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Decision left to Dy. Speaker as deadlock continues
NEW DELHI, APRIL 19. The meeting of the all-party leaders called by the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha, P.M. Sayeed, failed to break the deadlock in Parliament over the Gujarat issue, with both the Government and the Opposition parties sticking ...
Indian mission staffer assaulted in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, APRIL 19.In what is seen as a retaliatory action, Pakistan today held A. K. Khanna, an official in the Indian High Commission here, on charges of espionage in collusion with a Pakistani in the Federal Secretariat and released him after ...
More minority students appear for exams
GANDHINAGAR, APRIL 19.The efforts of the Gujarat Government as also of the Defence Minister, George Fernandes, yielded better results today with more students belonging to the Muslim community appearing for the on-going secondary and higher ...
SC: Why not supplementary exams?
NEW DELHI, APRIL 19.Keeping in mind the career of thousands of students who could not appear in the Higher Secondary and Senior Secondary examinations due to the prevailing tension, the Supreme Court today asked the Gujarat Government why ...
SC quashes gift of land to Bhondsi ashram
NEW DELHI, APRIL 19.Holding that the resolutions of the Bhondsi gram panchayat, Haryana, to gift about 51 acres of land to a trust headed by the former Prime Minister, Chandra Shekhar, as also the subsequent State Government's approval and ...
`Jayalalithaa did not make the demand'
AHMEDABAD, APRIL 19. The Defence Minister and convener of the National Democratic Alliance, George Fernandes, has claimed that the media has been distorting reports about the differences among the partners of the National Democratic Alliance over ...
Israel pulling out of Jenin
JENIN (WEST BANK), APRIL 19.Israel was completing its pullback from the West Bank town of Jenin today, the military said, redeploying its forces on the outskirts of the town and allowing residents to search for relatives and belongings in a ...
Geelani under house arrest
SRINAGAR, APRIL 19. The former chairman of the Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, was put under house arrest, while another senior Hurriyat leader and acting chairman of the JKLF, Javid Ahmad Mir, was taken into preventive custody by ...
Sanjay can go abroad
MUMBAI, APRIL 19.A special court has allowed Sanjay Dutt, film actor and accused in the 1993 serial blasts case, to visit Mauritius and Cape Town in South Africa in two phases from April 23 to May 19 to shoot for a film. The designated judge, ...
'Milan crash a suicide'
ROME, APRIL 19.The pilot of the plane that crashed into Milan's tallest building killing himself and two others was a failed businessman who wanted to end his life, his son said in comments in the daily La Repubblica ...
Vessel rescued
VISAKHAPATNAM, APRIL 19.In a daring rescue operation, the Indian Coast Guard vessels,CGS Priyadarshini and CGS Jijabai responded to a distress call transmitted by an Indonesian tanker, Tirta Naiaga VII, off the Puri ...

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