Friday, February 20, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

30 hurt as blast rocks Amritsar Dist Courts
Amritsar, February 19
A policeman stands near damaged buildings after a bomb blast in the Amritsar District Courts complex A powerful explosion in the District Courts complex adjoining the offices of the Deputy Commissioner, the district police chief and judicial courts rocked the city today, injuring at least 30 persons. 

A policeman stands near damaged buildings after a bomb blast in the Amritsar District Courts complex on Thursday. —  Photo by Rajiv Sharma


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EC calls for all-party meeting today
New Delhi, February 19
A day before the Election Commission holds formal consultations with leaders of recognised political parties, the poll panel today asked the Central Government to adhere to the spirit of the model code of conduct even as it had completed the consultation process with all state governments and the Union Government.

Stop playing favourites among Kashmiris, says Kasuri
Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri Islamabad, February 19
Observing that the involvement of Kashmiri representatives in the peace process will enable “manoeuvrability” for India and Pakistan to take the peace process forward, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri today said that the two countries should stop “playing favourites” among the Kashmiri leaders to find a satisfactory solution to the Kashmir issue.

Editorial: Promising dialogue
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J&k page: Indo-Pak talks will reach logical conclusion: Mufti





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Hema Malini joins BJP
New Delhi, February 19
Actress Hema Malini with BJP President M. Venkaiah Naidu at the BJP headquarters Film actress Hema Malini today formally joined the BJP and said her husband and actor Dharmendra would too come into the party fold to campaign for the Lok Sabha poll but would not contest.
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Actress Hema Malini with BJP President M. Venkaiah Naidu at the BJP headquarters in the Capital on Thursday after she joined the party. — Photo by Mukesh Aggarwal

Hema must quit RS: Karat
Cong writes to Kalam 

Politicians eyeing Air-India jobs
Mumbai, February 19
On the lookout for election issues, politicians in Mumbai have homed in on Air-India, which is now recruiting cabin crew. 

PIL on parliamentary privileges rejected
Mumbai, February 19
In a landmark verdict, the Mumbai High Court has rejected a public interest litigation that urged for a direction to restrain the Union of India, both Houses of Parliament and state legislatures from prosecuting any citizen for alleged breach of privilege of the Houses in the absence of a comprehensive codified law.

Truck-loads of industrial waste flows into Sutlej
Sundernagar, February 19
Trucks unload industrial waste into the SutlejThousands of truck-loads of industrial waste (muck) from the 800 MW Kol Dam Hydro Power Project is being dumped either into the Sutlej or by the side of the river every day. Trucks unload industrial waste into the Sutlej. This photograph was taken between Ropa and Kayan villages, about 34 km from Sundernagar, on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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