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J&K bus attackers killed in gunbattle
HIRANAGAR (KATHUA DT.), OCT. 3.Two terrorists, who mowed down eight civilians here on Tuesday, were killed after a 12 hour-long combing operation by the Army and police today. In the encounter, the DSP, Jagtar Singh, lost his life and two ...
Sabotage derailed Rajdhani: probe
NEW DELHIRANCHI, OCT. 3.OCT. 3. A statutory inquiry into the derailment of the Howrah-Delhi Rajdhani Express that killed 116 persons last month near Gaya in Bihar has said in its preliminary report that the accident occurred due to "sabotage". ...
'Serious drought' in T.N., says CMC report
NEW DELHI, OCT. 3. The Cauvery Monitoring Committee (CMC), which visited Tamil Nadu early this week, has said that the Cauvery region in the State "is in the grip of a serious drought". And while 63 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of water ...
No wilful disobedience: Krishna
NEW DELHI, OCT. 3. The Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, has maintained that "all possible steps have been taken to comply with the orders of the apex court and of the Cauvery River Authority" and at no time "has there been any deliberate ...
Panic as 'IAF plane' drops fuel in pond
KOLKATA, /SILIGURI, OCT. 3. The sensational report of a foreign plane trespassing into Indian airspace this afternoon could turn out to be a routine sortie by an Indian Airforce MiG which dropped some fuel in a pond of a village in North Dinajpur ...
Treat pre-emption with great caution: Rice
WASHINGTON, OCT. 3. At a time when there has been a lot of talk and debate in the United States and elsewhere on the so-called "new'' doctrine of pre-emption, the President's National Security Adviser, Condoleezza Rice, has warned that the ...
Man fires at U.N. building, caught
UNITED NATIONS, OCT. 3:U.N. security guards apprehended a man who fired from a pistol at the United Nations headquarters today, but said no one was injured. ``A number of shots were fired by a male who jumped the fence from First ...
MLA held in 'forgery' case
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 3. The Congress MLA, Sobhana George, third accused in the police document fabrication case, was today arrested and admitted to a hospital as she fainted in the premises of the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court. The ...
Remanded in Shivani case
NEW DELHI, OCT. 3. A Delhi court today remanded Ved Prakash alias Kalu, one of the accused in the journalist Shivani Bhatnagar murder case, to police custody for five days. The Special Public Prosecutor, S.K. Saxena, told the court that it was ...
SC gets three new judges
NEW DELHI, OCT. 3. The Chief Justices of Delhi, Rajasthan and Kerala, S.B. Sinha (58), Arun Kumar (61) and B.N. Srikrishna (61) were today sworn in judges of the Supreme Court. With their swearing-in, the court has attained its full sanctioned ...
PM proposed for Nobel prize
NEW DELHI, OCT. 3. The capital-based International Awakening Centre (IAC) has recommended the names of the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, the U.S. President, George W. Bush, and the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, to the Norwegian ...

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