falls into gorge
Srinagar, June 27
Twenty passengers were killed and 72 others injured, 10 of them seriously, when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a gorge near Khardungla today. Three of the injured are reported to be foreign tourists.

Gangsters kill 6 in Bihar village
Motihari, June 27
At least six persons were shot dead by gangsters at Manpur village under Govindganj police station area in East Champaran district of Bihar today.

Selling dolls on Paris streets
Indian boys victims of human trafficking
Paris, June 27
There is a seamy side to Paris — a city of dreams and reality. That side comes into sharp focus only when one visits key places of interest, though such places number 300-odd. What makes the seamy side more pronounced is the presence of young boys of Indian, Pakistan and Bangladesh origin who dot the museums and churches or hang around gardens or stand at street corners in shopping plazas.


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