Friday, July 20, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Structured agenda in future must, says Opposition
New Delhi, July 19
Even as major political parties today asked Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to go with a “structured agenda” when he meets Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf the next time for talks, the government was taken to task at the all-party meeting for its failure to manage media at the Agra summit.


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Pak asks for clues about PoWs
Islamabad, July 19
Pakistan has said there are no Indian Prisoners of War in its jails but Islamabad is ready to trace them again if New Delhi provided clues about their presence.

Advani gave proof of Pak role in J&K
New Delhi, July 19
One of the reasons that India has indicated to Pakistan that they should forget Agra and start afresh, preferably on the basis of the two agreements in Shimla and Lahore, is that India had achieved its prime purpose of informing the highest authority in Pakistan that it had clinching evidence of official support to cross-border terrorism.

Girija Prasad KoiralaNepal PM resigns
Cites crisis over Maoist uprising as reason

Kathmandu, July 19
Nepal’s embattled Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala resigned today, citing a national crisis over a growing insurgency by Maoist rebels. 



USA for substantive leap in ties: General Shelton
New Delhi, July 19
There were indications available today that the USA was likely to lift the post-Pokhran sanctions against India with the Chief of the US Armed Forces, Gen Henry Shelton, saying that Washington and New Delhi were poised for a “substantive leap” in military-to-military relations.

Chairman joint Chiefs of Staff, USA General Henry H Shelton inspecting the guard of honour at South Block in New Delhi on Thursday. The Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, USA, General Henry H. Shelton, inspecting a guard of honour at South Block in New Delhi on Thursday. — PTI photo

Summit matters

Frankly Speaking
A General’s warped history lecture

The televised breakfast show exposed them all
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New Delhi’s dilemma

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Gujral’s 4-pronged strategy

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Key Musharraf errors led to failure: Benazir

J&K page
APHC no longer keen to visit Pak

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More breaches in Ghaggar
Flood water brings toxic effluents
Patiala, July 19
Two more breaches occurred in the Ghaggar river since last night, even as the Tangri and Markanda rivers criss-crossing the district flowed above the danger mark and water accumulated at RD 460 in Khanauri. Four villages — Gular and Jogewal in Patiala district and Nawangaon and Hotipur in Sangrur district — have been affected by the fresh breaches.


Dogged by distrust

"Should I rent to pet owners?"


In Arts Tribune today

A heady cultural extravaganza


In fact, we want to say that we are ready to face any situation!

by Sandeep Joshi
The people are transferring their animals from the flooded area to safe area, the flood comes due to the 150 feet breakage at Ghaggar River at Village Chandu Distt. Sangrur on Thursday. People shifting their animals from the flooded to safe areas at Chandu village in Sangrur district on Thursday. 
— PTI photo

Dr Soch may get extension
Chandigarh, July 19
Though several candidates are in the run for the vice-chancellorship of Guru Nanak Dev University, according to indications available at the official level, Dr Harbhajan Singh Soch is likely to get extension for one more year as Vice-Chancellor.

They return home after months
Army rescues youths from ultras’ clutches
Jammu, July 19
Mr Ghulam Mohiuddin Mir raised his hands to thank the Allah. He had seen the face of his son, Mushtaq Ahmed Mir, a conductor, after seven months. Tears trickled down his cheeks as the Army authorities handed over his son to him at the corps headquarters here today. Parents of Mushtaq Naik, a Class IX student of Tral in Pulwama district, had no words to express their happiness.


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