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Saturday, March 27, 2004
More U.S. choppers for Pakistan?
WASHINGTON, MARCH 26. The Bush administration has said that it is thinking of giving more helicopters to Pakistan in the light of the developments on its border with Afghanistan. The U.S. has been quite appreciative of the stepped-up activity by ...
Pakistan goes ahead with terror sweep
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 26. Pakistan on Friday condemned a statement purportedly by Ayman al-Zawahiri, saying the Al-Qaeda No. 2 was trying to damage Islam, and vowed to continue a fierce crackdown on terror suspects in its remote tribal regions. The ...
To halt the malarial parasite
LONDON, MARCH 26. European scientists have identified a way to stop malaria in its tracks. Instead of preventing the malaria parasite from infecting humans, they could instead stop it from infecting the mosquito that spreads the lethal disease. A ...
When a momentous event sported a casual look
TRIPOLI, MARCH 26.For such a momentous event it had a remarkably casual and at times banal feel to it. With camels grunting in the background, the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, walked on his own from a darkened Mercedes, across a rough ...
U.S. vetoes resolution on Yassin's killing
WASHINGTON, MARCH 26. The United States has vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel for the assassination of the Hamas spiritual leader, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin. While 11 of the 15 members favoured the resolution, three ...
India & World
Ferry service between Colombo, Kochi on the anvil
COLOMBO, MARCH 26.As the ferry service between Tuticorin and Colombo has been ruled out, it is now being planned to introduce one between Colombo and Kochi or Vizhinjam near Thiruvananthapuram. The new proposal will take time as the process is ...
U.S. helping India, Pakistan overcome problems: Powell
WASHINGTON, MARCH 26.The U.S. is ``still working'' to reconcile old adversaries in South Asia and elsewhere, the Secretary of State, Colin Powell, has said. ``We still work to reconcile old adversaries, our efforts in the Middle East, in ...
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