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ICC permits India to play in World Cup
LONDON, JAN. 24. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided that the World Cup matches scheduled to be held in Zimbabwe in February would go ahead as planned originally. It has also approved a compromise deal, which will allow India ...
No problem, says Ganguly
NEW DELHI, JAN. 24. Ignoring fresh threats to his life by the Lashkar-e-Taiba, the Indian skipper, Sourav Ganguly, today flew in here for a function and refused to attach much significance to the development. "I have read about it (threat) in ...
India, France sign extradition treaty
PARIS, JAN. 24. The Deputy Prime Minister, Lal Krishna Advani, concluded his official visit to France today with the signing of a bilateral extradition treaty. Speaking to the media soon after signing it, Mr. Advani and the French Justice ...
Gesture to AIDS patient
PARIS, JAN. 24. In a humanitarian gesture, New Delhi has decided to release a French national serving a prison term in India, as he has been suffering from AIDS. The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, told newsmen here that the decision has been ...
Women's Bill: PM blames coalition politics
NEW DELHI, JAN. 24. The bill for political reservation for women was as good as pronounced dead with the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today deciding not to blame the Opposition, but "coalition politics'' and the "lack of majority for the ...
Mufti to seek PM's nod for policy
NEW DELHI, JAN. 24. The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, tomorrow to seek his endorsement — administrative and political — of his "healing ...
Al-Qaeda threat to Advani feared
NEW DELHI, JAN. 24.Al-Qaeda activists could be present in or around Delhi along with other Pakistani-backed terrorist outfits to disrupt Republic Day celebrations or target the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, and some prominent leaders of ...
Gehlot gets two deputies
NEW DELHI, JAN. 24.The Congress high command, under pressure to remove the Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, in the wake of the party's Assembly bypoll defeats, today appeared to give him a reprieve by appointing two Deputy Chief Ministers ...
Peace talks
COLOMBO. JAN. 24. The next round of peace talks between Colombo and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) will be held in Berlin between February 7 and 8, sources close to the peace process told The Hindu. The inability of the ...
Expresses regret
CHANDIGARH, JAN. 24.The Punjab Principal Secretary, Excise and Taxation and Industries and Commerce, Mukul Joshi, today expressed regrets to the Chief Secretary, Y S Ratra, and his wife and proceeded on leave, pending an inquiry into the ...
Jogi served notice
RAIPUR, JAN. 24.The Chattisgarh Lok Aayog has issued notices to the Chief Minister, Ajit Jogi, the Chief Secretary, Arun Kumar, and four others for alleged corruption in awarding contract for the Hasdeo-Bango irrigation project, official sources ...
Sanjay Dutt to be summoned
MUMBAI, JAN. 24. The case of Bollywood's alleged nexus with the underworld today took a new turn, with the prosecution urging a special court to summon actor, Sanjay Dutt, as a witness to corroborate the evidence tendered by other film ...

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