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Advani to take up with PM railway bifurcation issue
NEW DELHI, JULY 6. In the face of stiff opposition and stalemate over the decision to bifurcate the Eastern Railways, the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, said here today that he would discuss the issue with the Prime Minister, Atal Behari ...
Five more Railways zones announced
NEW DELHI, JULY 6. Ignoring protests from West Bengal over the decision to bifurcate the Eastern Railways, the Railway Minister, Nitish Kumar, has gone ahead and notified the creation of five more zones and eight new divisions. Last month, Mr. ...
Court cannot decide on Ram temple: VHP
RANCHI, JULY 6. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today said the court could not decide where the Ram temple should be built in Ayodhya. ``No court can decide where Lord Ram was born and direct where a temple should be constructed,'' the senior VHP ...
I have no faith in Musharraf: Advani
NEW DELHI, JULY 6.The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, has said that he has ``no faith'' in the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, and that India will do whatever is necessary if he fails to end terrorism. ``I have no faith in President ...
Musharraf order targets Benazir, Sharif
ISLAMABAD, JULY 6. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, tonight issued an order barring any person from holding the office of Prime Minister for more than two terms. The order issued by Gen. Musharraf in his capacity as the Chief ...
VHP lawyer appointed Jharkhand Governor
NEW DELHI, JULY 6. A Vishwa Hindu Parishad legal adviser, Justice M. Rama Jois (retd.), has been appointed as the Governor of Jharkhand. The Ranchi Raj Bhavan had been vacant since the last Governor, Prabhat Kumar, resigned on January 31. Mr. ...
No water, Krishna to tell PM
BANGALORE, JULY 6. The Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, said here today, that he was not able to meet the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee's request to part with three tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu ...
MUMBAI, JULY 6.The Chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd., Dhirubhai Ambani, died at the Breach Candy Hospital here at 11.50 p.m. on Saturday, hospital sources said. The Reliance patriarch was admitted to the hospital on June 24 after he suffered a ...
Afghan leader shot dead
KABUL, JULY 6.The Afghan Vice-President, Haji Abdul Qadir, was assassinated today close to his office here, a senior Government official said. ``There was an assassination attempt that was successful,'' the senior official said on condition of ...
Fare wars over Indian skies
NEW DELHI, JULY 6. In a bid to woo rail travellers to fill in vacant seats on flights, the three main airlines in the domestic sector Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Sahara Airlines have slashed fares as never before on several ...
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