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Waiting for 'visible action' by Pakistan: Jaswant
NEW DELHI, JAN. 15. After welcoming the announcement of the President, Pervez Musharraf, on banning Islamic extremist outfits and promises of ending cross-border terrorism, India today indicated that it was awaiting ``visible'' action by ... More
India, China for closer economic ties
NEW DELHI, JAN. 15. Downplaying the differences on their disputed boundary, India and China have decided to build closer economic ties and have established a forum that will help them combat terrorism. The accent of the visiting Chinese Prime ... More
It is for India to act, says Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 15. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has asserted that Pakistan would never `compromise on the Kashmir cause' and favoured a just solution, addressing the concerns and interests of the people of the State. In his ... More
Budget session from Feb. 25
NEW DELHI, JAN. 15. The Budget session of Parliament would begin on February 25. The Railway Budget for 2002-3 would be presented on February 26 and the annual General Budget on February 28. These decisions were taken at a meeting of the Union ... More
No quarter to LTTE in T.N.: Jayalalithaa
CHENNAI, JAN. 15. Expressing shock at the ``prospect of the LTTE entering Tamil Nadu again'', the AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, today reiterated her party's opposition to any proposal to permit the LTTE to use the State as a base for ... More
Four Lashkar men held
NEW DELHI, JAN. 15. Four members of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) suspected of having planned blasts on the eve of Republic Day were arrested here on Monday night and eight kg of RDX seized from them. They were arrested by the Delhi police's ... More
Kerosene price hike likely
NEW DELHI, JAN. 15. The Petroleum Minister, Ram Naik, today indicated that kerosene may cost 70 to 75 paise more from April to reduce the subsidy from 37 to 33.3 per cent. He told the reporters here on the sidelines of the fourth Indian Oil ... More
SC reserves judgment
NEW DELHI, JAN. 15. The Supreme Court will pronounce orders on March 6 on whether the Booker Prize winner, Arundhati Roy, had committed contempt of court or not. It has also asked her to be present in court on that day. A Bench comprising ... More
Muralitharan joins 400 club
GALLE, JAN. 15. Sri Lanka's ace spinner Muttiah Muralitharan on Tuesday became the youngest and the quickest bowler in cricket Test history to claim 400 wickets when he bowled Zimbabwe's Henry Olonga. He also joined 400-wicket takers ... More
Quits over`false' plaint
RAIPUR, JAN 15. A senior BJP leader from Chhattisgarh, Sant Kumar Netam, today resigned from the party, accusing its leaders of having `utilised' him to file a ``false complaint'' with the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled ... More

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