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 Vajpayee's surgery goes off well
The Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee's arthritis-affected right knee was successfully replaced in an operation at the Breach Candy Hospital here this morning.

 Labour all set for big win
The Labour was this evening literally hours away from a second term in office as a reluctant Britain faced with the TINA factor dragged itself to vote in a general election which nobody except the politicians and the media wanted.

Karnataka agrees to implement Cauvery tribunal award
Karnataka today said it was fully committed to abide by the decision of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal and would make good the shortage reported by Tamil Nadu in the first week of June this year ``depending upon the monsoon''.

More eyewitnesses blame Dipendra
With the inquiry committee, investigating the massacre of Nepal's royal family members, preparing to submit its report on Sunday, more eyewitnesses, with the permission of the palace, are speaking up and blaming the late Crown Prince Dipendra.

Advani can 'act'
Who gets to be in charge of the ``store'' when the Prime Minister becomes ``incapacitated'', even if only temporarily?

`A testing time for Musharraf'
The stern warning by the Lashkar-e-Taiba chief to the Pakistan military ruler and the Chief Executive, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, that his new found love and friendship with the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee, could cost him dearly, has once again brought to the fore the pitfalls ahead in the coming meeting between the leaders of India and Pakistan.

JKLF kept off PoK polls
The nomination papers of all the candidates of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) led by Mr. Amanullah Khan, for the July 5 general election to the Pakistan- occupied Kashmir Assembly, have been rejected following the refusal of the candidates to sign the declaration that they are for accession of PoK to Pakistan.

Scientist gets U.S. patent
An Indian scientist has got a patent from the United States for developing a cost-effective technique of regeneration of organs in mammals, which in the long run can replace tissue and organ transplants, the Union Science and Technology Minister, Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi, said today.

ULFA attacks CRPF camp
Twelve jawans of the CRPF 128 battalion were injured in a rocket attack by suspected ULFA militants at Dhupdhara in Goalpara district of Assam, sources said here today.

Pak. Commanders meet today
A meeting of the top brass of Pakistan military would be held here tomorrow to discuss the coming summit between the Pakistan Chief Executive, Gen. Pervez Musharraf and the Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee. Gen. Musharraf will preside over the meeting.

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