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 Let new ideas proliferate, not weapons: Clinton
The U.S. President, Mr. Bill Clinton, made yet another pitch for his non-proliferation theme when he asked India to move away from the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and move in the direction of proliferation of ``new ideas, new companies and new technologies''.

 Use IT to fight poverty: Clinton
The U.S. President, Mr. Bill Clinton, today said it was critical for the U.S. and India to work together in order to seize the possibilities in the information age and ensure that there is no digital divide between the haves and havenots.

Beware of collapse, Clinton to tell Pak.
The U.S. President, Mr. Bill Clinton, would warn Pakistani military ruler, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, when they meet in Islamabad, that Pakistan could collapse economically if it continued to confront India over Kashmir and that in the event of a war between the two neighbours, Washington would not intervene to help Islamabad.

'Breakthrough' claimed in Kashmir massacre
With the arrest of a local youth, the Government today claimed a ``major breakthrough'' in Monday's massacre of 35 Sikhs in Kashmir and said that the trail led to the Pakistan- backed Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen.

Cong. seeks security for Sikhs in J&K
A Congress(I) delegation led by the party president, Mrs. Sonia Gandhi, today submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister, Mr. A.B. Vajpayee, urging the Centre to take immediate steps to provide adequate security to all minority communities in Jammu and Kashmir.

No differences with President: PM
The Prime Minister has denied any differences with the President, Mr. K. R. Narayanan, over the latter's banquet speech in honour of the U.S. President, Mr. Bill Clinton, on March 21.

Clinton grants $ 5 million to fight TB, AIDS
The U.S. President, Mr. Bill Clinton, called for a wider partnership between India and the United States to combat malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS on the lines of their cooperation during the green revolution in the Sixties which helped India attain self-sufficiency.

Terrorism on top of his Pak. agenda
The ``core'' issue of Pakistani support to terrorism will occupy centre-stage in talks between the visiting U.S. President, Mr. Bill Clinton, and the Chief Executive, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, tomorrow.


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