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Thursday, October 24, 2002
Congress-PDP talks to resume on Friday
NEW DELHI, OCT. 23. A day after the Congress `decided' to stake its claim to form the government in Jammu and Kashmir irrespective of whether or not the People's Democratic Party (PDP) joined the coalition, the PDP leadership today made a fresh ...
RSS-BJP meet today hinges on PM's health
NEW DELHI, OCT. 23. A critical meeting between the top bosses of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party to sort out the increasing differences on a number of issues between the mother organisation and its political arm is ...
India's terms for attending SAARC meet
NEW DELHI, OCT. 23. India has made attendance in the scheduled SAARC summit in Islamabad next year conditional on solid progress being made on economic cooperation agreements within the regional grouping. "There has to be something concrete to ...
India trying to create confusion: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, OCT. 23. Pakistan today accused India of trying to create `confusion' about the SAARC Summit scheduled to be held here. The spokesman of the Pakistan Foreign Office, Aziz Ahmed Khan, asserted that Islamabad had already proposed to the ...
Gunmen take 700 hostage in Moscow theatre
MOSCOW, OCT. 23.Armed men entered a crowded Moscow theatre tonight and took the audience of over 700 hostage, the Federal Security Service said. Shots were fired at one point and people in the audience said the gunmen were from Chechnya and ...
All States must have laws against conversion: Venkaiah
GANDHINAGAR, OCT. 23.The BJP national president, Venkaiah Naidu, today suggested that all the States should enact anti-conversion laws to stop conversions by allurement or force. Talking to mediapersons after a meeting of the party's election ...
Jayalalithaa rejects Krishna's offer of talks
CHENNAI, OCT. 23.The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today rejected outright her Karnataka counterpart, S.M. Krishna's offer of talks on the vexed Cauvery issue, saying, "let him appear before the Supreme Court and say what he wants ...
Depression in Bay
CHENNAI, OCT. 23. A depression, which formed over west-central Bay of Bengal on Tuesday evening, lay centred this morning 180 km northeast of Chennai. "It is likely to intensify further and move in a north-westerly direction and cross south ...
Search for radioactive material on Russian plane
NEW YORK, OCT. 23. U.S. Federal agents visited an airliner from Moscow at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday after receiving a tip that it may have radioactive material on board, law enforcement officials said. An official ...
Poll reforms: SC reserves verdict
New Delhi, Oct. 23. The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on three petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the ordinance on electoral reforms on the ground that it did not honour the court's earlier order on this issue as well ...
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