Thursday, July 12, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

NDA not to attend Pak reception
New Delhi, July 11
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today made it clear that the agenda of his summit talks with Pakistan President General Musharraf would not be Kashmir-centric and said that India would strongly raise the issue of Islamabad-supported cross-border terrorism.


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President Pervez MusharrafPremature to expect solution, says Musharraf
Islamabad, July 11

Barely two days ahead of his India visit, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said tonight that it was “premature” to expect a solution to the Kashmir issue in his first meeting with Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee.

Tension grips Naherwali
Room demolished ahead of Pervez visit
New Delhi, July 11
Tension has gripped Naherwali Haveli in the walled city, to be visited by Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on July 14, after demolition of a room of the haveli occupied by Ripu Daman (20).

US-64 freeze: BJP slams govt
Party Executive to meet in Delhi from July 27
New Delhi, July 11
Even as the Congress today demanded a thorough probe into the US-64 fiasco of UTI saying that Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha could not “wash his hands off” the crisis, the BJP castigated the government for the imbroglio.



NC MP’s brother shot
Srinagar, July 11
Militants shot dead the brother of a ruling National Conference MP at Pattan in Baramula district this afternoon while a woman was killed and five pedestrians were injured in a grenade attack here, officials said.

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A relative wails as a policeman looks on after Nazir Ahmad was shot dead at Pattan, 27 km north of Srinagar, on Wednesday.
A relative wails as a policeman looks on after Nazir Ahmad was shot dead at Pattan, 27 km north of Srinagar, on Wednesday. Nazir, brother of Abdul Rashid Shaheen, leader of Kashmir’s ruling National Conference, was shot by militants on Wednesday near his shop at Pattan town.
— Reuters photo

BJP-HVC alliance to stay: CM
Framing of charges against Sukh Ram
Prem Kumar Dhumal
New Delhi, July 11
Himachal Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has said that the Himachal Vikas Congress of former Communications Minister Sukh Ram continued to be a partner of the BJP in the state.


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Youth dies in police custody
Cops suspended; probe ordered
Rohtak, July 11
The District Magistrate, Mr Anil Malik, has ordered a magisterial inquiry to ascertain the cause of death of 25-year-old Sanjay of Makrauli Kalan village in police custody. 

Dhawan expelled from Congress
Chandigarh, July 11
Harmohan Dhawan
The Chandigarh Territorial Congress Committee virtually split today with the expulsion of AICC member, Harmohan Dhawan from the party by the Congress high command. According to sources, Mr Dhawan was expelled from the party for anti-party activities. 

Punjab, Haryana for strengthening panchayats
New Delhi, July 11
Punjab today said it was not in favour of divesting the duly elected Gram Panchayats of its powers by any other direct or indirect way and that a parallel setup would be against the spirit of the Constitution.

Man kills father-in-law, 5 others
Abohar, July 11
Six persons, including four members of the family of Ved Parkash of Dutarianwali Dhani village, 11 km from here, were murdered last night by Ramesh Kumar, a son-in-law of Ved Parkash and his accomplice. 


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