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 4 accomplices held, five hijackers identified
Four key accomplices of the Pakistani hijackers involved in the hijack of the Indian Airlines Flight IC-814 have been arrested in Mumbai, the Union Home Minister, Mr. L. K. Advani said here today.

 23 injured in Delhi railway station blast
At least 23 people were injured in a blast aboard a stationary passenger train at the Old Delhi railway station on Thursday evening.

'They were unknown mujahids'
All the three militants released by India on December 31, in exchange for the release of the hostages, have entered Pakistan. Masood Azhar, one of the released militants confirmed this in Karachi today. While Mushtaq Zargar has landed in Muzaffarabad, the whereabouts of Ahmed Umar Saeed Sheikh, a Pakistan-born British national, are not known.

Win Chadha ready for trial
With the Dubai-based businessman, Mr. Win Chadha, expressing willingness to face trial in the Rs. 64-crore Bofors payoffs case, the Special Court here has asked him to apply for a fresh Indian passport as his earlier one had been impounded.

 Merger comes a cropper
It is a classic case of divorce even before marriage! The much touted merger of the Janata Dal faction led by Mr. Sharad Yadav, Lok Shakti and Samata Party has come a cropper with the Samata declining to join the new outfit.

Army Chief in Myanmar
The Chief of Army Staff Gen. Mr. V. P. Malik, has flown on a two-day trip to Myanmar to chalk out new joint measures to curb the recent spate in militancy in the north-east.

Sajjan Kumar acquitted
A Delhi court today acquitted the former Congress (I) MP from Outer Delhi, Mr. Sajjan Kumar, in one of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.

Hijack handling inept: CWC
The Congress(I) Working Committee met this evening and passed a resolution severely criticising the Government's ``most inept'' handling of the hijacking crisis, and warning that the Government had seriously compromised the security of the nation by releasing three hardcore terrorists.

CBI to probe IA hijacking case
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would probe the hijacking of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814, said the Union Home Minister, Mr. L.K. Advani.


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