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India, U.S. must fight jehadi terrorism together: Advani
LOS ANGELES, JUNE 12.The Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, said on Wednesday that India and the United States have to work in tandem to defeat the menace of jehadi terrorism fuelled by religious extremism, the epicentre of which is Pakistan. ...

Uncalled for, says Islamabad
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 12. Pakistan tonight denounced the reported statement of the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, that Pakistan was the "epicentre of terrorism" as "uncalled for and unhelpful" and said that it was against the spirit of Prime ...
PM's China visit from June 22
NEW DELHI, JUNE 12.After watching the decline in the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) cases in China, the Foreign Office today announced that the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, would pay an official visit to Beijing from June 22 to ...
China upbeat
SINGAPORE, JUNE 12.Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee's visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart, Wen Jiabao. Mr. Vajpayee was invited by the previous Prime Minister, Zhu Rongji. The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Kong Quan, at a ...
Kanchi Acharya's claim questioned
NEW DELHI, JUNE 12. The Vishwa Kalyan Parishad and the World Sufi Council today joined issue with the Sankaracharya of Kanchi Math, Sri Jayendra Saraswati, over his recent statement indicating that a majority of Muslims were ready to give up the ...
BJP undecided on making Ayodhya a poll issue
NEW DELHI, JUNE 12. A two-hour long central election campaign committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party met here today and decided that by mid-August the political "charge-sheets'' on the four Congress-ruled States going to polls this year would be ...
Yaseen Malik arrested
SRINAGAR, JUNE 12. The senior Hurriyat leader and JKLF chairman, Mohammad Yaseen Malik, was today arrested in Anantnag district while participating in a signature campaign on India-Pakistan talks to resolve the Kashmir issue. His arrest led to ...
3 Governors take oath
PATNA, JUNE 12. The former Judge, M. Rama Jois, was today sworn in 27th Governor of Bihar, while Ved Prakash Marwah and Arvind Dave were sworn in Governors of Jharkhand and Manipur respectively. The acting Chief Justice of the Patna High Court, ...
Maruti opens public offer
NEW DELHI, JUNE 12.The Maruti Udyog Limited today opened its maiden public issue with a big bang as investors led to a near 10 per cent oversubscription on day one, raising Government's hopes about issues of other PSUs such as NALCO and Bharat ...
Curfew in Poonch
JAMMU, JUNE 12. In the wake of ``heavy movement'' of militants in Poonch hills, night curfew was today imposed in the border district, which would remain in effect for two months, official sources said. The curfew will be imposed from 20:30 ...
Bodies retrieved
MOHALI, JUNE 12.Bodies of two employees were retrieved from the Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Factory following a fire accident here last night. Unofficial sources, however, had put the toll at four. — ...
Gregory Peck is dead
LOS ANGELES, JUNE 12. Gregory Peck, the lanky, handsome movie star whose long career included such classics as ``Roman Holiday,'' ``Spellbound'' and his Academy Award winner, ``To Kill a Mockingbird,'' has died, a spokesman said today. He was 87. ...

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