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Friday, October 17, 2003
A complete success, says China's PM
SINGAPORE, OCT. 16. The Chinese astronaut, Yang Liwei, today landed back on Earth safely after a successful voyage in space. He touched down safely near the designated spot in the grasslands of the Gobi Desert in Inner Mongolia. The Chinese ...
Pilgrims throng Vatican for Pope's jubilee
PARIS, OCT. 16. An estimated 300,000 people thronged Saint Peter's Square today for the silver jubilee celebrations of Pope John Paul II's pontificate, one of the longest in the history of the papacy. The celebrations come amid increasing ...
Monsanto pulls out of U.K., Europe
LONDON, OCT. 16. In a huge boost to the campaign against genetically modified crops, Monsanto, the American GM conglomerate, has decided to pull out of its cereal seeds business in Britain and Europe, and close down its multi-million pound centre ...
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I have something to tell PM, says Putin
MOSCOW, OCT. 16. The Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said he will have something new to tell the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, regarding Pakistan's position on Kashmir when they meet in Moscow next month. Mr. Putin hinted at some new ...
Sri Lankan President's office clarifies on Sinha remarks
COLOMBO, OCT. 16. The Sri Lankan President's office today said that the remarks by the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, here yesterday were only with reference to the Indian installations in the eastern Trincomalee district and not on ...
Musharraf rakes up Kashmir at OIC meet
SINGAPORE, OCT. 16. Conflicting notes were struck on the Kashmir issue at the 10th summit of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) at Putrajaya in Malaysia today. Speaking at the inaugural session of the summit, the OIC ...
Sukhoi jets for India flagged off
MOSCOW, OCT. 16.A new batch of Su-30MKI multi-role jets, the latest variant of Russia's Sukhoi series joining the Indian Air Force, was today flagged off by the Air Chief Marshal, S. Krishnaswami, from an airfield in Siberia. The Air Chief ...
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