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Tuesday, May 21, 2002
Military preparations at a brisk pace
NEW DELHI, MAY 20. As India's combat preparations gather momentum, Britain's Defence chief, Admiral Michael Boyce, arrives here on Wednesday to assess first-hand the Indo-Pak. military situation. Admiral Boyce's arrival here assumes importance ...
Come to the table: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, MAY 20. The Musharraf Government has reiterated its call to New Delhi to come to the negotiating table for the resolution of all differences, even as it claimed to be prepared to meet any threat from across the border. The Pakistan ...
New chief for Western Air Command
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.With war clouds hovering, the Indian Air Force today named Air Marshal A. R. Ghandhi as Chief of the Western Air Command. A war hero, Air Marshal Ghandhi has served at the senior Air Staff Officer at the Western as well as the ...
Fresh spell of heat wave?
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.The India Meteorological Department today warned that a fresh spell of heat wave conditions could be in the offing in several parts of the country, in particular over Haryana, Rajasthan, southern Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, ...
'Change in strategy' to tackle proxy war
NEW DELHI, MAY 20. The Home Ministry's newly-declared "changed strategy'' for fighting the proxy war in Jammu and Kashmir may simply translate into putting greater pressure and increased surveillance on the ``pro azadi'' Kashmiri outfits ...
SC refuses to pass order
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.The Supreme Court today refused to pass any order on a plea by the People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) seeking a direction to the Gujarat Government not to close the 90-odd relief camps being operated for the ...
Pak. deploys Shaheen
ISLAMABAD, MAY 20. As tension on the Indo-Pak. border mounted, Pakistan has deployed the Shaheen missiles to deal with any eventuality, media reports said here today. The Nation said the missiles, with a range of 750 km, had been deployed in ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.The Dubai-based underworld don, Aftab Ansari, alleged mastermind of the American Center shootout in Kolkata, was today remanded to 15 days police custody by a Delhi court in connection with supplying arms consignments to the ...
Blast kills two children
TEHRI (UTTARANCHAL), MAY 20.Two children were killed and three others injured today when a bomb went off inside some bushes at new Tehri town, police said. A group of children, aged between five and 10, were playing near a hotel when the ...
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