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Tuesday, October 28, 2003
Ordinance to amend POTA promulgated
40 killed in Baghdad blasts
MANAMA, OCT. 27.In rapidly escalating violence, 40 persons were killed and scores injured in a series of blasts that rocked the Iraqi capital this morning, a day after the visiting United States Deputy Defence Secretary, Paul Wolfowitz, escaped ...
India proposes dates for talks on air links
NEW DELHI, OCT. 27. In a follow-up to the Pakistan-specific announcements by the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, on Wednesday last, India today proposed two sets of dates for the second round of talks for resuming the air links between ...
Serious issues ignored: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 27. Pakistan today blew hot and cold over the 12 confidence building measures (CBMs) unveiled by India last week. On one hand, it promised to give a "robust and constructive" response to them. On the other, it complained that the ...
Two militants killed in Akhnoor encounter
AKHNOOR, OCT. 27.After 13 hours on the trail of militants, security forces, in an encounter in the border area of Akhnoor in Jammu district, shot dead two militants. Three security personnel, including a Major, were injured in the encounter ...
End licence raj: TRAI
NEW DELHI, OCT. 27.The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today recommended an end to the licence raj in the telecom sector. It suggested automatic licensing for all telecom services and merger of basic and cellular licences. Basic ...
Four Mumbai youth held in Dubai
MUMBAI, OCT. 27. Four youth of Mumbai, including Abu Farhan, son of the Samajwadi Party MP, Abu Azmi, have been detained in Dubai, allegedly on drug related charges, police sources here said, quoting reports from the Gulf. One of those ...
Pondy Lt. Governor Malkani dead
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 27. The Lt. Governor of Pondicherry, K.R. Malkani, died after heart attack in the General Hospital here today. He was 82 and is survived by two sons and a daughter. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, convened an emergency ...
Gopal won't make fresh plea for bail: counsel
NEW DELHI, OCT. 27. The Supreme Court today disposed of an application filed by the Tamil Nadu Government for vacating an interim order restraining it from filing a charge sheet against R.R. Gopal, editor, Nakkeeran, who has been detained ...
Daler appears before police
PATIALA, OCT. 27. Jeered and heckled by an agitated crowd, Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi today appeared before the police here after remaining elusive for about 20 days and was questioned for over seven hours in the illegal human trafficking ...
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