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We want talks with Pak. as soon as possible: PM
Walls must go: Vajpayee
BERLIN, MAY 27. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, tonight expressed the hope that the Lahore-Delhi bus would not go ``astray'' again and wondered why if Berlin could be re-united, India and Pakistan could not smoke the peace pipe. ...
Plane takes detour
BERLIN, MAY 27. Pakistan's silence over resuming over-flight facility to India, forced the Air India plane carrying the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to take a detour on his flight to Berlin on the first leg of his three-nation tour ...
Aziz Ahmed Khan, Pak. envoy to India
ISLAMABAD, MAY 27. Ending days of suspense and confusion, Pakistan has nominated the career diplomat, Aziz Ahmed Khan, as its new High Commissioner to India. The formal papers seeking approval for the name of Mr. Khan, now Pakistan's Foreign ...
I won't be a hurdle to peace process: Musharraf
ISLAMABAD, MAY 27. The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said that he would not be a hurdle to the peace process between India and Pakistan and expected the dialogue to take place between the two Prime Ministers, Atal Behari Vajpayee and ...
Tehelka tapes sealed for sending abroad
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. The Justice S.N. Phukhan Commission of Enquiry today sealed in the presence of the noticees the 16 tapes identified by it for being sent abroad for forensic analysis to determine whether they had been doctored or tampered with ...
2 killed as Jharkhand bandh turns violent
RANCHI, MAY 27. At least two persons, including a boy, were killed when police opened fire to disperse a mob protesting "outsiders" from taking the examination for recruitment of teachers through a call for a two-day bandh, which happened to be ...
Warrants against officials
NEW DELHI, MAY 27.The National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes has issued arrest warrants against a Divisional Commissioner and Collector from Uttar Pradesh for defying its directive and failing to appear before it in a case ...
AI lowers fares
MUMBAI, MAY 27. Air India has joined the fare war on the domestic sector by announcing fares lower than the apex fares of the domestic carriers, Indian Airlines and Jet Airways and Sahara. All AI flights between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the domestic ...
Law-makers arrested in Pak.
ISLAMABAD, MAY 27.Pakistan police today arrested 27 Opposition legislators of Punjab charging them with disrupting the Assembly session, while the law-makers claimed it was aimed at stalling their planned protests against the President, Pervez ...
Tremors rock Uttaranchal
GOPESHWAR, MAY 27.A series of tremors today rocked Chamoli district of Uttaranchal without causing any loss of life or property. Four tremors of mild intensity were recorded with the first measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale occurring at 9.42 ...
Al-Jazeera DG sacked
DOHA, MAY 27. The Director-General of the Arab satellite television, Al-Jazeera, has been sacked, Qatari sources said today amid allegations that he worked with Saddam Hussein's intelligence services. Mohammed Jassem al-Ali had held the top job ...
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