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Thursday, June 20, 2002
Nuclear weapons helped avert war: Kalam
NEW DELHI, JUNE 19. The man all set to become President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, is not quite unfamiliar with politics. At his first press conference here today, he deftly handled questions ranging from the Gujarat carnage to his ``pro-nuclear ...
Decline in infiltration, admits Fernandes
NEW DELHI, JUNE 19. The Defence Minister, George Fernandes, today said there was "considerable decline'' in cross border infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir, but ruled out immediate military de-escalation. Troops would be deployed in forward ...
Lifting of ban on overflights not notified: Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 19. Has India notified Pakistan of the decision it announced on June 9 to allow Pakistani aircraft to use its air space? If reports in a section of the Pakistani press are to be believed, New Delhi has not followed up its ...
No need, says India
NEW DELHI, JUNE 19. The Ministry of Civil Aviation today said the Government's decision to lift the ban on overflight by Pakistani carriers need not be followed with a `notem' (Notice to Air Men) as none was issued in the first place. "No ...
Will Sinha be sent to Jharkhand?
NEW DELHI, JUNE 19. The Finance Minister, Yashwant Sinha, is believed by many Bharatiya Janata Party leaders to be "not out of danger'' and there are some who feel that in the Cabinet re-shuffle some time next week, the Jharkhand Chief Minister, ...
Hurriyat for triangular talks
SRINAGAR, JUNE 19. The All-Party Hurriyat Conference today floated a new idea to begin the process for resolving the Kashmir issue. Instead of tripartite talks, its chairman, Abdul Gani Bhat, favoured triangular talks simultaneously with New ...
Haq, Sattar's successor
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 19.The Pakistan Foreign Secretary, Inam-ul-Haq, will be the new Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. Pakistan has been without a Foreign Minister for the last few days after Abdul Sattar resigned from the post on health ...
FRANKFURT, JUNE 19.A strike by European air traffic controllers had led to 64 flights being cancelled this morning, officials at the airport here said. The cancellations involved flights to and from France, Greece, Italy, Hungary, Spain and ...
Shut down infiltration forever, Pak. told
WASHINGTON, JUNE 19. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, will have not only to put the terrorists out of business but keep them out of business as well for ``it's the right thing for India and the right thing for Pakistan,'' says the ...
Suicide attack again
JERUSALEM, JUNE 19.A suicide bomber sprang from a car and detonated explosives at a bus stop in northern Jerusalem on Wednesday evening, killing at least seven persons and injuring about 35. The blast came hours after an Israeli announcement ...
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