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Wednesday, October 4, 2006, Chandigarh, India
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Dengue claims one more life at AIIMS
Situation under control, says Health Minister
New Delhi, October 3
Even though a 35-year-old man from Mathura died of dengue today at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences here, the Health Minister maintained that things had not gone out of hand.
Suspected dengue patients under observation in a makeshift dengue ward at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on Tuesday
Suspected dengue patients under observation in a makeshift dengue ward at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on Tuesday. — AFP

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Pak will have to walk the talk, says PM
New Delhi, October 3
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, said India would “test the waters” on the India-Pakistan joint mechanism and Pakistan would have to walk the talk.

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Afzal’s wife files mercy petition
Counter appeal by kin of Parliament attack victims
New Delhi, October 3
Family members of Mohammad Afzal Gooru, who is to be hanged on October 20, today filed a mercy petition before President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam even as a campaign got under way in the Capital to save him from the gallows.

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Execution of Afzal may be delayed
New Delhi, October 3
The Centre may adopt a go slow approach in deciding on the clemency petition filed by Mohammad Afzal’s wife Tabasum leading to the possibility of deferment of his execution on October 20.

Prime conspirator of Mumbai train blasts held: ATS
Mumbai, October 3
In a major development, Maharashtra’s Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) today arrested Asif Khan Bashir Khan alias Junaid, the suspected prime conspirator of the July 11 train blasts planned by Pakistan’s ISI, from Belgaum in neighbouring Karnataka.

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2 murder convicts to be hanged on October 16
Amritsar, October 3
Convicted of murder, Jaj Singh and Gurwail Singh both residents of Bhitewad village (Amritsar), will be hanged to death in the high-security Central Jail, here on October 16, four days before the hanging of Mohammed Afzal, the man sentenced to death for attacking Parliament in 2001.

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Mr Justice H.S. Bedi, who was till recently Acting Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, today took over as Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, the biggest High Court in the country.

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