August 12, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
terror influx, India tells Pak New Delhi, August 11
The Home Secretaries of India and
Pakistan today concluded their two-day talks in Islamabad with a joint
press statement expressing the two sides’ reaffirmation of their
determination to combat terrorism, but there was no assurance from the
Pakistani side that their continued aid to terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir
Michael Krepon's views on Indo-Pak
talks. (28k, 56k)
of India estimates size of Tibet lake New Delhi, August 11
Based on satellite images and earlier
topographical information on Tibet, Survey of India has not only estimated
the dimensions of the lake on Parechu tributary of Satluj but also the
size of the landslide that has created the lake.
yet to resume on hostage crisis New Delhi, August 11
There was no sign of any resolution
of the Iraq hostage crisis which entered the 23rd day today even as the
Crisis Management Group continued to have meetings throughout the day.
open to withdrawal of forces from Manipur New Delhi, August 11
In an apparent move to defuse the
tension prevailing in Manipur, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil today
said the Centre was “open” to withdrawal of the Assam Rifles from the
Samra arrested Jalandhar, August 11
On a complaint filed by AIG
Varinder Kumar, the Jalandhar police today arrested Dr Amarjit Singh
Samra for doctoring a photograph in which the former was shown to be
dancing with some girls.
last bid to escape gallows Moves SC yet again; hearing
today New Delhi, August 11
Foreseeing imminent hanging on
August 14 after rejection of his clemency petition by the President,
Kolkata’s condemned prisoner Dhanonjoy Chatterjee, in a desperate
last-minute bid, today knocked the doors of the Supreme Court for the
fifth time, seeking a stay on his execution for the rape and murder of a
schoolgirl 14 years ago.
I-Day: Delhi air space being monitored New Delhi, August 11
Security agencies in Delhi today began, monitoring the air space in and around the capital and have set up a cell to watch the security situation to prevent any untoward incidents in view of coming Independence Day celebrations.
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