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Saturday, February 08, 2003
Foreign Office studying charges against Pak. official
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7. The Foreign Office is considering a report from the Home Ministry on the case involving the alleged handing over of Rs. 3 lakhs by the Pakistani Charge d'Affaires, Jalil Abbas Jilani, to a Kashmiri "activist" on Thursday. ...
Hurriyat activists remanded
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7. A designated court here today sent two All-Party Hurriyat Conference activists to 10 days' police remand for allegedly collecting funds from the Pakistan High Commission in India to finance "terrorist activities" in India. ...
The game is over, says Bush
WASHINGTON, FEB. 7. In what seems to be an unmistakable sign that a military showdown with Iraq is round the corner, the United States President, George W. Bush, has said that "the game is over'' for the Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, and called ...
Pak. lodges protest
ISLAMABAD, FEB. 7. Pakistan today lodged a `strong protest' with the Indian Government over allegations that the Pakistan Acting High Commissioner in New Delhi, Jalil Abbas Jilani, provided money to representatives of the All Parties Hurriyat ...
PM annoyed with Togadia
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7. The top leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Government are annoyed with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, especially its leader, Praveen Togadia, for virtually equating them with Pakistan while talking to the press two ...
Govt. hand in glove with VHP: Muslim Board
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7. Expressing anguish over the Centre's move to get the stay on Ayodhya case vacated, the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board today charged the BJP-led Government with being "hand in glove" with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and ...
It's a lie: Sheila Dikshit
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7. Strongly refuting the reported remarks of the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, that a "woman Congress Chief Minister" had given him a "clean chit" during her visit to Ahmedabad in May, the Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila ...
Amarinder halts raids on firms of Dhumal's kin
JALANDHAR, FEB. 7. The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, tonight instructed the Punjab State Electricity Board to stop the raids on five factories owned by the relatives and a friend of the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Prem Kumar ...
T.N. gets water
MYSORE, FEB. 7.Water was released from the Kabini reservoir in Beechanahalli (H.D. Kote taluk) of Karnataka to Tamil Nadu today amid heavy security around the dam. The decision followed the Supreme Court's directives on Thursday ordering the ...
LTTE suicide explosion
COLOMBO, FEB. 7.The first case of suicide explosion during the year-long Sri Lankan ceasefire was reported this morning, when three LTTE cadres blasted themselves and the boat in which they were transporting weapons and ammunition, after they ...
SC upholds T.N. law
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7.The Supreme Court today upheld a Tamil Nadu legislation banning all types of lotteries in the State and dismissed a petition by Mizoram, challenging a Madras High Court order dismissing its plea for permission to allow operation ...
GDP growth slumps
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7.Confirming fears of a slowdown, the growth rate of the economy is estimated to have plunged to 4.4. per cent during 2002-03 as against 5.6 per cent during the previous fiscal. ...
Rs. 770 cr. for bank
CHENNAI, FEB. 7. The Finance Ministry today released Rs 770 crore to Indian Bank as further capital as part of recapitalisation scheme. The recapitalisation had been made after the remarkable turnaround performance of the bank to enable it to ...
World Cup: England's appeal fails
CAPE TOWN, FEB. 7.The ICC Appeal Commissioner, Justice Albie Sachs, has ruled out relocation of England's World Cup match against Zimbabwe at Harare on February 12. The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) appealed to the ICC Appeal Commissioner ...
GENEVA, FEB. 7.Citing ongoing foot problems, the former No. 1 tennis player, Martina Hingis, on Friday indicated that she is planning to withdraw from the sport she once dominated and instead concentrate on studying and other pursuits. ...
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