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Wednesday, December 04, 2002
EC official for Gujarat
NEW DELHI, DEC. 3.The Election Commission, which has taken note of the media reports on the distribution of CDs and T-shirts by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), highlighting and depicting the Godhra carnage pictures for propaganda purposes in the ...
NEW DELHI, DEC. 3. The Government faced embarrassing moments during the arrival of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin tonight as Minister-in-waiting, Vasundhara Raje could not reach the Palam Airport in time to receive him as she was caught in ...
Defence deal with Russia imminent
NEW DELHI, DEC. 3. A major Indo-Russian defence deal appears imminent coinciding with the visit of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin. Though the actual agreement may be signed later, the two sides may express unanimity about it. The deal ...
Some hope on the SAARC front
NEW DELHI, DEC. 3.There seems to be some positive development on the SAARC front, but whether this is sufficient or not for the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to travel to Islamabad for the January summit remains to be seen. According to ...
Prayer meetings mark gas tragedy anniversary
BHOPAL, DEC. 3.The citizens of Bhopal and several activist groups working among the gas victims today observed the 18th anniversary of the Union Carbide gas disaster by holding prayer meetings and organising demonstrations to express their anger ...
Larger design behind Mumbai bus blast?
MUMBAI, DEC. 3.The explosion in a stationary bus here yesterday is suspected to be the handiwork of an ``indigenous fundamentalist group''. Top official sources told The Hindu that the discovery of an explosive device in another bus ...
Kalam for subsidised mobile phones to disabled
NEW DELHI, DEC. 3.President Abdul Kalam today called for convergence of technology to achieve a near normal functioning of the brain of mentally challenged children and suggested making available mobile phones at lower cost to disabled persons. ...
Mufti satisfied with Centre's stand
NEW DELHI, DEC. 3. Mufti Mohammed Sayeed concluded his first visit to New Delhi as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir with promises of financial support from the Centre for crucial infrastructure and development programmes. He is also said ...
Blackwill meets Mufti
JAMMU, DEC. 3.The United States Ambassador to India, Robert Blackwill, said today that the global fight against terrorism would remain incomplete as long as terrorism existed in Jammu and Kashmir and added that it was far from over. Speaking to ...
RV: a votary of coalition govts.
Ten years have elapsed since the elder statesman, R. Venkataraman, moved out of the Rashtrapati Bhavan after holding the highest office of the President of India. RV, as he is popularly known, was in good health when this writer met him recently ...
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