March 28, 2002
Pakistan arrests suspects in church attack
At least 30 people have been held in connection with the attack on March 17, in which two Americans were among five killed.
US to seek death penalty for Moussaoui
A French citizen of Moroccan descent, Moussaoui is charged with conspiring with Osama bin Laden to carry out the September 11 attacks.
UK monarch endorses Indian recipes
Queen Elizabeth II has written a foreword for Favourite recipes of the Raj, by award-winning Indian chef Tommy Miah, which will raise funds for cancer research.
March 27, 2002
India concerned about assistance to Afghanistan
'Our prime minister has announced a grant of $10 million... We are ready to do more,' Kamalesh Sharma, India's ambassador to the UN, told the Security Council.
March 26, 2002
US to train Afghan army
It has discussed with key Afghan Interim Authority leaders the requirements for establishing, training and sustaining a national army.
Indo-Pak situation, Kashmir top priority: US
Considering the developments in Afghanistan, it is very important for India and Pakistan to peacefully resolve the differences involving Kashmir, it said.
March 25, 2002
NEWS FROM PAKISTAN
Discourage Musharraf's plan: US told
The Pakistani president wants to legitimise his rule by holding a referendum.
Pak refuses to allow British forces to land
Hundreds of marines are on board the 'HMS Ocean' in the Arabian Sea, waiting to disembark in Karachi on their way to the Bagram air base in Afghanistan.
Lawlessness, militancy hamper Pak economic recovery: Report
Growth rate has stagnated around 3.5 per cent despite substantial aid packages to reduce its $60 billion external and internal debt.
March 23, 2002
Pakistan behind Gujarat violence: Advani
The Union home minister said that India would review its approach towards Pakistan only when its demand for handing over 20 terrorists, currently in Pakistan, were met.
Musharraf warns India
'We will give a befitting reply if anyone challenged the country', the Pakistan president said in an address to the nation on the occasion of Pakistan Day.
Pak refuses to hand over 20 terrorists
United States on Friday had asked Pakistan to hand over the 20 terrorists wanted by India to stand trial.
20 Maoist rebels killed in Nepal
The rebels have been fighting for a communist republic in Nepal since 1996 and the uprising has so far claimed more than 2,700 lives.
Quicken economic reforms: Experts
US Secretary of Commerce Samuel W Bodman said Indian tariffs 'are high and irrational' and the government protection for intellectual property is 'not what it should be'.
Lagaan's Elizabeth in LA
Rachel Shelly played Elizabeth in the movie
March 22, 2002
US orders some diplomats to leave Pakistan
The order comes within days of a bomb attack on a church in Islamabad, which left two Americans dead.
NEWS FROM PAKISTAN
Sheikh Omar charged with Pearl's murder
The prosecutors also submitted a list of 21 witnesses, including the slain journalist's widow Marianne Pearl, to testify at the trial.
Musharraf to get himself elected: Report
The News said that the Pakistan president is holding meetings with politicians to hold a referendum in May to get himself elected as president.
Hand over terrorists to India: US to Pak
Harry Thomas, director in charge of south Asia at National Security Council, said, 'Our highest priority right now is to keep India and Pakistan from going to war'.