June 14, 2001
Communal tension grows in Bradford
The latest differences between Hindus and Muslims have surfaced in the wake of serious race conflict between whites and Asians in nearby Oldham and Leeds.
Galbraith receives his Padma Vibhushan
The award was presented to the noted economist and former US ambassador to India by Lalit Mansingh, India's envoy in Washington.
Mutual back-scratching unites India, US
Analysts argue that New Delhi has a vested interest in endorsing President Bush's missile defence proposal.
India will decide course of 21st century: Clinton
The former president starred in a fund-raiser for the victims of the Gujarat earthquake.
US sees no conspiracy in Nepal killings
But officials warned of attempts by the Maoist rebels to impede democracy in the Himalayan kingdom.
Vaz says he resigned on his own
The former British minister for Europe said he wrote to the prime minister on Sunday, asking not to be considered for another ministerial appointment because of his poor health.
US$350 million WB credit for Pakistan
The bank said the latest loan would finance the transition costs of reforms already set in motion by the government.
My flag, my country
'If Mahatma Gandhi were alive today and not a minister, even he would not have been able to fly the flag,' argues Naveen Jindal, who is fighting for the right to fly the Tricolour.
June 13, 2001
'Reyat condemned even before trial'
'The Canadian authorities are not interested in a fair trial. They just want a conviction,' says Kuldip Chaggar who believes his client is suffering because he's a Sikh.
Shah of Iran's daughter found dead
Thirty-one-year-old Princess Leila Pahlavi, who lived in the US, was found dead by the staff at the Leonard Hotel in London on Sunday evening.
Drugs overdose may have killed Leila
A post-mortem proved inconclusive and police are awaiting toxicology test results, but they confirmed that letters and documents, including a possible suicide note, had been found.
Another class-action suit against Big Mac
The lawsuit, filed in the district court in Travis county, Austin, on behalf of Hindus in Texas, alleges that Hindu moral and religious principles had been violated by their unintentional consumption of beef-flavoured french fries.
Bush says Kyoto pact is flawed
He said that while the protocol posed a threat to the American economy, it unfairly left out major polluters like India and China.
Keith Vaz out of Blair ministry
Britain's first ever Asian Minister's exit had been on the cards for some months now following allegations over his business links and the management of his constituency.
June 12, 2001
Timothy McVeigh Executed
The Oklahoma city bomber was executed by lethal injection and pronounced dead on Monday morning.
Debate on death penalty picks up
As the countdown for Timothy McVeigh's execution began, some religious figures and former diplomats pleaded against the increasing use of the death penalty in the United States.
Indian lawyer settles class action suit
Attorney for the plaintiffs Krishnan Chittur said that they would get 100 percent of the damages recoverable under law as well as attorneys' fees and expenses from Oxford Health Plans Inc.
June 9, 2001
House gives more time to illegal immigrants
The House of Representatives approved by a huge margin an amendment to the immigration bill extending by four months the deadline for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to apply for legal residency status.
Indian arrested in the US for biting wife
On June 4, when the 23-year-old wife of Sai Maddi was admitted to hospital in a serious condition after being allegedly beaten up, doctors found as many as 30 bite marks all over her body.