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Saturday, October 27, 2001, Chandigarh, India

 Updated at 3 am (IST)


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Father of Pak nuclear programme arrested
Charged with working on Osama bin Ladenís bomb project
New Delhi, October 26
Pakistanís security agencies have arrested yet another nuclear scientist, third in last one week, on suspicion of working on a top secret project of helping Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaida outfit to prepare a nuclear weapon, well-placed sources said here today.

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Taliban execute Pashtoon commander
Abdul HaqKabul/Islamabad, October 26
Former Afghan resistance commander Abdul Haq was today executed near Kabul after his capture, a Taliban spokesman said. ďHe was shot with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle around 1 pm (1.30 pm IST),Ē Abdul Hanan Hemat, head of the Talibanís Bakhter information agency, said.

Haji Mohammed Din, brother of exiled Afghan Opposition leader Abdul Haq, answers questions from the media on his brotherís capture, during a Press conference in Peshawar on Friday. Libya ready to help find Osama (World page)

Haji Mohammed Din, brother of exiled Afghan Opposition leader Abdul Haq, answers questions from the media on his brotherís capture, during a Press conference in Peshawar on Friday.
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2 Red Cross godowns flattened
180 Taliban fighters taken captive

Kabul, October 26
US warplanes dropped two bombs on the outskirts of Kabul in an afternoon raid today, residents said. Two large explosions were heard, one near the airport on the northeastern side of the city and the other in the northwest, close to the headquarters of the Talibanís 16th Division.



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Afghan workers of the International Red Cross walk over debris as flames and smoke billow from the Red Cross warehouse on Friday in Kabul, destroying stocks of beans, oil, wheat and blankets. ó AP/PTI


Afghan workers of the International Red Cross walk over debris
Western jets have launched a two-pronged attack on Taliban on the fifth consecutive day of strikes against its frontline positions north of Kabul.
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"Jehad would continue," say hundreds of volunteers who are being recruited in Karachi to fight against America and its allied forces in Afghanistan.
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Japan lifts sanctions on India, Pak
Tokyo, October 26
Japan today lifted sanctions on India and Pakistan, imposed in 1998 following their nuclear tests, in the light of the cooperation extended by New Delhi and Islamabad to the global fight against terrorism.

Israel agrees to withdraw troops (World page)



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Jaish ultra killed in attack on police station
Srinagar, October 26
One militant of the Jaish-e-Mohammad was killed and three security force personnel were injured when a two member suicide squad attacked the Chadoora police station at Budgam this morning.

A security guard shows the bullet marks at a police station after a militant attack in Chadoora, in central Kashmir, on Friday. 5 militants killed

J&K drops anti-terrorism ordinance
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A security guard shows the bullet marks at a police station after a militant attack in Chadoora, in central Kashmir, on Friday. ó Photo Amin War

Badal, Talwandi hold in-camera meeting
Amritsar, October 26
With a view to defusing the prevailing Panthic crisis, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister and president of the SAD, held an in-camera meeting with Mr Jagdev Singh Talwandi, SGPC chief.

Exodus of doctors ails PGIMS
Govt leniency enables them to rejoin
Rohtak, October 26
The exodus of senior faculty members from Pt B.D. Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) to the Gulf countries in search of greener pastures has become a perpetual problem for the institute.

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