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Kashmir violence is not freedom struggle: PM
The Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee, today assured a group of 300 Muslim clergy, academics, lawyers and others that the peace process initiated by him ``would continue.'' He asked them to create public opinion that what was going on in Kashmir was not ``jehad'' but gross acts of terrorism in which hundreds of innocent lives were being lost.

Doda victims cremated amid tension
The indefinite curfew, imposed in Kishtwar town of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, was today extended to Bhaderwah township as a precautionary measure. The bodies of all the 15 persons gunned down by militants in Ludheer village of Doda district on Friday night were cremated amid tension today.

Lie-detection test for Phoolan murder accused
The Delhi police will subject five of the accused in the Phoolan Devi murder case - Sher Singh Rana alias Pankaj, Rajender alias Ravinder, Vicky, Rajbir Gujjar and Shekher - to lie-detection test, to determine the exact sequence of events which led to the murder and subsequent events.

Parties see bid to give communal colour
The killing of 15 Hindus of Shrunti Dhar village in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir by militants is being seen by political parties as an attempt to give a communal colour to the problems in the State as also to trigger an exodus of Hindus from Doda.

'Bhatnagar's death will not affect Bofors trial'
The death of the former Defence Secretary, S.K. Bhatnagar, one of the key accused in the Rs. 64 crore Bofors pay-off scam, will not affect the trial, but the proceedings against him will abate, the CBI spokesman, Mr. S.M.Khan, said today.

 PM unveils Afro-Asian Games mascot
The official mascot of the inaugural Afro- Asian Games, Sheroo the lion, was unveiled by the Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee, at a simple ceremony here at Vigyan Bhavan on Sunday.


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