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Infiltration still on: Powell
WASHINGTON, MAY 31.The Bush administration has criticised Pakistan for the continuance of cross-border terrorism and debunked its President, Pervez Musharraf's repeated assertions that "nothing" is happening along the Line of Control (LoC). ...
'Avoid travel to India'
Washington, May 31. The United States State Department has authorised the voluntary departure of all non-emergency personnel and all dependants from its Embassy and Consulates in India. A warning has been issued to American citizens to defer ...
JAMMU, MAY 31. A jawan was killed in heavy exchange of mortar shelling and firing along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir since last night, a Defence Ministry spokesman said here today. Pakistani troops resorted to heavy artillery and ...
Fernandes downplays threat of war
SINGAPORE, MAY 31.The Defence Minister, George Fernandes, today downplayed the threat of war in South Asia by saying that Indian and Pakistani troops had been facing each other on the border for the past six months but there had not been "any ...
Gujral suggests PM, Musharraf meet in Almaty
NEW DELHI, MAY 31. Without advocating immediate talks, the former Prime Minister, Inder Kumar Gujral, has proposed an "ice breaking'' meeting between the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, on the ...
Japan for global monitors
NEW DELHI, MAY 31. Japan today advocated positioning of international monitors along with Indian and Pakistani observers to verify any reduction of infiltration across the Line of Control (LoC). "The situation could develop into de-escalation ...
World Cup opens in swirl of ancient tradition and high tech
SEOULSEOUL, MAY 31.MAY 31Co-host South Korea put on a spiritual show mixing ancient tradition and high tech as the 2002 World Cup officially opened on Friday, moments before France began its title defence against Senegal. The Japanese Prime ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 31. Moderate to high polling was registered in incident-free byelections to three Lok Sabha and 12 Assembly constituencies spread over nine States held today amid elaborate security arrangements. The Deputy Election ...
New Delhi, May 31. The Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) was finally buried today. With its replacement by the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) in 2000, the two-year sunset clause under the Act ends today and all pending cases ...
New Delhi, May 31. The Special Cell of the Delhi Police caught a staffer of the Pakistan High Commission, Amir Sabbir, while receiving secret defence documents from a former Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel, Naresh Kumar, here this evening, ...
Meeting ruled out
NEW DELHI, MAY 31.India today ruled out any meeting between the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, on the sidelines of a security conference in Kazakhstan next week but said Mr. Vajpayee was ...
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