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India to give more evidence as Powell hints at Pak. action
NEW DELHI, JAN. 17. The visiting U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, said tonight that India had agreed to supply additional information to Pakistan on the 20 fugitives it accuses of being involved in terrorist activities on its soil. Without ... More
Many sitting MLAs dropped from BJP list in U.P.
NEW DELHI, JAN. 17. It is bad news for the Bharatiya Janata Party's MLAs from Uttaranchal and Uttar Pradesh. Nearly one-third of the sitting MLAs have been dropped from the list of candidates announced today - seven of 23 in Uttaranchal and 41 of ... More
Pak. for de-escalation: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 17. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said that Islamabad favoured de-escalation of tensions with India and an end to the current stand-off on the borders. Talking to a delegation of businesspersons here, Gen. ... More
Bush `monitoring' Indo-Pak. situation
The Defence Minister, George Fernandes, who arrived here this evening, began substantive discussions with senior officials of the Bush administration on Thursday. One of Mr. Fernandes' first appointments was at the White House with the United ... More
U.S. not against Phalcon deal, but only its timing
Much of the focus here in the last two days has been on the United States Secretary of State, Colin Powell's trips to India and Pakistan. But this by itself will not detract from what the Bush administration hopes to get out of the current trip ... More
Together we can top in IT, says Zhu
BANGALORE, JAN. 17. The Chinese Prime Minister, Zhu Rongji, said here today that China and India could work together, promote each other, and complement their respective strengths in Information Technology. Addressing the staff of Infosys ... More
Two more Central observers for Andipatti
NEW DELHI, JAN. 17. The Election Commission today announced firming up of the monitoring mechanism for the byelection to the Andipatti Assembly constituency considering its high-profile nature. The AIADMK leader, Jayalalithaa, is contesting from ... More
Indian, Pak. forces exchange fire
JAMMU, JAN. 17. Indian and Pakistani forces exchanged heavy firing at various frontier positions along the International Border in Jammu and Kathua districts on Wednesday night, official sources said today. The sources said the two sides ... More
1 killed in Jammu blast
JAMMU, JAN. 17. One person was killed and 12 others, including three children, were injured, when a blast rocked the busy Kanak Mandi market area at about 7 p.m, damaging three shops completely. Soon after the blast, over 1000 people assembled in ... More
'No change in stand'
CHENNAI, JAN. 17. The AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, today clarified that there was no change in her stand on the Ramjanmabhoomi temple issue. Reacting to the statement of the VHP leader, Giriraj Kishore, that she would not oppose the ... More
Attempt on Sai Baba's life
BANGALORE, JAN. 17. Godman Puttaparthi Sai Baba today survived a possible attempt on his life when a 26-year-old youth tried to shoot at him from an air pistol from close range at his ashram on the city's outskirts, police said. Somasundara, said ... More

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