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Manmohan fails to make headway in talks with Mufti
SRINAGAR, OCT. 20. The talks between the senior Congress leader, Manmohan Singh, and the president of the People's Democratic Party, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, to break the stalemate over forming a popular government in Jammu and Kashmir remained ...
PM to go to Islamabad for SAARC summit: Fernandes
BANGALORE, OCT. 20. The Defence Minister, George Fernandes, today hinted at the possibility of the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, attending the 12th SAARC summit to be held in January next in Islamabad. He, however, ruled out immediate ...
SC, CRA order not violated: Karnataka
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20.The Karnataka Government today said that it had neither `flouted' nor `violated' the orders of the Supreme Court or the Cauvery River Authority on the release of water to Tamil Nadu and claimed that till date it fulfilled 77 ...
'Togadia remarks show utter contempt for Indian ethos'
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20. The Congress today organised demonstrations throughout the country to protest the `vulgar remarks' by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader, Pravin Togadia, against their party president, Sonia Gandhi. Violence was witnessed at ...
PM cancels press meet
LUCKNOW, OCT. 20. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, cancelled a press conference this morning and a meeting with the Bharatiya Janata Party workers in the afternoon following a throat problem on the concluding day of his two-day visit to ...
Anand retains world title
HYDERABAD, OCT. 20. Reaffirming his supremacy in the world chess arena, Viswanathan Anand successfully defended his crown when he defeated Rustam Kasimdzhanov of Uzbeksitan 1.5- 0.5 in the final of the second World Cup chess tournament here ...
Mosque siege ends
SRINAGAR, OCT. 20. In a swift action, the Army today forced a Hizb-ul Mujahideen militant seeking shelter in a mosque to surrender after a brief siege in Badgam District in central Kashmir, official sources said. Abdul Hamid laid down his arms ...
Riots erupt in Thane district
THANE, OCT. 20. Twenty persons, including two policemen, were injured as communal riots broke ut in Badlapur town in Maharashtra's Thanedistrict late tonight following a minor altercation between two youths, police said. Police fired four ...
Prisoners go on rampage
BHADOHI (U.P.), OCT. 20. About 65 people, including 50 prisoners and 15 police personnel, were injured when inmates of the district jail here clashed with the jail staff today forcing the police to open fire in the air after lathicharge failed to ...
Blast in Pak. market
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 20. A low-intensity bomb exploded at a weekly market near a military base 70 km away from Islamabad killing a girl child. According to the Pakistan Television, at least six persons were injured. The device is apparently a time ...
Zubin Mehta's father dead
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 20. Mehli Mehta, 94, founder of the Bombay Symphony and father of conductor Zubin Mehta, died on Saturday of heart failure at the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, The Los Angeles Times reported today. For more than ...

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