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Tuesday, November 12, 2002
Yasin Malik released
SRINAGAR, NOV. 11.A senior All-Party Hurriyat Conference leader and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, was released today after eight months' detention. He was arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act and ...
Badal defies order, enters Amritsar city
AMRITSAR, NOV. 11. As the countdown began today for the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) elections, the Shiromani Akali Dal president, Parkash Singh Badal, stormed Amritsar city with over 100 of his men defying prohibitory orders ...
BJP rebels face the axe
NEW DELHI, NOV. 11. Ten legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh could lose their membership of the State Assembly through disqualification proceedings. The party's central leadership has given a green signal to its State unit ...
11 elected unopposed
LUCKNOW, NOV. 11.All the 11 candidates from Uttar Pradesh were declared elected unopposed for the Rajya Sabha by the Returning Officer, R. P. Pandey, here today. The candidates are: Rajnath Singh and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (Bharatiya Janata ...
Gujarat violence nasty, says Lyngdoh
AHMEDABAD, NOV. 11.The Chief Election Commissioner, J.M. Lyngdoh, who hit the headlines a few months ago for his criticism of the bureaucracy in Gujarat, today came down on the violence in the State saying it was "certainly nasty". ``Kashmir ...
Gates gives $100 million to fight AIDS
NEW DELHI, NOV. 11.The Microsoft chairman, Bill Gates, today announcing a grant of $100 million from his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a new initiative to prevent the spread of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) in the country. ...
Abdullah, Azad elected to RS
JAMMU, NOV. 11.The former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, the State Congress chief, Ghulam Nabi Azad, the former Union Minister, Saifuddin Soz and the PDP leader, Trilok Singh Bajwa, were today elected unopposed to the Rajya ...
Musharraf puts off meet
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 11.The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, put off the crucial joint Cabinet and the National Security Council meeting called today to discuss the continued stalemate over government formation and instead held direct talks with ...
Pak. to set deadline
ISLAMABAD, NOV. 11.Pakistan said today that it would soon set a "deadline" for India and Bhutan to respond on the proposed SAARC summit in January. Answering a question at a media briefing here, the Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman, Aziz Ahmad ...
NEW DELHI, NOV. 11.The Amateur Athletic Federation of India today cleared Sunita Rani of charges of consuming banned drugs and decided to challenge the decision to strip her of medals at the Busan Asian Games.
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