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Dialogue with Pakistan will continue on all issues: Natwar Singh
JAIPUR, MAY 29. The External Affairs Minister, Natwar Singh, said today that the Government would continue the dialogue process with Pakistan on all issues, including Jammu and Kashmir, and maintain friendly relations with it on the basis of the ...

'Saras' takes to the skies
BANGALORE, MAY 29. Ending days of speculation, the country's first indigenously-built civilian aircraft, `Saras', today recorded its maiden test flight at the HAL airport here. The flight, piloted by Squadron Leader K.K. Venugopal, lasted a ...

M.S. Swaminathan to head National Commission on Farmers
NEW DELHI, MAY 29. Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, eminent agricultural scientist, will head the National Commission on Farmers, which was set up by the previous National Democratic Alliance Government to review the status of Indian agriculture and assess ...

Militants target Saudi oil sector
MANAMA, MAY 29. An Al-Qaeda linked group attacked residential compounds occupied by senior international oil company executives in Saudi Arabia's eastern city of Al-Khobar on Saturday, killing at least nine Saudis and seven foreigners. Saudi ...

Attack on Mirwaiz's uncle
SRINAGAR, MAY 29. Militants today shot at and injured the uncle of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, senior Hurriyat Conference leader, and a few hours later attacked his residence with a grenade. The `Save Kashmir Movement' outfit owned responsibility for ...

`Won't allow terrorists to succeed'
NEW DELHI, MAY 29. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has said that "acts of terrorism cannot be tolerated in a civilized society and my Government will continue to combat firmly and decisively all such manifestations." Dr. Manmohan Singh ...

Narayanan may focus on internal security
NEW DELHI, MAY 29. M.K. Narayanan, a former Director of the Intelligence Bureau, has been appointed Special Adviser to the Prime Minister in the Prime Minister's Office for a period of three years. He will hold the rank of the Minister of State ...

Sydney Peace Prize for Arundhati Roy
SYDNEY, MAY 29.The novelist and human rights activist, Arundhati Roy, has been awarded the 2004 Sydney Peace Prize for her work in social campaigns and her advocacy of non-violence. ``Arundhati Roy is a distinguished world citizen. She is an ...

Federer knocked out
PARIS, MAY 29.Inspired by the familiar chants of ``Guga! Guga!'' at Roland Garros, three-time champion Gustavo Kuerten upset top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday in the third round of the French Open tennis tournament. ...

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