Wednesday, February 11, 2004, Chandigarh, India
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12 Indians killed in Sharjah plane crash
Sharjah, February 10
At least 44 persons, including 12 Indians, on board an Iranian plane were killed when it crashed and burst into flames just before landing at the Sharjah airport in the UAE today.

United Arab Emirates rescue workers look at the wreckage of an Iranian Kish Airlines plane which crashed just before landing at Sharjah on Tuesday. 
— Reuters photo
United Arab Emirates rescue workers look at the wreckage of an Iranian Kish Airlines plane which crashed just before landing


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SC declines to entertain Punjab’s plea on SYL issue
New Delhi, February 10
The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a petition of Punjab challenging the validity of its Rule 6(a) under which Haryana has sought the rejection of the former’s suit for the dissolution of the apex court’s decree for the construction of the controversial Sutlej Yamuna Link  canal.

Nation page: CM for new tribunal on river dispute

Pervez accuses US of delaying Khan reports
Washington, February 10
The US has asked Pakistan to “pull up by its roots” the secret network of nuclear sales run by its top scientist A.Q. Khan even as President Pervez Musharraf blamed Washington for not providing evidence of the scientist’s activities in time.

World page: Lankan businessman key figure in nuclear inquiry: report

Deshmukh‘ helped’ Telgi
Pune, February 10

Former Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh had helped Abdul Karim Telgi in getting stamp vendors licence in 1994, the narco analysis report claimed.
In video: Roshan Baig pleads innocence in the Telgi scam.(28k, 56k)



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Nation page: IPS officer held in stamp scam

Decision on IIM fee challenged
New Delhi, February 10
A public interest litigation was today filed in the Supreme Court against the government’s controversial order reducing the fee structure of the Indian Institutes of Managements.

No truck with BJP, says Bansi Lal
HVP to go it alone in LS poll
Chandigarh, February 10
“We will contest the coming Lok Sabha elections on our own. We will have no truck with the BJP,” says Mr Bansi Lal, President of the Haryana Vikas Party.

Car bomb kills 50 in Baghdad
Iskandariya (Iraq), February 10
About 50 persons were killed and dozens wounded today when a car bomb ripped through a police station South of Baghdad, witnesses and hospital doctors said.

PM: politics shouldn’t hinder development
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Vaishali, February 10
Laying the foundation stone of a mega rail project in Bihar, Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee today said politics should not come in the way of development.

Karnataka CLP for simultaneous poll

US Senator Kerry apologises to Sikhs
John KerryNew Delhi, February 10
Senator John Kerry, US Democratic Presidential front-runner, has regretted the ‘’imprecision’’ of his remarks in which he referred to the Sikhs as terrorists. During a campaign speech in Oklahoma last month, Senator Kerry had linked the Sikhs with terrorism, sparking off a sharp reaction from the community all across the USA.

In Health Tribune today

Allergy: cure lies in prevention

INLD snaps ties with BJP
February 10, 2004
LS poll to be over by mid-May
February 9, 2004
PM kicks off poll drive
February 8, 2004
President dissolves Lok Sabha
February 7, 2004
Charges against Bhattal framed
February 6, 2004
JPC report confirms pesticides in colas
February 5, 2004
Interim Budget bonanza for Central staff
February 4, 2004
DIG shot outside Srinagar mosque
February 3, 2004
244 killed in Haj stampede
February 2, 2004
Pakistan sacks top N-scientist
February 1, 2004

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