Friday, August 17, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Pak not to raise Kashmir issue at  world fora: PMPrime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee
New Delhi, August 16
The Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, while declaring that a “broad framework” had been worked out with Pakistan for future talks today said that Islamabad had assured New Delhi that it would not raise the Kashmir issue in SAARC or any other international fora.


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PM, Bush may meet in New York
Interface with Musharraf a non-starter
New Delhi, August 16
The much awaited meeting between Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in the last week of September is a non-starter.

Map25 die in TN factory blast
Katpadi, August 16
Twentyfive persons were charred to death and three others injured in a devastating explosion at the Tamil Nadu Explosives Limited, 5 km from here in Vellore district of north Tamil Nadu, this morning. While Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha, in a statement issued in Chennai, said that 25 persons were killed, a TEL official told UNI that only 21 persons were killed and six others injured.



15 killed in train mishap near Mumbai
Mumbai, August 16
At least 15 passengers of the 1397 Bhusawal passenger train who had disembarked on the tracks after pulling the chain were run over by the Gitanjali Express near Jalgaon this afternoon.

Kashmir ultras-LTTE nexus
New Delhi, August 16
Crucial information regarding the activities of women ‘Fidayeen’ (suicide squads) of Kashmir militants has come to light following interrogation of four ISI agents arrested from here and Lucknow which indicates ultras’ plans of a major shift in their tactics and strategy.

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Milkha Singh not to accept Arjuna Award
Chandigarh, August 16
A sad and visibly disturbed ‘‘Flying Sikh’’ Milkha Singh, probably the most celebrated Indian athlete of all times, today refused to accept the Arjuna Award for lifetime contribution, saying: “I have been clubbed with sportspersons who are nowhere near the level that I had achieved”.

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Punjab Govt on recruitment spree
Chandigarh, August 16
The cash-strapped Punjab Government is on a recruitment spree. It has put its recruitment machinery in a top gear in various government departments. The way the government is moving on the recruitment front, obviously, it wants to fill the vacant posts before the issuance of the notification for the Assembly elections in the state.

Water in Harike barrage rising
Harike (Amritsar), August 16
As the water-level of the Harike barrage, where the Beas and the Sutlej confluence, has been rising, residents of the mand area, especially migrant labourers, have started shifting to safer places.

Wheat worth Rs 16,000 cr stockpiles
Chandigarh, August 16
Punjab is saddled with huge wheat stocks. It is estimated that the combined stock with the state’s five procurement agencies is of the order of over 165 lakh tonnes, excluding the one with the Food Corporation of India. The value of this wheat is approximately Rs 16,000 crore, excluding the interest payable on the food credit taken by Punjab from banks, post-procurement costs and other charges the agencies have to pay per annum.


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