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Friday, October 18, 2002
Governor's rule imposed in Jammu and Kashmir
SRINAGAR, OCT. 17.Exactly after the expiry of the six-year term of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Governor's rule was imposed tonight for six months following the refusal of the outgoing Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, to continue as caretaker ...
Pak. to withdraw troops to peacetime locations
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 17. Following New Delhi's decision on Wednesday to pull back its troops from the International Border, Islamabad today announced the withdrawal of its forces from the Pakistan-India border to their peacetime locations, and said ...
Case filed against Thackeray
MUMBAI, OCT. 17. The Maharashtra Government today filed a case against the Shiv Sena chief, Bal Thackeray, for his public exhortation to Hindus to "confront Islam and also form suicide squads" to counter what he called "Islamic terrorism". The ...
Reforms irreversible: PM
NEW DELHI, OCT. 17. A formal economic partnership between the East Asian tiger economies and India seems to be on the cards with the Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, today mooting an India-ASEAN agreement, for which he said there was ...
EC directive to Gujarat Govt.
NEW DELHI, OCT. 17. Even as an announcement of the Assembly election schedule in Gujarat is awaited, the Election Commission today directed the State Government to transfer those officers who have served for four years in a place or are serving ...
Godhra attack accused held
VADODARA, OCT. 17. One of the key accused in the Godhra train carnage, Nanhen Mian alias Nikku Chaudhary, was arrested in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, last night. He was held from his in-laws' house by the special operations group of the Gujarat ...
HC drops proceedings
MUMBAI, OCT. 17.Accepting an unconditional apology from actress Manisha Koirala and producer Shashilal Nair, the Mumbai High Court today discharged contempt notices against them for taking their row over objectionable scenes in the film `Ek Choti ...
Tension over Dalits' lynching
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 17.Additional forces have been deployed and an alert sounded in Jhajjar district of Haryana following the lynching of five Dalits by a mob, even as police officials said today that the situation was ``tense but under control.'' ...
CHENNAI, OCT. 17.The condition of the Union Commerce and Industry Minister, Murasoli Maran, turned `serious' today and the Apollo Hospitals said he had a "systemic setback". A hospital bulletin said that Mr. Maran, who is in the intensive care ...
Kumble gives himself a birthday present
CHENNAI, OCT. 17. A well laid-out ambush, a beast of a delivery, two prize scalps, and then the familiar tale of a West Indian collapse. Scene I: The Indians have obviously done their homework. Carl Hooper, with a tendency to open up ...
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