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We will not initiate war, says Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, MAY 27. In his much-awaited address to the nation tonight, the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, repeated his earlier promise not to allow any terrorist attacks from the country's soil and brushed aside India's complaints on ...
There is national anger, Vajpayee tells Blair
NEW DELHI, MAY 27.The British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, spoke tonight to the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, as part of the ongoing Anglo-American diplomatic initiative to defuse military tensions between India and Pakistan. (A PTI ...
PM returning today
MANALI, MAY 27. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, is returning to New Delhi tomorrow, cutting short his visit. Mr. Vajpayee, who stayed indoors, cleared a number of files which were brought here by an air force chopper. According to ...
India's response today
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. While keeping a detailed reaction on hold, India today said that its response to the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's televised address tonight will be shaped by the "totality'' of his statements and observations since ...
Pak. must first end cross-border terrorism, says Britain
LONDON, MAY 27.In a sign of a new hardening of its attitude towards Pakistan, the British Government today indicated that it expected Islamabad to make the first move in de-escalating the tension in the region by putting an end to cross-border ...
'No suspension of Hawk deal'
LONDON, MAY 27.Amid speculation and confusion over the future of arms supplies to India and Pakistan, the British Government today insisted that there was no arms embargo and nor had any decision been taken to freeze the one billion pound Hawk ...
46 killed in bus accident
KOLKATA, MAY 27.At least 46 persons were killed and 26 injured when an overcrowded bus lost control and skidded into a pond today at Bantala on the outskirts of Kolkata. The accident occurred at around 10.10 a.m. when the bus, coming from ...
Militant sent back to China
URUMQI, (CHINA), MAY 27.The Chinese Government said today that Pakistan had handed over a key leader of Chinese Muslim separatists who fought alongside the Taliban, and another 400 militants captured in Afghanistan are being sent back to China. ...
Militants kill police official
SRINAGAR, MAY 27.Militants killed a police constable in the heart of Srinagar today afternoon. Police sources told The Hindu that some unidentified militants struck from behind and killed on the spot the official identified as Gulzar Ahmad ...
11 jawans killed
IMPHAL, MAY 24.At least 11 Assam Rifles personnel were killed in an ambush by the NSCN (IM) and the Kuki Revolutionary Army at Sanakeithel area under the Litan police station of Manipur's Ukhrul district today. Sources said the combined group ...
Situation along LoC war-like: Jack Straw
BERLIN, MAY 27. Describing the situation along the Indo-Pakistan Line of Control as "most serious" and that of a "war,'' the British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, said today that there was an immediate need to end cross-border terrorism in the ...
Rain, hailstorm lash Delhi
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. Heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm lashed the capital this evening bringing respite from the month-long intense heat wave which has gripped the entire north India. At least 1.4 mm of rainfall was recorded till late in the ...
Six held for Lone's murder
NEW DELHI, MAY 27.The Jammu and Kashmir Police has arrested six persons for the assassination of the Hurriyat leader, Abdul Ghani Lone, Star News reported today. Quoting police sources in Srinagar, it reported that the six were sympathisers of ...

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