June 29, 2002
2 Indian Americans among 13 White House fellows
They have been selected by the President's Commission on White House Fellowships to participate in America's most prestigious fellowship programme for leadership development and public service.
June 28, 2002
US move for Afghan-Pak pact shot down
Afghan Defence Minister, Marshal Mohammed Fahim in an exclusive interview to rediff.com said he has turned down the US advice as 'terrorists are being accommodated by Pakistan'.
June 21, 2002
Halt aid to Pakistan: Pallone
'Musharraf needs to go further than stopping infiltration -- he must eradicate the training camps and schools operating in Pakistan,' the Congressman said.
Indians, Pakistanis to march for peace
'There are people who say they want war,' said Anita Sharma, who last was in India during the Kargil war. 'They only say that because they don't see any alternatives. What they really want is peace.'
June 20, 2002
Karzai entrusts defence portfolio to pro-India Fahim
Mohammed Fahim, an ethnic Tajik, has also been made one of the three vice-presidents in the new government of Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai.
White House evacuated after plane spotted above
An unidentified aircraft was spotted circling in the restricted airspace over the executive mansion leading to the 15-minute evacuation.
June 19, 2002
Agnihotri slams Time article on Vajpayee
The article was a trashy and personalised form of yellow journalism, the ambassador for non-resident Indians said.
June 18, 2002
WAR ON TERROR
Al Qaeda funds safe: Report
The funds are parked in commodities like gold, diamonds and other precious stones, the Washington Post quoted officials as saying.
Court rejects American Taliban's pleas
A federal judge dismissed John Walker Lindh's pleas to either dismiss the case or move the trial away from Virginia.
Karzai to take oath in Kabul on Wednesday
The president-elect will also seek the Loya Jirga's approval of key cabinet appointments such as the interior, defence, foreign affairs and finance.
June 16, 2002
US reopens missions in Pakistan
But the mission in Karachi remained closed to the public after a car bomb attack on it killed 12 people.