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India, Pakistan discuss peace and security
NEW DELHI, JUNE 27. The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan, Shashank and Riaz Khokhar, discussed a wide range of subjects, including terrorism and the reduction of troop levels, under the broad rubric of peace and security in ...
Centre convenes meet to tackle naxalism
NEW DELHI, JUNE 27. Concerned over the spread of naxalism, the Union Home Ministry has convened a meeting of the State Chief Secretaries and Directors-General of Police on July 2 here. The meet, to be addressed by the Home Minister, Shivraj ...
AHMEDABAD ENCOUNTER - PART III
Questions of life and death
AHMEDABAD, JUNE 27.Almost a fortnight after the elimination of four alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives in Ahmedabad, the big question isn't about their guilt or innocence. It is whether the encounter was a genuine response to an imminent attack ...
Threat to behead Pakistani
DUBAI, JUNE 27.An unidentified group of gunmen in Iraq has kidnapped a Pakistani driver and is threatening to behead him within three days unless Iraqi prisoners are released, Arabiya television reported today. Meanwhile, a Baghdad report said ...
50 feared dead in boat-capsize
JAUNPUR, JUNE 27.Fifty persons were feared dead after a boat ferrying devotees capsized in the Gomti river at Chandwak in Uttar Pradesh this morning. Police said seven bodies of women and children were recovered. However, 46 others, mostly ...
Eight Bihar Ministers resign
PATNA, JUNE 27.Eight Bihar Ministers, five of Cabinet rank and three Ministers of State, have tendered their resignations to help the Chief Minister, Rabri Devi, downsize her Ministry in accordance with the 91st Constitutional Amendment, sources ...
Ban on poll ads: CEC optimistic
BANGALORE, JUNE 27.The Chief Election Commissioner, T.S. Krishnamurthy, today expressed optimism that the Centre might pass a law banning what he termed ``misleading'' advertisements by political parties and candidates before the coming Assembly ...
New PCC chief for Maharashtra
NEW DELHI, JUNE 27.Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, the Congress leadership today appointed the former AICC general secretary, Prabha Rau, to head the Pradesh Congress Committee in place of Ranjit Deshmukh. The AICC general ...
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