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Bus to Muzaffarabad flagged off
SRINAGAR, APRIL 7.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today flagged off two buses carrying 21 passengers on the inaugural run of the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service setting in motion a process that optimists believe could transform ...
Dream come true
SRINAGAR, APRIL 7. Leaving their bitter past behind, India and Pakistan today took a path-breaking step by launching a bus service across the Line of Control a dream come true for the divided Kashmiris. The Pakistan-occupied Kashmir ...
30 passengers, thousands of well-wishers
LINE OF CONTROL (PAKISTAN-OCCUPIED-KASHMIR), APRIL 7. The 30 passengers, who travelled on the first Muzaffarabad-Srinagar bus, made history this afternoon, as they set foot on the Aman Setu (the peace bridge) between India and Pakistan. Though ...
Pope considered resigning in 2000
VATICAN CITY, APRIL 7. Pope John Paul II suggested in his last will and testament that he considered the possibility of resigning in 2000, at a time when he was already ailing and when the Roman Catholic Church began its new millennium. The ...
Somnath calls off Australia visit
SINGAPORE, APRIL 7. The Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, today decided, "on principle", against travelling to Australia at this time. Mr. Chatterjee, currently leading the Indian parliamentary delegation to the ongoing Assembly of the ...
Sehwag - making batting look simple
JAMSHEDPUR, APRIL 7. Virender Sehwag is not the sort of batsman you measure by statistics. You judge him by the impact he has on the opposition. At the same time, however, he has not done badly for someone who was not a specialist opener. In 34 ...
BY INZAMAM-UL HAQ
We must get Sehwag early
Two successive losses have pushed us firmly onto our back foot. The Jamshedpur ODI is of crucial significance for both teams. If India win here they will take an unbeatable 3-0 lead and the entire pressure will shift on us to win the next three ...
Mithali helps India dethrone Kiwis
POTCHEFSTROOM, APRIL 7. India knocked out holder New Zealand by 40 runs to make its first final in the women's World Cup. After captain Mithali Raj had piloted the side to 204 for six in 50 overs with an unbeaten 91, India dismissed New ...
Shia leader is Iraq Premier
MANAMA, APRIL 7.The Iraqi Shia leader, Ibrahim Jaafari, has been officially nominated as the next Prime Minister and would form government within then next two weeks. The previous Prime Minister, Iyad Allawi, has resigned to allow Mr. Jaafari ...
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