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Saturday, May 25, 2002
Pak. may crack down on terrorists to avert war
NEW DELHI, MAY 24.While military tensions between India and Pakistan continue unabated, a visible and immediate crackdown by Islamabad on the Kashmir-bound terrorists can help ease the present standoff between the two nations. Highly placed ...
We'll make them step back: Powell
MOSCOW, MAY 24. Stating that the tension between India and Pakistan has reached a ``very critical point'', the United States today said it would get the two countries to ``step back'' and decided to work closely with Russia to defuse the ...
No pulling back: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, MAY 24. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, today rejected the suggestions that he pull back troops facing off against Indian forces this week in Kashmir. In an interview with the BBC television, he said, ``if we withdraw, and ...
Ending infiltration vital, U.S. tells Pak.
WASHINGTON, MAY 24. In calling upon both India and Pakistan to exercise restraint and in encouraging the two countries to resume a "productive dialogue,'' the United States has told Pakistan that an important component to this process is to end ...
Govt. lacks strategy on Kashmir: Sonia
NEW DELHI, MAY 24. Warning Pakistan that cross-border terrorism was equally unacceptable to the Congress and pledging unreserved support to the Vajpayee Government in its current stand-off with Islamabad, the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi ...
PM's call to nation
MANALI, MAY 24.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today asked the nation to unitedly fight the war against terrorism and said nobody should have any doubt about India's victory in this mission. Inaugurating a conference on problems of ...
Clinton for reconciliation
SINGAPORE, MAY 24.The former U.S. President, Bill Clinton, today stressed the importance of ``reconciliation'' between India and Pakistan. He referred to the Indo-Pak. standoff during a speech at the National Achievers' Congress. Economic ...
Private retail oil marketing
NEW DELHI, MAY 24. The Government has approved four proposals for retail marketing of petrol and diesel, including those of the Reliance, the Essar and the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. This is the first set of proposals cleared after the ...
Stocks bounce back
MUMBAI, MAY 24. After an eight-session losing patch, stocks today bounced back lifting the Sensex by 142 points at close on the Bombay Stock Exchange on hectic buying by punters and foreign institutional investors. Sentiment was also bolstered by ...
42 killed in shoe unit fire
AGRA, MAY 24. At least 42 people were burnt alive and 10 sustained burn injuries in a major fire that swept through a shoe factory in the bustling Jeon Mandi market here today. Rescuers, including Army and Air Force personnel, have so far ...
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