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Saturday, October 20, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3 am (IST)


US troops in Afghanistan
Taliban deny truce plan, not to hand over
Laden
Islamabad, October 19
As the USA deployed special commandos in the Taliban's heartland in Southern Afghanistan, indicating a possible ground assault, the Taliban's envoy to Pakistan Abdul Salam Zaeef denied having said that the militia had prepared any ceasefire plan in a bid to end the crisis engulfing Afghanistan.

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US planes have continued their attacks on Afghanistan and at least one child and four residents in Kabul have died in the conflict.
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US President George W. Bush meets his Chinese counterpart Jiang Zemin and says China is with the USA in its terrible time.
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Anthrax scare grips Delhi
Hospitals on high alert

New Delhi, October 19
Anthrax scare gripped the Capital today as five envelopes suspected of containing anthrax spores were received at various places, even as the authorities maintained that the situation was under control.

A Ranbaxy technician displays anti-anthrax Cipro tablets at their facility in Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh on Friday. — Reuters photo
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L. K. Advani for continuation of pro-active campaign against terrorism.
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No hot pursuit for now: Advani
New Delhi, October 19
Home Minister L.K. Advani today ruled out for now the hot pursuit option to crush terrorist training camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) but said the government would continue to be pro-active in its efforts to curb militancy in Jammu and Kashmir.

4 civilians die in Pak firing
Jammu/Srinagar, October 19
Four civilians were killed when the Pakistan army carried out unprovoked firing at Indian posts in Poonch and Mendhar Sectors late tonight, a Defence spokesman said. 

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CRPF lodges FIR against VHP leaders
Ayodhya, October 19
The CRPF, in charge of inner cordon security at the makeshift Ram temple in the Ram Janmabhumi-Babri Masjid complex, today filed an FIR against VHP leaders.

Mosque demolition was planned: VHP
New Delhi, October 19
Vishwa Hindu Parishad vice-president Acharya Giriraj Kishore today admitted before the Liberhan Commission that the VHP had planned to construct the Ram Janambhoomi temple after demolishing Babri Mosque to remove the 450-year-old “kalank” (blot).



India not keen on PM-Musharraf meeting
New Delhi, October 19
Mandarins in South Block here are cool to the idea of Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee meeting General Pervez Musharraf on the sidelines of the rescheduled UN General Assembly begnning in New York three weeks hence. Though no formal decision on the issue has been taken so far, sources here said the subject was engaging the government’s attention.

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