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    Court orders relief to Bhopal gas victims
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19. The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to disburse among the five lakh Bhopal gas victims the relief amount of Rs. 1,503 crores (with interest) lying with the Reserve Bank of India. The money, given by Union Carbide, under ...

    India, Pakistan share 'ideas'
    ISLAMABAD, JULY 19. Agreeing to carry forward the composite dialogue process, India and Pakistan today exchanged some "ideas" on confidence building measures (CBMs) on peace and security and Jammu and Kashmir. Both sides reiterated their desire ...

    Decision on river water row soon
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19. The Government said today in Parliament that it was committed to expeditiously resolving the row over river waters among Punjab and three neighbouring States and that a decision in this regard would be taken in a day or two. ...

    Abu Salem to be extradited
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19. In less than a week after the High Court of Lisbon granted the extradition of Monica Bedi, former Bollywood starlet and companion of the underworld don Abu Salem, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) received a shot in ...

    Another bid
    SRINAGAR, JULY 19. The Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister, Mangat Ram Sharma, today escaped yet another attempt on his life, when militants hurled a grenade at him. Four persons, including the Deputy Commissioner of Anantnag district, were ...

    Meets Speaker
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19. The Coal and Mines Minister, Shibu Soren, in the eye of a storm over an arrest warrant issued against him by the Jharkhand court, met the Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, today. Senior officials in the Speaker's office ...

    Court notice
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19. The Supreme Court today issued notices to the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, the former Principal Secretary, P.L. Punia, and the former Environment Secretary, V.K. Gupta. This followed a petition challenging an ...

    Mirchi traced
    MUMBAI, JULY 19. Fugitive gangsters Iqbal Mirchi and Ejaz Lakdawalla have been traced and are likely to be deported soon, Mumbai police said. Mirchi fled Dubai and was traced in the U.S. Tariq Parvin, an associate of Dawood Ibrahim, may also be ...

    36 killed
    MALDA, JULY 19. At least 36 people were killed and 10 injured, some of them seriously, when a bus fell into a ditch near Lakhimpur in Malda district here this morning. UNI ...

    New scheme
    NEW DELHI, JULY 19. Air Sahara today launched its ``Surprice'' scheme, introducing the first advance purchase (APEX) return scheme and reducing the fares by almost 30 per cent. This was announced by Air Sahara president Rono J. Dutta here. ...

    Sacked
    DUSSELDORF, JULY 19. Rajinder Singh was today sacked as the chief coach of the national hockey team. Gerhard Rach of Germany, Rajinder's assistant since the last couple of months, will be the chief coach with immediate effect, IHF sources told ...

    Moves court
    KOLKATA, JULY 19. Rajendra Singh Lodha, who was bequeathed over Rs. 5000 crores of assets of the M.P. Birla Group, today filed a probate application in the Calcutta High Court. The leading solicitor firm, Fox and Mondal, filed the application on ...



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