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Monday, January 07, 2002
Road map for de-escalation?
KATHMANDU, JAN. 6. India and Pakistan appear to have worked out a road map that could help take them beyond the present crisis and begin a substantive political dialogue in the coming days. While Pakistan has suggested that it could be a ... More
No immediate plan for talks: PM
KATHMANDU, JAN. 6. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today made it clear that there was no ``immediate plan'' for bilateral talks with Pakistan but said they could hold talks in the future. ``India and Pakistan are neighbours. They have ... More
'India could resume talks if terrorism ends'
NEW DELHI, JAN. 6. The visiting British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, today urged India and Pakistan to begin a comprehensive dialogue, provided cross-border terrorism was terminated. ``There are two sides to the equation. On the one hand, there ... More
`Rejection of terrorism a pre-condition for talks'
HYDERABAD, JAN. 6. Supporting India's stand on terrorism, the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, today said complete rejection of terrorism is a pre-condition for any dialogue process to begin between India and Pakistan. ``Everybody wants to ... More
Pak. UAV shot down
JAMMU, JAN. 6. A Pakistani Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was shot down by the Army in Poonch sector when it entered Indian territory on Sunday evening. The troops fired anti-aircraft guns and shot it down. Soon after, there was intense firing ... More
20 killed in landmine blast near border
CHANDIGARH, JAN. 6. Many Army personnel and civilians were killed when a landmine went off accidentally a few km from the International Border, near Mahava village in Amritsar, on Saturday. While no official confirmation was available, ... More
Plane crashes into building
WASHINGTON, JAN. 6. A small airplane piloted by a 15-year-old student crashed into an office building in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday setting off alarms in several key U.S. Government agencies. Although terrorism was discounted in the crash, ... More
NEW DELHI, JAN. 6. An over eight per cent fall in the price of vegetables and a near-two per cent in edible oils, coupled with a marginal fall in sugar and tea prices, pushed the inflation back to 2.21 per cent for the week ended December 22, ... More
187 detenus shifted
JAMMU, JAN. 6. In the wake of intelligence reports about militants' plans to storm jails to help foreign mercenaries escape, 187 detenus have been shifted from Jammu and Kashmir to high security prisons outside the State, according to top ... More
Will U.S. still send `special envoy'?
WASHINGTON, JAN. 6. In the face of strong objections from India, the question now is whether the Bush administration will persist with the idea of sending a ``special envoy'' to South Asia to defuse the tensions between India and Pakistan. The ... More
Paes-Bhupathi win doubles
CHENNAI, JAN. 6. Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi scrambled past the Czech pair of Tomas Cibulec and Ota Fukarek 5-7, 6-2, 7-5 to clinch the doubles title while the top seed Guillermo Canas of Argentina produced his best form to grab the singles ... More
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