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Sunday, June 23, 2002
We are no longer bound by promise on Ayodhya: VHP
HARDWAR, JUNE 22.The Kendriya Margdarshak Mandal of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad today dissociated itself from the earlier assurance given to the Union Government that it will abide by the court verdict on the Ayodhya issue. The Government, which ...
Nothing new, says BJP
NEW DELHI, JUNE 22. Reacting cautiously to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's latest "u" turn on the Ram temple issue, the Bharatiya Janata Party today said that there was "nothing new in the VHP's stand.'' Pressed for his comments on the ...
Situation still dangerous: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 22.Characterising the situation on the Indo-Pak. border as "still dangerous and explosive" the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has asserted that only a dialogue at the highest level between the two countries could help ...
India declines comment
NEW DELHI, JUNE 22. The Ministry of External Affairs today formally declined to react to the observations made by the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, and his newly-appointed Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Inam-ul-Haq, as there was ...
Over 500 killed in Iran earthquake
TEHERAN, JUNE 22. More than 500 people were killed and 2,000 injured in an earthquake measuring 6.0 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale early today in northern and western Iran, State radio reported. A total of 52 sub-districts in Avaj, ...
Koreans sink Spanish armada
GWANGJU (SOUTH KOREA), JUNE 22. South Korea's giant-killing at the World Cup goes on and on: First, Portugal, then Italy, now Spain. Next up: three-time World Cup winner Germany? After 120 minutes without a goal, South Korea scored all its ...
Raid on Urdu dailies, staff paraded in Srinagar
SRINAGAR, JUNE 22. Offices of three Urdu dailies and a weekly were raided here today and their staff, including a ruling National Conference MLA, Abdul Gani Naseem, paraded before "cats" informers of the security forces. Mr. Naseem is ...
Tears change Mahathir's mind
KUALA LUMPUR, JUNE 22. The Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, announced today that he was stepping down as president of the ruling United Malays National Organisation. Mr. Mahathir made the announcement in his closing remarks to the ...
FARIDKOT, JUNE 22.Sukhbir Singh Badal, Rajya Sabha member and son of the former Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal, was booked by the Punjab police on charges of attempting to murder a photo-journalist, Naresh Sehgal, during 1999, sources ...
Transport strike hits Tripura
AGARTALA, JUNE 22.Vehicular movement in Tripura came to a standstill today in view of the 12-hour transport strike jointly called by several unions to protest fresh hike in petrol and diesel prices. All vehicles, including long distance buses, ...
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