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We will tread carefully: PM
NEW DELHI, MAY 8.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, said today the Pakistani suggestion of "de-nuclearisation'' was not acceptable to India since New Delhi's nuclear programme was not Pakistan-specific. Replying to a debate on ...
We are with you, what about your allies, asks Sonia
NEW DELHI, MAY 8.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, may have won the support of the main Opposition party, the Congress, for his peace initiative with Pakistan. But support from the Congress came with a reminder. According to the Leader ...
GSLV lifts off, places satellite in orbit
SRIHARIKOTA, MAY 8.India today took a step forward in realising the dream of placing its satellites in a geo-synchronous transfer orbit (GTO) following the success of the second experimental flight of the Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle ...
3 Cong. MPs defy party line
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. The Congress suffered considerable loss of face in the Lok Sabha today when three of its members defied the ongoing boycott of the Defence Minister, George Fernandes, to participate in the calling attention motion of the ...
Pak. delegation crosses over to India
WAGAH, MAY 8. Amidst peace overtures by India and Pakistan, a 13-member Pakistani parliamentary delegation today walked into India on a week-long visit during which they would be holding talks with their counterparts, writers and intellectuals. ...
Amendment okayed
NEW DELHI, MAY 8. Parliament today approved a Constitutional Amendment Bill empowering the Centre to impose tax on a vast number of services and share the revenue with the States. The Constitution (95th Amendment) Bill, 2003 was passed by the ...
SARS: India back on list
NEW DELHI, MAY 8.India is back on the WHO list of countries reporting ``probable cases'' of SARS after being declared SARS-free by the world body on May 1. The WHO's website on SARS mentions one SARS-probable case in India. The WHO had modified ...
IED found near HC gate
SRINAGAR, MAY 8. Police detected an Improvised Explosive Device near the main gate of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court in the heavily-guarded area of the city, averting a major tragedy, official sources said. The IED, placed at the boundary ...
Death sparks protest
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 8. Tension prevailed on the campus of the Uktal University following the death of a journalism student, Aparajita Nayak, after she was hit by a truck on the National Highway No. 5 close to the varsity here this morning. Police ...
Musharraf's 'absolute assurance'
ISLAMABAD, MAY 8. The visiting United States Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Armitage has not only secured yet another `absolute assurance' from the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf that there is no infiltration across the Line of Control ...
Bail granted for VHP men
JODHPUR, MAY 8. A local court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to five VHP activists accused of displaying tridents, banned in Rajasthan under the Arms Act. The Additional District and Sessions Judge, Ajai Kumar Jain, said a trident ...
Takes over
CHANDIGARH, MAY 8. O.P. Verma (66) was today sworn in the 30th Governor of Punjab and Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, B.K. Roy, administered the oath of office to Mr. ...

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