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We are prepared: Army chief
NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. The Chief of Army Staff, S. Padmanabhan, today delivered an unequivocally tough message to Pakistan for its continued encouragement of cross-border terrorism and declared that the Army was primed to respond to any task ... More
Uncalled for concerns: Fernandes
NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. India today reiterated that it was committed to the doctrine of ``no-first use'' of nuclear weapons and said that the observations of the Chief of Army Staff, S. Padmanabhan, at a press conference this afternoon had caused ... More
Pak. warns against `misadventure'
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 11. Pakistan today reiterated that if India resorted to any ``misadventure'' on the borders, it would give a fitting reply. Asked for his reaction to the statement of the Indian Army chief, S. Padmanabhan, the Press Secretary to ... More
Two killed as trucks carrying ammunition collide
BIKANER, JAN. 11. Panic gripped residential areas on the outskirts of Bikaner after two trucks carrying ammunition collided in the cantonment area of Udasar on Friday evening, setting off a series of explosions. (A PTI report said between 60 and ... More
Musharraf may seek immediate end to Kashmir row
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 11. The much-awaited address to the nation of the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, would take place tomorrow at 8 p.m.(IST). There is an element of trepidation in official circles here over the speech particularly in view of ... More
Marginal cut in petrol, diesel prices
NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. Even as the Government today raised steeply the excise duty on petrol and diesel, it simultaneously announced a marginal decrease in the retail prices of the two products. The price of petrol has been reduced by Rs 1.39 per ... More
Cong. to join MPs' team: Govt.
NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. A forty-five minute meeting this evening between the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and the Leader of the Opposition, Sonia Gandhi, sorted out the misunderstanding which had led to a stand-off between the Congress and ... More
U.S. steps up vigil on Indo-Pak. border
WASHINGTON, JAN. 11. The U.S. intelligence apparatus, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency, is stepping up surveillance along the India-Pakistan border looking for deployment of nuclear arsenal by both ... More
E-mail threat to SC
NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. An e-mail was received by the Registrar's Office in the Supreme Court which stated that the Lashkar-e-Taiba would blow up the building. Following the threat, the security at the apex court was stepped up. The Delhi police ... More
Blast on HC compound
SRINAGAR, JAN. 11. A grenade, aimed at a security vehicle, missed the target and exploded on the compound of the heavily-guarded Jammu and Kashmir High Court here today, official sources said. No one was injured in the explosion, they said. ... More
Terrorists' bodies buried
NEW DELHI, JAN. 11. After a long agonising wait - all in vain - for a response from across the border, the bodies of the five Pakistani terrorists were buried at a cemetery on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg here today amid tight security. The Delhi ... More
10 Pak. troops killed
JAMMU, JAN. 11. At least 10 Pakistan troops were today killed and 19 of their bunkers and forward posts flattened in retaliatory firing by the Indian Army in Mendhar and Poonch areas of Jammu and Kashmir, an Army spokesperson said. Maj. ... More

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