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Indian Daily Mail VOL. VI. NO. 74. SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1950. FOUR PAGES 10 CENTSj

NEHRU ARRIVING IN KARACHI TODAY [ARTICLE]

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NEHRU ARRIVING IN KARACHI TODAY Stern Security Measures Adopted KARACHI. Apr. 25. "Extremely watertight security arrangements" have been made during the forthcoming visit to Karachi of India's Prime Minister Pandit Nehru and hi s party of ten officials. An added strength of policeme a, both plain-clothes and uniformed, will be

"BIG 3" EXPERTS MEET IN LONDON [ARTICLE]

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"BIG 3" EXPERTS MEET IN LONDON LONDON, Apr. 25. British French and American experts got to work here yesterday to frame decisions on Germany, Austria and Southeast Asia, leaving the "Big Three" foreign ministers free during their meeting next month tc tackle mainly the difficult question of a possible new

CALWELL DEFEATED [ARTICLE]

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CALWELL DEFEATED MELBOURNE, Apr. 25.— A. A. Cuhvell, former Minister of (Immigration and leading proponent of the "White Australia Policy was defeated in a contest for the Federal Executive post of the Australian Labour Party. He was beaten by delegates representing the extreme right wing of the party.- A.P.

Arabic As Pakistan's Language? [ARTICLE]

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Arabic As Pakistan's Language? KARACHI, Apr. 25.— Zahid Hussain. Governor of the state bank of Pakistan, suggests that Arabic be made the language of Pakistan. He said in an address here that adoption of Arabic would strengthen Pakistan's relntinna with nthnr Muslim countries.- A.P.

Indian Editors Leave For East Pakistan [ARTICLE]

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Indian Editors Leave For East Pakistan CALCUTTA, Apr. 25.— Three leading Indian editors left here today for Dacca, capital of East Pakistan on a goodwill mission. They will meet the East Bengal Premier and Pakistan editors to discuss matters affecting the press of both countries with a view to implementing

ANZAC DAY IN MELBOURNE [ARTICLE]

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ANZAC DAY IN MELBOURNE MELBOURNE, Apr. 25.—Australian veterans marched to band music through be flagged capital cities of the Australian states today in Anzac Day commemoration of the part played by Australian and New Zealand troops in the Gallipoli campaign in the First World War. More than half a million

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CANBERRA, Apr. 25. Only Japanese suspects charged with war crime* punishable by death will be brougfct to trial at Ifanus Island. The trials will bmpa so Juas 5. AP

NO MOSLEM MARRIAGE FOR FATIMA ? [ARTICLE]

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NO MOSLEM MARRIAGE FOR FATIMA PARIS, Apr. 25.— A Moslem wedding for Princess Fatima of Persia who was stripped of her royal rights last, week for marrying Calif ornian Vincent Lee Hillyer, iout of the question, France's higheis tlslamic imam declared yesterday. Si Kaddour Ben Ghabrit, head of the Moslem

REQUESTS, NOT DEMANDS! [ARTICLE]

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REQUESTS, NOT DEMANDS! NEW DELHI, Apr. 25.— A Republican Government can only make "requests" for grants to Parliament and not "demands", according to a recent ruling. Deputy speaker M. A. Ayyangai said that when the British King ruled India the government In his name made "demands" on Parliament for grants.

PENANG GIRL'S GRUESOME DEATH [ARTICLE]

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PENANG GIRL'S GRUESOME DEATH PENANG, Apr. 25. Tan Guan Kheng, a 17-year-old Chinese girl, was believed to have made a funeral pyre with her bed in her house in Rangoon Road yesterday morning and set herself ablaze. She died from burns lying on her bed. Police arrived at the scene

Joint Measures To Combat Red Terrorism [ARTICLE]

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Joint Measures To Combat Red Terrorism NEW DELHI, v Apr. 25 —To devise joint measures to combat Communist lawlessness in adjoining districts of Hyderabad and Madras states, top-ranking officials of the governments of India, Madras and Hyderabad will meet in Hyderabad for three days from Tuesday, a government spokesman said

Appeal Dismissed [ARTICLE]

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Appeal Dismissed LONDON, Apr. 25.— The judicial committee of the Privy Council today dismissed Mr. Adam Smith's petition to appeal against his conviction by the Sind High Cotari last month on a fraud charge. The committee dismissed the petition without calling on counsel for the Crown. The Sind High Court

REFERENDUM IN FRENCH INDIA [ARTICLE]

