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Sunday, March 30, 2003
U.S.-led forces bracing for all-out assault on Baghdad
BAGHDAD, MARCH 29. Wailing and sobbing, black-clad mourners gathered on Saturday for a funeral procession amid the wreckage of a Baghdad marketplace where Iraqi officials say dozens of civilians died in a coalition bombing. Elsewhere, the Iraqi ...
'More suicide attacks will follow'
BAGHDAD, MARCH 29.Iraq's Vice-President today threatened more suicide bombings against coalition troops, saying the suicide bomber who killed four U.S. soldiers outside Najaf was a non-commissioned army officer. Addressing a news conference, ...
Our stand on Iraq not ambivalent, says PM
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today asserted that India had taken a clear stand on the Iraq war and that New Delhi neither wanted Baghdad to lose its freedom nor that the world order should collapse on account of ...
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today denied a report that the U.S. President, George W. Bush, had on three occasions sought military support in the current war against Iraq and that he had turned it down as many ...
Bring an early end to war: Sinha
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29. The External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, says the military campaign in Iraq has "run into difficulties" and not gone according to American and British plans. Talking to The Hindu, Mr. Sinha said a prolonged war ...
Vaiko's speech an act of terrorism: Centre
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29. The Central Government has submitted in the Supreme Court that the MDMK leader, Vaiko's speech made at a public meeting, near Madurai, in June last constituted an act of terrorism under the Prevention of Terrorism Act ...
SC verdict tomorrow
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29. The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Monday on the Centre's plea for vacating the `status quo' order in the `Ayodhya case,' to pave the way for handing over the 67.703 acres of `undisputed land' to a trust for ...
8 new judges
NEW DELHI, MARCH 29. The President has appointed eight new additional judges for the Madras High Court for a period of two years. The new judges in the order of seniority are: R. Bhanumathi; S. Ashok Kumar; S.K. Krishnan; T.V. Masilamani; A.R. ...
Terrorists shot dead
MUMBAI, MARCH 29. Three alleged terrorists, two of them Pakistanis, were shot dead in what the Mumbai Police chief, R. S. Sharma, said was an encounter on a busy main road in suburban Mumbai and linked them to a faction of the Lashkar-e-Taiba. ...
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