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    Israel, Palestinians declare ceasefire
    MANAMA, FEB. 8. After four years of bloodshed, the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, today declared a formal end to violence, kindling hopes of a possible revival of the stalled peace ...

    Geelani shot at, injured
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 8. Syed Abdul Rehman Geelani, the Delhi University Professor who was acquitted in the Parliament attack case of December 2001, was shot at and injured near Basant Enclave in South-West Delhi on Tuesday evening. Prof. Geelani ...

    Goa: NDA threatens to stall Parliament
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 8. Continuing their protest against the dismissal of the Manohar Parrikar Government of Goa, The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners today took to the streets, threatening to stall the Parliament proceedings during the ...

    Rane to seek trust vote "as soon as possible"
    PANAJI, FEB. 8. The Goa Chief Minister, Pratapsinh Rane, has said that he would seek a vote of confidence on the floor of the Legislative Assembly "as soon as possible" within the 30 days' time given by the Governor, S.C. Jamir. He was ...

    President leaves hospital
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 8. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, was today discharged from the Army Hospital Research and Referral Centre, a day after a corrective procedure was performed on him to set right his fractured right shoulder. "The President ...

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    Sania sails past Delia
    HYDERABAD, FEB. 8. Not many would have wanted to be in Delia Sescioreanu's shoes at the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh complex on Tuesday night. For she had to face the firepower of Sania Mirza and the baying crowd backing their favourite. ...

    Baglihar: "World Bank will soon appoint expert"
    ISLAMABAD, FEB. 8. The World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, has said there is a possibility of appointment in the next two weeks of a neutral expert to resolve the differences between India and Pakistan on the Baglihar hydroelectric ...

    Jet price band at Rs. 950-1,125
    MUMBAI, FEB. 8. Jet Airways has fixed the price band for the book built issue for its initial public offering between Rs. 950 and Rs. 1,125 per share. The issue, which opens on February 18, will close on February 24, merchant bankers said, adding ...

    Bilkis to testify in camera
    MUMBAI, FEB. 8. Bilkis Yakub Rasool will testify in camera during the trial of the gang-rape case, which has been transferred to Mumbai by the Supreme Court. She did not appear in the court today as summoned, and the case was adjourned to ...

    Censor Board reconstituted
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 8. The Government today reconstituted the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), retaining three members in the newly-constituted 21-member set-up. While cutting short the tenure of the existing CBFC, the Information and ...

    PDP councillor shot dead
    SRINAGAR, FEB 8.Militants today shot dead a senior leader of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP), who was recently elected a member of the Beerwah Municipal Committee. He was tipped to be chairman of the council in the central district of ...

    TV rights
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 8. Prasar Bharati, today said it had approached the Board of Control for Cricket in India for telecast rights to the India-Pakistan cricket series. — PTI ...

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