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    India negotiating release of hostages
    NEW DELHI, JULY 25. The Government today made yet another appeal — this time in Arabic — on various television networks in the Gulf region for the early release of three Indians taken hostage in Iraq by a little known group, "Holders ...

    NDA delegation meets President
    NEW DELHI, JULY 25. An 18-member delegation of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, L.K. Advani, and the Alliance convener, George Fernandes, met the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, and ...

    `Soren waiting for court order'
    RANCHI, JULY 25. The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) said today that its chief, Shibu Soren, against whom an arrest warrant has been issued, would make an appearance after the High Court order on his petition challenging the warrant. ``He (Soren) ...

    7 Karuna associates shot dead
    COLOMBO, JULY 25. In a pre-dawn massacre, seven supporters of the LTTE's former special commander, V. Muralitharan (`Col.' Karuna), and a Sinhalese person, were shot dead at point-blank range in a safe house on the outskirts of the Sri Lankan ...

    Malik flays Indian bowling attack
    COLOMBO, JULY 25. As captain, it probably would unsettle you a little at the start of a crucial contest if circumstances force you to shift from a particularly successful stance of yours. In this case, the policy of seven batsmen in the shorter ...

    India-China talks
    NEW DELHI, JULY 25.The third round of talks by the special representatives of India and China on the boundary dispute will begin here tomorrow. The National Security Adviser, J.N. Dixit, and the Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister, Dai Bingguo, will ...

    Manipur bandh
    IMPHAL, JULY 25.A 24-hour State-wide strike from midnight on Sunday was called by voluntary organisations in Manipur to protest the cremation of the body of Thangjam Manorama. Meanwhile, curfew was relaxed for 12 hours today in Imphal West and ...

    'Assurance on bank deposits'
    NEW DELHI, JULY 25.The Government today assured customers of the Hyderabad-based Global Trust Bank about the safety of their deposits. It said that it would be possible for the Reserve Bank of India to work out a scheme to ensure the rejuvenation ...

    SILIGURI (WEST BENGAL), JULY 25.A Delhi police team has interrogated Maninderpal Singh Kohli, the prime suspect in the rape and murder of British teenager, Hannah Foster. The CBI and the Punjab police failed to get custody of Kohli today, being a ...

    Drought looms large
    NEW DELHI, JULY 25.The spectre of drought looms large in most agricultural regions of the country, raising questions about not only the crop output but also the target for a high GDP growth. ...

    NEW DELHI, JULY 25.The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested another absconding stamp scam accused — Dhansukh Solanki — from his hideout in Borivilli in Mumbai. — ...

    Relief boat capsizes
    MORIGAON (ASSAM), JULY 25. A boat carrying a relief and rescue team capsized in Kiling river in Assam's Morigaon district today. An Army team rescued 36 members of the team and recovered eight bodies. Six persons are missing. — ...

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