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Saturday, May 03, 2003
India to appoint High Commissioner, restore air links to Pakistan
NEW DELHI, MAY 2. Ending about 17 months of high tension, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today announced that a High Commissioner would return to Islamabad and the civil aviation links would be restored with Pakistan on a reciprocal ...
What the world's leaders say
"All this is very, very promising at a time when we were beginning to wonder whether or not we were not going back to the potential of conflict," the U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell, told reporters during a brief visit to Albania. The ...
We will respond in concrete form, says Islamabad
ISLAMABAD, MAY 2. Responding to the announcement of the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, on the desire of India to re-establish full diplomatic ties with Pakistan, Islamabad today said it would `reappoint' a High Commissioner in its New ...
Sonia falls back on old guard
NEW DELHI, MAY 2. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today reshuffled her AICC team for the fifth time in as many years, adding two new general secretaries and six secretaries. The reshuffle saw Ambica Soni, relinquish charge as the political ...
No written undertaking, no flying duties: AI
MUMBAI, MAY 2. Air India today vowed to "continue with disciplining" its pilots notwithstanding the "unconditional" withdrawal of their union's directives by the derecognised Indian Pilots' Guild and asked individual pilots to sign an undertaking ...
President appoints six new Governors
NEW DELHI, MAY 2.The President today appointed Governors to six States Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. S. K. Sinha replaces G. C. Saxena in Jammu and Kashmir, Om Prakash Verma has ...
ASI given more time for Ayodhya excavation
LUCKNOW, MAY 2.The Allahabad High Court today allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to complete by June 15 the excavation work near the disputed site in Ayodhya to uncover any possible evidences to prove whether or not a religious ...
Mukherjee seeks bail
NEW DELHI, MAY 2.The former Delhi High Court Judge, Shameet Mukherjee, arrested by the CBI on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the DDA land scam, today approached the High Court seeking bail on the grounds of his wife's illness and ...
Charges framed against Salman
MAY 2.The Principal Sessions Judge, A. J. Dholakia, today framed charges against the actor Salman Khan, in the hit-and-run case after rejecting his plea to drop Section 304 (b) of the Indian Penal Code (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), ...
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