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U.S. Marines come under heavy fire
Saddam 'calls' for jehad
BAGHDAD, APRIL 1. The Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein, in a message to his people said today that `jehad' (holy war) was a religious duty and urged them to fight the invading U.S. and British troops, wherever they found them. ``Jehad is a ...
Contact with Indian embassy cut off
DUBAI, APRIL 1.All contact with the Indian Embassy in Baghdad has been cut off and there was no information on some 14 Indians living in various parts of Iraq, India's ambassador to Iraq, B. B. Tyagi has said. "Telephone communication with ...
Army to increase presence in J&K, if needed: Fernandes
NEW DELHI, APRIL 1. Voicing serious concern over reports of massing nearly 2,00,000 "jehadis" across the border in Pakistan, the Defence Minister, George Fernandes, today said if required, the Army's presence would be further increased in Jammu ...
No pressure from Centre: Mufti
NEW DELHI, APRIL 1. The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, today said that "healing touch" was a philosophy and not a "policy" to win the hearts and minds of the people and address the situation in the State. There was an ...
U.P. alliance to continue: BJP
NEW DELHI, APRIL 1. The Bharatiya Janata Party leadership today gave a clear message to its legislators from Uttar Pradesh: the party's alliance with the Mayawati Government is here to stay and rather than blaming the coalition the party should ...
RAE BARELI, APRIL 1.A special court set up to hear the Babri Masjid demolition case has issued summons to the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Murli Manohar Joshi, the VHP chief, Ashok Singhal, ...
Bandh turns violent
PATNA, APRIL 1.The banned naxalite organisations, MCC(I) and PWG, resorted to violence during a day-long bandh in Bihar and Jharkhand, killing one person, injuring another and blowing up a railway station today. The bandh was primarily to protest ...
NEW DELHI, APRIL 1.The implementation of the Value Added Tax system from today has been deferred due to differences among the States even as the nationwide bandh by traders entered the second day. PTI ...
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