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    India for restoration of democracy in Nepal
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 14. The External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, today called for the immediate restoration of democracy in Nepal and the Foreign Secretary, Shyam Saran, said that India's military assistance to Kathmandu was under "constant ...

    Britain recalls Ambassador
    LONDON, FEB. 14.Britain today recalled its Ambassador in Kathmandu, Keith Bloomfield. Announcing this, the Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, said: "We strongly support constitutional monarchy and multi-party democracy in Nepal and want to see a ...

    Geelani, brother blame police
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 14. Syed Abdul Rahman Geelani, the Delhi University lecturer who was shot at and injured near his lawyer's residence in southwest Delhi on Tuesday last, gave the Crime Branch of the Delhi police today a description of the man who ...

    Court asks CBI why it closed case against Mayawati
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 14. The Supreme Court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file the evidence on the basis of which it had decided to close the criminal case against the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, in the ...

    Court orders transfer of Pappu Yadav to Tihar jail
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 14.The Supreme Court today ordered that the Rashtriya Janata Dal member of Parliament, Pappu Yadav, who is an accused in the Ajit Sarkar murder case, be shifted from Beur prison in Patna to Tihar jail in Delhi to "prevent him from ...

    Parrikar moves Supreme Court
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 14.The former Goa Chief Minister, Manohar Parikkar, today moved the Supreme Court challenging the dismissal of the Bharatiya Janata Party Government by the Governor, S.C. Jamir, on February 2 and the installation of a Congress-led ...

    Sensex at new peak, gains 46 points
    MUMBAI, FEB. 14. The benchmark Bombay Stock Exchange 30-share sensitive index (Sensex) closed 45.57 points higher at 6679.33, a new closing high ever. It hit a historic high of 6719.20 in intraday. The previous closing high was 6679.20 touched on ...

    Straw to visit India
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 14. The British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, will arrive in India for a three-day visit on Wednesday. Mr. Straw will hold talks with the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, and call on the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh. ...

    Ray Charles album gets 8 Grammys
    LOS ANGELES, FEB. 14. The American music industry handed the late Ray Charles a Valentine on Sunday when the genre-busting giant's album, ``Genius Loves Company,'' won eight Grammy Awards, including Album and Record of the Year. ...

    3 Indians on Forbes list
    NEW YORK, FEB. 14. For the first time, three Indians have made it to the Top Ten on the Midas List of 100 venture capitalists put out by Forbes magazine. Its February 28 issue said Ram Shriram has joined Promod Haque and Vinod Khosla among the ...

    Couple wins back baby
    KALMUNAI (SRI LANKA), FEB. 14.DNA test results released today confirmed that a 3-month-old infant found here after the tsunami belongs to the couple who fought for weeks to gain his custody. Earlier, eight other couples had said they were the ...

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