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Opposition placing hurdles in Govt.'s path: PM
MUMBAI, JAN. 6.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today took exception to the manner in which the Opposition set up hurdles when the Government was doing the correct thing and cited their criticism of history textbooks as a case in point. ...
'By science, not by wishful thinking'
MUMBAI, JAN. 6.The age-old lullaby on the splendour of the moon was briefly recited by the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to drive home his point on the need for scientific temper. Chandamama aayega, lekin vigyan se, kewal ichaon se ...
There should be no infiltration across the LoC: Haass
NEW DELHI, JAN. 6.The United States will continue to consult India on the Iraqi situation as Washington and New Delhi were "natural partners and natural allies", a senior U.S. State Department official told presspersons today. Richard Haass, ...
Guilty will not be spared in Tehelka case: Phukan
GUWAHATI, JAN. 6. Justice S.N. Phukan, who has been appointed to probe the Tehelka case, today said he would recommend ``action'' against the guilty even if they held high political positions. ``It does not matter if anybody is holding a high ...
U.S. to stop 'hot pursuit'
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 6. The dispute between Pakistan and the United States, triggered by the firing by American troops inside Pakistani territory last week, has ended with the latter agreeing that its forces cannot enter Pakistani territory without ...
Cong. in favour of Ram temple: Digvijay
JABALPUR, JAN. 6.The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Digvijay Singh, today said that the Congress favoured construction of a Ram temple at Ayodhya, but not at the cost of destroying other places of worship or hurting the feelings of any community. ...
Kolkata sergeant dies of injuries
KOLKATA, JAN. 6.Battling for life for the last six days, traffic sergeant Bapi Sen died of severe head injuries he sustained when five drunken constables beat him up for intervening when they indulged in eve-teasing on New Year's eve. Police ...
Fernandes silent on Mamata's return to Cabinet
KOLKATA, JAN. 6. The Defence Minister, George Fernandes, today refrained from making any direct comment on the Trinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee's return to the Union Cabinet and, instead, chose to target the ruling Left Front's economic ...
Governors' meet
NEW DELHI, JAN. 6. The President, Abdul Kalam, has convened a Governors' Conference on January 11 and 12 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. All the 28 Governors and three Lieutenant- Governors are expected to attend. The Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime ...
Judgment reserved
KUALA LUMPUR, JAN. 6.Malaysia's Court of Appeal today reserved its judgment on a ``notice of motion'' that sought to snuff out India's efforts to secure the extradition of Ottavio Quattrocchi, Italian ``suspect'' in the Bofors payoff case. ...
SC extends Laloo's bail
NEW DELHI, JAN. 6.The Supreme Court today extended by six months the interim bail granted to the RJD president, Laloo Prasad Yadav, and others in the multi-crore fodder scam cases. A Bench, comprising Justice S. S. M. Quadri, Justice S. N. ...
Drug test for cricketers?
WELLINGTON, JAN. 6.It has been heard from reliable sources that all Indian cricketers will subject themselves to a precautionary drug test in New Zealand. The International Cricket Council has made it known that all cricketers would be tested ...
Curfew in Lunawada
AHMEDABAD, JAN. 6.Mobs hurled bombs and stones and tried to set afire a house as fresh violence erupted in Lunawada town of Panchmahal district in Gujarat, prompting the authorities to re-impose indefinite curfew today. — ...

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