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A tragic day for America: Rumsfeld
WASHINGTON, NOV. 2.The U.S. Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, has said that the downing of a U.S. helicopter in Iraq killing at least 15 soldiers is a "tragedy" but has refused to acknowledge the latest strike as any kind of growing resolve ...
New plan to end W. Asia conflict
MANAMA, NOV. 2.Unfazed by the disruption in the official peace talks process, a group of Israeli Leftist activists and senior Palestinian leaders are set to unveil an alternative plan next week to resolve the Israel-Palestinian dispute. The ...
Mixed reaction to LTTE proposals
COLOMBO. NOV 2. Political parties and non-government groups in Sri Lanka have reacted to the proposals of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) along predictable lines, with the nationalist parties opposing and a pro-peace group welcoming ...
U.K. police in fresh row
LONDON, NOV 2.The British police face more revelations that Asian and black officers routinely suffer intimidation and discrimination, forcing many to drop out even before they complete their training or probation. The disclosure, contained in ...
Maoists allege U.S. plot
KATHMANDU, NOV. 2. Attacking the United States for listing them as terrorists, the Maoists today alleged that the move was an excuse to gain foothold in Nepal. In reality it was "a ploy" to make the Himalayan Kingdom a ``military base'' to target ...

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U.K. backs India's position on cross-border terrorism
LONDON, NOV. 2. Britain has a great deal of sympathy for the Indian position on cross-border terrorism and understands why New Delhi wants to see a "strategic change" in Pakistan's approach to the problem. A senior British Government official ...
Russia for lifting ban on nuclear deals with India
MOSCOW, NOV. 2.Russia will push for lifting international restrictions on the flow of nuclear technologies to India, the Russian Atomic Energy Minister, Alexander Rumyantsev, has said. He said he would take up the issue with American leaders ...
Boao forum `platform for economic cooperation': Gujral
SINGAPORE, NOV. 2. The former Prime Minister, Inder Kumar Gujral, today hailed the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) as a major "platform for economic cooperation'' and suggested that India should take due cognisance of this reality. Mr. Gujral, who ...
India, Myanmar sign pact
YANGON, NOV. 2.India and Myanmar today signed two agreements on enhancing joint education and research programmes and exempting visa requirements for diplomatic and official passport holders shortly after the Vice-President, Bhairon Singh ...
Three Indians killed in accident
DUBAI, NOV. 2. Three Indians, including a teenager, were among five persons killed when a bus coming to UAE from Oman overturned near Sohar. The vehicle turned turtle after its tyre burst yesterday and hit a divider, reports quoted witnesses ...
Book on Ganesha evokes protests in U.S.
HOUSTON, NOV. 2. A nude picture of Lord Ganesha on the cover of a new book and the contents have evoked protests from Hindus across the United States. The nude portrayal of Lord Ganesha on the book Ganesa, Lord of Obstacles, Lord of ...

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