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Tamil Nadu Governor quits
NEW DELHI, OCT. 29.The Tamil Nadu Governor, P.S. Ramamohan Rao, put in his papers today, finally giving in to suggestions from the Union Home Ministry to resign. With this the decks have been cleared for the transfer of the Andhra Pradesh ...
Court rejects Tamil Nadu's plea again
NEW DELHI, OCT. 29.The Supreme Court today rejected yet another effort by the Tamil Nadu Government to get the removal of the State Governor, P.S. Ramamohan Rao, stayed. The court turned down a similar plea on October 25 at a preliminary hearing ...
Vilasrao Deshmukh is Congress choice
MUMBAI, OCT. 29. On a day of dramatic developments, former Chief Minister, Vilasrao Deshmukh, emerged today as the leader of the Congress Legislature Party in Maharashtra. The stamp of approval for his candidature came directly from the Congress ...
Australia conquers the `Final Frontier'
NAGPUR, OCT. 29. What Steve Waugh had longed for and Ricky Ponting had dreamt of, Adam Gilchrist achieved. Australia captured its first Test series in India in 35 years with a resounding 342-run victory on the fourth day of the third Test match ...
A FEW QUICK WORDS: JAVAGAL SRINATH
An extraordinary triumph
By winning the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, the Australians have achieved an extraordinary success. Captain Adam Gilchrist's emotional response just after the game showed how much this victory meant to them. For the Indians it was a terrible defeat ...
Israeli stand delays Arafat's arrival in Paris
PARIS, OCT. 29.The critically ill Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, arrived in Paris under extremely tight security and was rushed to the Percy military hospital in the suburb of Clamart a little after noon today. The specially prepared ...
General among three feared killed in copter crash
NEW DELHI, OCT. 29. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Bareilly Division and two other officers were feared killed after an Army helicopter crashed in the mountains of Uttaranchal this morning. An Army aerial search team spotted the ...
Centre may allow foreign banks to acquire private banks
MUMBAI, OCT. 29. The Central Government would re-introduce a bill to remove the 10 per cent cap on voting rights of shareholders of banks, said P. Chidambaram, Union Minister of Finance. He also said that the Government would allow level-playing ...
Rajasthan towns peaceful
JAIPUR, OCT. 29. The indefinite curfew imposed in four towns of Sriganganagar district, following Wednesday's clash between farmers and police which claimed four lives, was today relaxed for a few hours in the evening to enable people buy ...
16 injured in Vadodara refinery blast
AHMEDABAD, OCT. 29.Sixteen people were injured in a blast in a unit of the refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in Vadodara this morning. While the cause of the explosion was being investigated, an official spokesman of the refinery ...
13 shot dead by dacoits
BHOPAL, OCT. 29. Thirteen villagers were shot dead and one critically injured in a shootout by the Rambabu-Dayaram Gadariya gang of dacoits at Bhanwarpura village in the Ghatigaon police station area of Gwalior district this morning. While ...
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