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Saturday, October 13, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3 am (IST)


Mazar-e-Sharif, army division bombed
160 bodies found, Pak installs Mistral missiles
Kabul, October 12
Afghanistan’s capital came under sustained bombardment in the early hours today, in what residents described as a combined plane and missile assault. An AFP reporter here counted 10 explosions, as planes flew over the city in several waves beginning at 0415 IST. Taliban gunners responded with a steady barrage of anti-aircraft fire.

Pentagon releases dramatic photographs and videotape of bombing damage to Taliban military sites.

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Demonstrations against the US-led military campaign against Afghanistan continue in the Pakistan city of Karachi.
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Protesters teargassed in Pak
Army out; pro-Taliban leaders detained

Karachi, October 12
Three policemen were among five persons injured in an overnight grenade attack here as Pakistani Islamic radicals launched a day of protest over US attacks on neighbouring Afghanistan, the police said today. Islamist political parties had called for a strike and shutdown of businesses in Karachi, Pakistan’s most populous city and biggest business centre.

Christians flee Quetta

Edit page: Leaping on to anti-US bandwagon



The riot police fire tear gas to disperse protesters near a KFC Restaurant in the port city of Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday. 
— Reuters

USA, UK ban JeM, freeze assets
Washington, October 12
In a coordinated action, the USA and Britain tonight banned Pakistan-based militant outfit, Jaish-e-Mohammad and froze its assets.
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In a televised news conference US President George W. Bush  stated  his determination to wage and win the war against the  forces responsible for the September 11 attack.
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Bush’s term for halting strikes
Washington, October 12
US President George W. Bush has said the USA was under threat of more terror attacks but that the government was taking every possible step to protect the Americans.

Kashmir dangerous place: Powell
Washington, October 12
Terming Kashmir as the “most dangerous place in the world,” the USA has said that rising tension between India and Pakistan will top Secretary of State Colin Powell’s agenda during his upcoming visit to the sub-continent.



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Oslo, October 12
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the UN jointly won the centenary Nobel Peace Prize in honour of their work promoting global harmony, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced here today.

Cabinet expansion on Oct 15
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New Delhi, October 12
The Union Council of Ministers is being expanded on Monday with the addition of one or two ministers.


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DA slab for Punjab staff
Chandigarh, October 12
The Punjab Finance Minister, Capt Kanwaljit Singh, today announced one more instalment of dearness allowance for employees, pensioners and private aided institutions’ staff.

Gurdev Badal, son get ‘mild tankhah’
Amritsar, October 12
Angry activists of the Khalsa Action Committee and some devotees today raised slogans against the mild “tankhah” (punishment for religious misconduct) pronounced by Sikh high priests.
Mr Gurdev Singh Badal, Agriculture Minister and Senior Vice-President, Shiromani Akali Dal, his son, Mr Kewal Singh Badal, Junior Vice-President, SGPC, Mr Amrik Singh Aliwal, former member of Parliament, and Mr Bhag Singh and Mr Surjit Singh, both leaders of the SAD (Amritsar), appear before Akal Takht on Friday. 
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Sacrilege: CM orders judicial probe
Chandigarh, October 12
The Punjab Chief Minister, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, today ordered a judicial probe by a serving judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court into the recent acts of sacrilege in the state. The Chief Justice of the court has been requested to nominate a judge for the inquiry. 

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