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Sunday, October 19, 2003
Plot to kill Musharraf: 10-year jail for three
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 18. An anti Terrorism Court in Karachi today awarded 10 years prison term to three accused in the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's assassination conspiracy case. The court also ordered the three to pay Rs. 1 lakh fine ...
Congress approves $87-b. Bush package for Iraq
OTTAWA, OCT. 18.The United States Congress has overwhelmingly approved the President's supplemental funding request for Iraq giving George W. Bush nearly all of the $87 billions he had asked for. Members of the Grand Old Party are hoping that the ...
Japan, U.S. reaffirm military alliance
SINGAPORE, OCT. 18. The U.S. President, George W. Bush, and the Japanese Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, have reaffirmed the relevance of their bilateral military alliance in the context of uncertainties in global politics. Mr. Bush today also ...
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Putin has promised to speak to Vajpayee on Kashmir, says Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 18.The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, said here today that his Russian counterpart, Vladamir Putin, had promised to speak to the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on Kashmir when Mr. Vajpayee visited Moscow next ...
On the fast track to sainthood
VATICAN CITY, OCT. 18. Both the poor and the powerful will have VIP seats in St. Peter's Square on Sunday when Pope John Paul II leads a long ceremony to beatify Mother Teresa, to honour the nun he so greatly admired. The Pope was so impressed ...
Kalam begins 3-nation 'learning trip'
ABU DHABI (UAE), OCT. 18. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, arrived here this evening beginning a week-long tour of three nations spread over three continents Asia, Africa and Europe. This is the first time he is travelling abroad as ...
Intruder evicted from Consulate building
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 18. The curtains came down on the bizarre drama involving the "sale" and encroachment of the vacant Indian Consulate building in the port city of Karachi with Pakistan Foreign Office intimating the Indian High Commission that the ...
U.S. Congressmen file appeal on behalf of gas victims
WASHINGTON, OCT. 18. Nine U.S. Congressmen, including Frank Pallone, co-founder of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, have filed an amicus brief on behalf of over 20,000 victims of the 1984 Union Carbide chemical disaster in ...
Pak. asks U.S. to rectify statement on Dawood
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 18. Pakistan tonight accused the United States of going ahead with the notification on the Indian underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim, as a `Global Terrorist' with a Pakistani passport and residence in Karachi despite repeated ...
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