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Wednesday, May 21, 2003
India starts blocking infiltration routes
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.As part of a three-pronged counter-terrorism strategy in Jammu and Kashmir, India has started blocking infiltration routes favoured by militants, reviewing troop deployment along the Line of Control and installing an electronic ...
No ban, only curbs on Hizb activities: Pak.
ISLAMABAD, MAY 20. Reiterating that Islamabad would not allow the Hizb-ul Mujahideen to carry on any "illegal activities" on the soil of either Pakistan or the territory controlled by it, the Pakistan Interior Minister, Faisal Saleh Hayat, today ...
PM starts talks on reshuffle
NEW DELHI, MAY 20. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today initiated the consultations on the proposed reshuffle of his Cabinet. He discussed the issue for over two hours with the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, the Union Finance ...
Medha Patkar held
BHOPAL, MAY 20. Police this evening arrested the Narmada Bachao Andolan leader, Medha Patkar, and more than 100 of her supporters from the Madhya Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister, Subhash Yadav's residence, where they were sitting on a day-long ...
Pak. remains suspended from C'wealth
LONDON, MAY 20. Pakistan would remain suspended from the Commonwealth until the deadlock over the status of President Pervez Musharraf's controversial constitutional amendments is resolved. This was decided by the Commonwealth Ministerial ...
Man held near Parliament
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.Panic gripped the high security Parliament House area today when a man armed with a pistol was found moving near a gate and was nabbed immediately. Rajesh Rathore (30) was arrested near Gate No. 3 on the Raisina Road side at ...
MUMBAI, MAY 20.Gold prices shot up further by Rs. 95 per 10 grams at the opening session on the bullion market here today due to heavy stockists' buying in line with the steep rally in the global prices. Pure gold (99.9 purity) resumed at a ...
3 killed by militants
SRINAGAR, MAY 20.Militants slit the throats of two women, shot dead another person and set off two explosions damaging a bridge in Kashmir valley today, official sources said here. A widow and her daughter were killed by unidentified militants ...
To stay in submarine
NEW DELHI, MAY 20.The Defence Minister, George Fernandes, is all set to mark another first for a Defence Minister by spending a night underwater in a submarine. Mr. Fernandes will stay onboard the Indian Navy killer class submarine INS ...
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