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June 2003 - India Special Weapons News

  • Muslim Militants, Indian Troops Clash In Kashmir VOA News 28 Jun 2003 -- Two Islamic militants have stormed an army camp in Indian-held Kashmir, killing 12 soldiers before they were shot dead in a two-hour gunbattle.
  • KASHMIR/ATTACK VOA 28 Jun 2003 -- In Indian Kashmir, suspected Islamic militants have killed 12 soldiers and wounded seven
  • 12 Soldiers Killed in Attack on Army Camp in Indian Kashmir VOA News 28 Jun 2003 -- In Indian Kashmir, suspected Islamic militants have killed 12 soldiers and wounded seven others in an attack on an army camp. The violence flared as Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam wrapped up a visit to the region. Indian authorities say two suspected Muslim rebels scaled a wire fence, and infiltrated a sprawling army camp on the outskirts of Kashmir's winter capital, Jammu, early Saturday.
  • CHINA-INDIA BORDER VOA 27 Jun 2003 -- India's Prime Minister is leaving China after a groundbreaking visit aimed at improving trade and ending a long-standing border dispute that flared into war back in the 1960's.
  • India's PM Ends Groundbreaking Visit to China VOA News 27 Jun 2003 -- India's Prime Minister is leaving China after a groundbreaking visit aimed at improving trade and ending a long-standing border dispute that flared into war back in the 1960's.
  • INDIA/PRESIDENT/KASHMIR VOA 26 Jun 2003 -- Indian President A-P-J Abdul Kalam is on a three-day visit to Indian Kashmir, the troubled region where a Muslim separatist insurgency has raged for 13 years. There is tight security for the rare visit by India's ceremonial head of state.
  • CHINA INDIA VOA 26 Jun 2003 -- India's prime minister is urging computer companies in China and India to work together to boost prosperity in both nations. The Indian leader is wrapping up a visit to China that has seen the two countries build greater trade ties.
  • Vajpayee Visit to Beijing Helps Improve Ties, say Officials VOA News 24 Jun 2003 -- Officials from India and China say agreements signed during the Indian prime minister's visit to Beijing are helping build a better relationship between the Asian giants.
  • Vajpayee: India, China in New Relationship VOA News 24 Jun 2003 -- India's Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee says the relationship between long-time rivals China and India has been transformed, and they are addressing their differences with fresh momentum.
  • INDIA/TRAIN WRECK VOA 24 Jun 2003 -- The death toll in a train accident in western India has risen to 51. More than 25 other people were injured. Bad weather is slowing rescue efforts.
  • INDIA CHINA VOA 24 Jun 2003 -- Officials from India and China say agreements signed during the Indian prime minister's visit to Beijing are helping build a better relationship between the Asian giants.
  • INDIA / CHINA VOA 23 Jun 2003 -- China and India hope to boost their fast-growing economic ties as India's prime minister visits Beijing for the first time in a decade. Chinese officials say the two sides should put aside difficult border disputes and focus on building prosperity and political ties.
  • India, China Aim to Boost Economic Ties VOA News 23 Jun 2003 -- China and India hope to boost their fast-growing economic ties as India's prime minister visits Beijing for the first time in a decade. Chinese officials say the two sides should put aside difficult border disputes and focus on building prosperity and political ties.
  • Indian PM Set for China Visit Amid Warming Ties VOA News 22 Jun 2003 -- India's prime minister travels to China Sunday for the first visit by an Indian leader in a decade. The visit comes amid warming ties between the Asian giants.
  • India's PM Arrives in China VOA News 22 Jun 2003 -- Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee arrived in Beijing Sunday to begin talks on building trust and economic ties.
  • INDIA / CHINA SCENESETTER VOA 22 Jun 2003 -- India's prime minister travels to China today (Sunday) for the first visit by an Indian leader in a decade. The visit comes amid warming ties between the Asian giants.
  • Indian Lawmakers Travel to Pakistan on Peace Mission VOA 17 Jun 2003 -- A delegation of Indian lawmakers is going to Pakistan Tuesday for a week-long discussion of relations between the two longtime rivals. The visit is the latest in a series of tentative moves toward peace.
  • PAKISTAN-INDIA VOA 17 Jun 2003 -- A delegation of Indian lawmakers is going to Pakistan Tuesday for a week-long discussion of relations between the two longtime rivals. The visit is the latest in a series of tentative moves toward peace.
  • INDIA/FLOODS VOA 16 Jun 2003 -- Indian officials say hundreds-of-thousands of people are homeless in India's northeastern state of Assam, following heavy monsoon rains and flooding.
  • INDIA/RUSSIA VOA 16 Jun 2003 -- The Russian foreign minister has held talks with Indian leaders on bilateral cooperation and the fight against terrorism. The Russian official gave a similar anti-terrorism message to Pakistan.
  • Dehli Considers U.S. Request To Send Troops To Iraq RFE/L 11 Jun 2003 -- Indian officials this week are considering a U.S. request for New Delhi to send troops to Iraq as part of a postwar security force. Indian Deputy Prime Minister Lal Krishna Advani says a final decision will be made after a Pentagon team visits New Delhi next week to clarify a series of unanswered questions about the proposal.
  • Indian Army gearing up for major push in J&K IRNA 08 Jun 2003 -- While diplomatic activity to normalize relations with Pakistan gains momentum, Indian Army is gearing up for a major anti-militancy operation in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • INDIA/HEAT VOA 02 Jun 2003 -- A searing heat wave has killed nearly one-thousand people in India, mostly in the south of the country. The intense heat also is affecting neighboring Bangladesh.
  • INDIA/PAKISTAN SECURITY VOA 01 Jun 2003 -- The recent warming of ties between nuclear rivals India and Pakistan has raised hopes for a summit between their two leaders. Indian Defense Minister George Fernandes told the concluding session of the Asia Security Conference both countries are pursuing a number of confidence-building measures.



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