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Punjab not to spare police forces for Gujarat
CHANDIGARH, MAY 9. The Punjab Government today expressed its inability to spare its police personnel for deployment in violence-torn Gujarat, citing "non-availability" of reserve forces. While not many officers were willing to comment on the ...
More CRPF forces moved
NEW DELHI, MAY 9.The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) today moved four additional companies to Gujarat to meet the increasing demand for Central paramilitary forces in the State. The movement takes the number of CRPF and Rapid Action Force ...
Blast in Russian town kills 30
MOSCOW, MAY 9. Thirty persons were killed and close to 140 wounded when a powerful bomb exploded during Victory Day celebrations in the town of Kaspiisk in southern Russia on Thursday. The blast came minutes before the main military parade began ...
Decks cleared for Manohar Joshi
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. Manohar Joshi, who resigned as Minister for Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, is all set to become the next Speaker of the Lok Sabha tomorrow, with the Opposition deciding to leave the post uncontested. Ten additional sets ...
Vajpayee-Musharraf talks unlikely in Kazakhstan
NEW DELHI, MAY 9.With tensions between India and Pakistan showing no signs of abating, talks between the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, on the sidelines of a multilateral peace conference in ...
500 detained in Pak.
ISLAMABAD, MAY 9. Struggling to find a clue to the Karachi suicide bombing, police have launched a major crackdown against extremist groups suspected to have links with the Al-Qaeda, rounding up more than 500 people even as the media today ...
Maoists declare ceasefire
KATHMANDU, MAY 9.Nepal's Maoist rebels will observe a one-month unilateral ceasefire with the government starting next Wednesday, according to a statement faxed to local media here. However, the statement sent today under the insignia of the ...
Natwar Singh's daughter dead
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. Congress leader Natwar Singh's daughter, Ritu Singh, today died under mysterious circumstances. Ritu was a fashion designer and is understood to have committed suicide. She was unmarried. Mr. Singh recently had another ...
2 LeT militants shot in Delhi
NEW DELHI, MAY 9.Two hardcore terrorists of the banned Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed and three others arrested in an encounter in South Delhi tonight. The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell), Ashok Chand, told UNI ...

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