Friday, May 17, 2002, Chandigarh, India
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Time for action, says Army Chief
Kathmandu, May 16
Terming as “very sad” the killing of Army personnel and their family members by terrorists near Jammu, Chief of Army Staff General S. Padmanabhan today said time for action had come but a decision on this had to be taken by the entire nation.
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Vajpayee holds high-level meeting
New Delhi, May 16
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee today held “informal consultations” with senior Cabinet colleagues to discuss ways to tackle terrorist attacks like the one carried out on Tuesday near Jammu, in which more than 30 persons were killed.
Union Home Minister L. K. Advani flanked by J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and Defence Minister Geroge Fernandes
Union Home Minister L. K. Advani flanked by J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and Defence Minister Geroge Fernandes during a crucial meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. — Tribune photo Mukesh Aggarwal
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Limited attack on cards?
New Delhi, May 16
The security forces are apprehensive that their operations to counter the menace of cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir should not take a back seat with the BJP-led NDA government’s resolve to go through with the democratic process in the sensitive border state.

Paratroopers hold joint exercise
Indo-US defence ties touch new high
Agra, May 16
The Drop Zone near the Indian Air Force airfield in the city of the Taj, which is popularly known as the Mecca of Indian paratroopers, came alive today with Indian and American paratroopers engaging in a joint exercise on interoperability in airborne assault operations marking a new high in Indo-US defence cooperation.
Indian and US soldiers during a joint exercise
Indian and US soldiers during a joint exercise in Agra on Thursday.
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Presidential poll: Cong awaits PM’s word
New Delhi, May 16
The Congress today indicated that it was still waiting for Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to consult the party over choice of the next President. The Congress, which wanted a second term for President K.R. Narayanan, had not made any official announcement so far about the party’s support in the presidential poll.

Ashwani Kumar is Congress nominee for RS from Punjab
Ashwani KumarChandigarh, May 16
The President of the All-India Congress Committee, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, tonight nominated Mr Ashwani Kumar, a Supreme Court advocate, rooted in the Majha belt, as the party nominee for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Punjab, byelection which will be held on May 30.

Mayawati faces vote of confidence today
Lucknow, May 16
A day before the prestigious show of strength in the Uttar Pradesh state Assembly, the two major allies — the BJP and the BSP — are engaged in dinner diplomacy to keep their flock together. The state President of the BJP, Mr Kalraj Mishra, is holding a dinner for BJP legislators in which its allies including the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and the Janata Dal (U) are also invited.

No arrest to force loan recovery
Punjab takes pro-farmer stance
Chandigarh, May 16
In an endeavour to dispel the Opposition propaganda that the “Congress is an anti-farmer political outfit”, the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh, has directed that no farmer should be harassed or arrested for the recovery of both short-term and long-term loans.

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