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Saturday, February 26, 2005
`India will overtake China's population by 2050'
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. India would have surpassed China's population by 2050, the two countries accounting for about 50 per cent of the world's population, the United Nations has projected in its 2004 Revision of the World Population Prospects ...
India should be more open to global capital flows: Manmohan
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. "Countries that imposed sanctions on us when we declared ourselves a nuclear weapons' power have come to live with the reality of our nuclear capability because they wish to build bridges of mutual economic benefit," the Prime ...
Indian women have a new face: Kiran Bedi
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. Indian women are no more portrayed as victimised people by the international media. Instead, they are projected as leaders in their own right. This despite occasional stories on dowry deaths and female infanticide, said ...
Goa Speaker `out of town', MLA's resignation letter lying unattended
PANAJI, FEB. 25. The Goa Assembly Speaker, Vishwas Satarkar, stayed away from office for the second day today, leaving the Margao MLA, Digambar Kamat's resignation letter unattended even as the Bharatiya Janata Party appeared determined to defeat ...
Higher defence outlay likely
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. The die for an increase in the outlay for defence was cast a day after the United Progressive Alliance Government presented its first vote-on-account in July last year. Despite a Rs. 12,000-crore increase for purchasing ...
Meet party workers, Sonia tells Ministers
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. Frequent complaints of inaccessibility of Congress Ministers today came up for special mention at a party meeting with the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, expressing concern over the attitude and asked Ministers to set aside ...
CBI questions gutka company owner
MUMBAI, FEB. 25. Jagdish Joshi, owner of Goa Gutka, was today interrogated by a Central Bureau of Investigation team, probing his alleged links with the underworld. Mr. Joshi arrived at the Central Bureau of Investigation office near the State ...
Basu hopeful of budget containing Left suggestions
KOLKATA, FEB. 25. The former West Bengal Chief Minister and senior Polit Bureau member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Jyoti Basu, is hopeful that the Union Budget proposals for 2005-2006 will reflect suggestions made by leaders of the ...
Omissions, deletions in Mahatma's Collected Works to be rectified
HYDERABAD, FEB. 25. The National Gandhi Museum has submitted its findings over the controversy surrounding omissions and deletions in the revised edition of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi and the CD of the same, published in 2001 by ...
Indian aid tremendous: Kadirgamar
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. The Sri Lankan Foreign Minister, Lakshman Kadirgamar, today thanked India for the "tremendous assistance in the greatest hour of need" and hoped that India's helping hand during the tsunami would bring the two countries ...
Learn from stories, if not from history: Gujral
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. "If we cannot learn from history, let us learn from short stories," said the former Prime Minister, I.K. Gujral, while releasing a book by Gnana Moonesinghe, political scientist and wife of the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, ...
New York meeting was a turning point: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, FEB. 25. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said that his meeting with the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, was a turning point and there is light visible "at the end of the tunnel." In a essay covering his personal, ...
We don't favour cross-border terrorism: Shaukat Aziz
NEW DELHI, FEB. 25. Islamabad does not favour cross-border terrorism and has taken "all the necessary steps" to contain the problem, the Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz, said in a live video address from Islamabad to the ` India Today ...
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