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 NDA swears by secular agenda
The National Democratic Alliance meeting this evening adopted a unanimous resolution reiterating the secular agenda of the Government while ignoring the controversial remarks of the Prime Minister, Mr. A.B. Vajpayee, made earlier this week on the Ayodhya issue, in which he had stated that the ``Ram temple can be built at the disputed site where a temple already exists, and the Masjid can come up at an alternate site.''

 Sharif exiled to Saudi Arabia
In a day of swift and unbelievable developments, the military Government in Pakistan pardoned the former Prime Minister, Mr. Nawaz Sharif, for all his ``omissions and commissions'' and packed him off on an exile to Saudi Arabia along with 17 of his close family members.

Red alert in U.P. districts
The Uttar Pradesh Government has sounded a `red alert' in all the sensitive districts, following a series of communal clashes in Rae Bareli and Moradabad.

Hand recounts halted
In yet another twist in the United States election whirlwind, hand recounts of ballots from key Florida counties stopped only hours after they had begun when the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Republican, Mr. George Bush's request for a halt to them.

Hurriyat row to the fore
Differences in the Hurriyat Conference on the modality of holding talks with the Centre came into the open today, when uproarious scenes, marked by trading of charges and slogan-shouting, were witnessed during a seminar on human rights here.

Counter killings in Assam
Seven persons were killed today as attacks on relatives of the ULFA and Bodo militants continued in Assam.

Solidarity protest
The Central Government employees all over the country will stage a two-hour walkout and hold demonstrations for two days from Tuesday to express solidarity with the agitating postal employees.

Blast at Dy. CM's house
Militants today exploded a bomb at the residence of the Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Chandramani Singh, in Imphal west district, destroying a portion of the gate and a wall.

Bomb scare delays jet
A Jammu-bound jet airways plane was delayed for an hour at the Indira Gandhi international airport here this morning following a bomb scare, airport sources said.

Maneka stops train
A Howrah-bound goods train from Punjab carrying 634 cows, allegedly meant for slaughtering, was stopped at the old railway station here, following an intervention by the Union Minister of State for Social Justice and animal activist, Ms. Maneka Gandhi.

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