May 27, 2005,
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
APHC leaders can’t go beyond PoK: govt New Delhi, May 26
The much-trumpeted visit of Hurriyat Conference separatist leaders to Pakistan occupied Kashmir
may not take place on June 2 and whenever the visit takes place the Hurriyat leaders cannot go beyond PoK.
Sources said it was difficult to understand how the Hurriyat leaders could board the June 2 Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus when not a single leader had filled in the form for the bus journey to PoK and the RPO office in Srinagar had run out of forms in the first place. In video (28k, 56k)
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Army Chief New Delhi, May 26
Even as Defence Secretaries of India and Pakistan started discussions on the complex Siachen issue, the Chief of Army Staff, Gen
J.J. Singh, today said, “New Delhi wants the 110-km long Actual Ground Position Line
on the Siachen glacier to be authenticated by Pakistan to safeguard the country’s interests when disengagement takes place”.
India, Pak discuss Siachen
Islamabad, May 26
India and Pakistan today began talks to iron out differences over demilitarisation of Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield.
Defence Secretary Ajai Vikram Singh, who is leading an eight-member Indian delegation, kicked off the two-day talks with his Pakistan counterpart Tariq Waseem Ghazi at the General Headquarters of the Pakistan army in Rawalpindi.
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Simply, it is ‘Yes’ and ‘No’
By H.K. Dua, who was recently in Pakistan
“Mr President, will you fight the 2007 election in uniform or without? Please answer ‘Yes, or No’,” asked an intrepid journalist of Geo TV, a private channel. Her question was direct, straight out of the box and very topical in Pakistan.
Rotten food for kids at anganwadis Bathinda, May 26
Children coming to some anganwadi centres in the district are being served rotten eatables, which are playing havoc with their health.
Sources said at a few villages, sarpanches had banned distributing rotten eatables.
Two children who were taken ill after consuming rotten eatables from an anganwadi centre at Raikhana village in Bathinda on Wednesday.
— Photo by Kulbir Beera
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