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    03/15/2006 8:06:51 PM PST · by Irreverent · 23 replies · 836+ views
    TIMES OF INDIA | 16 MARCH 2006 | TNN
    India-US nuke deal takes a Russian spin TIMES NEWS NETWORK Washington/New Delhi/ Mumbai: Within 24 hours of Russia’s decision to supply 60 tonnes of enriched uranium to two atomic power plants at Tarapur, the Bush administration on Wednesday cautioned the Putin government against the move, saying Washington would prefer Moscow to wait till New Delhi honoured its obligations under the Indo-US nuclear deal. However, dismissing US reservations and defending the offer made by Russia — a member of the 45-country Nuclear Suppliers’ Group — India said the move did not violate NSG guidelines. “Russia has approached NSG under the Safety...
  • Pastor Beaten by Radicals While Police Watch

    03/01/2006 10:21:25 AM PST · by TBP · 11 replies · 849+ views
    The Voice of the Martyrs ^ | February 2, 2006 | The Voice of the Martyrs
    On January 12, 2006, Pastor M. Aharon survived a brutal attack at the hands of Hindu radicals in the town of Nizamabad, Andhra Pradesh, located about 300 miles east of Bombay in central India. While he was distributing Christian literature, the pastor of Indian Pentecostal Church, who is in his 16th year of ministry, was mercilessly assaulted by a group of militant Hindus until his face was covered with blood from heavy blows to his mouth and nose. During this violent incident, a mob of over 100 radicals cheered and yelled for Pastor Aharon’s blood to be spilled, inciting the...

    03/16/2005 11:03:15 AM PST · by SweetPilotofCanuckistan · 100 replies · 2,446+ views
    Just came off the wire - not guilty for Malik.
  • 'Saddam Will Never Surrender' (Says His Ally, the Indian General)

    04/10/2003 9:53:46 AM PDT · by TBP · 11 replies · 350+ views
    India Abroad ^ | April 1, 2003 | Onkar Singh and Josy Joseph
    Home > News > Interview The Rediff Interview/Lt Gen [retd] Kirpal Singh Randhawa April 01, 2003 Lieutenant General (retired) Kirpal Singh Randhawa, commissioned into the 7th Light Cavalry in 1952, headed a team of Indian Army officers that trained Iraqi officers in the 1970s. The training was part of a bilateral military agreement. Among those he trained was Iraq's present Defence Minister General Sultan Hashim Ahmad. Hashim's proximity to Saddam Hussein enabled General Randhawa to visit Iraq several times in the last 25 years. He first visited Iraq in 1977 and remained there till 1979, and subsequently made one more...
  • India rejected US military requests

    03/28/2003 8:02:39 AM PST · by TBP · 17 replies · 516+ views
    The Beeb ^ | Friday, 28 March, 2003 | Unidentified BBC Correspondent
    India 'rejected' US military requests Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee is reported to have turned down requests by US President George Bush to help the ongoing military campaign in Iraq. In comments published on Friday, Mr Vajpayee was quoted by the Hindustan Times newspaper as saying that President Bush had approached him three times on the issue. No details were given of the kind of assistance sought but India had said earlier it would not allow US planes to refuel on its airfields. India has said the war on Iraq is unjustified but has otherwise been restrained in its...