Thursday, April 11, 2002, Chandigarh, India
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Ultras massacre five

Jammu, April 10
Within 24 hours Pakistan-backed militants carried out another massacre in Nagni Danda village in the Dandhov subdivision of Doda district by killing five persons and injuring three others last night. 

‘Lift ban for talks’
Prabhakaran seeks India’s mediation

Kilinochchi (Sri Lanka), April 10
Tamil Tiger supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran insisted today that a 1998 ban on the LTTE should be lifted if it was to enter Norwegian-brokered talks in Thailand sometime next month. 


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2 die in communal violence
Curfew imposed on Maharashtra town
Thane, April 10
Two persons were stabbed to death and a woman died of shock as communal violence hit Kalyan town of Maharashtra’s Thane district, prompting the authorities to impose curfew there today.
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A policeman hits a man who was part of a mob that gathered in the Roidaspada area, near Mumbai, on Wednesday. — Reuters photo

Fear hounds people of Godhra
Godhra, April 10
Fortytwo days after the Godhra train massacre in which 58 “Ram sevaks” were burnt alive, an uneasy calm prevails in this town under Panchmahal district, located over 150 km from Ahmedabad, with fear and suspicion still hounding the people.

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Govt to set up panels on CNG infrastructure
New Delhi, April 10
The government will set up two committees to expedite setting up of infrastructure for CNG dispensation in the Capital and will hold consultations within the NDA and with Opposition parties over bringing of a Bill to allow use of multiple fuels in the country.

Suicide bomb attack kills 10 in Haifa
Jerusalem, April 10
At least 10 persons were killed and 20 injured in a suicide bomb attack on a bus near Haifa in northern Israel early today, Israeli medical sources said.

India, Cambodia JWG to promote tourism
Phnom Penh, April 10
India and Cambodia today decided to set up a Joint Working Group to promote tourism mainly to the world famous Angkor Vat temples in northern city of Siem Reap and agreed in principle to start direct flights between the two countries.
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Fernandes arrives in Moscow
Moscow, April 10
Indian Defence Minister George Fernandes arrived here today for a five-day official visit, during which he will discuss pending defence deals, including the much-delayed acquisition of the aircraft carrier “Admiral Gorshkov’’, and hold talks on intensifying cooperation in security matters.

Rocca holds talks with Jaswant
New Delhi, April 10
The ongoing military face-off between India and Pakistan and progress made by the international community in war against terrorism came up for discussion when US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia Christina Rocca today met External Affairs Minister Jaswant Singh.
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Prof Nagi is PGI Dean
New Delhi, April 10
The governing body of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research selected its Dean at an emergency meeting held here today.

I have not quit: Prabhu
New Delhi, April 10
Union Power Minister Suresh Prabhu today denied reports that he had resigned from the government.

Akalis raise bogey of repression
Allege undeclared emergency in Punjab

Amritsar, April 10
Beleaguered Akalis have again raised the bogey that the “wrong policies” of the Congress government could push the state back to the dark era of violence and repression.

Mr Parkash Singh Badal, SAD President, Bibi Jagir Kaur, Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar and Capt Kanwaljit Singh at the PAC meeting
Mr Parkash Singh Badal, SAD President, Bibi Jagir Kaur, Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar and Capt Kanwaljit Singh at the PAC meeting held in Amritsar on Wednesday. — Photo Rajiv Sharma


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