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U.S. launches attacks on Iraq
BAGHDAD, MARCH 20. The United States today attacked key targets in Baghdad with Cruise missiles, launched intense artillery barrages near the Iraq-Kuwait border and promised an assault of unprecedented dimensions to destroy the rule of the Iraqi ...
Russia, Germany, France flay U.S.
DUBAI, MARCH 20. Most countries including Russia, China and Germany today denounced the US-led attack on Iraq while a handful of America's allies supported the action saying it was "inevitable" to eradicate weapons of mass destruction. ...
Unjustified, says India
NEW DELHI, MARCH 20. India said today that the United States' "military action" against Iraq lacked "justification" and echoed the pronouncements of the United Nations chief weapons inspectors, Hans Blix and Mohammed El Baradei, that such action ...
Voices against the war...
"I am certain that there is another way to disarm the dictator, the path of the United Nations": Gerhard Schroeder. "We will ask the Security Council to respond to the illegal act of aggression": Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations, ...
India enters World Cup final
Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly scored an aggressive, unbeaten century and helped India defeat Kenya by 91 runs in the second semifinal here on Thursday. Sachin Tendulkar scored 83 runs in India's innings of 270 for ...
Bhujbal apologises
MUMBAI, MARCH 20.The Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Chhagan Bhujbal, today apologised in the Assembly for having cited yesterday a document mentioning a PMO official offering the underworld the transfer of certain police officers. "I am ...
IA hikes fares
NEW DELHI, MARCH 20. Indian Airlines today hiked its fares by 15 per cent across the board with immediate effect due to a massive increase in the prices of aviation turbine fuel. The decision was not connected to the U.S.-led war against Iraq ...
Dies in freak accident
NEW DELHI, MARCH 20.Vipin Handa, former Indian diplomat to Pakistan who was expelled by Islamabad on January 23, was killed in a freak accident in an elevator at the Research and Analysis Wing office in Central Government Offices complex in Lodhi ...
Malaysia says sorry
KUALA LUMPUR, MARCH 20.Seeking to ease the diplomatic spat with New Delhi over the detention and ill-treatment of over 200 Indian IT professionals, Malaysia has conveyed ``deep regret'', sent police apologies and promised that the officers who ...



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