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Thursday, May 30, 2002
It is action that matters, Jack Straw tells Pakistan
NEW DELHI, MAY 29. In evaluating the situation in the subcontinent, India and Britain today defined the first principles that could help put in place a durable mechanism for defusing military tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad in the ...
We'll unleash a storm: Musharraf
Islamabad, May 29. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, today warned that Pakistan would "unleash a storm" if Indian forces set foot across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. "Any incursion by the Indian forces across the LoC, even by ...
Avert war, Koizumi tells PM
SINGAPORE, MAY 29. The Japanese Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, today urged his Indian counterpart, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to avert a war with Pakistan "by all means'' and exercise restraint. During a 20-minute telephone conversation, Mr. ...
Heavy Pak. shelling
NEW DELHI, MAY 29. Pakistani forces today started using heavier artillery guns in an attempt to breach the strategic Srinagar-Leh National Highway and subjected Siachen, Kargil, Dras, Mushkoh and Poonch town to heavy firing. The Pakistani ...
Series of bomb blasts on Ahmedabad buses
AHMEDABAD, MAY 29. Panic gripped Ahmedabad this morning following a series of bomb blasts aboard three buses. Two live bombs were found in two other buses and were defused. Eleven persons, seven of them women, were injured in the three ...
Putin to meet PM, Musharraf separately
Moscow, May 28. The India Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, have expressed readiness to separately meet the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, at a conference in the Kazakh capital of Almaty next ...
Monsoon sets in
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 29.The onset of the southwest monsoon in Kerala was formally declared by the Met office here today, with heavy to very heavy rainfall being recorded in the southern districts of the State and Kochi. The Met Director, ...
Journalist shot at
SRINAGAR, MAY 29. Sheikh Zafar Iqbal, a sub-editor-cum-reporter of a local English daily, Kashmir Images, was shot at from a point-blank range by two unidentified gunmen in the posh Lampart line of Residency road today. Eyewitnesses ...
TRIPOLI, MAY 29. Libya denied today that it had made any offer of compensation to the families of those killed in the Lockerbie airliner bombing in 1988. ``Libya has nothing to do with this so-called agreement and is not a party to it,'' an ...
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