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Monday, July 21, 2003
Opposition to focus on `gross abuse of CBI by Govt.'
NEW DELHI, JULY 20.A unified Opposition is set to bring on Monday, the first day of Parliament's monsoon session, an adjournment motion. The Opposition would demand an explanation from the Government on the Central Bureau of Investigation move ...
Peace, dialogue figure in PM's talks with Fazlur
NEW DELHI, JULY 20. Maulana Fazlur Rehman, chief of the Jamait Ulema-e-Islam in Pakistan, called on the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today, reinforcing the "peace initiative" process. The Maulana's 90-minute meeting with Mr. Vajpayee was ...
Pak. proxy war on the way to being defeated: Advani
RAIPUR, JULY 20. The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, on Sunday painted a very optimistic picture of India's war against counter-terrorism saying that the proxy war launched by Pakistan against India in 1979 was today "on the way to being ...
War of words continues
RAIPUR, JULY 20. The two major political parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress, have virtually locked horns, both defending their own leaders while fiercely launching attacks on each other. The BJP today strongly criticised the ...
Kelly was our source: BBC
LONDON, JULY 20. After dragging its feet for weeks, the BBC today admitted that the weapons expert, David Kelly, who committed suicide two days ago, had indeed been the source of its controversial report in which it had quoted an unidentified ...
No threat to Parrikar Govt. now
PANAJI, JULY 20. An immediate threat to the Manohar Parrikar Government in Goa has withered away with the Chief Minister retaining the support of all 23 members in his Cabinet as on date, following the split in two of the regional parties in the ...
Karunakaran keeps all guessing
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 20. The Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, is keeping the party leadership in Kerala, besides the MLAs owing allegiance to him, guessing about what he proposes to do when the Assembly takes up the debate and vote on the ...
Beckham in kidnap alert
LONDON, JULY 20.Soccer player David Beckham is the target of a new security alert eight months after his wife and children were at the centre of a kidnap drama. The England player's new club, Real Madrid, has hired an expert Julio ...
Youth Cong. leader shot dead in U.P.
VARANASI, JULY 20.The Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Youth Congress unit, Mahesh Yadav, was today shot dead and his friend injured by gunmen here, police said. The assailants fired upon Mr. Yadav and his friend, Sushil Dubey, when they were ...
PIA plane tyres burst
ISLAMABAD, JULY 20.All 276 passengers on board a New York-bound Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight had a miraculous escape today when all the 10 tyres of the Boeing 747 burst during takeoff, an airport official said. ``All the ten ...
NEW DELHI, JULY 20.A sharp 23 per cent fall in price of fruits could bring only a marginal 0.17 per cent dip in inflation to 5.15 per cent for the week ended July 5 since costlier fuels and manufactured products dampened the spirits for a ...
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