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Tuesday, November 23, 2004
'132 LTTE cadres killed during ceasefire'
COLOMBO, NOV. 22. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) on Sunday started its annual `Heroes Week' commemoration in memory of its cadres who died in battles and bombing missions since Sri Lanka's separatist war started in 1982. According ...
A strategic victory for Putin in Ukraine
MOSCOW, NOV. 22. The Russian-backed Prime Minister, Viktor Yanukovich, won a crucial presidential election in Ukraine, defeating his pro-Western rival, Viktor Yushchenko, in a close runoff on Sunday. With over 99 per cent of the votes counted, ...
Seize the opportunity for peace, Powell tells West Asia rivals
RAMALLAH, NOV. 22.The United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell, has held discussions with Israeli and Palestinian leaders aimed at facilitating the conduct of free and fair elections for the post of Palestinian President on January 9. Mr. ...
Benazir denies `deal' behind bail
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 22. The former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's husband, Asif Ali Zardari, who has been in jail for over eight years in connection with several cases, was granted bail today. The Supreme Court granted him bail in the ...
Hopes alive on intelligence bill
Washington: There is still hope in some Congressional circles that lawmakers could pass in December the intelligence overhaul bill that flopped in the House of Representatives on Saturday in the final moments. "For us to do the bill in early ...
India & World
Shaukat welcomes troops reduction
COLOMBO, NOV. 22. The Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz, today welcomed India's move to reduce troops in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed the "confidence" that his visit to New Delhi tomorrow to meet the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, would ...
Kargil should not be repeated: Fazlur Rehman
LAHORE, NOV. 22. Backing the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's peace process with India, the chief of the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) and Opposition leader in Pakistan, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, has cautioned that there should be no `Kargils' ...
U.S. to increase skilled worker visas by 20,000
WASHINGTON, NOV. 22. The United States Congress has passed a bill that will increase skilled worker visas by 20,000, including those under the H-1B category. This measure, which will benefit Indian nationals, is part of the U.S.$ 388-billion ...
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