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Thursday, December 05, 2002
`Delhi Declaration' asks Pak. to end infiltration
NEW DELHI, DEC. 4. Without naming Pakistan, the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, today called for strengthening the international non-proliferation regime to prevent weapons of mass destruction falling into the hands of terrorists. Displaying ...
No cut in farm subsidies
NEW DELHI, DEC. 4.Within a day of the presentation of the mid-year economic review, the Union Finance Ministry clarified that there was no proposal at present to cut farm subsidies or bring about changes in interest rates on small savings. ...
Modi hits back at Congress
BHUJ, DEC. 4.Hitting back at the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, today accused the Congress of being the ``mother of terrorism'' and ``responsible for all problems faced by the country''. Reacting ...
LeT declares Id ceasefire
SRINAGAR, DEC. 4.The militant outfit, Lashkar-e-Taiba, today announced a four-day unilateral ceasefire as a "goodwill gesture" to the people of Kashmir to celebrate Id-ul-Fitr. In a statement to the local news agency CNS, the LeT spokesman, Abu ...
Tight security in Ayodhya
LUCKNOW, DEC. 4. Security has been tightened all over Uttar Pradesh, following intelligence reports warning of possible terrorist strikes to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. ``We are ready to ...
India 'determined' to get Abu Salem
NEW DELHI, DEC. 4. The Government today assured the Rajya Sabha that it was determined to have the underworld don, Abu Salem, extradited to India from Portugal, where he has been detained since September. Responding to supplementaries, the ...
Mouse's genetic code published
LOS ANGELES, DEC. 4.Scientists in six countries have published almost the entire genetic make-up of the mouse, an accomplishment they say could reveal new insights into how humans have evolved. The working draft, which lays out the laboratory ...
NEW DELHI, DEC. 4.An official pamphlet circulated to Members of Parliament by the Lok Sabha Secretariat has dubbed revolutionaries as ``extremists and terrorists''. Titled ``Movement for Freedom and Democratic Institutions'', the pamphlet says ...
Rakesh Roshan turns hostile
MUMBAI, DEC. 4.Film producer, Rakesh Roshan, who almost fell victim to an underworld bullet two years ago, was today declared a ``hostile'' witness in the on-going `Bollywood-Underworld nexus' case by the prosecution, after he denied that he had ...
Decision on subsidy cut on LPG, kerosene to be taken in budget
NEW DELHI, DEC. 4. The Union Petroleum Minister, Ram Naik, today said that the decision on scaling down subsidies on domestic cooking gas (LPG) and kerosene oil would be taken in the next budget. Mr. Naik, who was speaking at a seminar on ...
Quick response team
MUMBAI, DEC. 4. A Quick Response Team of security personnel, dedicated to meet terrorist-related threats in and around Mumbai and, if required, elsewhere in Maharashtra, is to be in place by January 2003 following a Cabinet approval for the ...
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