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Friday, June 3, 2005, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

Hurriyat leaders reach PoK
Srinagar, June 2
About two months after the beginning of the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service coupled with other confidence-building measures between India and Pakistan, a nine-member delegation of Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders crossed the LoC at Kaman bridge to enter PoK today.
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A motorcade of vehicles carrying Kashmiri leaders moves towards occupied Kashmir, in Pattan 27 km north of Srinagar on Thursday ó Reuters photo

A motorcade of vehicles carrying Kashmiri leaders moves towards occupied Kashmir, in Pattan 27 km north of Srinagar

Indo-Pak talks on Kishenganga
J&K page: Two Hindus invited by PoK President

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Kashmiris didnít back Pakistan in 1965: Gohar
Islamabad, June 2
A large number of some 4,000 Pakistani commandos sent to the Kashmir valley in 1965 were butchered or caught by Indians after the local population failed to support them, former Pakistan Foreign Minister Gohar Ayub Khan says in another sensational disclosure.

PM sets up national knowledge commission
New Delhi, June 2
The Prime Minister has constituted a National Knowledge Commission, headed by Mr Sam Pitroda, a press note issued by the Prime Ministerís Office said today. Dr P.M. Bhargava will be the Vice-Chairperson of the commission while its members will be Mr Nandan Nilekani, Dr Deepak Nayyar, Mr Ashok Ganguly, Dr Andre Beteille, Dr Jayati Ghosh and Dr Pratap Bhanu Mehta.

Big turnout in Haryana byelections
Chandigarh, June 2
While heavy polling has been reported in the Kiloi and Tosham Assembly constituencies, Hisar reported comparatively moderate voting today. According to an official spokesman, about 87 per cent polling was reported from Tosham, about 85 per cent from Kiloi and 62 per cent from Hisar.

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Mr Naveen Jindal with his mother and Congress nominee Savitri Jindal in Hisar during polling Mr Naveen Jindal (L) with his mother and Congress nominee Savitri Jindal in Hisar during polling on Thursday.
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Henin meets Pierce in final
Paris, June 2
Justine Henin-Hardenne moved smoothly into the French Open final with an impressive 6-2, 6-3 win over Russian Nadia Petrova today. In the second semifinal, local favourite Mary Pierce made short work of Elena Likhovtseva of Russia. (Details on Sports page)

Girls do it again in Class XII results
Mohali, June 2
Girls have outshone boys in the Class XII examinations (humanities, vocational) of the Punjab School Education Board, the results of which were declared here today. While Sunila Kumari of BCM Senior Secondary School, Focal Point, Ludhiana, stood first in the humanities group, Prabhjot Kaur of Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, bagged the first position in the vocational stream.

Army women create history atop Everest
New Delhi, June 2
In the 40th year of Indiaís first-ever successful expedition to the Mount Everest, after the Indian Air Force teamís heroics on May 30, now four women from the Army have become the first-ever team from the force to reach the summit this morning.

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