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Tuesday, July 30, 2002
Cabinet sticks to decision on creation of railway zones
NEW DELHI, JULY 29. The Union Cabinet tonight decided to adhere to its decisions of 1996 and 1998, putting its seal of endorsement once again on the creation of seven new Railway zones. The Cabinet meeting, first to be held since July 18, was ...
I'm shocked: Mamata
KOLKATA, JULY 29.``I am shocked at the Union Cabinet's decision in regard with the planned railway bifurcation which we believe will harm the country's interest,'' the Trinamool Congress leader, Mamata Banerjee, said here today. In a terse ...
U.S. pressure on India, Pak.
NEW DELHI, JULY 29. Great power diplomacy led by the Americans is in full play in South Asia. An intensive exercise is under way to nudge both India and Pakistan towards some ``forward movement'' on the Kashmir issue. The United States ...
EC team to visit Gujarat
NEW DELHI, JULY 29.The Election Commission is sending a nine-member team to Gujarat from July 31 to assess the situation in the State for holding early Assembly elections as requested by the Narendra Modi Government. The delegation, which has ...
Tape on Sanjay, Shakeel talks
MUMBAI, JULY 29. In a bid to nail Bharat Shah, the diamond king and film financier for his links with the underworld, Mumbai police have presented a special court here with an audio tape purporting to be a phone conversation between the film ...
Ayodhya case: 8 weeks for U.P.
NEW DELHI, JULY 29. The Supreme Court today granted eight weeks to the Uttar Pradesh Government to examine the question of issuing fresh notification for reviving the case against the Union Ministers, L. K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma ...
SC directs convening of Cauvery Monitoring Committee
NEW DELHI, JULY 29. The Supreme Court today directed the Cauvery Monitoring Committee (CMC) to meet on August 12 to consider the Tamil Nadu Government's plea for the release of Cauvery water by Karnataka, and make recommendations, if any, within ...
MANILA, JULY 29. Indian activist, Sandeep Pandey, and six others have won this year's Ramon Magsaysay awards, the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize, it was announced here today. Mr. Pandey, won the award for helping found `Asha' (Hope), a ...
Bofors: SC confirms stay
NEW DELHI, JULY 29.The Supreme Court today confirmed its stay of a Delhi High Court judgment quashing the chargesheet against the three Hinduja brothers, Srichand, Gopichand and Prakash, in the Rs. 64-crore Bofors pay-off case. On July 12, ...
Plaint against Shahrukh
MUMBAI, JULY 29.A complaint has been registered with police against Shahrukh Khan for allegedly abusing a cameraman of a television channel and issuing threats to him. According to police, an altercation arose between a cameraman of Zee News and ...
India wins seventh gold
MANCHESTER, JULY 29.Jaspal Rana and Samaresh Jung won the gold medal in the men's 25 m standard pistol pairs event in shooting competitions of the 17th Commonwealth Games here today. India has so far bagged seven gold and two silver medals in the ...
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