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Sunday, April 27, 2003
'Fidayeen' bid to storm Srinagar radio station
SRINAGAR, APRIL 26. In a daring attack, a group of fidayeen (suicide squad) militants attempted to blow up the local station of All India Radio, known as Radio Kashmir, by detonating an explosives-laden car at the gate of the ...
AI suspends dozen pilots
MUMBAI, APRIL 26. The talks between Air-India (AI) and its SARS-scared pilots have failed with the latter rejecting the management's stand that their fears are misplaced and the former suspending a dozen pilots. The airline has warned action ...
3 more SARS cases, total 7
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26. In a significant development, the Centre today announced that three more cases of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome had been confirmed in the country, taking the total to seven. The new cases have been reported from Pune, ...
40 killed in Baghdad blasts
ZAAFARANIYA (IRAQ), APRIL 26. As many as 40 Iraqi civilians were killed and many badly wounded in a series of huge blasts at an arms dump on the outskirts of Baghdad today, an Iraqi medic said. U.S. troops blamed unidentified attackers who ...
China for expanding defence ties
SINGAPORE, APRIL 26.India. The idea of concerted bilateral action in the fight against terrorism also came into focus as the two countries explored the scope for a ``new process of engagement''. The new prospects on the Sino-Indian front were ...
'Lethal injection is better'
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26. Even as the debate on the need for capital punishment in the statute book rages, the Law Commission of India has suggested a more humane way of execution of the death penalty, viz. by lethal injection rather than hanging by ...
Petrol and diesel cheaper
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26. As per the agreement between the All-India Motor Transport Congress and the Government, which brought to an end the 10-day transporters' strike, the State-owned oil companies today decided to reduce petrol and diesel prices ...
20 children feared drowned
SRINAGAR, APRIL 26. Twenty school children were feared drowned today when a boat carrying them capsized in a stream in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Six children were, however, rescued. The accident occurred when the children, after ...
Pandya murder: 3 more held
HYDERABAD, APRIL 26.Continuing their crackdown on Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) operatives in Andhra Pradesh, the Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI) and the State police today arrested three more persons who are suspected to have ...
RAE BARELI (U.P.), APRIL 26.A special court hearing the Babri Masjid demolition case, in which the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, and seven others are facing trial, today adjourned the case to May 13. As the proceedings began, defendant ...
Tendulkar for U.S.
MUMBAI, APRIL 26. Indian batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar, left for the U.S. tonight for an operation on his left hand ring finger. Mr. Tendulkar told reporters at the airport that he would undergo the operation at a hospital in Baltimore and ...
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