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Friday, August 13, 2004
Special Powers Act will stay if need be, says Shivraj Patil
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12. With the rapidly escalating situation in Manipur engaging the attention of the Centre, the Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, today said that the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) would stay in Manipur if ...
Partial lifting of Act may not help
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12. The temporary lifting of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSP) from the municipal areas of Imphal is the product of an untidy compromise between the Union and State Governments which will provide, at best, only a ...
Dam unstable, says China
NEW DELHI, AUG. 12. India said today that it was not aware of any "explosion" the Chinese might have conducted to breach an artificial lake created by landslips across the Pareechu river in Tibet. The brimming lake threatens to cause massive ...
A flood of rumours
RAMPUR (HIMACHAL), AUG. 12. For another day today the residents of Rampur, a small town on the left bank of the Sutlej, agonised over the rumours of a possible blast by the Chinese Government to breach the lake created by landslips across the ...
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