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Friday, August 02, 2002
Advani rejects role for international observers in J&K
NEW DELHI, AUG. 1. The Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, today rejected any role for international observers in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections. Cross-border terrorism was the only issue that could be of concern to the ...
Speaker calls meet to resolve impasse
NEW DELHI, AUG. 1. The Lok Sabha Speaker, Manohar Joshi, has called a meeting of some Opposition and Government leaders tomorrow to find a way out of the parliamentary impasse created by the "non-recognition'' of George Fernandes as Defence ...
Gold for Satheesha Rai
MANCHESTER, AUG 1. Satheesha Rai lifted two gold medals and a bronze in the 77 kg category to boost India's tally to eight gold medals in the weightlifting competition at the International Convention Centre here on Thursday. The 31-year-old ...
Kashmir a flashpoint: Musharraf
COLOMBO, AUG. 1. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, today charged India with "hypocrisy'' vis-a-vis the Kashmir dispute. Terming the relationship between the two nuclear neighbours as "may be, at its lowest'' Gen. Musharraf also pressed ...
Two policemen killed in Jammu
RAJIV NAGAR (JAMMU), AUG. 1. In what is believed to be a terrorist act perpetrated by the same group that massacred twenty-nine persons on July 13 here, two policemen were killed today. The Inspector-General of Police, Jammu Range, P. L. Gupta, ...
Nedumaran held under POTA
CHENNAI, AUG. 1. The Tamil Nadu police today arrested another key LTTE supporter and the Tamil Nationalist Movement leader, P. Nedumaran, under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA). A consistent campaigner for the banned Liberation Tigers of ...
Qazi, new Pak. envoy to U.S.
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 1.Ashraf Jehangir Qazi, till recently Pakistan's Ambassador to India, would be the new Ambassador to the United States replacing Maleeha Lodhi, who has completed her term and expressed her desire to return home. Mr. Qazi had ...
Bihar strike: 50 injured
PATNA, AUG. 1.At least 50 persons were injured in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district today when the State bus they were travelling in hit an electric pole after it was targeted by agitators protesting against the hike in road tax, police said. ...
He's innocent: Sunil Dutt
NEW DELHI AUG. 1.The Congress MP and film star of yesteryear, Sunil Dutt, today defended his son Sanjay Dutt as being ``innocent'', two days after taped conversations between the actor and the underworld don Chhota Shakeel were made public. ...
One held for Shivani murder
NEW DELHI, AUG. 1.More than three years after the murder of the Indian Express special correspondent, Shivani Bhatnagar, police have arrested one person in this connection, sources said today. The arrested person, Sri Bhagwan, is the son of a ...
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