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Arafat suffers brain haemorrhage
PARIS, NOV. 9. The Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) leader, Yasser Arafat, is at death's door. Doctors are fighting to stop a brain haemorrhage, Saeb Erakat, the Palestinian Negotiations Minister, announced today. Mr. Arafat's condition ...
Manmohan promises major tax reforms
THE HAGUE, NOV. 9. Declaring that the focus of his Government's next budget would be on tax reforms, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, told a gathering of top European CEOs that "India, in its totality, accepts liberalisation and the logic of ...
Bhujbal gets berth
MUMBAI, NOV. 9.The much-awaited formation of the Nationalist Congress Party-Congress Government in Maharashtra took place here today with 25 Cabinet Ministers and 13 Ministers of State being sworn in by the Governor, Mohammad Fazal. With the ...
Godhra panel revisits carnage site
AHMEDABAD, NOV. 9.The Justice U. C. Bannerjee committee, appointed by the Railway Ministry to go into the technical, mechanical and other aspects of the Godhra train carnage, re-visited the site today. The committee members had visited the site ...
IAF jobs: Government to appeal against court order
NEW DELHI, NOV. 9. The Government will move the Supreme Court against Monday's Delhi High Court order cancelling four top-level appointments in the Indian Air Force, the Defence Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, said here today. ``We will be moving ...
Arrest warrant pending against Taslimuddin
PATNA, NOV. 9. A non-bailable arrest warrant, issued almost a month ago by a Patna court, against the Union Minister of State for Civil Suplies, Md. Taslimuddin, is still to be executed. The case relates to his alleged failure to pay a dealer ...
Hardcore militants also give up guns
NAGROTA (JAMMU), NOV. 9. Forty-seven militants today gave up the path of violence and pledged to lead a peaceful life. This is one of the largest mass surrenders by militants in Jammu and Kashmir since militancy began 15 years ago. Some of the ...
U.S. forces seize most of Fallujah
NEAR FALLUJAH (IRAQ), NOV. 9.Army and Marine units of the United States surged into the rubble-strewn districts in the heart of Fallujah on Tuesday, seizing one-third of the city after hours of street fighting. U.S. forces, backed by Iraqi ...
BCCI stands to lose heavily
MUMBAI, NOV. 9.The early finish in all the four Test matches between India and Australia will severely cut into the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) revenue share from television rights. According to Prasar Bharati Chief ...
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