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8 killed as militants attack U.S. consulate in Jeddah
MANAMA, DEC. 6. Armed militants today attacked the American consulate in Saudi Arabia's port city of Jeddah, marking the first strike on a U.S. diplomatic facility, six years after the deadly embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. At least ...
Terrorists still on the move: Bush
WASHINGTON, DEC. 6. The U.S. President, George W. Bush, has said the attack on the American Consulate in Jeddah, only showed that terrorists "are still on the move." "They want us to leave Saudi Arabia, they want us to leave Iraq, they want ...
Our nuclear power programme is not vulnerable: Kakodkar
CHENNAI, DEC. 6. ``We are not vulnerable in our nuclear power programme. Our domestic programme based on self-reliance is robust,'' Anil Kakodkar, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, has said. He made this observation when his reaction was sought ...
High Court reserves orders on Acharya's bail plea
CHENNAI, DEC. 6. The Madras High Court today reserved its orders on the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Jayendra Saraswathi's bail petition in the Sankararaman murder case. The entire issue now revolves round a question of law whether the High ...
Tehelka: CBI registers 5 cases
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6. The Central Bureau of Investigation today registered five cases relating to the "Tehelka tapes" on alleged corruption in defence deals. The former Bharatiya Janata Party president, Bangaru Laxman, and the then Samata Party ...
Zahira asked to explain hostility
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6. The Supreme Court today issued notice to the key witness, Zahira Sheikh, and the Gujarat Government on an application by Teesta Setalvad to explain whether her [Zahira] turning hostile in the Best Bakery case amounted to filing ...
Muslim front holds dharna
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6. On the occasion of the 12 anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid, the All-India Muslim Unity Front (AIMUF) today held a demonstration-cum-dharna at Jantar Mantar here, demanding that the mosque be rebuilt at its ...
Dhaka refuses to give credence to threat
DHAKA, DEC. 6. Bangladesh has said that it did not give any credence to a militant group's letter threatening the Indian cricket team with "dire consequences" if it visited the country. The team's scheduled visit on December 7 was postponed by ...
Naga leaders to meet Manmohan today
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6. Top leaders of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) will hold talks with the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, tomorrow, rekindling hopes of forging understanding with the new United Progressive Alliance ...
IPI honour for Prannoy Roy
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6.Prannoy Roy, the distinguished media personality and president of NDTV, was today presented with the Award for Excellence in Journalism, by the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. At a function held at Vigyan Bhavan here, Dr. Roy ...
Musharraf sees light at the end of the tunnel
WASHINGTON, DEC. 6.The Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf, has said that even while India and Pakistan are supposed to be going about the resolution of the dispute over Kashmir in a "purposeful manner" and that he is "fairly upbeat" about the ...
Ambani family asks Mukesh for ownership details
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6. The Ambani family has asked the Reliance Industries chairman, Mukesh Ambani, to furnish "appropriate details" of the ownership issues. Family sources confirmed that over the weekend the Ambani family requested Mukesh to ...
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