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Friday, October 19, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3 am (IST)


Heavy firing by Pak troops

Bunkers hit as India returns fire
Jammu, October 18
Pakistani troops again resorted to heavy firing on Indian border villages in the Chicken Neck area in the Chhamb-Jurian sector and on this side of the international border near Kanachak last night and today. Sources said it was for the first time that the Pakistan troops fired from automatic grenade launchers in the Chicken Neck area.



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Troops patrol the Line of Control Pak DGMO rings up Indian counterpart

3,000 mercenaries active in J&K (J&K page)


Troops patrol the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir on Thursday. 
— Reuters photo

Ayodhya security slack: PM
Chennai, October 18
A day after the forced entry of VHP leaders into the make-shift temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee said today that the security arrangements around the complex appeared to be slack.


The US military has not encountered any Taliban anti-aircraft fire in Afghanistan.
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Stage set for ground war: Bush
Islamabad, October 18
US President George W. Bush
With all known surface-to-air missile sites destroyed in Afghanistan, US warplanes today kept up their relentless assault, targeting Taliban troop garrisons and barracks.

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PM, Bush to discuss terrorism


Afghans look at a crater caused by a bomb dropped during U.S. air strikes in Kabul on Thursday. 
— Reuters photo

Anthrax: $ 1 m reward for culprits
Spores in NY Governor’s office

Washington, October 18
The USA today posted a $ 1 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of “terrorist” culprits who sparked a germ warfare alert by mailing anthrax.




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Life term for 4 Laden aides
Bombing of 2 US embassies in Africa

New York, October 18
Four members of suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaida network were sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole here today for involvement in the US embassy bombing in east Africa in 1998.

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    A number of theories and counter-theories have surfaced in the wake of terrorist strikes at the World Trade Center twin towers in New York.

Peter CareyPeter Carey wins  Booker Prize
London, October 18
Australian Peter Carey has won the Booker Prize for his novel “True History of the Kelly Gang.”.

Asha Bhonsle Phalke Award for Asha Bhonsle
New Delhi, October 18
Playback singer Asha Bhonsle has been selected for the Dada Saheb Phalke award for the year 2000. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, a shawl and a "swarna kamal", an official announcement said today.

Musharraf’s life in danger?
New Delhi, October 18
As US helicopters took off from Pakistan and paradropped their troops near Kandahar before break of dawn today, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf may be in deeper trouble soon and chances of toppling of his military regime have increased manifold.

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