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Monday, March 17, 2003
Monday is a moment of truth for the world, says Bush
LAJES (AZORES), MARCH 16. The United States and its allies, Britain, Portugal and Spain, have agreed on one final attempt to win world backing on Monday for the swift disarmament of the Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein. "Tomorrow is a moment ...
No objection to holding talks with Hurriyat: Advani
PANAJI, MARCH 16.The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today said here that the Centre was open to talks with all separatist organisations in Jammu and Kashmir provided they were not involved in militancy and did not advocate the involvement of ...
Opposition serves no-trust notice on Marandi Govt.
RANCHI, MARCH 16.Doubtful of the participation of the treasury bench members during tomorrow's meeting of the Jharkhand Assembly, the Opposition parties, determined to force the issue of trial of strength, served a notice of no confidence against ...
9 policemen killed in J&K militant attack
JAMMU, MARCH 16. Militants attacked a police post at Indh village in Udhampur district last night, killing nine policemen and two civilians and abducting four policemen. The Inspector-General of Police, Pitamber Lal Gupta, and the ...
Wen Jiabao, China's PM
BEIJING, MARCH 16.Wen Jiabao, an archetypal technocrat-politician with communist credentials, was today chosen China's new Prime Minister in sync with the country's ongoing search for specialised skills in governance. The 60-year-old Wen succeeds ...
Six killed in Assam blast
GUWAHATI, MARCH 16.Six persons, including a CRPF jawan, were killed and 50 injured in a bomb blast triggered by the banned ULFA targeting a truck carrying security personnel in Assam's Goalpara district today. Police said the IED planted by ...
Violence grips Godhra town
GODHRA, MARCH 16.Tension gripped Godhra town of Panchmahals district this evening as mobs belonging to two communities indulged in heavy stone throwing in which at least four persons received injuries, police said. The condition of one of the ...
Geelani still critical
NEW DELHI, MARCH 16. The condition of the ailing Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, remained critical today as he underwent various tests at the Escorts Hospital here, where he was admitted yesterday after complaining of breathlessness. ...
Pak. to push ICC on boycott
JOHANNESBURG, MARCH 16.Pakistan will push for sanctions against India for refusing to play test matches against it when the Executive Board of the International Cricket Council (ICC) meets here later this week, a top official said today. ``We ...
VHP leader held
INDORE, MARCH. 16.The VHP leader, Acharya Dharmendra, was arrested at Ujjain railway station in Madhya Pradesh today on charges of making an inflammatory speech at Dewas. The Acharya was arrested under relevant section of the IPC in connection ...
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