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Musharraf to be allowed over-flight facility
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. India will allow the Pakistan President, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, to make a transit across Indian airspace to attend next month's SAARC summit in Kathmandu as an exception to the denial of over-flight rights for Pakistani ... More
Bush pat for the General
WASHINGTON, DEC. 28. The United States President, Mr. George W. Bush, has asked India to note that the Pakistan President, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, has announced the arrest of 50 terrorists and extremists. Praising Gen. Musharraf for responding ... More
Pak. not to act against LeT, JeM
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 28. Pakistan today made it clear that it had no intention of proceeding against the Lashkar-e-Taiba and the Jaish-e-Mohammad - accused by India as the main culprits behind the December 13 attack on Parliament - despite the ... More
Musharraf to lead team for SAARC meet
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 28. The Pakistan President, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, will lead his country's delegation for the eleventh summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, to be held in Kathmandu, from January 4 to 6. The Pakistan ... More
We will pay back in the same coin: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 28. Giving up its cautious and conciliatory approach adopted so far, Pakistan today asserted that it ``would pay back India in the same coin if it continued to adopt aggressive postures''. The Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman, ... More
Scramble for PIA flight seats
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. Hundreds of passengers today thronged the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) office here in a virtual last-minute scramble for seats just four days before India enforces a ban on use of its airspace by Pakistani ... More
UTI raises ceiling on US-64 buyback
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The Unit Trust of India (UTI) has decided to increase the number of US-64 units eligible for repurchase at an assured price to 5,000 from the earlier ceiling of 3,000 units. The UTI had announced on July 15 that it would begin ... More
Boy killed in Pak. shelling
JAMMU, DEC. 28. Pakistani troops today resorted to moderate shelling and heavy firing along the Line of Control in the Jammu- Poonch sector killing a boy and injuring four others, including a jawan, and to heavy shelling in the Siachen and Kargil ... More
STD tariff cut
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) today announced hefty discounts in STD calls from January 14. Addressing a news conference here today, the Communications Minister, Mr. Pramod Mahajan, said the STD rate cuts vary from ... More
Panel term extended
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The term of the Liberhan Ayodhya Commission of Inquiry has been extended by another six months and it would now submit its report by June 2002. A gazette notification has been issued to this effect by the Government, an ... More
Blast kills dozen soldiers
JAISALMER, DEC. 28. A powerful blast at the Gamanewala border region of Jaisalmer district left a dozen soldiers dead and several others injured, defence sources said tonight. The cause of the blast, which occurred this morning, was not ... More

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