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Monday, May 12, 2003
PM flays double standards in imposing sanctions
NEW DELHI, MAY 11. Speaking on Technology Day to the country's leading defence scientists today, the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, hit out at the West's three-decade-long endeavour to impair India's quest to become self-reliant in hi-tech ...
Unique legislation to protect girl child
NEW DELHI, MAY 11. Goa has introduced a landmark legislation for the protection of children, particularly to ensure elimination of all forms of discrimination against girl child and to prevent pre-natal sex selection and female foeticide and ...
Onus on India to assess infiltration: U.S.
NEW DELHI, MAY 11.In the bilateral India-Pakistan dynamic, the United States is not going to be the one to ensure that the Pakistani leadership lives up to its commitment made in June last year to end cross-border terrorism and infiltration. ...
Infosys to pay $3m. to woman in harassment case
BANGALORE, MAY 11. The sexual harassment case against former employee and Board member, Phaneesh Murthy, has been settled by Infosys Technologies for a sum of $3 million. The IT major would shell out $1.5 million while the balance would be paid ...
14 killed in Bengal panchayat poll violence
KOLKATA, MAY 11. Fourteen persons, including seven CPI(M) activists, were killed in clashes between rival political groups as widespread violence and snatching of ballots marred panchayat polls in West Bengal today even as an estimated 65 per ...
PM's security breached again
NEW DELHI, MAY 11. In yet another case of intrusion into the Prime Minister, A.B. Vajpayee's route, three persons on a motorcycle came in the way of his cavalcade on Subramanyam Bharati Marg in New Delhi while he was returning to his 7 Race ...
Astra again test-fired
BALASORE, MAY 11. India today successfully test-fired Astra, the indigenously developed air-to-air missile, for the second time in three days, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, 15 km from here. The 3.8-metre high and 10-inch ...
SPO killed in blast
JAMMU, MAY 11. A Special Police Officer was killed and eight security force personnel, including five army men, were injured today when an IED planted by the militants in Kathua district of Jammu region went off. ...
Accused had Army training
CLEVELAND (U.S.), MAY 11. A 62-year-old man, Biswanath Halder, accused of a shooting spree at the prestigious Case Western Reserve University here, had military training with the Indian Army and a grudge against an employee, authorities said. ...
Judge gives CBI the slip
CHANDIGARH, MAY 11. A Judicial Magistrate, S.S. Bhardwaj, today escaped from CBI custody shortly after the investigating agency arrested him and the District and Sessions Judge, Jalandhar, R.M. Gupta. Mr. Bhardwaj allegedly accepted a bribe of ...
NEW DELHI, MAY 11. Inflation fell marginally to 6.14 per cent for the week ended April 26 against 1.75 per cent in the previous year even as prices of fruits shot up to over three per cent.
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