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Sunday, December 22, 2002
Let us push ahead with reforms: PM
NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. The National Development Council (NDC) today approved the Tenth Five-Year Plan covering the years 2002-2007, envisaging an eight per cent growth per annum during each of the five years, creation of an additional 50 million ...
20 killed in train accident near Kurnool
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21. In one of the major train accidents in Andhra Pradesh in recent years, 20 persons were killed and 80 injured, 24 of them seriously, when nine coaches of the Bangalore-bound Kacheguda-Bangalore Express derailed near Pagidirai ...
Four of family shot dead near Sopore
JAMMU, DEC. 21.Four members of a family were killed and three women injured when militants attacked their house in Rebbon village, near Sopore on Friday, while one more woman was killed in Rajouri, where three young girls had been beheaded on ...
Advani condemns Mir's killing
NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. The Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, today condemned the killing of Abdul Aziz Mir, PDP MLA, and three girls in Rajouri district even as he asked the Jammu and Kashmir Government to deal with militants ``sternly''. ...
Kolkata fire: 25 rescued
KOLKATA, DEC. 21. A major blaze gutted three massive buildings housing shops, godowns and flats in the central business district of Burrabazar here with 25 persons trapped inside receiving minor burns before being rescued by the fire brigade ...
BCCI must act fast: ICC
LONDON, DEC. 21. Launching a fresh round of war of words, the International Cricket Council today said the questions raised by the BCCI over the terms of player contracts were "out of date and irrelevant" and made it clear that it was critical ...
Gas leak: 200 taken ill
Ahmedabad, Dec. 21. About 200 persons of Jageshwar village in Bharuch district were affected due to chlorine gas leakage from an Indian Petro-Chemicals Limited (IPCL) plant late last night, official sources said today. Medical teams were ...
NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. Noted Urdu lyricist and author Gulzar, the Tamil writer, Sirpi Balasubramanian, and the Marathi playwright, Mahesh Elkunchwar, are among the 22 litterateurs selected for this year's Sahitya Akademi awards, which were announced ...
VHP bid to perform puja inside Qutab Minar
NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. About 150 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal were prevented by police from performing puja inside the historic Qutab Minar complex here today. The activists, under the aegis of the Devasthan Mukti ...
Governor meets PM
NEW DELHI, DEC. 21. The Jammu and Kashmir Governor, G.C. Saxena, today met the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and apprised him of the situation in the State. The meeting comes a day after the ruling People's Democratic Party MLA, Abdul ...
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