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Attack aimed at wiping out top leadership: Advani
NEW DELHI, DEC. 18. Asserting that the December 13 terrorist attack on Parliament was aimed at wiping out the ``entire political leadership of India,'' the Union Home Minister, Mr. L. K. Advani, today blamed the Pakistan-based terrorist outfits, ... More
PM rejects call for joint probe
NEW DELHI, DEC. 18. The Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee, today crossed out the suggestion by Pakistan to initiate a joint probe into the December 13 attack on Parliament House while stating that punishment would match the dastardly ... More
Pak. markings on weapons
NEW DELHI, DEC. 18. Investigators have discovered that the marking ``Wah Nobel'' on electric detonators recovered from terrorists who attacked the Parliament House here on December 13 were those of the Pakistan-based Wah Nobel Group of ... More
Star-struck?
NEW DELHI, DEC. 18. Apart from having a weakness for good food _ they are said to have devoured food worth about Rs 1,000 at the famous Karim's restaurant in the Walled City of Delhi on the eve of the December 13 attack on Parliament _ the five ... More
Advani's statement is inflammatory: Islamabad
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 18. Pakistan tonight accused India of trying to implicate it in the attack on Parliament and said that any action across the Line of Control could have ``grave repercussions for the region''. In a statement, the Pakistan Foreign ... More
U.S. asks Pak. to control terrorist activities
WASHINGTON, DEC. 18. The United States has asserted that India has the right to self-defence and asked Pakistan to control terrorist activities in the country. ``India has a legitimate right to self-defence,'' the White House spokesman, Mr. Ari ... More
'No back-up team of terrorists'
NEW DELHI, DEC. 18. Despite the recovery of a huge quantity of explosives from the hideouts of terrorists involved in the December 13 attack on Parliament House, the Delhi police today asserted that ``the module has been completely busted'' and ... More
STD rates on cells cut
NEW DELHI, DEC. 18. Private cellular operators today announced a 50 per cent cut in STD rates on mobile-to-mobile calls with effect from January 26 next. Rates during night hours (from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m.), would cost just Rs. 6 per minute for ... More
Afroz makes confession
MUMBAI, DEC. 18. Mohammad Afroz, suspected Al-Qaeda member, who had planned to blow up targets in the U.K. and Australia made a confession before the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Mr. V.P. Taware, today. The Public Prosecutor, Mr. ... More
Bill on State funding of polls
NEW DELHI, DEC. 18. The Government plans to introduce a bill concerning State funding of elections in the current session of Parliament with the Union Cabinet tonight giving its approval to the measure. The Union Cabinet approved the ... More
U.S. warns harbourers
WASHINGTON, DEC. 18. The United States today warned any country that might consider harbouring Osama bin Laden to learn from Afghanistan, where the U.S. military helped to oust the Taliban government that sheltered him. ``I just think any ... More

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