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Wednesday, October 24, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3 am (IST)

Fierce battle to wrest Mazar-e-Sharif
Islamabad, October 23
Afghan warlord Abdul Rashid Dostum today said his forces were locked in fierce exchanges with fighters of the ruling Taliban in the long-stalled battle for the key northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif. “Our forces launched an attack yesterday and the fighting has been fierce,” he said by satellite phone from his position near the frontline.



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Bombing of the Taliban frontline north of Kabul resumed before nightfall.
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The Taliban has said up to 100 persons were killed when US war planes bombed a hospital in Herat. 
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A US air-force transport plane takes off from Jacobabad airport
A US air-force transport plane takes off from Jacobabad airport, 650 km north of Karachi, on Tuesday. Muslim protesters from the Right-wing Jamaat-e-Islami party staged a protest here on Tuesday against the usage of Jacobabad airport by the USA to provide logistical support for attacks on Afghanistan. 
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L. K. AdvaniA conversation with L. K. Advani
Kashmir is for Phase II: Advani

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M
r L. K. Advani describes America’s current war against the Taliban as Phase I of the drive against global terrorism. “In Phase II they have promised support to India’s fight against terrorism in Kashmir,” says the Union Home Minister.
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Review stand, insists Pakistan
New Delhi, October 23
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today asked Pakistan to decide what exactly it wanted from India: peace or a relationship in which Islamabad keeps on threatening New Delhi with “dire consequences”. 

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USA ignores Musharraf’s appeal
Battle may continue till next summer

Washington, October 23
The Pakistan President’s appeal for an end to US military mission in Afghanistan before Ramazan finds no takers in the Bush administration. Official reckoning is that the battle may continue well into the spring and beyond.

Charges against 11 framed in Phoolan murder case
New Delhi, October 23
At a hearing after 90 days of the incident, the Delhi Police today chargesheeted 11 persons in connection with the sensational day light murder of Samajwadi Party MP Phoolen Devi outside her residence at 44 Ashoka Road on July 25.



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Govt gets power to suspend passports
New Delhi, October 23
The government today promulgated an ordinance under which the Centre and the state governments can suspend the passport and travel documents of any citizen suspected to be belonging to terrorist, militant, subversive and other anti-national organisations.


Juniors arrive to rousing welcome
Punjab offers them plots at SAS Nagar

New Delhi, October 23
The Indian junior hockey team returned with the World Cup from Hobart to a rousing welcome here today. Hundreds of hockey fans, sports officials and media persons thronged the Palam Airport in New Delhi as 12 members of the Indian squad arrived from Mumbai.

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Captain of India’s junior men’s hockey team Gagan Ajit Singh (right) and team-mate Jugraj Singh kiss the Junior World Cup Hockey Trophy
Captain of India’s junior men’s hockey team Gagan Ajit Singh (right) and team-mate Jugraj Singh kiss the Junior World Cup Hockey Trophy outside New Delhi’s airport after their return from Australia on Tuesday.
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