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Govt. orders withdrawal of troops from IB
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16.The Government tonight decided to withdraw troops posted in forward locations on the International Border (IB) with Pakistan, thus ending the longest and heaviest deployment of troops in battle-ready mode since Independence. ...
Pak. declines comment
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 16.Islamabad declined to formally react to New Delhi's decision of withdrawing its troops from the International Border, saying it needed to get ``full details'' of the announcement. The Pakistan Foreign Office ...
J&K Governor gives time till Oct. 21
SRINAGAR, OCT. 16. Giving more time for government formation, the Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Girish Chandra Saxena, today asked the National Conference, the Congress and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to come out with the numbers by October ...
Opposition parties reject new NCERT textbooks
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16. The Opposition parties today joined hands to renew their battle against ``saffronisation of education'' and ``unanimously" rejected the National Curriculum Framework for School Education (NCFSE) and the two social science ...
Tapes of Thackeray speech may be sent to Centre: Bhujbal
MUMBAI, OCT. 16.The Maharashtra Government might send tapes of the Shiv Sena chief, Bal Thackeray's remarks at a public rally here on Tuesday to the Centre ``if it finds them provocative'', the Deputy Chief Minister, Chhagan Bhujbal, said today. ...
Duty to defend peace: Bush
WASHINGTON, OCT.16. With as many as 100 Republicans and Democratic law-makers looking on in the East Room of the White House, the U.S. President, George W. Bush, today signed into law the Iraq Resolution which authorises the use of force. The ...
Hike in petrol prices
NEW DELHI, OCT. 16.Petrol and diesel prices were increased today by 33 to 53 paise a litre and by 32 to 57 paise respectively. The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) made the announcement after the fortnightly review by the oil companies indicated ...
8 injured in Gujarat blast
GANDHINAGAR, OCT. 16. In yet another bomb blast, at least eight persons have been injured, two of them seriously, at the Lunawada State Transport bus station in Panchamahals district in central Gujarat this evening. Police said the blast was ...
Salman's bail plea rejected
MUMBAI, OCT. 16.A Sessions Court today rejected the bail plea of film star Salman Khan observing that police had made out a prima facie case against him in a hit-and-run accident for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The Sessions ...
No free power for farmers
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 16.Facing a severe resource crunch, the Punjab Government today stopped the supply of free power to farmers. The announcement to withdraw the populist measure was made by the Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, after a Cabinet ...

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