Monday, December 21, 1998, Chandigarh, India
WASHINGTON, Dec 20 The USA and UK today ended air strikes on Iraq after four nights of bombing but Baghdad remained defiant on the UN weapons inspection issue that had sparked off the crisis.
President Clinton get applause from Vice President Gore as First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton looks on outside the Oval Office after the House of Representatives voted to impeach the President on Saturday. AP/PTI
|Clinton not to bow out
WASHINGTON, Dec 20 Adopting a tough posture, US President Bill Clinton has refused to resign after the House of Representatives voted for his impeachment on two charges in the Monica Lewinsky affair, saying he would continue to "work until the last hour of the last day of my term".
Akali camps evolving strategies
Two-day Vidhan Sabha session opens today
CHANDIGARH, Dec 20 While the two-day winter session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha starting here tomorrow may give a temporary reprieve to the SAD-BJP government and save it from possible embarrassment inside the House, the political temperature outside the Assembly continues to rise.
Move to bolster plan panel
NEW DELHI, Dec 20 Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee is considering shifting some crucial areas from key ministries to the Planning Commission as part of moves to restructure and empower the body to play a "pro-active role" in the market- oriented economic scenario.
|6 cops among 10 killed in
GUWAHATI, Dec 20 At least 10 persons, including six policemen of the seventh Assam Police Battalion, were killed when suspected ULFA militants blew up their jeep with a powerful timed device in Lower Assam's Dhubri district this morning, official sources said.
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