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Tuesday, August 26, 2003
Heart-rending scenes in Mumbai hospitals
MUMBAI, AUG. 25. Sikander Kumar Tiwari used to be one of dozens of photographers who wait around Mumbai's Gateway of India. His daily routine consisted of seeking to persuade tourists to let him photograph them with his Polaroid camera that ...
Red alert, and then the second blast
MUMBAI, AUG. 25.An intelligence official said in exasperation ``we have issued so many red alerts, but have not been able to prevent any of these blasts.'' Apparently, no specific intelligence inputs were available, though ``periodically we ...
Taxi driver might provide the first clue
MUMBAI, AUG. 25.The main and possibly the first clue as to who placed the explosives in the taxis that were later blasted will have to come from the driver of one of the two vehicles. The police have taken him into custody but ...
'Aimed at wrecking economic progress'
MUMBAI, AUG. 25.
It is alarming, says Advani
NEW DELHI, AUG. 25.Describing the bomb blasts in Mumbai today as "extremely alarming", the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, said that investigations were on to establish who were behind them. Mr. Advani said that since November-December ...
Anti-nationals at work: Sonia
NEW DELHI, AUG. 25.Political parties today condemned the blasts in Mumbai, which have caused the death of 45 people and injured over 100. The Congress President, Sonia Gandhi, said it was apparent that the serial blasts had been planned and ...
Health Ministry objects to Pepsi advertisement
NEW DELHI, AUG. 25. Pepsico India is faced with fresh problems. The Union Health Ministry has taken strong objections to the company putting out "misleading" advertisements that the Centre has given its soft drink a clean chit. The Ministry has ...
'Excavation findings concocted'
HYDERABAD, AUG. 25.The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Secretary, Mohd Abdul Rahim Quraishi, today alleged that the findings of the ASI team on excavation at the Babri Masjid site were "concocted at the instance of the Vajpayee ...
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