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Saturday, March 05, 2005
Girl's death leads to riots in Jaffna
COLOMBO, MARCH 4. Jaffna and its suburbs today witnessed riots after the death of a teenaged schoolgirl, who was knocked down by a speeding army vehicle. In the ensuing violence, one person was killed and two were injured even as security forces ...
Jiang bows out of centre-stage
SINGAPORE, MARCH 4. Jiang Zemin today bade farewell to politics by resigning as Chairman of China's Central Military Commission (CMC). He is expected to be succeeded by the President and General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Hu ...
China hikes defence outlay
SINGAPORE, MARCH 4.China today announced its intention to raise the defence budget to 247.7 billion yuan ($29.8 billion) during fiscal 2005, effecting an increase of 12.6 per cent this year. The proposal by the State Council, the Chinese ...
London Mayor provokes row
LONDON, MARCH 4.The combative Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has provoked a row with Israel by calling its Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, a "war criminal'', prompting an angry rejoinder from the Israeli ambassador here. Mr Livingstone, who ...
India & World
ISLAMABAD, MARCH 4.The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said that he would consider visiting India to witness the cricket series between India and Pakistan if invited. He expressed his desire in an interview to Pakistan Observer. ...
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