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Wednesday, April 17, 2002
Govt., Opposition bracing for battle
NEW DELHI, APRIL.16. The standoff between the Government and the Opposition parties on Gujarat issue continued in Parliament today forcing both the Houses to adjourn for the second consecutive day without transacting any business. The BJP ...
Banks, PSUs hit by strike
NEW DELHI, APRIL 16.The biggest-ever industrial action to protest privatisation and the Central Government's "anti-labour policies" virtually brought the economy to a standstill today and caused a loss of Rs.100 crores. However, the one-day ...
Action against Shanta Kumar?
NEW DELHI, April 16. The first victim of the Bharatiya Janata Party's new resolve not to allow party workers or leaders to air their views not in line with the party thinking may well be the Union Food Minister, Shanta Kumar. An indication of ...
Cong. protest at Raj Ghat
NEW DELHI, APRIL 16. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today led the 24-hour hunger strike at the Raj Ghat here to protest the unabated violence in Gujarat and demanded the restoration of communal harmony in the State. The hunger strike, ...
5 killed in J&K blast
JAMMU, APRIL 16. About five persons have been killed and 26, including seven army personnel injured in two powerful landmine blasts in Pulwana and Doda districts of Jammu and Kashmir since Monday. Three persons were injured when militants threw a ...
Heavy shooting in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM (WEST BANK), APRIL 16. Heavy shooting broke out tonight around the Church of the Nativity here today, where some 200 Palestinians, including wanted gunmen, have been under Israeli siege for two weeks, reports said. The heavy machine-gun ...
Visa rules relaxed
NEW DELHI, APRIL 16.Sri Lanka has extended its `visa-on-arrival' facility to India to give a boost to tourism. So far India had been bracketed with Iran and Afghanistan in being excluded from the policy and Indians visiting the island had to ...
12 undertrials escape
RANCHI, APRIL 16.Twelve undertrial prisoners, including the zonal commander and an area commander of the banned extremist outfit, MCC, escaped from a court lockup here this morning. ...
Spy ring busted
NEW DELHI, APRIL 16. THEDelhi Police today claimed to have busted a spy ring being run by a staffer of the Pakistan High Commission with the arrest of an Indian Air Force Corporal. Corporal Tripati Kumar Mahapatrawas arrested while he was ...
NEW DELHI, APRIL 16.Security agencies in the capital went into a tizzy after a border intercept suggested that militants of the Jaish-e-Mohammed were planning to carry out a suicide attack on Parliament, informed sources said today. The intercept ...
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