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Monday, May 05, 2003
Jamali calls all-party meet to discuss Vajpayee's offer
ISLAMABAD, MAY 4. The Pakistan Prime Minister, Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, has convened an all-party meeting here tomorrow evening to discuss his counterpart, Atal Behari Vajpayee's peace initiative and Islamabad's response. Mr. Jamali's invite ...
Islamabad's response awaited
NEW DELHI, MAY 4. India is awaiting an official Pakistani response to the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee's proposal to exchange High Commissioners and restore direct flights between the two countries. Official sources told this ...
LCA named Tejas
BANGALORE, MAY 4.The indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA) the smallest, lightweight, single-engine, single-seat, multi-role, fourth generation combat aircraft was named "Tejas" (radiance) by the Prime Minister, A.B. Vajpayee, in ...
VAT: revenue loss may hit 15 States
NEW DELHI, MAY 4. The 15 States intending to go ahead with the value added tax (VAT) from June 1 are likely to be held back by the Centre's decision not to compensate any revenue loss on account of the new taxation system or to phase out the ...
70 foreigners quarantined
NEW DELHI, MAY 4.Two Australians, who came to India via Thailand, developed suspected SARS symptoms in Hyderabad. And 70 other foreigners were quarantined in a hostel even as the Union Health Minister, Sushma Swaraj, reviewed arrangements for ...
Constable injured in militant attack
SRINAGAR, MAY 4.The militants of the pro-Pakistan outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen, attacked a police camp in Banihal area of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district tonight injuring one policeman, official sources said here. The militants opened fire ...
Soyuz capsule lands safely
MOSCOW, MAY 4.The Russian Soyuz capsule carrying the three-man crew of the International Space Station made a safe but hard landing today, missing the designated target site in Kazakhstan by about 440 km, Russian Mission Control said. The crew ...
Cellular firms slash long distance rates
NEW DELHI, MAY 4.MobileFirst, an alliance of cellular operators BPL Mobile, Escotel, RPG Cellular and Spice today announced new outgoing rates which are 20 to 30 per cent cheaper for long distance calls from mobile phones and two ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 4. Heavy to moderate price decline in diesel, petrol and food articles, including vegetables and fruits, pushed the inflation down marginally to 6.16 per cent for the week ended April 19, in official statistics though, in reality, ...
Mohit Sen dead
HYDERABAD, MAY 4. Noted Communist scholar and United Communist Party of India general secretary, Mohit Sen, passed away at his residence in the wee hours of Sunday. He was 74. Born on March 24, 1929 in a distinguished westernised Brahmo Samaj ...
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