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Wednesday, February 19, 2003
Ayodhya debate on Feb. 26
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18. Parliament began on a contentious note today with the Government and the Opposition parties failing to agree on adopting a unanimous resolution on the impending war in Iraq and an adjournment motion on Ayodhya. The ...
MPs back cricket team
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18. The beleaguered Indian cricket team, at the receiving end from rival teams and supporters alike, today received support from an unlikely place Parliament. Support for the team, came from MPs cutting across party lines, ...
We'll fight back: Tendulkar
HARARE, FEB. 18.Concerned at the angry reaction of fans back home, the Indian cricket team management sought refuge behind Sachin Tendulkar, who made a passionate plea to supporters not to indulge in activities that would harm the interests of ...
Bid to enter Bhojshala
DHAR (MADHYA PRADESH) FEB. 18. Clamping tight security, police today foiled an attempt by Hindu Jagran Manch activists to force their way into the disputed Bhojshala-Kamal Moula mosque premises here and arrested over 150 people. As a large ...
Airline staff plan strike tomorrow
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18. The possibility of a 24-hour nationwide strike by a majority of the aviation sector employees threatens to disrupt domestic and international flights on Thursday, as airlines staff today pressed ahead with their single-point ...
Fewer overstayers than Advani figures
NEW DELHI, FEB. 18.Last month the Government announced its decision to seek and evict Pakistanis and Bangladeshis who had over-stayed their visas or had illegally entered India, as they were considered a threat to India's security. Making the ...
Over 130 killed in S.Korean train blaze
SINGAPORE, FEB. 18. Over 130 people were killed in a devastating arsonist attack on a subway train in the South Korean city of Daegu today. An almost equal number of people sustained injuries in the attack, which was reportedly traced by the ...
Envoys get visas
NEW DELHI, FEB.18. India and Pakistan today gave visas to enable Deputy High Commissioners from both countries to take position in Islamabad and New Delhi as scheduled. T.C.A. Raghavan will be India's new Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad ...
JAIPUR, FEB. 18. In spite of a Rajasthan Government move to ban the Bajrang Dal from distributing tridents, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) general secretary, Praveen Togadia, gave `trishul diksha' to over 250 men at a function at Gulabpura in ...
Warne tests positive again
SYDNEY, FEB. 18. Australian leg spinner Shane Warne's cricketing career may well be over after his second urine sample also tested positive for the banned diuretics, a leading newspaper reported today. He faces a maximum two-year ban from ...
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