Ready to formalise n-test ban treaty with India: Musharraf
New York, Nov. 11. The Pakistan President, Gen. Pervez Musharraf,
has offered India a major strategic initiative which seems
designed to help the two countries steer clear of their worsening
Call for diplomacy on Kashmir
New York, Nov. 11. The U.S. President, Mr. George W. Bush, and
the Pakistan President, Gen. Pervez Musharraf, have agreed that
India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue through
diplomacy and dialogue in ``mutually acceptable ways'' which take
into account the wishes of the people of Kashmir.
Pak. will never be able to get Kashmir: Vajpayee
New York, Nov. 11. The Prime Minister, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee,
has flayed Pakistan for turning its focus on Kashmir in the
evolving context of the U.S.- led campaign against international
We did it, says Osama
London, Nov. 11. For the first time, the Saudi terrorist
mastermind, Osama bin Laden, is reported to have admitted direct
responsibility for the September 11 terrorist strikes in the
U.S., saying the World Trade Center's twin towers in New York
were ``legitimate'' targets.
'Pockets of resistance in Mazar-e-Sharif'
New York, Nov. 11. The United States believes that the Northern
Alliance has effective control of Mazar-e-Sharif but Pentagon
officials are reluctant to declare a full victory for the
Opposition forces as they fear the Taliban militia might stage a
Puri temple idols stolen
Puri, Nov. 11. Two idols of Madan Mohan and Narayani were stolen
from the Sri Jagannath temple here early today forcing the
Government to seek a CBI enquiry into the theft.
CNG bus catches fire
New Delhi, Nov.11. About 40 passengers had a miraculous escape
and the driver and helper of a CNG bus sustained burns when the
vehicle caught fire in Dhaula Kuan area on Ring Road here today.
Two tribals killed in police firing
Bhubaneswar, Nov. 11. Two persons were killed in police firing in
Raigarhar village in Nabrangpur district today when over 5,000
tribals tried to storm the Block Office.
Russian missile testfired
Balasore, Nov. 11. Osa, a Russian missile, was successfully
testfired from Chandipur-on-Sea interim test range, about 15 km
from here, today.