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Wednesday, June 02, 2004
NDA to meet President on `tainted' Ministers issue
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. The National Democratic Alliance today decided to ``follow convention'' in the selection of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha but will meet the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam tomorrow, to seek the removal of Union ...
U.S. keen on continuing close military ties with India
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. Expressing its readiness to continue forging close military ties with India in missile defence, defence-related technology and combined military exercises, the United States has said that it would wait for the new Government to ...
Position on missile defence to be discussed: Natwar Singh
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. The new Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) will discuss the position taken by the Vajpayee Government supporting the United States on its anti-ballistic missile shield plan, the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, said at ...
Lahoti takes over as Chief Justice of India
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. Justice Ramesh Chandra Lahoti, the senior-most Supreme Court judge, was today sworn in the 35th Chief Justice of India, succeeding Justice S. Rajendra Babu, who retired after a brief tenure of 31 days. The President, A.P.J. ...
`Decision on petrol prices after OPEC meeting'
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. A decision on the increase in petrol and diesel prices will be taken after the June 3 meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), the Petroleum Minister, Mani Shankar Aiyar, indicated here today. "We ...
Jaswant is BJP leader in Rajya Sabha
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. The Bharatiya Janata Party president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, today announced that the former Union Finance Minister, Jaswant Singh had been elected leader of the party in the Rajya Sabha and also the deputy leader of the party's ...
Draft of Presidential address finalised
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1.The Union Cabinet today finalised the draft of the Presidential address for the joint session of Parliament. The meeting, chaired by the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, lasted for two hours. Official sources said the document ...
Alert on Indo-Myanmar border
IMPHAL, JUNE 1. Security forces are on red alert along the Indo-Myanmar border, following the killing of an Army man and an assault on a trader by Myanmarese elements. Vinod Kumar, a naik subedar of 37 Assam Rifles who was walking near the ...
India, Bangladesh discuss `all issues'
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. India and Bangladesh today discussed "all issues" between them, the External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, said at a joint press conference with the visiting Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Morshed Khan, at South Block today. ...
India offers more diesel to Bangladesh
NEW DELHI, JUNE 1. India has offered to double the sale of diesel to Bangladesh even as Dhaka refrained from making any commitment on selling gas to New Delhi. India has offered 60,000 tonnes of diesel a month from next year to meet Bangladesh's ...
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