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Friday, April 26, 2002
U.P. Govt. likely by Monday
NEW DELHI, APRIL 25. A Mayawati-led Government is expected to be installed in Lucknow by Monday, a day before the Lok Sabha takes up the discussion on the Gujarat violence under a substantive motion which entails a mandatory vote. This was ...
Violence spreads to Saurashtra
AHMEDABAD, APRIL 25.Four persons were killed in violence in different parts of trouble-torn Gujarat today. An indefinite curfew was clamped on Bhavnagar, in the Saurashtra region, where six persons were injured in police firing. One person was ...
Sonia may visit Gujarat on May 1
NEW DELHI, APRIL 25. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, is likely to pay a day-long visit to Gujarat on May 1, the second one in the recent past. She had earlier led an all-party delegation on a Gujarat tour soon after the outbreak of communal ...
Budget concessions expected today
NEW DELHI, APRIL 25. The Union Finance Minister, Yashwant Sinha, is expected to announce tomorrow in the Lok Sabha a rollback of some of the 2002-03 Budget proposals. The announcements are expected when Mr. Sinha moves the Finance Bill 2002 for ...
We need no sermons on secularism, says PM
NEW DELHI, APRIL 25.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, tonight hit back at countries expressing concern over the communal violence in Gujarat saying there was no need to give sermons to India on secularism and pluralism. ``India is ...
E.C. stays transfers
NEW DELHI, April 25. Responding to the DMK's allegation against the AIADMK Government of large-scale transfer of officials in Saidapet and Vaniyambadi which go to the polls on May 31 in violation of the model code of conduct, the Election ...
6 killed in DRDO lab fire
PUNE, APRIL 25Six persons were killed and one injured in a fire that broke out at the High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), at the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), here today. Two of the six dead were technical ...
U.S. ship to fuel in Colombo
COLOMBO, APRIL 25.A U.S. warship will make a fuel stop at the Colombo port next week, the first visit by an American navy vessel to Sri Lanka in eight years. The U.S. Embassy announced today that the guided missile destroyer, USS Hopper (DDG 70), ...
Ministers' foreign tour cancelled
NEW DELHI, APRIL 25.The foreign visit of some Ministers has been cancelled by the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, in view of the crucial vote in Parliament next week on the censure motion on the Gujarat situation. Sources said the ...
`E.U. concerned about possible escalation'
PARIS, APRIL 25. The French and Spanish Governments today responded to statements made by the spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs, Nirupama Rao, asking foreign countries to refrain from interfering in the internal affairs of ...
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