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ISLAMABAD, JAN. 19. The war of words between India and Pakistan over the list of 20 fugitives, who New Delhi says are in Pakistan, has taken a new turn, with the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, maintaining that the Indian citizens figuring ... More
The onus is on Pak.: Advani
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19. The Union Home Minister, L. K. Advani, today said there would be no let-up in India's ``decisive'' fight against terrorism and the future course of action would depend on Pakistan's ability to bring about a change in the ... More
Centre not to concede LTTE plea
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19. The Centre appears categorical in rejecting the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam's plea for using either Chennai or any other part of the southern States as a venue for peace talks with the Sri Lankan Government. ... More
Bush Govt. distancing itself from Enron?
WASHINGTON, JAN. 19. Even as the Republican administration is trying its best to maintain some distance from the goings-on at Enron Corporation, the White House has confirmed that the Vice- President, Dick Cheney, did intervene with India on ... More
Major caste groups in Cong. list
NEW DELHI JAN. 19. The Congress today released a partial list of its candidates for the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. The party appears to have made an earnest attempt to give adequate representation to all the major caste ... More
Cong. not to contest in Andipatti
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19. In a significant development, the Congress has decided not to field a candidate against the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief, Jayalalithaa, in the coming Andipatti byelection. ``We will not be contesting the ... More
Rlys. ban on smoking
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19. The railways have decided to ban smoking in trains, railway stations and all railway offices, saying any violation would attract a fine of Rs. 100. The decision comes in the wake of the Supreme Court direction banning smoking ... More
Bugs found in Jiang's plane
SINGAPORE, JAN. 19. Over 20 bugging devices have been found by Chinese intelligence agents in a Boeing 767 aircraft delivered from the United States which was to serve as the official plane of the Chinese President, Jiang Zemin, the Financial ... More
U.S. warship rescues ship crew
KOCHI, JAN. 19. Seventeen men of a ship which had capsized off the Kochi coast were rescued by a U.S. warship which was passing by and handed over to the Coast Guard today. Police said the ship, msv Safina Al Akbar, owned by Adam Haji Salaya ... More
Hawala operators held
MUMBAI, JAN. 19. The Mumbai police on Friday arrested two hawala operators for allegedly facilitating the funding of the Pakistan-based terrorist organisation, Lashkar-e-Taiba. Mehboob Merchant Karim, 37, and Rajesh Prajapati, 24, were produced ... More
Fire again
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 19. Fire broke out again today in the State-owned building which was gutted on January 15, destroying sensitive records of the Federal Ministries in Pakistan, including those of the Interior Ministry. The files, lying abandoned ... More
Proud smile and sad eyes said it all
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19. It was a long night and one that would be etched on their memory forever. The ``War Against Terrorism'' may have officially begun in the last half of the past year, but for Surjeet Singh (18) and Amrik Singh (20), residents of ... More

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