Thursday, December 6, 2001, Chandigarh, India

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Cabinet to discuss POTO changes today

Joint session likely on Bill
New Delhi, December 5
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today said the Union Cabinet would discuss tomorrow amendments to the Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance. Replying to questions in this regard at an Iftaar hosted by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, he said the “Cabinet will discuss amendments to POTO tomorrow.”

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SAD, INLD toe BJP line
New Delhi, December 5
The Union Cabinet has been specially convened here tomorrow to consider the critical changes proposed by the allies of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance pertaining to the controversial Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance.


Afghan rivals seal historic pact
Northern Alliance retains key ministries

Koenigswinter (Germany),  December 5
Four Afghan factions signed a pact today to create a new administration headed by an anti-Taliban battlefield commander, concluding a historic agreement aimed at restoring peace and stability to the war-ravaged nation.
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19 CRPF jawans hurt in blast

Jammu, December 5
Unidentified militants today gunned down a judge, his friend and two PSOs in an ambush in Rajouri district, around 200 km from here, in Jammu and Kashmir. 

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India need early breakthrough
Chandigarh, December 5
If India did not end the third day of the first Test between India and England at the PCA Stadium in SAS Nagar on Wednesday in a much happier frame of mind they must blame their bowlers who were unable to get a wicket in the England second innings. 



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Sachin Tendulkar steers medium-pace bowler Mathew Hoggard to the mid-wicket fence on the third day of the first Test against England at the PCA Stadium, SAS Nagar, on Wednesday. — Tribune photo Pradeep Tewari

Students ransack Principal’s office
Bathinda, December 5
The incident pertaining to suicide committed by Vineet, student of the local M.S.D. Senior Secondary Public School, on December 3 allegedly after he was thrashed by Punjabi teacher took a new turn today when his parents along with hundreds of students, parents and other prominent citizens staged an indefinite dharna in front of the school after ransacking the office of the Principal.

UGC bans degrees by franchise
Chandigarh, December 5
The University Grants Commission has banned grant of university degrees to private institutions through franchise. This important declaration was made by Dr Hari Gautam, Chairman of the UGC.
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