Monday, April 22, 2002, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

13 killed, curfew in Gujarat areas
Communal flare-up in Gomtipur, Mehmdabad

Ahmedabad, April 21
In a sharp spurt in violence in Gujarat, at least 13 persons, including a woman and a policeman, were today killed and 96 injured with Ahmedabad bearing the brunt even as Defence Minister George Fernandes claimed improvement in the situation in the riot-torn state.

A man goes through his house which was destroyed by rioters

Nation page: Cong, minority leaders meet George

Guilty will be punished: PM

A man goes through his house which was destroyed by rioters at Mehmdabad in Gujarat, on Sunday. 
— Reuters photo


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NHRC to discuss Modi’s defiance
New Delhi, April 21
In the backdrop of the Gujarat Government rejecting major recommendations of it, the National Human Rights Commission is meeting this week to discuss the defiant stand of the state government.

Lok Janshakti to back BJP-BSP alliance in UP
New Delhi, April 21
The BJP today set the ball rolling on the formation of a coalition government in UP when its UP chief, Mr Kalraj Misra and senior leader, Mr Lalji Tandon called on BSP leader and former UP Chief Minister, Ms Mayawati at her Humayun Road residence in the forenoon.

Jamaat-i-Islami chief arrested
Lahore, April 21
The leader of Pakistan’s main fundamentalist party was arrested today during an outlawed march against Gen Pervez Musharraf’s referendum on extending his presidency, party spokesmen and witnesses said.

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Qazi Hussain Ahmed, chief of the Jamaat-i-Islami party, waves to his supporters World page: Probe reveals Omar ‘dealt with Pearl at ISI bidding’

Qazi Hussain Ahmed, chief of the Jamaat-i-Islami party, waves to his supporters during an anti-referendum rally in Lahore on Sunday. — Reuters

Build investor’s confidence: Sinha
Washington, April 21
Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha today urged the Development Committee of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund to put in place an effective mechanism for ensuring a sustained investor confidence in and private capital flows to developing countries.

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World Heritage status sought for VT
Mumbai, April 21
The National Rail Museum has sent a fresh application to UNESCO to consider the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, better known as the Victoria Terminus for inscription on the World Heritage list.

Blast in temple
Vijayawada, April 21
The 130-year-old Venugopalaswamy temple collapsed in Vattlura village of Peddapadu mandal in West Godavari district last night following an explosion, according to the police.

2 labourers beheaded in Kashmir valley
Srinagar, April 21
Decapitated bodies of two labourers from Bihar were found from Khalhar Kokernag village in south Kashmir while elsewhere in the state three persons, including two militants, were killed and five ultras nabbed overnight. Official sources said bodies of two labourers from Bihar were found from the village late last night.

               Major killed in blast


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