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Friday, June 14, 2002
Congress for Kalam, Left still for contest
NEW DELHI, JUNE 13.The Congress today declared that it would support A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the ruling National Democratic Alliance's proposed presidential candidate. While the Congress decision virtually ensures Dr. Kalam's victory, the prospects ...
Overwhelmed, says Kalam
CHENNAI, JUNE 13. The Presidential candidate, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has thanked the "leaders, political parties and the nation for the confidence and faith" they have reposed in him. "The post of President of India indeed reflects the integrated ...
Deshmukh wins trust vote
MUMBAI, JUNE 13. The Democratic Front Government in Maharashtra, headed by Vilasrao Deshmukh, won the much-awaited vote of confidence with a comfortable margin in the Assembly today, outmanoeuvring the Opposition Shiv Sena-BJP alliance. As ...
India, Pak. need to talk: Rumsfeld
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 13.Ignoring Pakistani protests, the U.S. Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, today said that America had a ``good deal of scraps'' of intelligence about the presence of Al-Qaeda terrorists in Kashmir, emphasising that he expected ...
Modi for reforming `madrassas'
NEW DELHI, JUNE 13. High on the agenda of the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, is the reforming of `madrassas' (Muslim seminaries) in his State. And he wants the External Affairs Ministry to give him the feedback on the nature of reforms in ...
Kolkata, June 13. Three youths, one of them in ``uniform'', were detained today for roaming suspiciously around Akashvani Bhavan and the Assembly here.
NEW DELHI, JUNE 13.Warships today docked at their bases near Mumbai after returning from forward patrolling near the Pakistan coast, Defence Ministry sources said today. The ships were ordered back on June 11 as a goodwill gesture on the eve of ...
NEW DELHI, JUNE 13. The President, K.R. Narayanan, has given assent to the Delimitation Bill, 2002, passed during the Budget session of Parliament and it has been notified in the Gazette of India as Act No. 33. The Bill seeks to set up a ...
Mexico, Italy qualify
YOKOHAMA (JAPAN), JUNE 13. Mexico and Italy qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup from Group G today. Mexico topped the group with a 100 per cent record after drawing 1-1 with the Italians in the final game. Italy finished with four ...
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