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    Geelani's political secretary shot dead
    SRINAGAR, SEPT. 15. In a major jolt to the hardline faction of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani, his political secretary, Pir Hissamuddin, was shot dead today by assassins who burst into his home on the outskirts ...

    Cabinet panel discusses naxalite issue
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15. On a day when the Central Government received information on the expanding sphere of naxalite activity, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) discussed various aspects of the naxalite problem and the stand to be taken by ...

    Court asks BCCI not to award telecast rights to any party
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 15.The Bombay High Court today asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) not to award contract to any party for cricket telecast rights from October 2004 to September 2008 until it decides the legal dispute between Zee ...

    Nepal Communists' charge against India
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15. As India and Nepal strengthen their cooperation against extremism and terrorism, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) launched a scathing attack against India during a recent central committee meeting of the party. In a ...

    Railway inquiry panel visits Godhra
    GODHRA, SEPT. 15. The Justice U.C. Banerjee high-level committee, set up by the Centre under the Indian Railways Act to inquire into the circumstances leading to the fire in the S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express on February 27, 2002, on the ...

    Base price of edible oils cut
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15. After a meeting to discuss inflationary trends with the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Y.V. Reddy, the Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram announced an across-the-board cut of about ...

    Controversies mar awards selection
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15. Anju Bobby George has, as expected, been chosen to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for 2003. Husband and coach Robert Bobby George is among the four coaches selected to receive the Dronacharya award. After the ...

    Poll notified
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 15.The process for the October 13 election to the Maharashtra Assembly was set in motion today with the Governor, Mohammad Fazal, issuing a notification. — ...

    All-India bank strike on October 5, 6
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15.Wage revision in banks is overdue but the Indian Banking Association (IBA) is deliberately delaying and frustrating the possibility of a settlement. Even the Central Government is not intervening in the issue, Shantharaju, ...

    Filing of charges in Best Bakery case postponed
    MUMBAI, SEPT. 15. The Additional Sessions Judge, Abhay Thipsay, today postponed the filing of charges against the 21 accused in the Best Bakery case till September 22. The Special Public Prosecutor, P.R. Vakil, presented draft charges to be ...

    Air Force version of Trishul test-fired
    CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. The Air Force version of Trishul, India's indigenously developed surface-to-air missile, was successfully test-fired today from the Interim-Test-Range at Chandipur, near Balasore in Orissa. This is the first time that this ...

    Service tax on MSOs from Sept. 10
    NEW DELHI, SEPT. 15.The Union Finance Ministry has clarified that Multi Service Operators (MSOs) providing cable TV services have not been exempt from the payment of service tax, contrary to some reports. The Ministry said that the MSOs were ...

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