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Monday, May 19, 2003
PM to reshuffle Cabinet, take in new faces
MANALI, MAY 18. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today said there would be a reshuffle of his Ministry ``soon'' in which the Trinamool Congress leader, Mamata Banerjee, might be inducted along with some new faces. He also said the ...
Indian prisoners back home from Pakistan
CHANDIGARH, MAY 18. As part of the ongoing confidence-building measures, both Pakistan and India launched yet another round of goodwill gestures at the border. Twenty Indian nationals, including six Sikh youths, walked back to freedom today after ...
A faux pas by Jamali?
ISLAMABAD, MAY 18. The Pakistan Prime Minister, Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, appears to have committed a diplomatic faux pas by announcing, in the course of a television interview on Saturday, the name of Riaz Mohammad Khan as Islamabad's ...
India, China close to deal on Sikkim?
NEW DELHI, MAY 18. An early resolution of Sino-Indian differences on Sikkim could lend the much-needed political substance for the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee's long-awaited visit to China, sources here say. A formal agreement between ...
Top surgeon kidnapped in Patna
PATNA, MAY 18. A leading doctor of Bihar was kidnapped by a group of persons here when he was returning home from a dinner even as police today launched a state-wide hunt for his abductors and medicos served a 48-hour ultimatum for his rescue, ...
ISLAMABAD, MAY 18. The Pakistan Prime Minister, Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, has said the process of dialogue between Pakistan and India was `progressing'. Talking to reporters in Quetta, capital of Baluchistan, Mr. Jamali expressed optimism ...
Train fire: 3 suspended
LUDHIANA, MAY 18.Three railway employees, a conductor and two travelling ticket examiners, who were on duty in the three coaches of the Frontier Mail which caught fire on Thursday killing 38 passengers, were suspended today. Conductor, Sudhir ...
Arms bag on Rajpath
NEW DELHI, MAY 18.Police recovered a bag containing some live and used ammunitions on the Rajpath-Janpath intersection in the early hours today. Police sources said a green-colour air bag was spotted at the intersection and it contained two ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 18.Researchers at the Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute at Bhavnagar in Gujarat have produced salt from a vegetable plant. ``This is the first time salt has been produced from a vegetable source and we have ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 18.Cheaper fruits, petrol, diesel and manufactured products pushed down the inflation by 0.11 per cent to 6.03 per cent for the week ended May 3, against a mere 1.56 per cent in the previous year period. The point-to-point ...
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