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Saturday, May 10, 2003
Advani, RSS talk tough on infiltration issue
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K.Advani, and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh spokesperson, Ram Madhav, today separately made it clear there could be "no friendship with Pakistan'' and "no dialogue could start before cross-border ...
Women's Bill may be tabled in monsoon session
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. Already under criticism for the failure to push through the Women's Reservation Bill in the just-concluded session of Parliament, the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, today claimed that the Congress and the CPI (M) ...
Govt. 'cold-shoulders' Pak. delegation
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. Parliamentarians from India and Pakistan today committed themselves to creating a conducive climate within their respective legislatures to facilitate the fresh initiative that has been made to improve relations between the two ...
SC quashes order on phone-tapping
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. The Supreme Court today quashed a Delhi High Court order that interception of telephonic communication would not be an admissible evidence under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) in the "December 13 Parliament attack ...
Forensic examination of Tehelka tapes ordered
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. The Centre today scored a major victory when the Tehelka Commission ordered detailed examination of 16 video tapes by a forensic laboratory so as to ascertain whether they are Hi8 camera originals or they had been subjected to ...
Many dead as plane door bursts open
KINSHASA(CONGO), MAY 9. The rear door of a Russian-built cargo plane burst open as the aircraft carried police officials and their relatives across Congo, and 129 passengers were sucked out, airport officials said Friday. Defense Minister, ...
BALASORE, MAY 9. The Indian missile programme today reached a new high with the successful first-ever test-firing of the Astra air-to-air missile. A prototype of the sleek missile was test-launched from a ground-based fixed launcher with the ...
PM's sister passes away
NEW DELHI, MAY 9.Urmila Mishra, sister of the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, died today at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here at 7.30 a.m. after a protracted illness. She was 72 and is survived by three sons and ...
SC directive to Bihar
NEW DELHI, MAY 9. Coming to the rescue of thousands of people working in Bihar Government Corporations without salaries for years, the Supreme Court today directed the State to deposit Rs. 50 crores within two months before the Patna High Court ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 9.Both the Houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die today, bringing an end to the three-month-long budget session. During the session, which had 37 sittings of the two Houses, the Union and Railway budgets were passed. ...
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