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Monday, August 11, 2003
PM attacks Opposition for stalling Parliament on PAC issue
Jaipur, Aug. 10. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today lashed out at the Opposition parties for stalling proceedings in Parliament on the issue of the CVC report on defence procurements for the Kargil War not being given to the Public ...
A tale of two cases
NEW DELHI, AUG. 10. The debate in Parliament on the Babri Masjid demolition case in which the Opposition rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation for failure to include the charge of conspiracy against the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, ...
American ambiguity in Afghanistan
NEW DELHI, AUG. 10. Amidst a renewed focus on Afghanistan, the Bush administration has mobilised the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to take charge of Kabul's security from tomorrow and is expected to announce shortly a major package of ...
India may okay 'U.N.-mandated force'
NEW DELHI, AUG. 10.The Vajpayee Government may have said "no" to deploying its troops in Iraq under the present conditions of "occupation" by American and British forces on July 14, but it is closely monitoring moves for a new United Nations ...
Indians can soon opt for direct-to-home satellite TV
BANGALORE, AUG. 10.Three years after the Indian Government legalised the beaming of television programmes via satellite, directly to viewers' homes, without the help of a cable operator, the option has finally become reality. As of this week ...
Fast-breeder reactors: obstacles take new form
CHENNAI, AUG. 10. A different kind of obstacle is being placed in India's path as it strives to construct its first fast-breeder reactors, according to nuclear scientists here. This involved firms in a developed country first accepting orders ...
Sonia can be PM: Basu
NEW DELHI, AUG. 10.The former West Bengal Chief Minister and veteran CPI(M) leader, Jyoti Basu, today said he supported Sonia Gandhi as a possible prime ministerial candidate. Mr. Basu told NDTV that he was wrong in his previous assessment of ...
Freedom fighter protests Savarkar statue in Andamans
NEW DELHI, AUG. 10. A statue of V.D. Savarkar in Port Blair's Shaheed (Martyrs) Park, standing alongside eight martyrs of the Andaman Cellular jail, has brought Dinesh Dasgupta, a 92-year-old freedom fighter and Andamans prisoner from Kolkata, to ...
Everybody was nice to me: Munir
NEW DELHI, AUG. 10.One wrong turn brought 13-year-old Munir Mohammad Bilal into India over 40 days ago. Though he was detained, his stay here did him more good as he got a good exposure to life outside his village in Pakistan. On his way back ...
Boy paraded naked for suspected theft
BHADOHI, AUG. 10.A boy who moved out of a local bookshop with an extra book in his bag was tonsured and paraded naked by the shopkeeper. Fifteen-year-old Ram Prakash Pali, a grade nine student, said he unknowingly put an extra book in his bag ...
Dog to be spared
PURNIA (BIHAR), AUG.10. The life of a dog, which was ordered to be killed by authorities after it bit over 50 persons, has been saved following appeals by animal rights activists, including the former Union Minister, Maneka Gandhi. The ...
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