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Rumsfeld coming to defuse tension
WASHINGTON, MAY 30.The United States President, George Bush, today said the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf "must stop incursions across the Line of Control" and announced that he was sending his Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, to the ...
We should avoid war: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, MAY 30.After threatening to unleash a storm if Indian forces set foot on Pakistan's soil, the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, today scaled down his rhetoric by offering the guarantee that his country will not initiate a war. ...
Pak. threatens to use n-weapons
WASHINGTON, MAY 30.Pakistan says it will resort to nuclear weapons even in a conventional war and that India should not have the ``licence to kill'', the country's new Ambassador to the United Nations, Munir Akram, told a news conference in New ...
Loose talk, says India
NEW DELHI, MAY 30. Sharply reacting to Pakistan's threat to use nuclear weapons in the event of a war, India today said this was yet another ``manifestation of loose talk'' and stepped up its diplomatic offensive against Islamabad stating its ...
NDA against second term for Narayanan
NEW DELHI, MAY 30. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, is believed to have conveyed to the President, K.R. Narayanan, that it was the "considered view'' of the ruling National Democratic Alliance that the convention against a second term ...
Heavy shelling in Poonch
SRINAGAR, MAY 30. Four civilians, including a woman, were killed and 21 persons injured when Pakistan resorted to heavy mortar shelling on Poonch town region near the Line of Actual Control on Wednesday. The injured were taken to the District ...
Russia wins crown for first time
SAN JUAN (PUERTO RICO), MAY 30.Oxana Fedorova of Russia won the 2002 Miss Universe crown on Wednesday night, wearing a white evening gown and telling a roaring crowd that she blushes when she says the wrong things. The five finalists were ...
3 Maharashtra Ministers quit
MUMBAI, MAY 30. Three Ministers in Maharashtra today resigned in protest against the re-induction of the NCP leader, Sunil Dattatraya Tatkare, into the Cabinet, but the NCP spokesman, Vasant Chavan, declared that there was no immediate threat to ...
CBI grills Dawood aide
BANGALORE, MAY 30. The Dubai-based underworld criminal, Muthappa Rai, was brought here today following his deportation by the UAE authorities and grilled by CBI sleuths on his alleged links with underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim. Rai, flown in ...
Shoot orders in Bihar
PATNA, MAY 30. Security has been stepped up and shoot-at-sight orders issued to ensure smooth and peaceful polling in tomorrow's byelections to the Danapur and Chattapur (Reserved) Assembly constituencies in Bihar. The contest in Danapur has ...
Narrow escape for Shiv Sena leader
NEW DELHI, MAY 30. The Shiv Sena's Delhi unit chief, Jai Bhagwan Goyal, had a close shave this evening when in a daring attempt, two unidentified scooter-borne assailants fired shots at him in his factory in North-East Delhi. According to the ...

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