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PM launches social security scheme for unorganised sector
LUCKNOW, FEB. 22.The Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today launched a social security scheme for workers of the unorganised sector, providing them old age pension, health insurance and personal accidental insurance cover for a monthly ...
Becoming Prime Minister not my priority: Sonia
NEW DELHI, FEB. 22.The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today said becoming Prime Minister was not a priority for her and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of raking up the issue of her foreign origin as the party-led Government at the Centre ...
`Cricketers not going to war'
LUCKNOW, FEB. 22.The Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today said the Indian team was going to Pakistan to play cricket and not to fight a war. ``On Pakistan's invitation, the Indian cricketers are going there to play cricket and not for ...
Osama trapped, claims U.K. tabloid
LONDON, FEB. 22.The world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, has been tracked down and the SAS, Britain's elite soldiers, are poised to seize him in his secret mountain lair in Pakistan, a leading London tabloid claimed today. Working ...
Muslim Law Board against talks on Ayodhya before elections
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23. The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board said today that although it would not reject any proposal from the Centre on a negotiated settlement of the Ayodhya issue, any initiative on the subject now would be "highly improper" as ...
4 killed in J&K
SRINAGAR, FEB. 22. A ruling People's Democratic Party leader was among four persons killed in Jammu and Kashmir where security forces smashed three militant hideouts and recovered nearly 650 kg of explosives and 11,000 rounds of ammunition since ...
Choose between free power and quality power: Naidu
HYDERABAD, FEB. 22. The Telugu Desam Party sounded the bugle for the upcoming battle of the ballot through a display of strength by mobilising cadres from all corners of the State for what it termed as "a never before rally" at the Secunderabad ...
BJP hints at rethink on Yadav
NEW DELHI, FEB. 22.The BJP tonight indicated it could have a ``rethink'' on admitting the former MP, D.P. Yadav, into its fold, even as the RSS joined the growing opposition over his induction into the party. ``People have high expectations ...
Scrap post of Governor, says Karunanidhi
VIRUDHUNAGAR, FEB. 22.The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president, M. Karunanidhi, today demanded the scrapping of Governor post in all States. Addressing cadres on the concluding day of the two-day south zone conference at Murasoli Maran Nagar ...
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