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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007.
By United Press International

India says Pakistan-based militants nabbed

LUCKNOW, India, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Indian authorities claim to have foiled a plot by an alleged militant group based in Pakistan to kidnap a prominent politician.

Indian police arrest suspected militants

NEW DELHI, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Indian police arrested three militants Friday in the northern city of Lucknow who they say wanted to abduct the son of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

CBI: Top Tamil militant was in Oslo

NEW DELHI, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- India’s Central Bureau of Intelligence says most wanted Tamil rebel Kumaran Padmanadan, 53, was seen in Norway.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 20, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, May 21, 2007
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Politician: Gandhi misled Tamil Tigers

CHENNAI, India, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi knowingly misled Tamil Tigers fighting for nationhood in Sri Lanka, a Tamil Nadu party leader said Sunday.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2006 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International

Indian politician Gandhi blocking film

NEW DELHI, July 21 (UPI) -- Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a virtual injunction against filmmakers wanting to make a cinematic version of her life.

Tamil Tigers apology for killing India PM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, June 28 (UPI) -- The Tamil Tiger rebel group has apologized for the 1991 killing of India's prime minister as it inches closer to war with Sri Lankan forces.

Explosions rock Indian rally, 7 dead

SRINAGAR, India, May 21 (UPI) -- Militants in Srinagar, India, set off a suicide bomb attack on a Youth Congress rally Sunday, killing seven and wounding 22 people, a report says.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, May 21, the 141st day of 2006 with 224 to follow.
By United Press International

Growing Indian innovation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Stepping beyond the traditional barriers attributed to a developing country, India is prepared to move ahead and do what it takes to get to the top, say Indian
AMBIKA BEHAL, UPI Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2005 with 32 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2005 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for August 15-21, 2005.
By United Press International

Investigation blames politicians for riots

NEW DELHI, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- An independent probe by a high court judge into India's 1984 anti-Sikh riots has blamed some leaders of the ruling Congress Party for inciting the mobs.

Opposition furious over Bofors ruling

NEW DELHI, June 3 (UPI) -- India's opposition is furious over the dismissal of charges in the so-called Bofors arms scandal that had involved the ruling Congress party.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, May 21, the 141st day of 2005 with 224 to follow.
By United Press International

Bottom Line: Rao, RIP

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Former Indian Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao, a towering political figure in his country's economic surge over the last generation, passed away on Dec. 23 at
GREGORY FOSSEDAL, UPI Columnist

Former Indian leader Rao dead at 83

NEW DELHI, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- India's former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao died at the age of 83 Thursday in New Delhi of cardiac failure, the Press Trust of India reported.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Nov. 29, the 334th day of 2004 with 32 to follow.
By United Press International

India's Congress Party to honor Gandhis

NEW DELHI, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- India's Congress Party will honor the late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and his wife Sonia Saturday at the party's first meeting since its election win.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 20, the 233rd day of 2004 with 133 to follow.
By United Press International
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