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REFERENDUM IN FRENCH INDIA PONDICHERRY, Apr. 25— Xhe French Government has authorised the French India Government to organise a referendum in their settle* ments in South India, according to a Gazette notification today. These are Pondicherry, Karikal. Mahe and Yanan. The notification did not mention the date of the referendum

Telephone Workers Strike In U.S. [ARTICLE]

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Telephone Workers Strike In U.S. NEW YORK, Apr. 25.— A coast to coast strike of 10,000 United States telephone workers began at 1100 GMT on Monday, unchecked by any last minute agreement. A Union Ultimatum expired at mid-night after peace talks collapsed in New York. The danger of a complete

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Pakistan Foreign Minister ZAFRULLAH KHAN is greeted by MADAME RAHIMTULA, wife of the Pakistan High Commissioner for the United Kingdom, on arrival at London Airport from New York on Apr. 19.- PHOTO. A.P.

Nationality Rights Of Indian Women [ARTICLE]

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Nationality Rights Of Indian Women BOMBAY, Apr. 25.— A bill to settle the question of nationality of married women in India is shortly 'to be introduced in the Indian Parliament ,Mrs. Hanna Sen, India's representative at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, said here. Mrs. Sen said

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PARIS, Apr. 25. A heavy snowstorm was followed by icy rain in Paris on Tuesday morninc and bitter cold continues.— A.P.

"UNITED FRONT" MOVE IN NASIK? [ARTICLE]

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"UNITED FRONT" MOVE IN NASIK? (From Our Own Correspondent) NASIK, Apr. 25.— -Mr. P. N. Rajbhoj, General Secretary of the AllIndia Scheduled Castes Federation, said here today that the Socialist Party and the Workers and Peasants Party had approached the Maharashtra Branch of the Federation for the formation of a

AT STRIKE-BOUND LONDON DOCKS [ARTICLE]

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AT STRIKE-BOUND LONDON DOCKS LONDON, Apr. 25.— Nearly 2,500 troops and naval ratings marched into London docks in a blinding snowstorm this morning to help unload foodstuffs tied up by the sixday strike of stevedores a^d dockers. Nearly 12,500 men were out in the strike, begun last Wednesday in protest

French Troops Operations Against Vietminh Forces [ARTICLE]

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French Troops Operations Against Vietminh Forces SAIGON. Apr. 25.— Operations recently launched by French troops against Vietminh forces in thn Laokay-Pholu sector, about 30 kilometres from the frontier of the Chinese Province of Yunnan, kre continuing successfully. French military authorities said last night Three French columns they declared, were clearing

"RED" DEAN ON MALAYAN TERRORISM [ARTICLE]

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"RED" DEAN ON MALAYAN TERRORISM BRISBANE, Apr. 25. The Malayan campaign was an imperialist "war" and as such would be judged by the East, the Dean of Canterbury, Dr. Hewlett Johnson, said in a press interview. One of the long-range objects of the Malayan "war", he said, was the encirclement

National Planning Difficult Without Public Support, Says, Nehru [ARTICLE]

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National Planning Difficult Without Public Support, Says, Nehru (From Our Own Correspondent) NEW DELHI, Apr. 25.— The Chief Minister* and Presidents of Provincial Congress Committees met in Conference here today to a»«Hf^ co-ordinated scheme for planned economic development of the country The conference will discuss amendments suggested by the State

JAIL FOR INDUSTRIAL MAGNATE [ARTICLE]

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JAIL FOR INDUSTRIAL MAGNATE BOMBAY, Apr. 25.— Lala Kamlapat Singhania, one of the five big Indian industrialists, was sentenced on Monday to six months rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs. 25,000 in default of another six months Jail for selling steel on the black market. Singhania, who made his fortune in

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OTTAWA, Apr. 25. -Thc Canadian Trade Minister, Mr. C. D. Howe, told a questioner in the House >f Commons yesterday that Canada would favour Japan's entry into tne Geneva trade agreement it Japan undertook to observe ".'air tradinc practices Reuter

IDENTITY CARD CHOP FORGING DICE SEIZED IN KOTA TINGGI [ARTICLE]

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IDENTITY CARD CHOP FORGING DICE SEIZED IN KOTA TINGGI InKotaTmggiareaatBa.m. on Apr. 25. police arrested two Chine*, women m a house from where some printing dice which policed perfect s^cimen chops oi the Johore National Registration Stamp as used on identity cards, were recovered in the garden wKifi the police

LANDINGS ON OBONE ISLAND [ARTICLE]

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LANDINGS ON OBONE ISLAND MACASSAR, Apr. 25.— Units of the U.S.I. Army landed on Obone Island, it was learned by Aneta today. No incidents occurred.— Reuter.

