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    PM promises an accountable Government
    ``Today, I have no promises to make, but I have promises to keep.''
    ``The waters of our sacred rivers have for centuries nurtured our civilisation... . We cannot allow these waters to divide us.''
    ``The challenge for economic reform today is to breathe new life into Government.''

    16 killed, 40 injured in Assam blast
    GUWAHATI, AUG. 15. Sixteen schoolchildren, including nine girls, were killed and 40 injured in Assam's Dhemaji district today, when suspected militants of the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) triggered a powerful blast. Police said ...

    India loses to Holland
    ATHENS, AUG. 15. India lost 3-1 to The Netherlands in its opening Pool `B' hockey match at the Olympic Games here on Sunday. Australian Petria Thomas won the women's 100m butterfly gold, Japan's Kosuke Kitajima the men's 100m breaststroke ...

    Historic event
    BUMLA, AUG.15.A delegation of the Chinese army alongwith their family members, crossed over the border today to take part in the Independence Day celebrations. For the first time, the media was allowed to cover the historic event. ...

    Parliament session
    NEW DELHI, AUG. 15. The second phase of the Budget session of Parliament, beginning tomorrow, is likely to be stormy, as the BJP-led Opposition will rake up the "tainted" Ministers issue, citing fresh ...

    One injured in police firing
    IMPHAL, AUG. 15.Police opened fire here today on hundreds of protestors demanding the complete withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, injuring one.



    Aerial survey
    RAMPUR, AUG. 15.A Central team today surveyed the Sutlej and Pareechu river sites to assess the flood threat to Himachal Pradesh from an artificial lake in Tibet. The water level along the Sutlej appeared normal and the rise in the level of ...

    Amarsinh dead
    AHMEDABAD, AUG. 15. (UNI) The Leader of the Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly and former Chief Minister, Amarsinh Chaudhury (63), today died at a private hospital here, after a brief illness. — ...



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