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Pope John Paul II is dead
Pope John Paul II waves during a consistory in Saint Peterís Square at the Vatican in this October 21, 2003, file photo.
Vatican City, April 2
Pope John Paul II died today after a long struggle against crippling infirmity which inspired Christians the world over, ending a tumultuous 26-year reign that shaped world politics and plunging 1.1 billion Roman Catholics into mourning.


Pope John Paul II waves during a consistory in Saint Peterís Square at the Vatican in this October 21, 2003, file photo. ó Reuters photo
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World page: Vatican announces new Bishops
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2005


4 militant outfits renew threat to PoK-bound passengers
Srinagar, April 2
A day after Syed Ali Shah Geelani urged militants to desist from issuing threats to passengers travelling on the inaugural Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus on April 7; four militant outfits today renewed their threat and asked the passengers to desist from undertaking the journey.

11 Pak nationals missing
J&K: House adjourned over Pak blocking leadersí visit

Musharraf, Manmohan together on hoardings
Srinagar, April 2
The spirit of bilateral bonhomie between Pakistan and India has been taken to another level altogether ever since the governments of the two countries agreed on February 16 to restart the bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad.

World page: Kashmir issue to figure in talks, says Pervez

College girls watching the Pervez Musharraf-Manmohan Singh board near a park in Srinagar on Saturday. Nation page: Pak may be offered more CBMs during Pervez visit
Pak to be persuaded  for people-to-people contact, says PM

College girls watching the Pervez Musharraf- Manmohan Singh board near a park in Srinagar on Saturday. 
ó ANI photo

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PUNJAB: Bringing the two Punjabs together

HARYANA: Now Haryana IFS officers seek cadre posts

J&K: House adjourned over Pak blocking leadersí visit

HIMACHAL: HPSEB fails to recover dues from departments

DELHI: 5 Bawaria gang members arrested

CHANDIGARH: PU accommodates principalís request

LUDHIANA: 
Homoeopath poisons three kids, self

OPINIONS: Corrupt IAS officers must be brought to book: Pradhan

BUSINESS: Small savings scheme to go to EET system

NATION: Pak may be offered more CBMs during Pervez visit

WORLD: Kashmir issue to figure in talks, says Pervez

SPORTS: India crush Pakistan by 87 runs




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Punjab Cong men plan Pak trip as Jagmeet issue lingers on
Chandigarh, April 2
While the party high command appears to be in no hurry to decide the fate of former Member of Parliament and member of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC) Jagmeet Brar, Punjab Congressmen are all set to go to Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi there.

CM announces memorials to Surender Singh, Jindal
Chandigarh, April 2
The Haryana Government will raise memorials at Bhiwani and Hisar to pay tribute to Ministers Surender Singh and Om Prakash Jindal who died in a helicopter mishap in Saharanpur district on March 31. This was stated by the Chief Minister, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda, shortly after a meeting of the Council of Ministers here today.

Haryana page: Copter victims didnít die of heart failure: CMO
Pawar, Meira Kumar visit Jindal family

Cong plays down Bihar Govt formation move
New Delhi, April 2
Playing down efforts being made by the Janata Dal (U) and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) to cobble together a government in Bihar, the Congress today maintained that the two parties did not have the requisite numbers to satisfy the Governor.
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Rahul Dravid (right) and Virender Sehwag run between the wickets during the first one-day match against Pakistan in Kochi on Saturday. Both batsmen scored centuries and India won the match by 87 runs. Sports page: India crush Pakistan by 87 runs
Kochi, April 2
India bounced back from the numbing Bangalore Test loss to thrash Pakistan by 87 runs in the first one-day international here today.

Ganguly feels relieved

Rahul Dravid (right) and Virender Sehwag run between the wickets during the first one-day match against Pakistan in Kochi on Saturday. Both batsmen scored centuries and India won the match by 87 runs. ó Reuters photo

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