Saturday, September 15, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

USA prepares for war
Senate approves use of force
Washington, September 14
The US strategy to move decisively against perpetrators of the devastating terrorist strikes was today set in motion with the Senate unanimously approving the use of force as Washington awaited a response from Pakistan for lending logistical and ground support for possible military strikes against prime suspect Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan.


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Islamabad looks towards Beijing for guidance
New Delhi, September 14
Faced with the dilemma of whether or not to cooperate with the USA on her possible action against the Afghanistan-based terrorist hideouts, Islamabad is reportedly looking towards Beijing for guidance and advice.

Former President Bill Clinton hugs an unidentified boy on University Place in New York on Thursday.

Former President Bill Clinton hugs an unidentified boy on University Place in New York on Thursday, on his way to a vigil service in Washington Square for victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks. — AP/PTI


Fresh hijack attempts in USA
Lend credence to Indian military reports
New Delhi, September 14
The thwarting of two more hijacking attempts at the John F. Kennedy and La Guardia airports in New York today have lent credence to intercepts by the Indian military intelligence that terrorist strikes in the USA were not over.

Hijackers’ names released
Washington, September 14
The Federal Bureau of Investigation today released the names of 19 individuals it said carried out Tuesday’s suicide air attacks on US targets in New York and Washington.

Attacks on Indians continue
New York, September 14
Sporadic incidents of violence by angry Americans on ethnic minorities, including Indians, possibly mistaking them to be Arabs, continued today following Tuesday’s terrorist attacks on US installations, even as community leaders went on TV explaining that India was itself a victim of terrorism.

US airports reopen amid precautions
10 with fake identities arrested in USA
Fourth plane’s black box found
Cong approves $ 40 b  to fight terrorism
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India provides inputs on Laden
New Delhi, September 14
Indian intelligence agencies, particularly the Research and Analysis Wing and the Intelligence Bureau, are understood to have provided crucial inputs to the USA about terrorist outfits and Islamic militant groups active globally during the past couple of years, including the Al Quaida, the organisation floated by the Arab millionaire-turned terrorist, Osama bin Laden.

Conflicting reports on Masood’s death
Islamabad, September, 14
The legendary Afghan guerrilla leader, Ahmad Shah Masood, today died from wounds suffered in a suicide bomb attack last Sunday, the Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic Press said.

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Vajpayee hints at harsh measures
New Delhi, September 14
Addressing the nation in the wake of the September 11 terrorist strikes on the USA, Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today asked the countrymen to be ready for “harsh measures in the coming months” and gave ample indication that such measures would not be just economic.

Contingency plan to protect sites
New Delhi, September 14
Even as the USA is all set to launch widespread and long-term reprisal attacks on the bases of most-wanted terrorist Osama bin Laden, a contingency plan is being readied by the Government of India for protection of key buildings and installations.

Relief for Hindu, Sikh Afghans
New Delhi, September 14
In a big relief to hundreds of Hindu and Sikh refugees from Afghanistan, the Atal Behari Vajpayee Government has decided to allow Afghan nationals to renew their registration or apply for new registration till December 31, 2001, with the respective Foreigners Regional Registration Offices or the Foreigners Registration Offices for residential permit.


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