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Vote enthusiastically, Lyngdoh tells J&K voters
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15. On the eve of the first phase of elections to the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, the Chief Election Commissioner, J.M. Lyngdoh, today appealed to the voters to exercise their franchise enthusiastically as the international media ...
Minister survives bid on life
SRINAGAR, SEPT. 15. Militants today hurled grenades and opened fire on the vehicle of the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Minister, Sakina Ittoo, in the Noorabad Assembly segment, the second such attack in four days. She, however, survived the attempt. ...
Musharraf has crossed threshold of lies: PM
NEW YORK, SEPT. 15.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, launched a scathing attack on the Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf, at a public meeting on Saturday night, saying that he had crossed the "threshold of lies''. Referring to the ...
Vajpayee faces protests in New York
NEW YORK, SEPT. 15.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today faced half a dozen youths raising slogans and waving placards on alleged atrocities in Kashmir, when he and members of the Indo-American community were coming out after attending ...
Kolathur Mani appeals to Veerappan to release Nagappa
BANGALORE, SEPT. 15. A cassette containing an appeal by the jailed LTTE sympathiser, Kolathur Mani, to the forest brigand, Veerappan, for the immediate release of the former Karnataka Minister, H. Nagappa, was aired from All India Radio Centres ...
Farmers on way to Kabini reservoir lathicharged
SEPT. 15. Police fired in the air and lobbed teargas shells to disperse more than 8,000 farmers from T. Narasipura at H.D. Kote Handpost today. Over 20 police officials and hundreds of farmers were injured and scores of vehicles damaged as ...
Australia wins match
COLOMBO, SEPT. 15.Australia defeated New Zealand by 164 runs in a Group A league match of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament here today. The Australian fast-bowler, Glenn Mcgrath, finished with a five-wicket haul to set up 164-run victory. ...
Oil price hike
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15.The public sector oil companies today announced a hike in the prices of petrol and diesel to offset the firming up of prices in the world markets. The increase is roughly 50 paise in the case of petrol and 40 for diesel, but ...
Blast in Pak. bus
ISLAMABAD, SEPT. 15.One person was killed and five persons were injured in an explosion inside a Karachi bound bus here in Hyderabad town in Sindh province. The explosion occurred inside the bus and the police have no clues about who could be ...
Inflation dips to 3.46 p.c.
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15.The inflation rate dropped by 0.13 per cent to 3.46 per cent for the week ending August 31 even in the face of a steep rise in the prices of vegetables and other primary food articles. The annual rate of inflation stood at ...

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