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Bangla guards on high alert
DHAKA, FEB. 5. Tension along the India-Bangladesh border has increased as allegations and counter-allegations over push-in and push-back of Bengali-speaking Muslims continue with no sign of rapprochement between the two countries. According to ...
They have no right to stay here: Advani
KOLKATA, FEB. 5. The Deputy Prime Minister, L .K. Advani, today said Bangladeshi infiltrators have "no right" to reside here permanently. ``Today in India, a large number of Bangladeshis are coming in. In no country of the world, such illegal ...
Bangla Foreign Minister likely to come
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5. A possible visit by the Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Morshed Khan, to New Delhi was discussed between the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, and the Bangladesh High Commissioner, Tufail K. Haider, today. Mr. Haider, ...
Powell presents `irrefutable proof' against Iraq in U.N.
WASHINGTON, FEB. 5. Making a strong case against the Iraq President, Saddam Hussein, the U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, told the United Nations Security Council today that the evidence that he presented constituted "irrefutable and ...
Ayodhya: Centre moves Supreme Court
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5.The Centre today filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking an early hearing of the case relating to the `Ayodhya dispute' and for vacating the interim order passed on March 13 last, directing that "no religious activity ...
BJP's plea to Centre
HYDERABAD, FEB. 5. The BJP, today welcomed the efforts of the Kanchi Acharya, Jayendra Saraswati, in resolving the Ayodhya tangle, and called upon the Centre to remove all legal hurdles in handing over the undisputed land in Ayodhya for building ...
Togadia warns of agitation
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5.The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today hardened its stance against the courts, totally rejecting any solution through a judicial verdict while warning the Government to "hand over'' the land acquired by it or "face people's agitation". ...
U.P. MLA sentenced
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5.A designated court today sentenced the sitting Uttar Pradesh MLA, Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari, to 10 years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 5 lakhs on him, describing him as a ``dangerous'' criminal. He was convicted yesterday ...
RBI sets new norm for NBFCs
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5. THEReserve Bank of India today said the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) not having the minimum net-owned fund (NOF) of Rs. 25 lakhs as on January 9 would not be allowed to continue with their business. ...
Pak. UAV shot down
NEW DELHI, FEB. 5.A Pakistani unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), on a spying mission, was today shot down by security forces in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, an Army spokesman here said. Immediately after the vehicle was noticed violating ...
Teacher `raped' in Sonepet
SONEPAT, FEB. 5.A school teacher from Delhi was allegedly raped by an armed youth at Saboli village in the district after he forced his way into her house, police sources said here today. The armed man, accompanied by another person, ...
Geelani hospitalised
MUMBAI, FEB. 5. The jailed Hurriyat leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, was today admitted to the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital here for treatment of a malignant kidney, after being flown in from Ranchi under heavy security, with the clearance of the ...

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