THEFT AT AIR INDIA OFFICE [ARTICLE]

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THEFT AT AIR INDIA OFFICE GENEVA, Apr. 25.— Thieves broke Into the offices of Air India here early today, opened showcases and took watches and other goods valued at about 7,000 francs. Reuter.

POSTAL SERVICES TO HAINAN SUSPENDED [ARTICLE]

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POSTAL SERVICES TO HAINAN SUSPENDED All Postal Services to Hainan Island are suspended until further notice, says an Official Press Release issued to Singapore yesterday

INDONESIA TO OBSERVE MAY DAY [ARTICLE]

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INDONESIA TO OBSERVE MAY DAY The office of the Representative or the United States oi Indonesia m Singapore will clote on May 1 in celebrattpn of the International Labour Day. It may be noted that a recen* Presidential Decree issued in Djakarta proclaimed this day as an ?USIIS holiday for

STOP PRESS REMINISCENT OF JAPAN'S TACTICS! [ARTICLE]

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STOP PRESS REMINISCENT OF JAPAN'S TACTICS! CAPETOWN, Apr. 25.— The South African Indian Congress, in a cabin from Durban today asking the United .Nations to intervene to stop the introduction of the Group Areas Bill In the Union House Assembly, compared the Government's action to "Japan's foul tactics at the

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Indian Daily Mail Singapore, Wed. Apr. 26, 1950. FOOLING THE PUBLIC!-IV [ARTICLE]

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Indian Daily Mail Singapore, Wed. Apr. 26, 1950. FOOLING THE PUBLIC!- IV THAT the actions and utterances of the Communities Liaison Committee have been unpardonably one-sided and meant for the exclusive benefit of just a few selected communities only at the expense of the others, is not surprising because the

Bangalore Congress May Have To Be Postponed [ARTICLE]

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Bangalore Congress May Have To Be Postponed Difficulty Expected In Housing Delegates BANGALORE, Apr. 25.— The annual session of the Indian National Congress scheduled to to held in Bangalore in July may have to be postponed. Th e Working Committee of the Mysore State Congress, meeting here on Apr. 19,

INDIA GOVT. TO TAKE OVER CHANDERNAGORE ON MAY 2 [ARTICLE]

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INDIA GOVT. TO TAKE OVER CHANDERNAGORE ON MAY 2 CALCUTTA, Apr. 25.— Th« admiuistratlon of Chandernagore, the ihree-square-mile trench settlement ,n West Bengal, 21 miles from here, .vill be taken" over by the Government of India on May 2. This was decided at a tripartite conference held at the West

CLASH AMONG BURMA REDS [ARTICLE]

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CLASH AMONG BURMA REDS RANGOON. A*fcr. 25. Communists and White Band PVO's troops (People Volunteer Organisation) have fought a fierce battle engaged at the Intaw oilfields, northwestern Mawlaik. In the long engagement, PVO's and eight Communists were killed and some Communist leaders were captured. The oilfields are along the Indian,

RIOTING IN SOUTH AFRICA [ARTICLE]

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RIOTING IN SOUTH AFRICA JOHANNESBURG, Aj|r. 25. Police opened fire in Germiston, seven mile/; f|om Aoham iieNburg, last; week ai|f^r a mob wf Africans ha,d isto-n--ed the local police station. The trouble started after an Indian had addressed a gathering of Africans urging them to organise a general strike on

RED FLAG AT SHAKESPEARE'S ANNIVERSARY [ARTICLE]

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RED FLAG AT SHAKESPEARE'S ANNIVERSARY STRATFORD SHAVON, England, Apr. 25. The Hammer and Sickle dew beside the Stars and Stripes and the Union Jack on Stratford's main street on Saturday in honour of the 386th Anniversary of the Birth of Villiam Shakespeare. Ambassadors of 10 nations lined up ilong Bridge

TEN REDS KILLED IN INDIA [ARTICLE]

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TEN REDS KILLED IN INDIA MADRAS. Apr. 25.— Ten person icseiiued as Communists were killed ;n Sunday in a clash with police in .ie Venna Aili forest on the Madras riyderabad bolder. 'ihe police recovered two guns, 17 aitridges and eight years after the encounter.

