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Wednesday, June 19, 2002
Vajpayee, Sonia among Kalam's proposers
NEW DELHI JUNE 18. In a display of the much-needed convergence of political forces, the entire political leadership, save that of the Left parties, filed the nomination papers of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the post of President. His opponent, the ...
'Decision on Vice-President at right time'
NEW DELHI, JUNE 18.The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, today asserted that a decision on the choice of candidate for the post of Vice-President would be taken at an "appropriate time". Mr. Naidu, who was here to propose the ...
Farooq may call it a day
SRINAGAR, JUNE 18. The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, today hinted at quitting active politics and not contesting the coming Assembly elections. However, he said the party would decide about the Chief Ministerial candidate. He ...
Lyngdoh clarifies on poll observers
SRINAGAR, JUNE 18.The Chief Election Commissioner, J.M. Lyngdoh, today clarified that the Commission would not invite any group, body or organisation to function as observers for the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections to be held in October. But ...
Deterrence theory has worked: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 18.The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said that heightened international concern and India's ``hesitation'' to launch a ``limited war'' demonstrated that strategic balance exists in South Asia and Islamabad's ...
Irresponsible talk: India
NEW DELHI, JUNE 18.India today denounced the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf's comment that New Delhi had hesitated to launch a strike because of his country's nuclear deterrence, and accused Islamabad of trying to justify its nuclear ...
Big jump in FDI inflow
NEW DELHI, JUNE 18.Foreign Direct Investment inflow has risen to $4 billion during 2001-2002 against $2.46 billion the previous year, a rise of 66 per cent. The increase has been recorded despite the global economic slowdown, the war clouds over ...
20 killed in bomb attack
JERUSALEM, JUNE 18.A suicide bomber blew himself up in a bus here today killing at least 20 persons, mostly school children, and injuring nearly 50 others in the attack. PTI ...
KATHMANDU, JUNE 18.The political crisis in Nepal deepened today as the ruling Nepali Congress Party (NCP) overturned an order expelling the caretaker Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba, and decided to remove his archrival, Girija Prasad Koirala ...
Sri Lanka to repeal law
COLOMBO, JUNE 18. It was a landmark day for Sri Lanka's press today with the country's Parliament unanimously voting to repeal criminal defamation laws. Expressing support for the repeal during a four-hour debate, Parliamentarians also urged ...
Pak. duty concession
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 18.Pakistan tonight said it had granted duty concession on more than 600 items to India and other SAARC countries under the South Asian Preferential Trade Agreement (SAPTA). A notification was issued on June 15 to notify ...
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