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Iraqi captors free hostages
MANAMA, SEPT. 1. After 41 days in captivity, seven employees including three Indian truck drivers of a Kuwait transport company were released by their kidnappers in Iraq today. "We are very happy. We had promised the families ...
Gunmen seize school in Russia
MOSCOW, SEPT. 1. Gunmen seized a school in southern Russia today taking scores of people hostage and demanding withdrawal of Russian troops from Chechnya. About 20 masked, armed people burst into the courtyard of the school in Beslan, North ...
Advani courts arrest
BANGALORE, SEPT. 1. The Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, L. K. Advani, and other BJP leaders and workers courted arrest today demanding the withdrawal of "false cases" against the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti. They ...
Set on fire
KATHMANDU, SEPT. 1. Agitators protesting against the killing of 12 Nepalese labourers in Iraq, set Nepal's biggest mosque here on fire. They destroyed the offices of job recruitment agencies and clashed with policemen. PTI ...
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 1. The Supreme Court today ordered the Directorate-General of Health Services to complete by September 8 counselling for the 161 seats fallen vacant under the 15 per cent all-India quota in Government medical and dental ...
Top Army post for woman
PUNE, SEPT. 1. Puneeta Arora, the first woman in the three services to reach the second highest rank in the armed forces, today took over as the new Commandant of the Armed Forces Medical College here. PTI ...
MUMBAI, SEPT. 1. The trial in the Bilkis Yakub Rasul case will begin tomorrow at the Mazgaon Sessions Court. The Supreme Court had ordered the case to be transferred to ...
IMPHAL, SEPT. 1.Students demanding the immediate withdrawal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from Manipur today destroyed text books in front of the Raj Bhavan after they were denied permission by the police to meet the Governor, S. S. ...
England beats India
NOTTINGHAM, SEPT. 1.Pace bowler Steve Harmison took a late order hat trick today as he and newcomer Alex Wharf led England to a comfortable win over India in the opening one-day cricket international at Trent Bridge. ...
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