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Wednesday, July 30, 2003
U.P. crisis peaks, blows over
Saddam's bodyguard arrested
TIKRIT (IRAQ), JULY 29.American soldiers overpowered and arrested a bodyguard of the deposed Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, today and said they obtained documents and information that could help them close in on the former dictator. As ``one of ...
'My sons are martyrs'
CAIRO,, JULY 29.In a new audiotape attributed to the ousted Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, and broadcast today on the Arab satellite station, Al-Arabiya, he acknowledged the death of his two sons last week in a gunbattle with U.S. troops and ...
Mithi, Apang want trial of strength in Assembly
ITANAGAR, JULY 29. The Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Mukut Mithi, whose Government was reduced to a minority, today refused to resign and instead asked Governor, V.C. Pandey, to convene a special session of the Assembly for a trial of ...
NASIK, JULY 29. The Simhastha kumbh mela, a month-long Hindu pageantry of rituals and celebrations, gets under way on the banks of the river Godavari here and at Tryambakeshwar, 30 km. away, tomorrow at 11.51 a.m., when the Simhastha ...
'SIMI hand' in Ghatkopar blast suspected
MUMBAI, JULY 29. Members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India or the Al-e-Azeez, an offshoot of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, may have triggered the blast in a bus at Ghatkopar that took three lives and injured several last night, official ...
Akali MLA arrested
CHANDIGARH, JULY 29. Punjab Vigilance sleuths have arrested the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) legislator from Joga, Jagdeep Singh Nakai, on charges of forging documents to become chairman of MILKFED and committing ``irregularities'' in allocation of ...
Johnny Walker dead
MUMBAI, JULY 29. Johnny Walker, comedian of yesteryear, died this afternoon at his residence in northwest Mumbai after a prolonged illness, family members said. He was 79 and is survived by his wife, three sons and three daughters. Mr. Walker's ...
'No assurance given to U.K.'
NEW DELHI, JULY 29. The British Government has made a request but no assurance has been given in regard to the release of Peter Bleach, main accused in the Purulia arms drop case, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Replying to a question, the ...
LTTE office attacked
COLOMBO, JULY 29.Unidentified attackers lobbed a grenade at an office of the LTTE in Vavuniya, 210 km north of here, wounding a police officer, officials said today. The incident occurred just before midnight yesterday. There was no immediate ...
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