Wednesday, December 5, 2001, Chandigarh, India

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Afghan power-sharing accord signed

Afghan tribesmen battle bin Laden loyalists

Al Qaida planned attacks outside US: India

High Court acquits Jaya
Poised to return as Chief Minister
Ms J. JayalalithaaChennai, December 4
The AIADMK chief, Ms J. Jayalalithaa, was all set to stage a spectacular comeback as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, following a Madras High Court verdict in her favour today in her appeals against convictions on charges of corruption by a Special Court in the Tansi deal and Pleasant Stay hotel cases last year.

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Hamid KarzaiKarzai to head Afghan govt
Bonn, December 4
Southern Afghanistan leader Hamid Karzai, 44, is to be named chief of the nation’s new interim government, United Nations sources said today as the talks in Bonn grappled with the task of sharing out power in the provisional administration.

All-party meeting on POTO fails
BJP firm on ordinance, issues whip
New Delhi, December 4
The all-party meeting today failed to resolve the deadlock over the controversial POTO even as Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee declared his government’s firm intention to convert the ordinance into a law.

Israel pounds West Bank, Gaza
Jerusalem, December 4
Declaring the Palestinian Authority as a “terrorist supporting entity”, Israel today launched second wave of strikes in as many days with its helicopter gunships pounding Palestinian targets in West Bank and Gaza, including Yasser Arafat’s headquarters, in Ramallah but he escaped unhurt.

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A Palestinian inspects damage to Gaza International airport after Israeli army bulldozers tore up the runway in southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday. — Reuters photo

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Deep hits maiden Test 100
Chandigarh, December 4
The first century in Test cricket is always a memorable landmark for any cricketer. And this afternoon when India’s stop-gap opener Deep Dasgupta reached the magical figure of 100 in the first Test against England at the PCA Stadium in SAS Nagar, he had more than proved a point not only to his teammates but also to the national selectors.
England captain Nasser Hussain congratulates Deep Dasgupta after he had scored a century in the first Test between India and England at the PCA stadium at SAS Nagar on Tuesday. Looking on is Rahul Dravid. — Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

USA clears export  of military wares
New Delhi, December 4
India today got a major boost in its defence development programme with the USA announcing its approval for seven equipment export licences which would meet India’s immediate military requirements, including vital components for the light combat aircraft and weapon locating radars.


Suicide attack on RR Headquarters
2 soldiers, 3 militants killed
Srinagar, December 4
Three militants of the Pakistan-based Lashker-e-Toiba outfit were killed as the Army foiled their attempt to storm the headquarters of 21-Rashtriya Rifles in Kupwara district in north Kashmir today, a defence spokesman said. Two Army personnel were also killed in the gunfight which lasted for a brief period at the main gate of the camp at Bagatpora in the Zachaldara area, the spokesman said.

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