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India, ASEAN may sign strategic treaty
SINGAPORE, NOV. 25.India and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are likely to enter into a "partnership for peace, progress and shared prosperity" at a summit in Laos on November 30. Sources told The Hindu that "there ...
Ukraine poll crisis likely to ease
MOSCOW, NOV. 25.The four-day post-election crisis is Ukraine showed first signs of fizzling out today, with the Opposition backing away from plans to storm Government buildings and the Government offering talks to end mass street protests. The ...
British move to push West Asia peace
MANAMA, NOV. 25. The British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, has laid a wreath at Yasser Arafat's grave and held talks with top Palestinian leaders on ways to facilitate the January 9 presidential elections and revive an international initiative ...
Restrict Army to barracks, say Sri Lankan Tamil MPs
COLOMBO, NOV. 25. Proceedings in the Sri Lankan Parliament came to an abrupt end this evening, as MPs from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) staged an hour-long sit-in in the well of the House, demanding that the Army be restricted to its ...
Best-selling author of "Airport" dead
NASSAU (BAHAMAS), NOV. 25. Arthur Hailey, the best-selling author who plucked characters from ordinary life and threw them into extraordinary ordeals, died in his home in the Bahamas, his wife said today. He was 84. Hailey died in his sleep ...
Two more officials `quit' CIA
Washington: In further evidence of turmoil in the CIA under the leadership of Porter Goss, the chiefs of the Europe and Far East Divisions are said to have put in their papers. The posts are seen as the most sensitive and important in clandestine ...
`Difficult to arrest Karadzic'
London: British defence officials conceded on Wednesday that military action to bring Serb and Croat war crimes suspects to trial would probably fail because of the sophisticated support network surrounding them. Political pressure on Balkan ...
India & World
Aziz presents optimistic picture
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 25. The Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz, today presented before the military-dominated National Security Council (NSC), an optimistic picture of the ongoing peace process with India. The India-Pakistan dialogue was one of ...
''Musharraf's peace moves immature''
MIRPUR (POK), NOV. 25. Even as most of the political parties in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir openly support the Pakistan President, General Pervez Musharraf's peace moves, extremists have refused to budge from their stands. The right wing ...
Concern over 'manner of arrest'
WASHINGTON, NOV. 25. The Association of United Hindu and Jain Temples has expressed concern at the "manner" in which the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Jayendra Saraswathi, has been arrested in a murder case. In a letter to the Indian Ambassador to the ...
Ramanujan's work highlighted at U.S. meet
The work of the Indian mathematical genius, Srinivasa Ramanujan, was highlighted at an International Conference on Additive Number Theory held at the University of Florida, Gainesville, during November 17-20. Additive Number Theory is the study ...
High Commission denies media reports
DHAKA, NOV. 25. A press release issued by the Indian High Commission here today contested the media reports alleging "huge BSF reinforcement with heavy weapons" along the India-Bangladesh border and that the push-in of the "Bengali-speaking ...
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