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Tuesday, March 26, 2002
POTO in the nation's interest: Vajpayee
SHIMLA, MARCH 25. In a last-ditch effort to persuade the Opposition, especially the Congress, to give up the ``politically motivated'' resistance to the Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance Bill, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, said today ...
Halle Berry creates Oscar history
LOS ANGELES, MARCH 25. Oscar glory bathed black stars on Sunday night as never before, as African-American performers claimed the top acting awards for the first time, and Sidney Poitier was saluted as the first leading man to cross Hollywood's ...
Yaseen Malik held under POTO
SRINAGAR, MARch 25. Amid high drama at the headquarters of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC), police today arrested its senior leader and JKLF chairman, Yaseen Malik, while he was addressing a press conference denying his "involvement" ...
Govt. may have cakewalk over POTO
NEW DELHI, MARCH 25. It is a foregone conclusion that at a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament tomorrow being held under Article 108 of the Constitution the Prevention of Terrorism Bill will get the stamp of approval to ...
Cong. accuses Modi of breach of privilege
NEW DELHI, MARCH 25. Senior Congress leaders today accused the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, of contempt and breach of Parliamentary privilege because of his statement that "communal incidents are continuing in Gujarat on account of ...
BALASORE (Orissa), MARCH 25. The country's defence aircraft development programme got a boost today when the indigenous pilotless target aircraft (PTA) ``Lakshya'' was successfully test-flown from the interim test range at Chandipur-on-sea. ...
Balasingham in Vanni
COLOMBO, MARCH 25. The chief negotiator for Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers, Anton Balasingham, flew by seaplane into rebel-held territory today to help the guerillas prepare for peace talks with the Government, officials said. The trip will allow Mr. ...
Tension grips Munger town
MUNGER, MARCH 25. Tension gripped Munger in Bihar, following damage to the statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Chandrasekhar Azad, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya and Rajiv Gandhi by unidentified miscreants in Chowk Bazar area on Sunday night, police said ...
Two killed in firing
JAIPUR, MARCH 25. Two persons were killed and several injured today at Gangapur in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, 150 km. from here, when police opened fire on a mob blocking a road where a Muharram procession was to pass through. An ...
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