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Friday, January 10, 2003
Dual citizenship for PIOs in some countries: PM
NEW DELHI, JAN. 9. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today announced that the Government had decided to permit ``dual citizenship'' for People of Indian Origin (PIO) ``living in certain countries''. ``We are now working on the ...
A good beginning has been made, says Muivah
NEW DELHI, JAN. 9.The meeting of the leaders of the Naga secessionist movement, Isak Swu and Thuingaleng Muivah, and the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, ended on a positive note with the NSCN (I-M) chairman, Mr. Swu, describing the approach ...
Agni missile test-fired successfully
NEW DELHI, JAN. 9. India today successfully test-fired the 800-km-range Agni missile and plans to undertake more tests shortly before its induction in a newly-raised missile group drawn from the Army. Test-fired with a one-tonne payload, its ...
Mirwaiz passport suspended
NEW DELHI, JAN. 9. The Government has decided to suspend the passport of the former Hurriyat Conference chairman, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, as he, along with other separatist leaders, was allegedly indulging in anti-India activities and making ...
LTTE rules out disarming cadres
NAKORN PATHOM (Thailand) Jan. 9. The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) today described its military strength as its ``bargaining power'' and ruled out any discussion on reducing it, ``until a final political settlement is reached'' as that ...
Blast suspect deported
MUMBAI, JAN. 9. In a shot in the arm for the Mumbai police, Imran Rehman Khan, allegedly involved in the Ghatkopar bus blasts case, was brought here tonight from Dubai on deportation. He is also likely to be detained under the POTA. Four others ...
SA Games from March 9
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 9.The twice-postponed South Asian Games would be held here from March 9 to April 8. A decision to this effect was taken at the executive council meeting of the South Asian Sports Federation (SASF), which was held here without the ...
MUMBAI, JAN. 9.Preity Zinta, film actress and star witness in a case of the alleged Bollywood nexus with the underworld, today supported the prosecution's case by informing a special court that she had received extortion threat from a gangster in ...
DHAKA, JAN. 9.Bangladesh is reported to have put the over 4,000 km long border with India on alert to resist any likely push-in following India's decision to crackdown on Bangladeshis illegally staying here. Bangladesh has put on red alert ...
7 killed in encounter
IMPHAL, JAN. 9.At least seven persons four security men and three militants were killed as BSF personnel traded gunfire with the separatist Manipur People's Liberation Front insurgents in Chandel district today. The gunbattle ...
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