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Wednesday, July 16, 2003
LTTE observes military commander's death anniversary
COLOMBO, JULY 15.The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) today marked the 20th death anniversary of one of its early military commanders, Charles Antony, and officially mourned the death of the 11 Sea Tigers, reportedly killed in a naval ...
Washington keeping tabs on Islamic group
WASHINGTON, JULY 15.Intelligence and law enforcement agencies of the U.S. are keeping a watchful eye on the Tablighi Jamaat, an Islamic missionary group that was founded in India more than seven decades ago, according to a media report. Given ...
Chinese Minister holds talks with North Korean leader
SINGAPORE, JULY 15.China's Vice-Foreign Minister and special envoy, Dai Bingguo, has held talks in Pyongyang with the North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong-il, and their "in-depth discussion'' covered "issues of mutual concern''. Today's ...
Protest against Uzbek policies
LONDON: Muslim human rights groups in Britain have accused the Western Governments of turning a blind eye to the allegedly "repressive'' policies of the Uzbek regime of the President, Islam Karimov, (in the picture) and launched an ...
Marcos' assets awarded to Govt.
Manila: The Philippines Supreme Court on Tuesday awarded the Philippine Government the frozen Swiss bank deposits of the late dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, which has swelled to $658.2 millions. ``In the face of undeniable circumstances and the ...
Gatecrasher not to be charged
LONDON: Police on Tuesday dropped charges against the self-styled ``comedy terrorist'' who gatecrashed into Prince William's 21st birthday party at Windsor Castle, west of London. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said it told Aaron ...
India & World
Shiv Shankar Menon reaches Pak.
ISLAMABAD, JULY 15. India's High Commissioner-designate to Pakistan, Shiv Shanker Menon, has said that he is looking forward to working for the promotion of "good, constructive and peaceful" relations between the two countries. In an informal ...
India shunning small European donor countries
BRUSSELS, JULY 15. The story doing the rounds among India-oriented, European Union Parliamentarians and officials is that India has suddenly opted to shun financial and technical aid from all but six nations in a quest to shake off its image as a ...
U.S. 'disappointed' at India's decision on troops for Iraq
WASHINGTON, JULY 15. In spite of putting on a brave front in saying that it was basically left to nations to decide whether to send troops to Iraq or not based on their own national interests, the U.S. State Department has let it be known that ...
New Delhi will join in over time, hopes Washington
WASHINGTON, JULY 15.The White House has said that perhaps over time India will be able to join in on the efforts in Iraq and has reiterated one more time that every country will have to come to a decision based on its own domestic compulsions. ...
Leela Chitnis dead
DANBURY (Connecticut) July 15. Leela Chitnis, a pioneer of early Indian cinema who used her roles to challenge the caste system, is dead. She was 93. An early star in Bollywood, Chitnis moved to the United States in the 1980s.She had lived for ...
Khaleda stresses need to reduce 'trade imbalance'
DHAKA, JULY 15. The Bangladesh Prime Minister, Begum Khaleda Zia, has underscored the need for reducing the `huge trade imbalance' between Bangladesh and India to widen cooperation in other sectors. Narrowing the trade gap would help widen ...
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