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Mayawati all set to become U.P. CM
NEW DELHI, APRIL 18.The Bharatiya Janata Party today took a major step towards forming a government in Uttar Pradesh under the leadership of Mayawati of the Bahujan Samaj Party by formally announcing that "some time next week,'' the BJP ...
Plane crashes into Milan skyscraper
MILAN, APRIL 18.A small plane slammed into the upper floors of a skyscraper in the centre of Milan, Italy, today, killing three persons, including the pilot, and injuring 15 in a crash, which the Italian Interior Minister, Claudio Scajola, said ...
All-party meet today
NEW DELHI, APRIL 18. With no signs of an early end to the four-day impasse in Parliament, hopes are now pinned on the all-party meeting summoned by the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha, P. M. Sayeed, tomorrow. Significantly, the meeting will be ...
Many students keep off exams in Gujarat
GANDHINAGAR, APRIL 18. The second phase of the secondary and higher secondary examinations in Gujarat began peacefully today, with a majority of the minority students abstaining for security reasons. While leaders belonging to the minority ...
India warns Pak. against disrupting fencing
NEW DELHI, APRIL 18.India today warned Pakistan against disrupting fencing on its side of the International Border (IB) as its efforts were bound to be met with failure. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, ...
India seals major arms deal with U.S.
NEW DELHI, APRIL 18.India today signed the first major weapons deal with the United States in more than three decades. The $146-million government-to-government pact for purchasing eight weapon locating radars (WLRs) was signed by a visiting ...
Attack on scribe
JAMMU, APRIL 18.A senior journalist with The Tribune was injured when a militant hurled a grenade at his house in Srinagar, while four persons were arrested by special operations group of the J&K police from a cyber cafe in Poloview area. Ehsan ...
12 injured in lathicharge
PATNA, APRIL 18.At least a dozen persons, including some photo journalists, were injured when the police resorted to lathicharge to disperse a mob which turned violent today during a `Patna bandh' called by the Bihar Chamber of Commerce and ...
Benazir, an 'absconder'
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 18.A Pakistani court has declared the former Prime Minister and the chairperson of the Pakistan People's Party, Benazir Bhutto, an ``absconder'' in the assets accumulation cases. On Wednesday, the Rawalpindi Accountability ...
Threat to MP
NEW DELHI, APRIL 18.The Republican Party of India (RPI) MP, Ramdas Athawale, today said he had received an anonymous letter threatening that he would be killed for being an ``anti-Hindu'' and a ``supporter of minorities''. Releasing the ...

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