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Hindutva brooks no hatred: PM
Economic growth likely to be better this year
NEW DELHI, DEC. 31.Economic growth may be better than expected this year with the first quarter of the current fiscal (July-September 2002) recording a 5.8 per cent rise in the Gross Domestic Product. The performance would have been higher but ...
Cong. hints at backing Samajwadi Party in U.P.
NEW DELHI, DEC. 31.In a significant development, the Congress today hinted at supporting the Samajwadi party in its efforts to form an alternative Government in Uttar Pradesh. ``In case the Mayawati Government falls, we will not be found wanting ...
History Congress panel to examine NCERT textbooks
NEW DELHI, DEC. 31.The Indian History Congress has decided to set up a committee to examine the new history textbooks brought out by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). The Congress which concluded its ...
'Patna bandh' turns violent
PATNA, DEC. 31. The day-long `Patna bandh' in protest against the killing of three youths allegedly in a `fake police encounter' on Saturday turned violent today. Hoodlums resorted to violence and arson, forcing the police, who maintained ...
New Army chief takes over
NEW DELHI, DEC. 31.N.C. Vij today took over as the Chief of the Army Staff at a simple ceremony here. He succeeds S. Padmanabhan, who left for Chennai after a 27-month-long tenure during which he oversaw the Indian Army's biggest-ever forward ...
Coast Guard vessel sinks
AHMEDABAD, DEC. 31.A naval Coast Guard vessel sank while on patrol duty off the coast of Jafrabad town in Amreli district in Gujarat, about 350 km from here, due to ``unprecedented storm-like weather conditions'', police said today. However, ...
Security stepped up
MUMBAI, DEC. 31.Security in the metropolis was stepped up following reports that two members of the outlawed Lashkar-e-Taiba have infiltrated into the city to create terror on New Year eve. Police said security was stepped up and patrolling ...
Hearing on Jan. 6
SINGAPORE, DEC. 31. Malaysia's Court of Appeal will hear the Quattrocchi extradition case in Kuala Lumpur on January 6, according to officials and lawyers. The hearing follows the submission of a ``notice of motion'' on behalf of Mr. Quattrocchi. ...
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