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Tuesday, June 18, 2002
'Foreigners free to observe J&K poll'
SRINAGAR, JUNE 17.The Chief Election Commissioner, J.M. Lyngdoh, today said foreign observers were free to visit Jammu and Kashmir and monitor the polls on their own, but they would not be officially invited. Talking to presspersons after his ...
Kalam calls on PM, Sonia
NEW DELHI, JUNE 17. The stage is set for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the presidential candidate of the ruling National Democratic Alliance and almost all the Opposition parties barring the Left, to file his nomination papers in the Parliament House ...
Cong.-TMC merger on Aug.1
NEW DELHI, JUNE 17.The long-awaited merger of the Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) with the Congress will take place on August 1. The merger will be formalised at a rally to be attended by the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi. That the proposed ...
India, Pak. wary of provocative terrorist acts, says Rumsfeld
WASHINGTON, JUNE 17.A terrorist act beyond the control of India or Pakistan could be misunderstood and conceivably provoke a reaction, but both countries are sensitive to the issue, says the Defence Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld. "There are ...
More relief camps ordered closed
AHMEDABAD, JUNE 17.Even as the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, claimed "satisfactory progress'' in the relief and rehabilitation of the riot victims in the State, the Muslim victims have taken to agitational path to highlight the ...
SC 'no' to editor
NEW DELHI, JUNE 17. The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a petition from the Editor of the Tamil bi-weekly, Nakkeeran, R.R. Gopal, to quash the summons issued by the Special Investigation Cell, Tamil Nadu, for interrogation in ...
A check on 'madrassas'
KOLKATA, JUNE 17.The Centre had directed the West Bengal Government to find out whether or not `madrassas', applying for Central grants, were involved in anti-national activities, the Minister for Primary Education and Madrassas, Kanti Biswas, ...
U.S. missions in Pak. reopen
JUNE 17. Three days after the blast outside its consulate in Karachi, the U.S. today reopened its embassy here and consulates in Lahore and Peshawar even as Pakistani and American investigators continued to search for clues about the identity of ...
High alert in Corbett Park
DEHRA DUN, JUNE 17.High alert has been sounded in the Jim Corbett National Park following the recovery of country-made explosive devices in the reserve forest area, park officials said today. ``Forest guards patrolling the reserve area in ...
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