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Wednesday, October 09, 2002
52 p.c. turnout in Doda district
DODA, OCT. 8.The fourth and final phase of elections to the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly in Doda district today was marred by a brief encounter when a Fidayeen squad of the Lashkar-e-Taiba made an attempt to blow up a polling station in Doda town ...
Cyprus backs India for U.N. seat
NICOSIA (CYPRUS), OCT. 8. Cyprus today came out in strong support of India's permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council as the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and the Cypriot President, Glafcos Clerides, held a productive ...
Accept your mistakes, Advani tells Modi
GANDHINAGAR, OCT. 8.The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, said today that the BJP would prefer to continue the coalition process at the Centre after the next parliamentary elections even if it secured a clear majority. Mr. Advani's assertion ...
NEW DELHI, OCT. 8.The Delhi Police today claimed that senior IPS officer, R.K. Sharma, had admitted to his involvement in the murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar. Shortly after the suspended Haryana cadre police officer was remanded to 14 ...
Pak. test-fires another missile
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 8.In its second test within five days, Pakistan today test-fired the Hatf IV medium range surface-to-surface ballistic missile, which could hit targets within a range of 750 km, covering several parts of India. Pakistan's ...
Godhra case: one held
AHMEDABAD, OCT. 8.Razzaq Kurkur, claimed to be the main accused in the Godhra train carnage, who was absconding since the incident on February 27, has been arrested. The police said he was nabbed early this morning from the Amman guest house ...
India a model of tolerance: Cyprus
Nicosia (Cyprus) Oct. 8. The Cypriot President, Glafcos Clerides, speaking today at a banquet hosted for the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, said Archbishop Makarios and Jawaharlal Nehru were among the founders of the Non-aligned Movement, ...
'Abu Salem will not be let off the hook'
NEW DELHI, OCT. 8. Abu Salem, one of the key accused in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case, arrested in Lisbon last month, would be handed over to India once the case against him for staying in Portugal on forged travel documents is decided by ...
Statement found false
MUMBAI, OCT. 8. Celluloid star Salman Khan, arrested in a hit-and-run case, today failed to establish during police interrogation the identity of the owner of the vehicle, which rammed into a bakery here killing one person. The Maharashtra ...
Three share physics Nobel
STOCKHOLM, OCT. 8.Raymond Davis and Riccardo Giacconi of the United States and Masatoshi Koshiba of Japan won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Physics today for proving why the sun shines and making the discovery of far-away stars possible. The Royal ...
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