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Monday, April 08, 2002
Medha Patkar mobbed, scribes injured in police lathicharge
AHMEDABAD, APRIL 7.The Sabarmati Gandhi ashram here witnessed violent scenes today when a meeting of the Sarvodaya leaders and others, held for the restoration of peace in Gujarat, was attacked by a mob, allegedly owing allegiance to the Sangh ...
A diabolic act: Sonia
NEW DELHI, APRIL 7.The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today criticised the ``unprovoked and diabolical attack'' on mediapersons in Gujarat and said it ``exposed the autocratic nature'' of the State Government. ``It is an act of desperation ...
Right climate needed for talks, Pant tells Pak.
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 7.The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission and the Prime Minister's `pointman' on Kashmir, K.C. Pant, has categorically ruled out the resumption of a dialogue between India and Pakistan unless Islamabad was willing to ...
Decision on U.P. after I return, says Vajpayee
NEW DELHI, APRIL 7. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today gave more than a hint that the Bharatiya Janata Party would decide on a political tie-up with the Bahujan Samaj Party to form a government in Uttar Pradesh after his return on ...
Call for nationwide campaign against Gujarat carnage
NEW DELHI, APRIL 7.Politicians, social activists, historians and people from different walks of life came together here today to give a call for a nationwide movement against the carnage and "calculated genocide'' in Gujarat and to expose the ...
No comments on Musharraf threat: PM
NEW DELHI, APRIL 7.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today declined to comment on the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's threat to use nuclear weapons in the event of a war in the sub-continent, saying he had not read the General's ...
Israel wrapping up combat in Jenin
NABLUS (WEST BANK), APRIL 7.The Israeli forces are wrapping up heavy combat in Jenin, where the Army has met with fierce resistance in recent days, a General said today, but gunbattles raged as Israel pressed ahead with its offensive to root out ...
Paes leads India to victory
WELLINGTON, APRIL 7.Leander Paes today took India to victory in the second-round Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Zone tie, defeating New Zealand No. 1, Mark Nielsen, in a hard-fought five-setter 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6, 6-1 at the Renouf Tennis Centre here. ...
Terrorists' plan foiled
JAMMU, APRIL 7. The Jammu and Kashmir police have claimed to have foiled a plan of Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) to create disturbances in Jammu region by arresting number of activists of the banned militant outfit which include its chief Amrik ...
Two killed in clash
LUCKNOW, APRIL 7.Two persons were killed and several injured in a clash between people of two communities over a pond at Ishaqpur village under Bardah police station in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh today. The State Director-General of ...
WASHINGTON, APRIL 7.The wreckage of a failed 1996 space project was expected to tumble back into the earth's atmosphere beginning today, but very little of the 535-kilogramme element was expected to survive re-entry, according to NASA space ...
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