Tuesday, September 30, 2003, Chandigarh, India
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Al-Qaida’s call to topple Musharraf
Dubai, September 29
In a new audiotape released by terror mastermind Osama bin Laden’s group, the Al-Qaida has appealed to Pakistani soldiers to “topple” President Pervez Musharraf or he will “hand over” them to the Hindus. The tape aired by the Qatar-based Al Jazeera Arabic TV Channel showed Bin Laden’s principal spokesman, Ayman al Zawahiri telling Pakistani officers and soldiers that the President would “hand you over to the Hindus and flee to enjoy his secret bank accounts” if India attacked their country.


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Cong loses Solapur, Ernakulam LS seats; blames local factors
New Delhi, September 29
The Congress today lost its strongholds of Solapur (Maharashtra) and Ernakulam (Kerala) in the bypoll to the two Lok Sabha seats even as the results to by-election in six Assembly seats in various states did not cause any major surprise.

Editorial: Ballot blinkers

15 Pak intruders killed in encounter
Srinagar, September 29
At least 15 armed infiltrators have been killed during a week-long encounter when the Army foiled a major infiltration bid in the Gurez sector of Baramula district. 

Defence attaches from several countries arrive in the Gurez
In video (28k, 56k)
J&K page: Envoys taken to LoC in Baramula

Defence attaches from several countries arri
ve in the Gurez sector along the LoC in J&K on Monday. The Army had put on display huge quantity of arms and ammunition seized from 15 Pakistani infiltrators killed while trying to sneak into Indian territory. 
— PTI photo


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Colleges to have eco clubs too


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Don’t you crib, this is not Karisma’s wedding!

by Sandeep Joshi

Joshi meets Vajpayee, discusses
court verdict
New Delhi September 29
Murli Manohar Joshi
Dr Murli Manohar Joshi, who resigned as Minister for Human Resource Development on September 19 after a Special Court in Rae Bareli decided to frame charges against him in the Babri mosque demolition case, met the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today for over an hour.

PGI Director faces probe
Ganguly to hold temporary charge
New Delhi, September 29
The PGI Institute body, at an extraordinary meeting here today decided to initiate minor penal proceedings against its Director, Professor S.K. Sharma, and entrusted the Director-General of the Indian Council for Medical Research, Professor N.K. Ganguly, with the additional charge of PGI Director for a short period.

Minor ‘bought’ bride located
Gurgaon, September 29
Tahira, alleged to be a minor who was sold off to 35-year-old Hassan in Malab village falling under Nuh police station (Mewat) by her parents, has been located.

Kalam for on-the-spot justice
Chandigarh, September 29
The President, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today described judiciary as a prime pillar of the democratic set-up and said it should be able to administer natural justice with speed and nobility. 

Kalam for documenting medicinal knowledge

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam talks to Tunisian Ambassador Elyes Kasri Chandigarh page:
Dream big, think right, Kalam urges students
Red-letter day for NIPER students

President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam talks to Tunisian Ambassador Elyes Kasri during the International Legal Conference at Panjab University in Chandigarh on Monday. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan

India beat Pak, lift Asia Cup
September 29, 2003
2 cr Bangladeshis in India: Fernandes
September 28, 2003
No bilateral talks with Pak at SAARC meet: PM
September 27, 2003
No negotiations on terrorism
September 26, 2003
PM, Bush discuss Iraq, terrorism
September 25, 2003
Let us increase Mission strength, India tells Pak
September 24, 2003
Dara sentenced to death in Staines murder case
September 23, 2003
RAW officer, 2 others killed in Rajouri blast
September 22, 2003
12 militants shot dead
September 21, 2003

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