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Friday, October 08, 2004
Multan Blast: An act of `sectarian militants'
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 7.At least 40 persons were killed and more than 100 were injured in Multan in the Punjab province in Pakistan as a massive car bomb exploded early on Thursday, targeting people who had gathered to commemorate the first anniversary ...
U.S. taking no chances with Afghan Presidential polls
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7. When the people of Afghanistan go to the polls on October 9 to choose a President from a field of 15 men and one woman, another Presidential candidate in another country half a world away will be hoping the results allow him to ...
Report discounts Bush's WMD claims
WASHINGTON, OCT. 7. Saddam Hussein destroyed his weapons of mass destruction soon after the 1991 Gulf War and his capacity to build new ones had been eroding for years by the time of the Iraq invasion, said a comprehensive U.S. report released ...
Tank shells Gaza homes
GAZA CITY, OCT. 7.An Israeli tank fired two shells into blocks of flats yesterday, killing a Palestinian father and his son in one home and wounding nine children asleep in another. The most seriously hurt was 18-month-old Wisal Obed Felfel, ...
King Sihanouk abdicates
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk has abdicated, citing poor health, and asked the country to begin searching for his successor, said the head of the National Assembly on Thursday. King Sihanouk (81) announced his retirement in a ...
Submarine sailor dies
LONDON: A sailor injured in a fire that disabled a Canadian submarine died on Wednesday of his injuries, said the British Ministry of Defence and the Canadian Prime Minister, Paul Martin. The diesel-powered submarine drifted in the Atlantic as ...
India & World
'We will go forward on reform path'
NEW YORK, OCT. 7. India needs "large amounts" of foreign investment, institutional and foreign direct investment, and the Government is fully committed to the reform process to transform the country into an economic powerhouse, the Finance ...
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