June 20, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Indo-Pak nuclear CBM talks on right
track New Delhi, June 19
India and Pakistan today held the first round of talks here on nuclear confidence building measures and agreed to take the process forward, while the Cabinet Committee on Security met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh this evening to discuss the issues involved.
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Additional Secretary of the International Organisation in the External Affairs Ministry Sheel Kant Sharma (left) shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart, Mr Tariq Osman Haider, in New Delhi on Saturday.
— Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal
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buried amidst tight security Mumbai, June 19
Ishrat Jahan Shameem Raza, who was
shot dead by the Ahmedabad police earlier this week, was today buried in
her native Mumbra, near here, amidst security.
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Ishrat’s family members mourn as her body is brought to her Mumbra residence on
Saturday. — PTI photo
officer denies confessing to fake kills
Jodhpur, June 19
An Army officer, appearing as a witness in Siachen fake kills case, denied
during a cross-examination in a military court here today that he had ever
confessed before accused officer Major Surinder Singh that the killings in
question were fake.
Srinagar, June 19
Centre’s interlocutor on Kashmir, Mr N.N. Vohra, who is here for the
Indo-European Union round-table conference, met Jammu and Kashmir Chief
Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and briefed him about the activities of the
N.N. Vohra and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
Patna Sahib summons Vedanti
Seeks clarification on book
‘Mundavani’ Amritsar, June 19
an unprecedented move in Sikh history, the Jathedar of Akal Takht, Giani
Joginder Singh Vedanti, Giani Gurdit Singh, member of the SGPC’s Dharm
Parchar Committee, and another Sikh scholar Mohan Singh Guard have been
summoned at Takht Patna Sahib on July 20.
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