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Manmohan leaves on quest for peace in North-East
NEW DELHI, NOV. 19.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, leaves tomorrow on a three-day trip to the North-East. An aide described the visit as a quest for peace and harmony in the region. Dr. Singh begins his journey in Imphal where he is ...
Three days' police custody for Acharya
KANCHEEPURAM, NOV. 19. The Kancheepuram Judicial Magistrate-I, G. Uthamaraj today ordered police custody for the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, for three days till 10.30 a.m. on November 22. The Magistrate, who went ...
BJP protests against arrest, incarceration
NEW DELHI, NOV. 19.The Bharatiya Janata Party today announced that it would launch a nationwide movement against the action of the Tamil Nadu Government in seeking police custody for the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi. The ...
Theft in Shekhawat's office
NEW DELHI, NOV. 19.Burglars escaped with goods, including a compact disc writer, from the Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat's office, in a glaring breach of high security. Though the incident occurred before Diwali, the FIR was lodged on ...
Zahira's elder brother also turns hostile
MUMBAI, NOV. 19. A day after Zahira's younger brother, Nasibullah, turned hostile, her elder brother, Nafitullah, told the court today that when the Best Bakery was attacked, he could not see anything as there was a lot of smoke. Nafitullah ...
Bilkis Bano case adjourned till December 1
MUMBAI, NOV. 19. The special CBI court today supplied copies of draft charges in the Bilkis Bano case to prosecution and defence counsel and adjourned framing of charges till December 1 on a defence plea for more time to enable filing of bail ...
Indira Gandhi award
NEW DELHI, NOV. 19.The Thai Princess, Maha Chakri, today won the Indira Gandhi Award for 2004 for peace, development and disarmament. This was announced by the External Affairs Minister, K. Natwar Singh. The award carries Rs. 25 lakhs. ...
Reliance scrips down
NEW DELHI, NOV. 19.Reliance Industries witnessed a spell of selling on the bourses across the board after the chairman, Mukesh Ambani, admitted to differences with his brother, Anil, over "ownership issues." ...
RJD leader shot dead
MUNGER (BIHAR), NOV. 19Four persons, including the RJD leader, Sanjay Yadav, and his brother, Ravish Yadav, were shot dead by a gang at Patam village today on the occasion of the Chath festival. They were on their way to the Ganga from Banka ...
We have a few hard selection decisions to make
The good news that I had been waiting for came to me late on Thursday evening. It was a huge relief to know that I have been cleared to play the Kanpur Test. When I arrived in Kanpur, I was not sure whether I would be allowed to play the game. ...
Uphill task for South Africa
Just how much will Indian wicket politics dictate South Africa's fortunes? Who knows, certainly not any South African but if the Aussie tour is anything to go by, the South Africans will not be sure of the sort of wickets that will be served up. ...
Dies on submarine
MOSCOW, NOV. 19.A Russian seaman, Dmitry Koval, has died in an accident on board a Russian nuclear submarine at a Pacific base, a navy spokesman said today. He received fatal injuries when a pipe burst, the ITAR-Tass news agency said. ...
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