Wednesday, October 29, 2003, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

1 dead, 37 hurt in Srinagar CTO blast
3 die as ultras ambush Army convoy
Srinagar/Jammu, October 28
One person was killed and 37 injured when suspected militants hurled a grenade towards the highly guarded Central Telegraph Office on the first day of the holy month of Ramzan here this afternoon. 

Holed-up  ultra kills two children

A BSF jawan takes up position near the Central Telegraph Office in Srinagar after a grenade attack on Tuesday. 
— Reuters photo
A BSF jawan takes up position


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Pakistan differs on dates for talks
New Delhi, October 28
Pakistan today responded positively to Indian suggestion of holding the next round of technical-level talks to negotiate on the vexed issue of resumption of civil aviation links, sources in the Ministry of External Affairs and Pakistan High Commission here said.

Charles arrives on 9-day visit
New Delhi, October 28
Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, arrived here today on a nine-day visit to India during which he would meet President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Vice-President Bhairon Singh Sekhawat and interact with several voluntary organisations.

Britain’s Prince Charles after his arrival at New Delhi airport on Tuesday. — Reuters photo
Britain’s Prince Charles after his arrival at New Delhi airport
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Contempt notice to Haryana Chief Secy
New Delhi, October 28
Taking serious view of the Haryana, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh Governments’ failure to file replies regarding inclusion of environmental studies in the school and college curricula, the Supreme Court today issued contempt notices to Chief Secretaries of these states, saying there was deliberate disobedience of its order.

Liquor vends spell doom on highways
Chandigarh, October 28
When a sozzled Bant Singh of Khanpur village was hit by a scooter after coming out of a liquor vend at Ganda Kherri on the Rajpura-Patiala stretch of National Highway 64 last week, he became just another addition to a list of 20,000-odd people who are either injured or killed in road accidents in Punjab and Haryana every year. Mr Bant Singh, a middle-aged farmer of Khanpur, is carried off National Highway 64 at Ganda Kherri
Mr Bant Singh, a middle-aged farmer of Khanpur, is carried off National Highway 64 at Ganda Kherri, near Rajpura, after he was hit by a scooter outside a liquor vend. This Tribune photo was taken by Karam Singh immediately after the accident.

Bride-to-be crosses Wagah
Wagah, October 28
Burqa-clad Tahira Hazur waved the Indian Tricolour as soon as she stepped out of the Sada-e-Sarhad that reached the joint checkpost from Lahore on the eve of Ramzan this morning. 

Maqbool Ahmed welcomes his fiancee Tahira at the Wagah border on her arrival from Pakistan on Tuesday by the Lahore-Delhi bus. — PTI photo
Maqbool Ahmed welcomes his fiancee Tahira

Series of explosions rock Baghdad, 37 dead
October 28, 2003
Pak response to peace moves by next week
October 27, 2003
Talks not at cost of unity, says Advani
October 25, 2003
Hurriyat cautious
October 24, 2003
Fresh move to improve ties with Pakistan
October 23, 2003
Govt raises ceiling on poll expenses
October 22, 2003
Militants take eight villagers hostage
October 21, 2003
Pope beatifies Mother Teresa
October 20, 2003
2 holed-up militants shot dead
October 19, 2003

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