Pakistan Anxious To Ensure Economic Development To Backward Countries In Asia [ARTICLE]

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Pakistan Anxious To Ensure Economic Development To Backward Countries In Asia LONDON, Apr. 25.— Mr. Ghulam Mohammed, Pakistan's Finance Minister, said here yesterday that the Pakistan delegation to the Commonwealth Conference at Canberra in May would be led by Dr. Zahid Husjain, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. The

DIPLOMATS BOYCOTT OFFICIAL RECEPTION [ARTICLE]

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DIPLOMATS BOYCOTT OFFICIAL RECEPTION JERUSALEM. Apr. 25. Members of the diplomatic corps boycotted an official reception given hare Sunday night by Premier David Ben Gurion to mark the second anniversary of Israel's formation as a state. The reason was that they refused to recognise Jerusalem us capital of Israel. In

US Senate Urges Approval Of [ARTICLE]

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US Senate Urges Approval Of Truman* Point-4 Programme WASHINGTON, Apr. 25. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee Saturday urged approval of President Truman's "Point Four" programme for aiding underdeveloped nations, describing it as a "security measure necessary to winning the cold war." In a report to the Senate, the Committee recommended

U.S. Policy Towards Asia "Positive And Concrete" [ARTICLE]

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U.S. Policy Towards Asia "Positive And Concrete" CINCINATTI, Apr. 25.— Dr. Pnilip Jessup, American roving Ambassador and foreign policy adviser, said here that United States policy towards Asiatic countries was "positive and concrete." The American attitude had form and substance, Dr. Jessup claimed, and was net static, but developing along

PERSIAN CABINET RESHUFFLED [ARTICLE]

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PERSIAN CABINET RESHUFFLED TLIIi^RAN, Apr. 25. Persian Prflne Minister Ali Mainour yesterday reshuffled his Cabinet, which toos office juot three weeKS ag the tnird Persian Government in two month! Minister oi the Interior, Ibrahim Zand, is to go to ao Governor-General. nanding ov-r the Ministry of tne interior 'o Amanullah

U.S. DECIDES TO HAVE FIRM FOREIGN POLICY [ARTICLE]

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U.S. DECIDES TO HAVE FIRM FOREIGN POLICY WASHINGTON, Apr. 25.— The US foreign policy chiefs have decided that Russian threats at any critical point of the East-West conflict must be firmly repulsed. They now believe that this policy may be put to a shooting test in Berlin next month if

U.S. PLEDGE TO PREVENT THIRD [ARTICLE]

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U.S. PLEDGE TO PREVENT THIRD WORLD WAR LAKE SUCCESS, Apr. 25. Mr Warren Austin, chief American delegate to the United Nations, pledged yesterday that the UnitPd State's woud not allow another war to occur. Speaking at a press conference on the fifth annivexsary of the United Nations meeting at San

VIETNAM GOVERNORS MEET [ARTICLE]

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VIETNAM GOVERNORS MEET SAIGON, Apr. 25 Governors of North, Central and South Vietnam met in Dalat (South Annam) this week to discuss the division of funds provided for the raising of auxiliaries to pacify areas under Vietnamese control, the Agence France Press reported here. The Vietnamese Army consists at present

UN Statistical Expert For E. Asia [ARTICLE]

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UN Statistical Expert For E. Asia LAKE SUCCESS. Ap.. 25 —A statistical expert of the united Nations Secretariat, Dr. Abraham Aldenoff, was leaving Friday for Pakistan, Burma and Thailand to advise on the organisation of statistical services in these countries, it was announced by the Secretary vieneral, Mr. Trygve Lie.

INDIAN PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION CALCUTTA, Apr. 25. An AilIndia exhibition of press photography will be held here in May inder the auspices of the Press Photographers Association of tndia. The first of its kind to be held *n che country, the exhibition will soyer all aspects of Indian life. Prizes

Scarlet Uniforms For Buckingham Palace Guards [ARTICLE]

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Scarlet Uniforms For Buckingham Palace Guards LONDON, Apr. 25. Guards at 3uckingham Palace wore their scarlet uniforms and huge bearskin nats on Monday for the finst time this year— an official indication that mmmer is here Scarlet uniforms or na scarlet uniforms, however, heavy snow Sales and hailstorms swept many

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U.S. Asked To Take Over A Big Share [ARTICLE]

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U.S. Asked To Take Over A Big Share Of Britain 's Economic I Burden In India, Pakistan SEA PROPOSAL UNDER CONSIDERATION OF HIGH US GOVT. OFFICIALS WASHINGTON, Apr. 25. The British government has proposed that the United States take over a big proportion of Britain's economic burden in Southeast Asia,

King Abdullah Annexes Arab Palestine [ARTICLE]

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King Abdullah Annexes Arab Palestine AMMAN, Apr. 25. King Abdullah of Jordan yesterday defied the Arab League by announcing that he had annexed those parts of Palestine occupied by his forces, thus doubling the size of his kingdom. Territory added to the mountain desert kingdom was taken over by King

