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Sunday, December 29, 2002
Epicentre of terrorism has shifted to Pakistan: Advani
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28.The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today said that the international community would have to pay a heavy price if it failed to realise that the epicentre of terrorism had shifted from Afghanistan to Pakistan. Speaking at ...
Mufti welcomes offer of talks
JAMMU, DEC. 28.Welcoming the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani's offer of talks, the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today said the State Government would be a party to the talks. Other elected representatives and other ...
BJP for more tax concessions for salaried class
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28.Though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will take about a fortnight to firm up its views on the recommendations of the Kelkar task force on direct taxes, the party while pleased with the scaling down of the earlier ...
Subsidies in higher education ought to go, says PM
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. Advocating far-reaching reforms in higher education, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today said subsidies in higher education ought to make way for a system wherein the rich paid for education so that it became more ...
Azad heads panel on J&K
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today set up a nine-member, multi-party coordination committee to monitor the functioning of the Jammu and Kashmir Government. It will be headed by the State Pradesh Congress Committee ...
U.S. orders major military force to Gulf
WASHINGTON, DEC. 28.The Pentagon has ordered a major military force to the Persian Gulf in preparation for a possible war with Iraq. Thousands of troops, two aircraft carrier battle groups and scores of combat aircraft have received orders since ...
PATNA, DEC. 28.After being in captivity for 36 hours, the Ranchi-based news photographer of The Hindustan Times, Ashok Karn, was released unhurt by his abductors, under pressure from the police, in Jaitipur village of Nalanda district this ...
Ratan Tata quits posts
MUMBAI, DEC. 28.Ratan Tata who turned 65 today gave up all his executive posts in the Tata empire. He will become the non-executive Chairman from tomorrow which officials said would not impact the working of the group in any major way. In his ...
Prithvi launch put off again
BALASORE (ORISSA), DEC. 28.The launch of the indigenously-developed Prithvi missile from the Interim Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-on-Sea, which was re-scheduled for today, was postponed for the second time in the last two days because of some ...
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