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Thursday, February 27, 2003
Fares, freight rates left untouched|
NEW DELHI, FEB. 26.Reflecting the ruling NDA regime's current preoccupation with electoral calculations, the Railway Minister, Nitish Kumar, today presented a passenger-friendly budget. Not only his budget contains no hike of any kind in the ...
Savarkar portrait unveiled
NEW DELHI, FEB. 26. Amid a raging controversy, the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, unveiled a portrait of the Sangh ideologue, V. D. Savarkar, in the Central Hall of Parliament today, ignoring the Opposition's plea to stay away from the function. ...
68 p.c. voter turnout in 4 States
NEW DELHI, FEB. 26. Seven persons, including five BSF personnel, were killed, and three persons were injured and a number of Electronic Voting Machines damaged in stray violence in the North East as 68 per cent of an estimated 8.31 million voters ...
82-run win for India
DURBAN, FEB. 26.Ashish Nehra's haul of six for 23 helped India beat England by 82 runs in the Group A match. Chasing 250, England was bowled out for 168 in 45.3 overs. Andrew Flintoff provided the only resistance scoring 64 off 73 balls. Nehra ...
Trade unions' rally in Delhi
NEW DELHI, FEB. 26. Thousands of trade union activists from across the country took out a massive rally in the capital today to protest the Government's economic policy. Traffic was thrown out of gear as a result of the march to ...
Ayodhya debate today
NEW DELHI, FEB. 26. The Prime Minister, A.B. Vajpayee, will reply in the Lok Sabha tomorrow to the discussion on the motion of thanks to the President's address. Mr. Vajpayee will give his reply in the Rajya Sabha on March 4 instead of ...
MUMBAI, FEB.26. Three gangsters owing allegiance to the Chhota Shakeel gang were arrested last night, police said. The accused, Kadar Naeem Khan, 21, Bastar Jolly Sequeira, 21, and Milind Labhtre, 22, were arrested by the criminal intelligence ...
BOGOTA, FEB. 26.A helicopter carrying 23 Colombian soldiers crashed today in northern Colombia. The fate of the troops was unknown.
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