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Saturday, June 28, 2003
`India, China have found a path to resolve border row'
21 accused in Gujarat riot case acquitted
AHMEDABAD, JUNE 27. In the first judgment of the post-Godhra communal riot case in Gujarat, all the 21 accused in the `Best Bakery' carnage, in which about 12 persons were burnt alive, have been acquitted by the Vadodara fast-track court. The ...
Mars honeycombed with frozen water
WASHINGTON, JUNE 27.The Martian north pole is honeycombed with frozen water, exceeding the ice deposits detected on Mars' southern end and raising hopes of finding traces of past microscopic life, astronomers reported. The northern ice lies ...
Temple issue: VHP targets Vajpayee
RAIPUR, JUNE 27. Strongly criticising the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, for his stand on the Ram temple issue, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad today opposed any talks with the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board saying that it was not a party ...
Set-Top Boxes not to be mandatory?
NEW DELHI, JUNE 27. Under pressure from various quarters to roll back the Conditional Access System (CAS), the Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry appears to be weakening in its resolve to implement the new regime with all its penal ...
7 terrorists arrested in U.S.
WASHINGTON, JUNE 27.FBI agents arrested seven persons during a series of anti-terrorist raids in the Washington region early today, a Federal Bureau of Investigation official told AFP. The CNN quoted intelligence officials as saying that the men ...
Gold prices fall
NEW DELHI, JUNE 27.Gold prices declined across the country to touch an eight-month low today on heavy selling by stockists, triggered by a steep fall in its prices in overseas markets, and recorded losses between Rs. 60 and Rs. 40 per 10 gm. ...
TEHERAN, JUNE 27.Iranian security forces have arrested Ayman al-Zawahiri, said to be the right hand man of the Al-Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden, reports said today. The al-Arabiya satellite television network cited unnamed diplomatic sources as ...
Life-term for Fiji traitors
SUVA, JUNE 27.Two convicted traitors were today sentenced to life imprisonment with heavy minimum terms to serve for their role in the 2000 coup in Fiji. Former politician, Timoci Silatolu, was sentenced to life with a minimum of nine years ...
Ex-Meghalaya Minister arrested
SHILLONG, JUNE 27.In the wake of the ongoing controversy over a politician-militant nexus in Meghalaya, the former Minister and senior NCP leader, R. Marak, was arrested here today on charges of having links with ultras. Mr. Marak was summoned by ...
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