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Monday, May 13, 2002
Patna-bound train derails, 12 killed
LUCKNOW, MAY 12. Twelve persons were killed and over 70 injured, when 13 coaches of the Patna-bound New Delhi-Patna Shramjeevi Express train derailed near the Khetasarai station in Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh early this morning. The train ...
'Indications of sabotage'
MANIKALAN (U.P.), MAY 12.The Railway Board chairman, I.I.M.S. Rana, who inspected the site, said there were several indicators which firmly pointed to sabotage. First, he said, the fishplates were removed from the tracks but the bolts that ...
Peace moves gain momentum
AHMEDABAD, MAY 12.With the situation showing considerable improvement in the troubled city of Ahmedabad and the rest of riot-torn Gujarat, peace initiatives to bring the warring communities together are being intensified in the State. At least ...
Ansari reveals links with Omar Sheikh
NEW DELHI, MAY 12.Aftab Ansari, the alleged mastermind of the Kolkata American Center attack, has revealed he was closely associated with Saeed Omar Sheikh, prime accused in the U.S. journalist, Daniel Pearl kidnap-cum-murder case, and that the ...
Ganguly cannot sue me: Sinha
SHANGHAI, MAY 12Citing parliamentary privileges, the Finance Minister, Yashwant Sinha, said a defamation case could not be made out against him by the Indian cricket captain, Sourav Ganguly, for listing him among the tax-dodgers. ``I have no ...
Upgraded MiGs to fly again
NEW DELHI, MAY 12.
Information not being withheld: Mayawati
LUCKNOW, MAY 12.The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, today denied reports that she had placed restrictions on the release of information to the media with regard to transfers of officials. Talking to newspersons here, Ms. Mayawati said ...
Pak. troops resort to firing
JAMMU, MAY 12.Pakistani troops resorted to shelling and firing on Indian positions along the Line of Control and the International Border in Jammu division since last evening without causing any damage on the Indian side, official sources said ...
Cosmodrome roof collapses
OSCOW, MAY 12. At least 10 people were killed today when a roof collapsed at Russia's Baikonur space cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russian ORT television reported, though other media said the victims could still be alive under the debris. Three ...
Blast in bottling plant
PATNA, MAY 12. Three bombs were exploded by unidentified criminals inside the premises of a multi-national cold drink company's bottling plant under Patliputra police station today. A pamphlet of Swadeshi Jagran Manch, advocating for boycott ...
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