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Tuesday, January 4, 2005, Chandigarh, India
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14 girls die as buses collide on Khamano road
Fatehgarh Sahib (Morinda),  January 3
Fourteen girls and a bus driver were killed while 35 persons sustained injuries in a head-on collision between two private buses on the Khamano road at Paulomajra village in Fatehgarh Sahib district this morning.

They were yet to get first pay
Punjab page: Road accidents claim more lives than crime

The grieving parents of two teenaged sisters - Sarbjit Kaur and Kiranjit Kaur - who died in a road accident which claimed 15 lives on the Chandigarh-Ludhiana highway in Paulomajra village of Fatehgarh Sahib district on Monday. The grieving parents of two teenaged sisters — Sarbjit Kaur and Kiranjit Kaur — who died in a road accident which claimed 15 lives on the Chandigarh-Ludhiana highway in Paulomajra village of Fatehgarh Sahib district on Monday. — Tribune photo by Manoj Mahajan

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J.N. DixitSecurity Adviser J.N. Dixit dead
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National Security Adviser Jyotindra Nath Dixit, widely perceived as the modern-day Chanakya of Indian diplomacy and a strategic ideologue, died here early this morning following a massive heart attack, five days before he was to turn 69.

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Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu), January 3
Huge amounts of cooked food and heaps of old clothes are now posing a big problem for relief workers in the tsunami-ravaged coastal districts of Nagapattinam and Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu.

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Four Indonesian fishermen from Sabang, Sumatra, stranded at sea on a small boat for over seven days were rescued by a Coast Guard ship, ICGS Vivek, on January 2 and brought to Port Blair today.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Integrated Services of Andaman and Nicobar, Lt-Gen B.S. Thakur (left), instructs Army personnel about relief operation in Car Nicobar.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Integrated Services of Andaman and Nicobar, Lt-Gen B.S. Thakur (left), instructs Army personnel about relief operation in Car Nicobar. — PTI photo

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Tsunami toll 9,479
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Port Blair citizens complain of dizziness
Port Blair, January 3
Many Port Blair residents have been trooping to their local clinics complaining of a mysterious dizziness and nausea. Said a leading businessman here, Mr Bhaskar of TSG group: “I got this spell of dizziness and vomiting and went to the doctor, who prescribed some medicines. Many people are complaining of the same thing.

Anil Ambani quits IPCL board (Details on Business page)

National Anthem: Notice to Centre on “Sindh”
New Delhi, January 3
The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Centre on a petition seeking to delete word “Sindh” from the National Anthem on the ground that it refers to a territory of Pakistan even as the government said the expression “Sindh” was an inalienable part of the country’s ancient cultural civilisation.

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