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Be ready for decisive battle, PM tells jawans
SRINAGAR, MAY 22.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today said the Army should be ready for sacrifices but "our aim should be victory". In a forceful address to the jawans at the Kupwara brigade headquarters here this afternoon, Mr. ...
Civil defence alert sounded
NEW DELHI, MAY 22.Even as the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today talked about a decisive battle to end the proxy war thrust on the country by Pakistan, two critical meetings of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) have been scheduled. ...
We will not allow terrorism in the name of Kashmir: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, MAY 22. As the war clouds thickened over the sub-continent, Pakistan today sought to send out conciliatory signals to India by declaring that it favoured settlement of differences through negotiations and would never allow its soil to ...
A blunt message to Islamabad
NEW DELHI, MAY 22. India today virtually served an ultimatum to Pakistan to terminate cross-border terrorism or face the consequences of a possible war. In a blunt message conveyed to Pakistan's outgoing High Commissioner, Ashraf Jehangir Qazi, ...
Sonia for focus on diplomatic option
NEW DELHI, MAY 22. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today stressed the need to focus on the diplomatic option, before plumping for drastic action against Pakistan. "Much more needs to be done on the diplomatic front. We would like greater ...
Jack Straw coming
LONDON, MAY 22. War between India and Pakistan is a ``real and very disturbing'' possibility, the British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, has said. Mr. Straw, who is to visit New Delhi and Islamabad next week in a bid to ease tensions in the ...
U.K. closes visa sections
ISLAMABAD, MAY 22.Britain today closed down its visa sections in Pakistan and warned its citizens to be on their guard in view of a series of threats against British interests, a High Commission official said. ``In response to the number of ...
3 years RI for Benazir
ISLAMABAD, MAY 22.A Pakistani accountability court has awarded a three-year sentence to self -exiled former Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, for her failure to appear before a court in connection with a corruption case. Mohammad Masoor Ali ...

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