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'Nagappa was blind-folded and shot'
KOLLEGAL, DEC. 9.The body of the former Karnataka Minister, H. Nagappa, who had been kidnapped by the forest brigand Veerappan, was laid to rest at his farmhouse at Kamagere, in Chamarajanagar district, this evening amid angry scenes, even as the ...
'Centre ready to help nab Veerappan'
NEW DELHI, DEC. 9.The Central Government today offered to help the Karnataka and Tamil Nadu Governments nab the forest brigand, Veerappan, in a joint operation even as the uproar in Karnataka over the killing of the former Minister and Janata Dal ...
'Will go all out for Veerappan'
COIMBATORE, DEC.9. The combined Special Task Force of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka will go all out in the hunt for brigand Veerappan, according to the Joint Commandant, Walter Dawaram. Talking to reporters at Sathyamangalam STF camp here tonight, ...
Pak. seeks to defer SAARC summit
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 9. For the third time since its inception in 1985, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) became victim to Indo-Pak. tensions as Pakistan today formally sought the postponement of the 12th SAARC Summit it had ...
Divestment of HPCL, BPCL announced
NEW DELHI, DEC. 9. Amid uproar in both Houses of Parliament, the Disinvestment Minister, Arun Shourie, announced today that the Government was going ahead with the privatisation of public sector oil companies and the sale of equity in the ...
Anees Ibrahim held in Dubai
DUBAI, DEC. 9.Anees Ibrahim, younger brother of the Mumbai underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, wanted in several criminal cases in India, has been arrested here, according to official sources. Anees was held on December 3 on the basis of a Red ...
Vajpayee hits back at Sonia
SURAT, DEC. 9. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today came down heavily on the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, for her objections to criticism of former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, and queried if her party was moving towards another ...
Bail plea rejected
MYSORE, DEC. 9. A court here today rejected the bail application of jailed Tamil activist, Kolathur Mani, who was being demanded as emissary by the forest brigand, Veerappan, to negotiate the release of the slain JD(U) leader, H. Nagappa. ...
Bomb hoax
NEW DELHI, DEC. 9. Panic gripped the busy ITO area of central Delhi this morning following a telephone call claiming that bombs had been placed in two multi-storeyed buildings. The buildings — Ghulab Bhavan and Milap Bhavan — in ...
SC notice on Vaiko's plea
NEW DELHI, DEC. 9.The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Government on a writ petition filed by the MDMK general secretary and MP, Vaiko, challenging Section 21 of the Prevention of Terrorism Act, under which he ...
Haryana Govt. accepts report
CHANDIGARH, DEC. 9. The Haryana Government has decided to chargesheet the administrative officers who were on duty during the lynching of five persons by a mob in Jhajjar district on October 15 for failing to take adequate steps to save the lives ...
Live grenade found in jail
JAMMU, DEC. 9. A tragedy was averted today in the high security Kotbalwal jail situated in the outskirts of Jammu when a live grenade was found in the premises and defused. Jail sources said a CRPF jawan noticed smoke coming from a substance and ...

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