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Friday, October 12, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3 am (IST)

VAJPAYEE HINTS AT MILITARY ACTION IN KASHMIR
Atal Behari VajpayeeVaranasi, October 11

Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today vowed to firmly deal with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, stating that security operations will be stepped up to flush out the Pakistan-backed mercenaries.




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US President George W. Bush puts his hand to his heart as Taps is played during a memorial service at the Pentagon on October 11. Today's ceremony comes a month after 189 people were killed when a hijacked airliner was crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. — Reuters

Heaviest raids on Kabul,
100 killed
Bunker-busting bombs dropped
US troops land in Pak
Kabul, October 11
US planes launched a fresh nightime raid on the Afghan capital city of Kabul tonight, with residents reporting four loud explosions from bombs that appeared to have fallen inside the city. Fighters roared over the capital at around 09.45 p.m. (2245 Ist) prompting a barrage of fire from Taliban anti-aircraft positions.

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Taliban Ambassador Abdul Salam Zaeef has said the Taliban air defences have not been destroyed by the air raids.
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The USA has carried out a further night of airstrikes on Afghanistan, after a day during which villagers east of Kabul surveyed the damage.

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Jaswant SinghJaswant rules out hot pursuit
New Delhi, October 11
India today made it clear that Kashmir was not an international issue but a bilateral one between India and Pakistan and also ruled out launching raid-and-destroy operations at the terrorist training camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

V.S. Naipaul Naipaul wins Nobel for Literature
 Stockholm, October 11

Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul won the Nobel Literature Prize today for works that “compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories,” the Swedish Academy said. 

SGPC panel to probe sacrilege
Ludhiana, October 11
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief, Mr Jagdev Singh Talwandi, today announced the constitution of a three-member committee to probe acts of sacrilege and the relationship of various political leaders with controversial and excommunicated Baba Piara Singh Bhaniara.

 
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PUTA rivalry to the fore again
Patiala, October 11
Far from heralding a new beginning on the Punjabi University campus after the capture of the Punjabi University Teachers Association by the Pro Vice-Chancellor group, rivalries are out in the open again, with the state government ordering a vigilance inquiry into alleged irregularities committed by the Head of the School of Business Management.

Bharucha to be next CJI
New Delhi, October 11
Mr Justice Sam Piroj Bharucha, the seniormost judge of the Supreme Court, has been appointed the next Chief Justice of India with effect from November 1.

Season’s first snow in Kashmir
Srinagar, October 11

The high altitude mountain ranges surrounding Kashmir valley received the first snow, official reports received, here said.

WTO: Punjab to move SC
Chandigarh, October 11
The Punjab Council of Ministers today decided to move the Supreme Court challenging the signing of the World Trade Organisation agreement by the Centre. 


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