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Friday, October 24, 2003
Rumsfeld wants `bolder moves' in war on terror
WASHINGTON, OCT. 23.In comments that have attracted attention, the United States Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, has raised questions about the war on terrorism; and has acknowledged that the U.S. has made only "reasonable progress" in ...
U.K. has no motive to remain in Iraq: Blair
LONDON, OCT. 23.The British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, said today that Britain had "no strategic'' interest in staying on in Iraq indefinitely and would leave the moment Iraqis themselves were able to take over. "We want the Iraqi people to ...
Chandrika seeks removal of monitoring official
COLOMBO, OCT. 23. The Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, today "formally requested'' the Norwegian Prime Minister, Kjell Magne Bondevick, to remove the head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission, Tryggve Tellefsen. "It is considered ...
India & World
A major step towards normal links: U.S.
Washington. Oct. 23.The Bush administration has welcomed India's latest proposals to improve relations with Pakistan, including the re-opening of several transportation links and furthering people-to-people contacts. Commenting on the various ...
Russia hails proposals
MOSCOW, OCT. 23. Russia has welcomed India's new peace overtures to Pakistan and expressed the hope that Islamabad would accept them. Recounting the proposals made by the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, the Russian Foreign Ministry ...
China welcomes move
BEIJING, OCT. 23. China has welcomed India's peace proposals to Pakistan and said the differences between the two should be resolved peacefully through dialogue and negotiation. "China has always hoped that India and Pakistan would resolve the ...
Pak. unhappy with Hurriyat stance?
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 23. Pakistan is not happy over the decision of the parent unit of the All-Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) to consider favourably the offer of dialogue with the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, and sees it as a "ploy" by New ...
Understanding social roots of terrorism necessary: Bulgaria
SOFIA, OCT. 23. Understanding the "social roots of terrorism"' is a factor that needs to be dealt with effectively for combating global terrorism, the President of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, said here today along with the President of India, ...
Peace must for development, says Kalam
SOFIA, OCT. 23.The first visit abroad by the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has become so hectic that many officials say it is "more exhausting than the visit of a Prime Minister". Talks with the Bulgarian President, Georgi Parvanov, a ...
They'd love to study Sanskrit
SOFIA, OCT. 23Indology, and some of them go on to India to perfect their Hindi. There are also some eager students who would "love to study Sanskrit." Lilia Deneva has just graduated this year in Indology, and like some students last year; she ...
Pacts with India not pre-emptive: Peiris
COLOMBO, OCT. 23. The Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister, Tyronne Fernando, today described the island's relations with India as "one of the cornerstones" of its foreign, economic and national security policies and described the ...
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