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Sunday, July 20, 2003
Legislative option on Ayodhya should be explored: BJP
An escapist exercise, says Congress
NEW DELHI JULY 19. The Opposition parties and the allies of the ruling National Democratic Alliance alike have opposed any move for legislation to facilitate the construction of a Ram temple at Ayodhya. The Congress described the move as an ...
PM's olive branch to VHP
RAIPUR, JULY 19.The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today expressed his wish to see a Ram temple come up at `Ram Janmasthan' (birthplace of Ram). "That would be good," he said, adding that the Ayodhya problem should be resolved ...
Despair, frustration take root among U.S. soldiers in Iraq
FALLUJAH (IRAQ), JULY 19.Specialist (Spc.) Eric Martin sits on his bunk staring at the floor, his face a picture of despair. Earlier this week, he and fellow soldiers in the Army's 3rd Infantry Division learned that their tour of duty in Iraq ...
BJP's nod for double member constituencies
RAIPUR, JULY 19.The BJP today put its weight behind a proposal to create 181 "double-member constituencies" in the Lok Sabha to give increased representation to women and find a way out of the impasse on the women's reservation bill. But not ...
Jaitly suit against Tehelka chief dismissed
NEW DELHI, JULY 19.A Delhi court today dismissed at the admission stage a criminal defamation suit against the tehelka.com chief, Tarun Tejpal, filed by the former Samata Party president, Jaya Jaitly, for allegedly linking her name with the ...
Cong. bid to mollify IUML in Kerala
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 19. The All-India Congress Committee general secretary in-charge of Kerala, Vayalar Ravi, and the United Democratic Front convener, Oommen Chandy, today launched efforts to mollify the Indian Union Muslim League ...
MGP to pull out of Govt.
PANAJI, JULY 19.The Maharastrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), which has two Ministers in the 13-member Cabinet of the Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has decided to withdraw support to the BJP Government in Goa. The MGP has also decided to ...
18 injured in blast
JAMMU, JULY 19.Eighteen persons were injured in a powerful grenade blast in Pulwama district of Kashmir today. Police said the grenade was aimed at a security patrol. It missed the target and fell on the road, injuring 17 pedestrians and a ...
Another Akali Dal formed
JALANDHAR, JULY 19.The different constituents of the Panthic Morcha today merged and formed a new party ``Akali Dal'' to be headed by former Punjab Speaker, Ravi Inder Singh. The party announced that it would launch a movement to settle long ...
Kelly's death confirmed
LONDON, JULY 19.David Kelly, the missing British weapons expert at the heart of a government row with the BBC over Iraq intelligence, was dead, the police confirmed on Saturday more than 24 hours after a body matching his description was found, a ...
Anu Malik injured
JAIPUR, JULY 19.Hindi film music director Anu Malik suffered bruises when his car dashed against a tanker near Bagru on the busy Jaipur-Ajmer highway in this district today, police said. He was on the way to the dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti ...
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