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Top Indian diplomat in Pak. harassed
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 19. The official vehicle of India's Charge d'Affaires, Sudhir Vyas, was blocked twice, allegedly by sleuths of Pakistani intelligence agencies on Saturday. In a protest note to the Pakistan Foreign Office, the Indian High ...
What does Islamabad want, asks PM
PORT BLAIR, JAN. 19.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today denounced Pakistan for its "misbehaviour" with the Charge d' Affaires at Islamabad, Sudhir Vyas, and wondered if the neighbouring nation was averse to even maintaining the ...
Five killed in Gujarat ropeway accident
AHMEDABAD, JAN.19. About five persons were killed and 24 injured when three cable cars of the Pavagadh ropeway taking them to a hilltop temple in Panchamahals district of Gujarat collapsed today. Unconfirmed reports, however, put the toll at ...
25 injured in grenade blast in J&K
JAMMU, JAN. 19. Twentyfive people — most of them civilians — were injured when militants hurled a grenade in Kulgam township of south Kashmir today. Militants lobbed the grenade towards a police bus at around 3.30 p.m., but it ...
After Iraq, it could be Pak.: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 19. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has talked about the need for efforts by Pakistan to avoid a situation whereby the country becomes a target of war after Iraq. Addressing a gathering of industrialists, businessmen, ...
MTNL, cellphone links partially restored
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19. After experiencing two harrowing days while trying to connect their cellphone calls to Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited landlines and vice versa, consumers here today heaved a sigh of relief as all links between private cell ...
India against removal of Saddam: Yashwant Sinha
PATNA, JAN. 19.The External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, said here today that India's ties with the United States were on the upswing and that Delhi was in constant touch with Washington for better understanding on a host of issues. While ...
RSS worker held
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JAN. 19. An RSS worker was arrested today for allegedly threatening a witness to the last week attack on the American missionary, Joseph Cooper, and a team of local evangelists at Koppam in Kilimannur near here. The ...
Curfew in Vaijapur taluk
AURANGABAD, JAN. 19. Curfew has been imposed in Vaijapur taluk after some objectionable material was found at a place of worship this morning. The District Collector, V. Radha, said, ``this was plain mischief and we are looking into the ...
Ex-Bajrang Dal leader killed
AHMEDABAD, JAN. 19. A former Bajrang Dal leader was stoned to death by some members of a minority community over ``personal rivalry'' in Surat, leading to tension in the city, police said today. One person, Kalu alias Mustafa Hussain Sheikh, ...
Hizb militants surrender
SRINAGAR, JAN.19. Two top Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants today laid down arms in Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. The Hizb's self-styled battalion commander, Manzoor Ahmad Haqla, and sector commander, Nazir ...
Naga talks today
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19. After ``positive'' talks with the Prime Minister, A. B. Vajpayee, leaders of major insurgent outfit, NSCN (IM) will hold official-level talks for two days from tomorrow with Government officials to bring about a solution to ...
Cold wave toll 616
NEW DELHI, JAN. 19.Piercing cold wave continued to torment northern, eastern and central parts of the country as 45 more died taking the death toll to 616 as dense fog disrupted road, train and air traffic at several places. Uttar Pradesh ...

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