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Give your list, we will act, Jaswant tells Pak.
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. India today said that it would quickly extradite any Pakistani fugitive in case it was asked, but asserted that Islamabad should not hold up handover of the terrorists named in New Delhi's list of 20. ``If any such ... More
Pak. charge baseless, says India
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. India today rejected Pakistan's charge that wheat supplied by it to Afghanistan was infested with germs and diseases. The claim was ``baseless,'' because not a single consignment meant for Afghanistan was transported through ... More
Mission to continue: Powell
TACOMA (WASHINGTON), JAN. 21. The U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, flying home from a one-week tour of Asia, today said he would resume work on reducing tension between India and Pakistan after a few days of diversions. Gen. Powell ... More
BJP to keep a safe distance
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. Unsure about the capacity of the Ram temple issue to sway the Uttar Pradesh voter, the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders are sending conflicting signals about the ongoing ``chetavani yatra'' organised by the Vishwa Hindu ... More
Curbs in Ayodhya relaxed
AYODHYA, JAN. 21. In the backdrop of serious misgivings expressed by VHP leaders about the heightened security in this temple town affecting normal life, the Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (home), Naresh Dayal, rushed here today and agreed to ... More
SC stays U.P. order on jobs for MBCs
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. Observing that ``the entire exercise seems to be done in a hurry'', the Supreme Court today stayed all future appointments of persons belonging to the `most backward classes' (MBC) under a law enacted by the Uttar Pradesh ... More
Focus on choking funds flow to terrorists
NEW DELHI, JAN 21. Preparing for the next phase of the war against terrorism, the United States discussed with India, ways to strengthen its intelligence infrastructure, secure its borders and enhance capability to target the financial roots of ... More
Bid to defame India?
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. Is Pakistan raising a bogey against the Afghan-bound Indian wheat for commercial reasons? Having produced a surplus, as India, Pakistan is seeking a market for about 13 lakh tonnes of excess wheat. Sources alleged that by ... More
$100 m. aid for Afghanistan
TOKYO, JAN. 21. India today pledged a $100-million assistance for the long-term reconstruction in Afghanistan. The Disinvestment Minister, Arun Shourie, who represented the country at the Afghan reconstruction conference here, said that a sum of ... More
11 massacred in Poonch
JAMMU, JAN. 21. Eight children were among 11 persons shot dead in a shocking incident in Bara Mora village of Poonch district. Police said it was result of a family feud. Even as earlier reports suggested that militants were behind the ... More
Laloo gets bail
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. The Supreme Court today ordered the release of the two former Bihar Chief Ministers, Laloo Prasad Yadav and Jagannath Mishra, on bail, who were remanded to judicial custody a few days ago by a Ranchi Special court, in a ... More

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