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Thursday, October 16, 2003
China puts man in space
SINGAPORE, OCT. 15.Raising visions of a new space odyssey, China today successfully put an astronaut in orbit around the earth. The astronaut, Yang Liwei, who greeted the people of the world with a `hello' from his spaceship, Shenzhou V, will ...
U.S. urges Pak., others to observe restraint
WASHINGTON, OCT. 15.The Bush administration has urged Pakistan and "other countries" in the region to take steps to restrain the nuclear and missile programmes, in the backdrop of a series of ballistic missile tests. The State Department ...
India commits $30 million to Colombo
COLOMBO, OCT. 15. India today signed an agreement with Sri Lanka for releasing $30 million as the second tranche of a $100 million Indian Line of Credit to rebuild the island-nation. Describing the bilateral relations as one that was "on a ...
Security, trade top Bush's Asia Pacific trip
WASHINGTON, OCT. 15.Security and economic issues are expected to dominate the U.S. President, George W. Bush's six-nation trip to the Asia Pacific that is primarily arranged around the 21-member meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation ...
A satirical vision of America
LONDON, OCT.15. D.B.C. Pierre, a little known first-time novelist with a self-confessed `murky' past, has won the £50,000 Booker Prize for his book `Vernon God Little' beating the highly-rated Monica Ali and four others, including the veteran ...
India & World
No threat to Indian installations in Sri Lanka, says Sinha
COLOMBO, OCT. 15. The External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, today ruled out possible threats to Indian installations in Sri Lanka and asserted that there would be "no compromise" on New Delhi's commitment to the sovereignty and territorial ...
Consulate encroachment: Karachi police seek papers
ISLAMABAD, OCT.15. Indian High Commission officials here are shocked by the move of the Karachi police to seek property documents of the Indian High Commission Consulate building, which was allegedly sold out to an individual recently. A ...
'India pursuing LTTE chief's extradition'
COLOMBO, OCT. 15. The External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, today said India was "pursuing'' the issue of extradition of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) leader, V. Prabakaran, the prime accused in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination ...
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