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Friday, July 12, 2002
Vaiko held under POTA, taken to Madurai
CHENNAI, JULY 11. Amid suspense and excitement at the Chennai airport, an unfazed and belligerent general secretary of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Vaiko, was today arrested by the Tamil Nadu police under the Prevention of ...
Unwarranted, says Jaitley
NEW DELHI, JULY 11.While the Centre adopted a cautious stance of "wait and watch'' over the arrest of the MDMK leader, Vaiko, under the Prevention of Terrorism Act today, the Bharatiya Janata Party senior partner in the ruling National ...
New-look BJP team in place
NEW DELHI, JULY 11.The Bharatiya Janata Party was today given a face-lift by its president, Venkaiah Naidu, with a new set of office-bearers who have been asked to focus on the ``immediate goal'' of victory in the parade of critical Assembly ...
Tight security for rath yatra
AHMEDABAD, JULY 11.In view of the Jagannath rath yatra tomorrow, the walled city areas here have virtually been taken over by police. Khaki-clad men and women are seen everywhere on the roads, at the bus stops and even on rooftops, ...
Lambah quits as special envoy
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. The resignation of Satinder Lambah as India's special envoy to Afghanistan would appear to be part of a larger churning process in the Ministry of External Affairs, which has seen a near-simultaneous change of guard at ...
Asian shares dive
HONG KONG, JULY 11. Share prices tumbled across Asia on Thursday, following Wall Street's lead as it plunged to its lowest level this year, dampening hopes of a speedy recovery in the U.S. economy. Japan's 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. The President, K.R.Narayanan, has accepted the resignation of the Maharashtra Governor, P.C.Alexander, with effect from July 13. The President appointed Mr. Justice Chunilal Karsandas Thakkar, Chief Justice of Bombay High ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 11. Panic gripped the high-security Diplomatic Enclave area of the capital today, following a bomb scare near the Canadian Embassy. However, the call received at around 11 a.m. turned out to be a hoax as no explosive was found ...
Jaish militant killed
SRINAGAR, JULY 11. Security forces on Thursday killed a self-styled commander of the Jaish-e-Mohammad, Bilal Ahmed, who is alleged to have been one of the planners of the December 13 attack on Parliament last year. Bilal, alias Mehmood Bhai, ...
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