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Monday, August 16, 2004
A historic display of bonhomie
BUMLA (INDIA-CHINA BORDER), AUG. 15. As the nation celebrated the 58th Independence Day today, this strategic border post in Arunachal Pradesh, at an altitude of 15,500 feet, in the eastern-most part witnessed a historic event. A delegation of ...
President hosts `At Home'
NEW DELHI, AUG. 15. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today hosted a reception on the occasion of Independence Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, his Cabinet colleagues, ...
Elegance marks PM's maiden address
NEW DELHI, AUG. 15. On Independence Day the Red Fort becomes the nation's grandest pulpit and only the Prime Minister of the day gets to occupy it. Ever since Jawaharlal Nehru set the bar with his memorable "I am the first servant of the people" ...
A tribute to the soldier
NEW DELHI, AUG.15. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, has written the following poem "My Dear Soldiers" as a tribute to the men in uniform: O Defenders of border You are great sons of ...
Top Khalistan terrorist arrested in Punjab
CHANDIGARH, AUG. 15. The Punjab police claims to have arrested the self-styled chief of the terrorist outfit, Khalistan Liberation Front (KLF), Harnek Singh alias Bhup. The accused is wanted in many cases relating to mass killings of innocent ...
"Amarsinh's death, an irreparable loss to State"
AHMEDABAD, AUG. 15. The Leader of the Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly and former Chief Minister, Amarsinh Chaudhary, died here this afternoon after a brief illness. He was 63. The only tribal Chief Minister of the State, Mr. Chaudhary is ...
Advani, Pranab likely to withdraw remarks
NEW DELHI, AUG. 15. A heavy financial agenda awaits Parliament when the Budget session resumes tomorrow after a three-week recess. Top on the list is the discussion on the Finance Bill and its passage, in addition to demands for grants of the ...
Central team makes survey
RAMPUR, AUG. 15. A high-level Central team surveyed the Sutlej and Pareechu river sites today to assess the flood threat in Himachal Pradesh from the artificial lake in Tibet. It will also take measures that would help resume normal operations of ...
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