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PM calls for steps to protect small investor
NEW DELHI, JAN. 17. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today exhorted the small investor to return to the stock market. At the same time, he called upon market regulators and intermediaries to make the capital market in India the safest ...
HC notices to BCCI, RBI
NEW DELHI, JAN. 17. The commercial conflicts involving the International Cricket Council (ICC), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Indian cricket players bedevilling the World Cup matches to be held in South Africa and Zimbabwe ...
We are fully mobilised: Saddam
BAGHDAD, JAN. 17.A defiant Saddam Hussein on Friday called on his people to rise up and defend the nation against a new United States-led attack even as the chief weapons inspector of the United Nations, Hans Blix, stated that he would seek an ...
Oil prices dip
SINGAPORE, JAN. 17. Oil prices retreated on Friday after a report that Baghdad was seeking guarantees to allow President Saddam Hussein to go into exile, lessening the threat of a U.S.-led war in the oil-exporting nation. North Sea benchmark ...
Shinde to be sworn in CM today
MUMBAI, JAN. 17. Sushil Kumar Shinde is to be sworn in as the Maharashtra Chief Minister tomorrow heading the multi-party Progressive Democratic Front Government. The Governor, Mohammed Fazal, asked him today to prove his majority within 15 days. ...
Mahajan to intervene as telecome war hots up
NEW DELHI, JAN. 17. The Telecom Minister, Pramod Mahajan, was briefed today on the ongoing telecom war and is expected to intervene on his arrival here from abroad on Monday. The conflict has entered a dirty phase with the Capital's cellular ...
Trade victory for India
NEW DELHI, JAN.17.In a major victory for India and several other countries, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has held as violation of global trade rules a controversial U.S. law allowing American companies to collect more than $470 millions in ...
JSC meeting cancelled
JAMMU, JAN. 17.The first meeting of the Joint Screening Committee (JSC), set up in December by the Jammu and Kashmir Government and the Centre to scrutinise cases of militants and political prisoners in the State for their release, was cancelled ...
Prohibitory orders
PATNA, JAN. 17. TThe Patna district administration has promulgated prohibitory orders under section 144 of the Criminal Penal Code to close down kendriya vidyalayas till January 20 as they had flouted its order to remain closed in view of the ...
5 more held for attack
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JAN. 17. The district police have arrested five more RSS workers in connection with the attack on the American missionary, Joseph Cooper, at Koppam in Kilimanoor police station limits, near Thiruvananthapuram, on Monday ...

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