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Wednesday, January 22, 2003
No compromise on territory: Manipur CM
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21.While welcoming the Centre's peace talks with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN I-M) leadership, neighbouring Manipur today asserted that any agreement at the cost of its territorial integrity would not be ...
India for extradition treaty with Qatar
DOHA (QATAR), JAN. 21. The Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, had the first of a series of bilateral meetings in Qatar with the Foreign Minister and a key political player in this natural gas rich Gulf country, Sheikh Hamad bin Jasim bin Jabir ...
Legislation not needed for PSUs disinvestment: Sorabjee
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. With the go-ahead given by the Attorney-General, Soli Sorabjee, that neither parliamentary legislation nor its sanction or approval was necessary to give effect to the decision to disinvest two public sector oil companies, a ...
I am under aggressive surveillance, says diplomat
ISLAMABAD, JAN. 21. There is no end to the ordeal of the Indian Acting High Commissioner, Sudhir Vyas, here as personnel of the Pakistan intelligence agencies allegedly continue the "aggressive surveillance'' on him. Mr. Vyas said the only ...
Cooper incident, an eye-opener, says Minister
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. The Minister of State for Home, Ch.Vidyasagar Rao, today said the recent instance of the American missionary, Joseph Cooper, overstaying in the country should serve as an `eye-opener' to all States. Addressing a press ...
Mobile-to-mobile incoming calls to be free
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21. Cellular phone companies announced today that mobile-to-mobile incoming calls will become free as soon as their networks are re-configured. The benefits would be available to both pre-paid and post-paid cellular categories. ...
Powell rejects suggestion
UNITED NATIONS, JAN. 21.The U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, has rejected a suggestion that the country exempt people from Pakistan from registering with immigration authorities as Islamabad has been cooperating with Washington in the war ...
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21.After relaxing rules for the display of the national flag last year, the Centre today decided to impose stringent punishment for deliberate insult to the tricolour. The Union Cabinet decided to impose a minimum imprisonment ...
'Yagna' outside Qutub Minar
NEW DELHI, JAN. 21.As many as 120 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Hindu Sena, including the Delhi VHP secretary, Arun Verma, and the Hindu Sena general secretary, Rohit Sharma, were detained today when they tried to enter the ...
WASHINGTON, JAN. 21.The United States President, George W. Bush, said today that it is "clear to me now" that the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, was not complying with the U.N. resolutions calling for him to disarm. "He's delaying. He's ...
Cold wave unrelenting
CHANDIGARH, JAN. 21. An unrelenting cold wave and dense fog across Punjab and Haryana hit normal activity and traffic movement as the mercury plummeted to 2 degrees Celsius in Amritsar and Hisar, while Kashmir valley reeled under sub-zero ...
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