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Friday, February 14, 2003
SC rejects Centre's plea for hearing before Feb. 21
NEW DELHI, FEB. 13. The Supreme Court today rejected the Central Government's plea for hearing before February 21, its application for vacating the ``interim order'' passed in the Ayodhya case in March last year. A three-Judge Bench, comprising ...
It is 'Lagaan' all the way
NEW DELHI, FEB. 13. Entertainment was the theme that reigned supreme at the 49th National Film Awards function here this evening with a lion's share of the awards, including the top-of-the-line Dada Saheb Phalke Award, going to this genre of ...
Help restrain VHP, BJP tells RSS
NEW DELHI, FEB. 13.Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party want the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to take the initiative to prevent the vitiating of the atmosphere through statements by Vishwa Hindu Parishad leaders. The statements could adversely ...
Iraqi missile exceeds range: experts
UNITED NATIONS, FEB. 13.In a development that is certain to add to the highly charged environment on Iraq at the United Nations Security Council on Friday, a team of experts has concluded that an Iraqi missile has exceeded the maximum range ...
Osama wants to die a martyr?
LONDON, FEB. 13. It is claimed that Osama bin Laden has predicted his own death in a new taped message, purported to be in his voice. Obtained by a Birmingham-based small Arabic news agency and bookshop Al Ansaar, the tape is in a feeble voice ...
India won't mediate in U.S.-Iraq row: PM
BANGALORE, FEB. 13.India will not mediate in the running feud between Iraq and the United States, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, has said. On arrival at the Bangalore airport to participate in several public functions in Karnataka, ...
LPG cylinder deposit cut
NEW DELHI, FEB. 13. The Government has decided to reduce the security deposit on LPG cylinders, weighing 14.2 kg, by Rs. 50 with effect from March 1 this year. This will bring the security to Rs. 650 a cylinder against Rs. 700 at present. The ...
7 killed in gang rivalry
PATNA, FEB. 13.Gang rivalry over illegal sand mining operations left seven Dalit and backward caste labourers dead in two villages of Nawada district last night. Police said a gang having connections with Akhilesh Singh, husband of the ...
KOLKATA, FEB. 13.The Indian Cricket Board today accused the International Cricket Council of ``bending backwards'' to protect the interests of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) with regard to the World Cup matches to be played in ...
Govt. denial on pension
NEW DELHI, FEB. 13. The Government today ruled out plans to limit the age for pension or reduce its quantum for its employees. ``There is absolutely no move to limit the age for pension or reduce pension for Government employees,'' a Finance ...
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