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Decision on withdrawal of troops on Oct. 16: Advani
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. A decision on a phased withdrawal of some seven lakh troops posted along the border with Pakistan is to be taken on October 16 when the National Security Advisory Board and the Cabinet Committee on Security will meet, the ...

'No law to bar foreigners'
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13.The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today virtually ruled out legislation debarring citizens of foreign origin from entering high public offices such as those of President and Prime Minister. He was addressing a press ...
CLP meet convened to decide on govt. formation
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13. With the People's Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, insisting that his party should lead the government in Jammu and Kashmir, the hectic parleys within the Congress over government formation in the State ...
Governor invites parties for consultations
SRINAGAR, OCT. 13.The Jammu and Kashmir Governor, G.C. Saxena, has invited the chiefs of three major political parties for consultations in the run-up to the formation of the next government. ``His Excellency has invited the presidents of the ...
Over 180 killed in Bali blast
SINGAPORE, OCT. 13.At least 180 persons, most of them Australian and Western tourists, were killed in a powerful car-bomb explosion at a beachside night club at Denpasar in the traditionally-tranquil Indonesian holiday-resort of Bali in the late ...
PM calls for 'united' fight against terror
LONDON, OCT 13. The Prime Minister, A.B. Vajpayee, has called upon the international community to lead a united fight against terror, citing the blast in Bali as a chilling `reminder' of the threat posed by extremists. It was a common ...
Fails dope test
BUSAN, OCT. 13.India found itself in danger of being stripped of a gold and a bronze medal today after distance runner Sunita Rani tested postive for the banned substance, nandrolone. However, other athletes continued India's golden run in ...
Animal sacrifice in Orissa
KENDRAPARA, OCT. 13.Hundreds of animals were slaughtered en masse in two temples in Orissa's Kendrapara district today, as the residents believe that the sacrifice can protect them from natural disasters. While nearly 200 goats were ...
Inflation falls
NEW DELHI, OCT. 13.Inflation fell for the second consecutive week by another 0.24 per cent to 3.34 per cent for the week ended September 28 even as global crude prices firmed up on threats of a possible United States strike over Iraq. The ...
Salman to seek bail
MUMBAI, OCT. 13.Actor Salman Khan, who allegedly rammed his vehicle into a bakery on September 28 in suburban Bandra killing one person and injuring four others, would be produced tomorrow before a local court here, which would decide on his bail ...
Grenade attack on puja pandal
GUWAHATI, OCT.13.One person was killed and 10 were injured when militants hurled a hand grenade at a puja pandal in Bongaigaon town tonight. Police said the identity of the extremists could not be immediately ascertained but there were ...

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