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Masood Azhar's entry into PoK banned
ISLAMABAD, MAY 14. In a move that could have a bearing on the latest India-Pakistan peace initiative, the Government of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) today indefinitely banned Maulana Masood Azhar, leader of the banned Jaish-e-Mohammed militant ...
`Bush for broadening ties with India'
WASHINGTON, MAY 14.The U.S. President, George W. Bush, is dedicated to "strengthening and broadening'' the relationship with India which goes beyond security, proliferation or regional issues, says the National Security Advisor, Condoleezza ...
Ariel Sharon's visit in offing?
NEW DELHI, MAY 14. For the first time ever, an Israeli Prime Minister is poised to visit India. Informed sources said today that there was "definite" information that Ariel Sharon would be coming to India in the next few weeks. Given the ...
No meter to measure U.S. pressure on Pak.: Sinha
MOSCOW, MAY 14. The External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, has voiced satisfaction with the U.S. Secretary of State, Colin Powell's understanding of the importance of putting pressure on Pakistan on the issue of cross-border terrorism, but ...
NHRC seeks details on missing Kashmiris
NEW DELHI, MAY 14. The National Human Rights Commission has asked the Jammu and Kashmir Government for a report with regard to the "disappeared'' persons in the Kashmir valley, even as the Central Government maintains that the disappeared persons ...
Clearance for raising Narmada dam height
NEW DELHI, MAY 14. The Narmada Control Authority today gave its clearance for raising the height of the controversial Sardar Sarovar Project in Gujarat from the present 95 metres to 100 metres (plus three metres humps), enlarging the area and ...
Cyclone weakens
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 14.The severe cyclonic storm over west central Bay has weakened and lay centred about 600 km south south-west of Paradip. The cyclone was likely to move in a northerly direction towards north Andhra Prdesh and Orissa coast. ...
Judge hurt in blast
SANAA, MAY 14.A Yemeni judge was injured today in a small blast at a courtroom, where earlier this week a man was sentenced to death for murdering an American missionary doctor and two of her colleagues. The extent of the judge's injuries was not ...
Riyadh blasts toll 34
RIYADH, MAY 14. Saudi Arabia said today that five more persons, including a Phillipino, a Briton, an Irish man and an Australian of Lebanese origin, had died after the suicide blasts here on Monday, raising the death toll from the attacks to at ...
Allowed to go abroad
MUMBAI, MAY 14.A special court has allowed the Bollywood actor, Sanjay Dutt, an accused in the 1993 serial bomb blasts case, to visit the U.K., the U.S. and Canada for performing stage shows from May 22 to June 30. — ...
20 killed in suicide attack
MOSCOW, MAY 14. More than 20 people were killed and dozens wounded in a new suicide bomb attack carried out today by two women suicide bombers during a Muslim religious festival attended by about 15,000 believers in a village 45 km east of the ...

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