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Manmohan promises 'New Deal' for rural India
NEW DELHI, JUNE 24. Addressing the nation for the first time since being sworn in a month ago as Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh tonight reiterated the commitment made in the Common Minimum Programme to give a "New Deal" to rural India. ...
It was all in humour, says Vajpayee
MUMBAI, JUNE 24. The former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today explained away his "humorous" remarks in Marathi made yesterday at the party workers' meeting here. But the explanation was not without a bit of a sting. Addressing the ...
Jha quits as Pondicherry Governor
NEW DELHI, JUNE 24. The Pondicherry Lieutenant-Governor, N.N. Jha, has resigned. Official sources confirmed that his resignation was received at Rashtrapati Bhavan today and sent to the Union Home Ministry for processing. The sources said Mr. ...
LUCKNOW, JUNE 24.The re-scrutiny process of nomination papers of the two Congress Rajya Sabha candidates in Uttar Pradesh today remained inconclusive and will be taken up tomorrow. Senior lawyers of Congress and other candidates debated the ...
Portugal into semi-final
Portugal beat England 6-5 in the penalty shootout. Earlier, they were tied 2-2 at the end of extra time, i.e., after the 120th minute of the first quarter final of Euro 2004. Scorers: Michael Owen (3rd minute), Helder Postiga (83rd), Rui Costa ...
7 killed in Assam blast
GUWAHATI, JUNE 24.Seven persons, including two children, were killed and 19 injured when the banned militant organisation ULFA set off a powerful bomb inside a public transport mini-bus in Sibsagar district today. According to police sources ...
U.S. move on visa renewal
WASHINGTON, JUNE 24. The U.S. has announced that it has ceased domestic visa re-issuance service for certain categories of people, who will now have to go back to their countries to get their visas renewed at the American consulates, a move that ...
4 Congress Ministers resign
JAMMU, JUNE 24.Four Congress Ministers in the PDP-led coalition Government in Jammu and Kashmir today submitted their resignations to the State party chief and Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Ghulam Nabi Azad, expressing resentment over ...
NEW DELHI, JUNE 24.The Supreme Court today stayed for two days the execution of Dhananjoy Chatterjee, facing a death sentence for a rape-cum-murder, to enable the West Bengal Government counsel to take instructions from the State Government and ...
85 killed in Iraq
BAGHDAD, JUNE 24.At least 85 people were killed and 320 wounded in attacks by insurgents across central and northern Iraq today, the Iraqi Health Ministry said. Its spokesman, Jamal Ani, said that while 44 people were killed and 216 wounded in ...
Holland in, Germany out
BRAGA (PORTUGAL), JUNE 24.Joint tournament top-scorer Ruud van Nistelrooy scored two goals on Wednesday to lead the Netherlands to a 3-0 win over Latvia and into the quarterfinals of Euro 2004. In the other Group `D' match, the Czech Republic ...
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