October 14, Forty Years Ago: Delhi Blasts – The Indian Express

Three persons, including a four-year-old girl and her mother, were killed and 15 others injured, 10 of them seriously, in bomb explosions in two cinema halls in Shahdara in Delhi. Among those killed was the canteen boy, Totla, 18, of Gianand cinema. All the three killed were from among those injured in the explosion. The two others killed were Promila, 24, and her daughter Nitu, four.
Tories for Migrants
Britain’s ruling Conservative party overwhelmingly rejected a proposal for ending all immigration from the Asian Subcontinent and other Commonwealth countries and for repatriation of immigrants who have already entered the UK. After a heated debate and firm defence by the government of its immigration policy, the motion moved by a far-right Conservative MP, Harvey Proctor, was turned down.
India-China Talks
India agreed to a proposal from China to review the international situation during the official level talks on the boundary dispute and other bilateral matters scheduled to begin in New Delhi on October 2. This is the first time that a view of the international situation will be made during the series of official level talks which began in December 1981.
No Attack On Pak
A spokesman on emphatically denied that India had any plans to attack Pakistan. Commenting on a report in a section of the press, the spokesman said that during her Brief halt on London on her way home from New York earlier thU month Mrs Gandhi had not met deported Pakistani leaders.


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