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Bhutan cracks down on anti-India militants
NEW DELHI, DEC. 15. The Royal Bhutan Army today launched a crackdown on anti-India militants camping on its soil for the last 12 years, the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, and the Bhutanese Embassy said here separately. "The Indian ...
Gogoi hails move
GUWAHATI, DEC. 15. The Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, today welcomed the crackdown on anti-India militants by the Army in Bhutan. He directed the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of all the districts bordering Bhutan, ...
Saddam could face death: Iraqi official
BAGHDAD, DEC. 15. The deposed Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein, could be tried "in the next few weeks" and executed if convicted, media sources quoting a member of the Iraqi Governing Council said today. Other council members said the trial might ...
Saddam denies he had WMDs
WASHINGTON, DEC. 15. Deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein has denied to his interrogators that his regime had weapons of mass destruction and ties to Al-Qaeda, media reports quoting U.S. officials said today. He has greeted his initial ...
DMK threatens to pull out of NDA
CHENNAI, DEC. 15. The DMK today threatened to walk out of the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, attributing "ulterior motives" to the comments made by the BJP president, N. Venkaiah Naidu. Addressing presspersons on Sunday, Mr. ...
Cyclonic storm intensifies
BHUBANESWAR, DEC. 15.The cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal yesterday has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and was moving in a north-westerly direction, the Cyclone Warning Centre here said today. It now lay centred about ...
Storm kills 7
VIJAYAWADA, DEC. 15.Seven persons were feared killed in Krishna district due to rain and gale in the wake of cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal today. Even as the storm lay centred over the sea 50 km from the coast at 10 p.m. rain and gale ...
Oil prices up
NEW DELHI, DEC. 15. Effective from midnight tonight, petrol would cost Rs. 32.70 per litre in Delhi against the prevailing Rs. 31.70 a litre while diesel prices have gone up from Rs. 19.73 to Rs. 20.73 per litre. In Mumbai, petrol prices would go ...
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