THE MOST POWERFUL KING IN EUROPE [ARTICLE]

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THE MOST POWERFUL KING IN EUROPE NEW YORK, Apr. 25.— King Paul of the Hellenes claimed on Monday that he is the most powerful monarch in Europe "It is one continual wcrry, but worthwhile," he said. "But I think the President of the U.S. has far more power than I

SAVED FROM GALLOWS [ARTICLE]

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SAVED FROM GALLOWS WASHINGTON, Apr. 25. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday quashed the murder conviction and death sentence of a Negro on the ground of discrimination because only white men sat on the Texas Grand Jury which indicted him. The court's decislion, reached by a vote of seven to

Pope To Receive Ceylon Pilgrims In Audience [ARTICLE]

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Pope To Receive Ceylon Pilgrims In Audience ROME. Apr. 25. Pope Pius XII will receive in audience the first Holy Year pilgrimage iron Ceylon. The 250 pilgrims arrived in Rome last week led by the Vicar General 01 Colombo. Father P. Fort in. Representing Ceylon's 650,000 Catholics, the pilgrimage consists

MORE REINFORCEMENTS FOR HAINAN REDS [ARTICLE]

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MORE REINFORCEMENTS FOR HAINAN REDS HONG KONG, Apr. 25.— General Lin Piao, following the capture of rioihow, has ordered more reinforcements from Liuchow Peninsula lor an attach on Southern Hainan according to Chinese reports from Canton. General Lin Pioa's 4th Fielo Army troops are steadily pushing southward to link up

NO CONFIDENCE MOTION ON JAPAN DIET [ARTICLE]

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NO CONFIDENCE MOTION ON JAPAN DIET TOKY&. Apr. 25— A non-confi-dence motion will be int-oduced^n the Diet on May Day. The Socialist Party us taking the lead in co-ordinating the support of all opposition parties, except the Communists. A ron-confi-'ence movement against Shigeru Yoshidatfs Cabinet was fir*t mooted by the

REPORTS DENIED [ARTICLE]

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REPORTS DENIED DJAKARTA. April 25. The U.S.I. Foreign Affair* Ministry denied recent press reports that the Ministry's Secretary-Genera l Mr. Ick.-an. w;oild be appointed U.S.I. Ambassador in Paris, according to Aneta news agency. The Ministry announced that Mr. Icksan would retain his post Of Secretary-General- Reuter

Truman's Three-Fold Programme To Fight Communism [ARTICLE]

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Truman's Three-Fold Programme To Fight Communism WASHINGTON, Apr. 25.— President Truman last night outlined a three-fold programme of attack on Communism in the United States and throughout the world. Speaking to the Federal Bar Association, he replied firmly to Republican criticisms alleging tolerance toward Communists and "fellow travellers" in Government

MR. MacDONALD ARRIVES IN RANGOON [ARTICLE]

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MR. MacDONALD ARRIVES IN RANGOON RANGOON, Apr. 25. Mr. Maljcolm MacDonald, Commissioner Geaeral for Southeast Asia, arI rived here last night from Singa--1 pore for a four- days stay- Reuter

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Cut In Govt. Servants' C.O.L.A. Suggested [ARTICLE]

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Cut In Govt. Servants' C. O. L. A. Suggested Prices Have Fallen Appreciablu, Saus Benham Committee As prices in general have fallen appreciably" the Benham Committee on the Cost of Living Allowances, have in their report to the Governor of Singapore and High Commissioner for the Federation of Malaya, recommended

PENANG BANKER OPENS $300,000 BUILDING [ARTICLE]

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PENANG BANKER OPENS $300,000 BUILDING PENANG, Apr. 25.— Phor Tay Institution in Penang gat a new lease of life frhen its $300,000 building was declared open by one of Penang's wellknown banker and iailllonaire, Mr. Yeap Chor Ee. The colourful ceremony was performed amidst a happy and large gathering predominated

STUDENTS' STRIKE ENDS [ARTICLE]

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STUDENTS' STRIKE ENDS PENANG, Apr. 25.— The strike by the students of the Alwiyah Arabic School, in Arau (Perlis State on the border .of Siam) which started on Apr. 11 in protest against the reforms introduced by the Headmaster, Sheikh Abdul Huck Hamid, in the educational policy, iias ended completely.

SRIC ELECTION MEETING TOMORROW [ARTICLE]

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SRIC ELECTION MEETING TOMORROW The annual general elections of the Singapore Regional Indian Congress to elect the office-bearers for the ensuing year will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday, Apr. 27 at No. 6, Race Course Lane, writes Mr. John Jacob, Hony.-Secretary of the SRIC

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