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Tuesday, September 16, 2003
Dara Singh, 12 others convicted
Cancun meet collapses after standoff
CANCUN, SEPT. 15. The fifth ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation was abandoned on Sunday without reaching an agreement on how to impart a new momentum to the Doha round of trade talks, after it was clear that many groups of ...
Panel to create right poll atmosphere
CHENNAI, SEPT.15. The State Government has constituted a high-power committee to visit four villages, where caste divides have made difficult implementation of constitutional mandates on reservation for Scheduled Castes, ahead of the October 9 ...
School van crushes child to death
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. A two-and-a half year old boy was crushed to death by a van at Puthagaram, near Puzhal, this morning, even as his father and elder brother, whom he had come to see off, watched helplessly. B. Karan was trapped between the ...
Riyadh blaze kills 67
RIYADH (SAUDI ARABIA), SEPT. 15.A fire broke out in a prison here on Monday, killing 67 inmates, a prison official said. The official Saudi Press Agency, quoting the head of the Interior Ministry's Prisons Department, said 20 inmates suffered ...
Geelani becomes Hurriyat Chairman
SRINAGAR, SEPT. 15.The Jamaat-e-Islami leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, today took over as the chairman of the rebel faction of the All-party Hurriyat Conference supported by 12 members of the erstwhile amalgam's general council. ...
Williams' sister killed
COMPTON (CALIFORNIA), SEPT. 15.. An older sister of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams was shot to death Sunday following a dispute in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said. Yetunde Price, 31, was with a man in a sport utility vehicle ...
Kanshi Ram hospitalised
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 15.The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president, Kanshi Ram, suffered a moderate brain stroke while travelling in a train to Hyderabad on Monday morning. He was rushed from the Nampally railway station to the Nizam's Institute of ...
Chechen suicide attack kills two
MOSCOW, SEPT. 15.Two persons were killed and dozens injured today in a suspected suicide attack on a key government building near rebel Chechnya, the latest in a series of attacks in the troubled Russian region. The blast, which officials ...
Sensex sheds 112
NEW DELHI, SEPT 15.Share prices plunged on the leading bourses across the country on aggressive selling by major market participants to book profits at prevailing higher levels, bringing in a much-awaited correction by placing the BSE sensitive ...
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