Thursday, July 5, 2001, Chandigarh, India
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Karunanidhi freed on ‘humane grounds’
Chennai, July 4
The DMK President and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Mr M. Karunanidhi, today came out of the Central Prison after the Jayalalitha government, considering his advanced age, ordered his release on humanitarian grounds.


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Mr Muthuvel Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, is surrounded by supporters outside a police station after his release in Chennai on Wednesday.

Maran alleges plot to kill Karunanidhi

DMK activist sets himself ablaze

3 ministers opposed Central rule

Mr Muthuvel Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, is surrounded by supporters outside a police station after his release in Chennai on Wednesday. — Reuters photo

India to set free Pak prisoners
Tariff to be reduced on 50 lines
New Delhi, July 4
Setting a positive tone for the forthcoming India-Pakistan summit at Agra, Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today took a series of unilateral steps to enhance people-to-people ties and prepare ground for improving economic relations.



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Musharraf ready for no war pact
New Delhi, July 4
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf today said he was ready for a no war pact with India, going beyond New Delhi’s offer of no first use of nuclear weapons. In an interview to Zee TV, General Musharraf said, “India has offered no first use of nuclear weapons. I am ready to go one step ahead... for a no war pact.”

P.S. SubramanyamUTI Chairman’s head rolls
Vassal is acting Chairman
New Delhi, July 4
The US-64 fiasco has claimed the head of the UTI Chairman with the government accepting its chief Mr P.S. Subramanyam’s resignation and appointing Mr K. G. Vassal as acting Chairman of the mutual fund.

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Who will own the ‘Maharaja?’
CCS to decide on Friday
New Delhi, July 4
The question of who will own the “Maharaja” — Hindujas or Tata-Singapore Airlines — would be clear when the Cabinet Committee on Security meets here on Friday to finalise the guidelines for the bidders.

Lashkar attacks Army convoy
Major, jawan among 4 killed
Srinagar, July 4
Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba today said it carried out an attack on a military convoy in South Kashmir, killing a Major and a jawan and wounding 10 other security personnel. An LeT spokesman said two militants called Abu Osama and Abu Badr took part in the attack on the Jammu-bound Army convoy at 9.30 a.m. at Mirbazar Khanabal in Anantnag district.

Cholera stalks village; 1 dead
Bhiwani, July 4
Cholera has broken out at Palwas village, while it has claimed the life of a child, condition of 12 villagers is quite serious. A team of two doctors sent there has set up a makeshift hospital. Sources said that anti-cholera medicine was being distributed door to door in the village. All wells of the village have been immunised with bleaching powder. The doctors have detected 25 such cases, a spokesman claimed.


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