March 8, 2002
Devastating fire in New York gurdwara
One person was seriously injured, while four others, including two firefighters, received minor injuries, in Richmond Hill.
March 7, 2002
Manil Suri Among Finalists for LA Times Book Prizes
Suri's The Death of Vishnu: A Novel has been chosen in the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction category.
McDonald's Close to Settling Lawsuits in French Fries Case
The company is reportedly close to settling lawsuits filed by plaintiffs in several states who accused it of concealing the fact that its french fries contained beef flavouring.
March 6, 2002
Indian Americans Lose Congressional Primaries in California
Prof Peter Mathews got 22.1 per cent of the vote in the 37th district, while Prof Sukhmander Singh got just 2.2 per cent in the 18th district.
March 4, 2002
US chopper shot down in Afghanistan, 6 killed
Pentagon spokeswoman Victoria Clarke confirmed that an MH-47 special forces helicopter crashed after it took ground fire while headed into the fierce battle in the mountains near Gardez.
Many militants in J&K are Pakistanis: US
A state department report talks of abductions and rapes carried out by militants, apart from extortion and the 'random acts of terror that killed hundreds of Kashmiris'.
US questions legitimacy of Musharraf presidency post-polls
It said that the constitutional mechanism allowing him to continue as president even after the general elections, scheduled for October, remains unclear.
March 1, 2002
Hinduja case: New inquiry clears Mandelson