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

PM to talk with Putin and Zemin, but not Musharraf
Mr Atal Behari VajpayeeAlmaty, June 2
Amid continuing tension on the India-Pakistan border, the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, arrived here today on a four-day visit during which he will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Jiang Zemin and call for pressure on Pakistan to end cross-border terrorism.
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Pak shelling continues, woman killed
Jammu, June 2
A woman was killed and eight other civilians were wounded when Pakistani troops resorted to heavy mortar shelling from across Kanachak in Akhnoor sector today.
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Army to mine more border areas
Ferozepore, June 2
The Army has acquired more areas for laying mines in the border areas. This is in addition to the areas that have earlier been acquired as part of the military build-up.

Argentina’s Ariel Ortega (10) and Nigeria’s Celestine Babayaro compete for possession of the ball during their Group F match at the World Cup finals in Ibaraki on Sunday.
Argentina’s Ariel Ortega (10) and Nigeria’s Celestine Babayaro compete for possession of the ball during their Group F match at the World Cup finals in Ibaraki on Sunday. Argentina won 1-0. — Reuters
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Argentina edge past Nigeria 1-0
Ibaraki (Japan), June 2
Gabriel Batistuta scored a 63rd minute header as Argentina kicked off its World Cup campaign with a hard fought 1-0 victory over Nigeria today.

Sweden hold jittery England to 1-1 draw

Fortune earns SA 2-2 draw

Spain break jinx, beat Slovenia


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Crop residues as renewable plant nutrients resource

50 years of Independence

Tercentenary celebrations

Tehelka expose

Maharaja Ranjit Singh: special features & photos

Hush-hush recruitment of 128 PTU clerks 
Ludhiana, June 2
The state Vigilance Bureau has unearthed property worth crores of a senior official of Punjab Technical University and found evidence of irregularities made in the appointment of 128 clerks, most of whom were recruited from Ludhiana and especially from the Assembly constituency of a former Akali minister. The involvement of the Akali leader in the scam is being probed.

Strange ways of IT dept!
Chandigarh, June 2
In a bizarre twist to the PPSC scam, the Income Tax Department has started pursuing those who helped unearth the multi-crore scandal.

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Frederick Noronha

Ayurveda for all, courtesy Net
Ajoy Sen

Year of the Hammer for AMD
Peeyush Agnihotri

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BKU sets terms for talks
Jind, June 2
The BKU today announced two pre-conditions for taking part in the June 4 meeting of the four-member committee constituted by the Haryana Government for addressing the issues raised by the farmers. 

Pandits in camps die of diseases
Jammu, June 2
Neglected by their country and rest of the world, lakhs of Kashmiri Pandits live a life of misery in virtually inhuman conditions in refugee camps and they are now falling victim to rising incidence of diseases leading to a higher death rate. Ever since their forced exodus from the valley, Kashmiri Pandits have been subjected to psychological and metabolic stress, leading to rise in diseases and deaths as well as low birth rates in the camps at Jammu, Kathua and Udhampur.


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