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J'Accuse...! The real criminal is Bush, says Saddam
Saddam Hussein defiantly faced an Iraqi judicial hearing today, where he was read seven preliminary charges that included the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, suppressing the Shiite uprising, and the gassing of the Kurds, according to a television pool ...
Shocked by realities, Manmohan announces aid
HYDERABAD, JULY 1. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, who flew into Andhra Pradesh today for a first-hand assessment of the crisis in the farm sector, met the families of farmers who had committed suicide, and announced concessions. He ...
Stamp scam: police officers, insurance officials held
NEW DELHI, JULY 1. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today carried out searches at the residential and official premises of a number of public servants, including senior police officers and executives of public sector insurance companies ...
Exchange of fire
DIPHU, JULY 1. The Assam police and NSCN (I-M) militants today exchanged fire inside the Dhansiri reserve forest on the Assam-Nagaland border during an eviction operation launched against encroachers, official reports said. The NSCN (I-M) had ...
Life term for policemen
KOLKATA, JULY 1. Eighteen months after police sergeant Bapi Sen was murdered by five policemen for trying to prevent them from molesting a woman, the city Civil and Sessions Court today sentenced his assailants to rigorous life imprisonment. ...
More powers for RPF
NAGPUR, JULY 1. With a view to expediting passenger complaints aboard trains, the Railway Protection Force has been armed with more powers and can now register a first information report in a running train and later hand it over to the Government ...
Notice served on MSEB in DPC row
MUMBAI, JULY 1. The process to restart the 2,184-MW Dabhol power plant has received a jolt with the promoters, GE and Bechtel, slapping an arbitration notice on the Maharashtra State Electricity Board for recovery of Rs. 26,000 crores towards ...
Harsud: most people shifted
HARSUD (MADHYA PRADESH), JULY 1. Delayed monsoon has given some respite to the people of Harsud, the city established by King Harshvardhan, which will be submerged following construction of the Indira Sagar Dam on the river Narmada in Khandwa ...
Cassini begins orbit
PASADENA (CALIFORNIA), JULY 1. The U.S.-European Cassini-Huygens space probe has been captured by Saturn's gravitational field and has begun orbiting the giant planet after successfully navigating through its rings, the National Aeronautics and ...
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