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Tuesday, August 05, 2003
Indian, Chinese Foreign Ministers to meet later this year
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. The Foreign Ministers of China and India are scheduled to meet later this year as per the joint declaration issued by the two countries during the visit of the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, last month. According to ...
BJP wants Lok Sabha elections advanced?
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. Across the political chessboard most political parties agree with the suggestion made by the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, that it would be "desirable" for Assembly elections to take place with the Lok Sabha polls to ...
Cong. not against synchronisation of polls
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4.The Congress said here today that in principle it was not opposed to the suggestion for synchronising polls to the Lok Sabha and State assemblies, but would take a considered view provided there was a concrete proposal from the ...
Sabotage ruled out in Surat blast
GANDHINAGAR, AUG. 4.Forensic Science Laboratory experts are believed to have ruled out any sabotage angle in yesterday's Surat explosion in which the toll has gone up to 43 today. At least 31 injured are still in the hospital where the condition ...
Nod for Bill on increased donation to parties
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4.Parliament today approved legislation under which political parties would not have to report any contribution up to Rs 20,000 from an individual or from a company. The earlier limit for non-reporting of contributions was Rs ...
SC notice to Centre, States on AIDS victims' rights
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre, the National AIDS Control Organisation and all States and Union Territories on a public interest petition to direct them to provide AIDS victims the right to treatment under ...
All sides must give up extremist stand: Bhat
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4.The All-Party Hurriyat Committee today reiterated its view that ''all sides must abandon extremist stands and rise above traditional positions'' in any dialogue which addresses the Kashmir issue. Following a meeting with the ...
Decade-old concept awaits Parliament nod
NEW DELHI, AUG. 4. The two-child norm for contesting or holding the post of `sarpanch' or `panch' in the Panchayat institutions, upheld by the Supreme Court recently, is a decade-old concept, first mooted in 1992 when a Constitutional amendment ...
TRAI decides to expand scope of unified licensing
NEW DELHI, AUG 4.Acceding to requests from cellular companies, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today decided to expand the scope of unified licensing by including national long distance (NLD), international long distance (ILD) ...
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