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Monday, October 27, 2003
7 killed as train rams auto
AHMEDABAD, OCT. 26. Seven persons, including five women, were killed when the Bhuj-Viramgaam Passenger train rammed an autorickshaw at an unmanned level crossing near Gandhidham town of Kutch district today. All the seven occupants of the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Kin separated by LoC look forward to bus service
URI, OCT. 26. Almost 56 years ago, the sleepy town of Uri was a war zone where tribal raiders, supported by Pakistan, heading towards Srinagar faced their first resistance. Brigadier Rajinder Singh and his troops, who were asked by the Maharaja ...
Charge against Digvijay reiterated
BHOPAL, OCT. 26. The general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, today went on a counter offensive against the Chief Minister, Digvijay Singh, saying that he owed an explanation to the people regarding his "special ...
VILLAGE WITHOUT WATER - II
Pilot project with a new approach
WANGI KHURD, (Osmanabad dist.), Oct. 26. ``In the last months, we have had to work the pump for 10 minutes before a thin trickle of water begins to flow,'' said Kalavati Deodhar Gunjal, sarpanch of Wangi Khurd in Bhoom taluka of Maharashtra's ...
BJP's contention on bogus voters challenged
NEW DELHI, OCT. 26.The contention of the BJP spokesman, Vijay Kumar Malhotra, that one in every fourth voter in the Capital was either duplicate or bogus has been challenged by demographic experts. In fact in a communication to the Election ...
More saw mills opposed
BHUBANESWAR, OCT. 26. The Wildlife Society of Orissa has opposed the recommendation of an official committee for establishment of 70 more sawmills in the State. "If the State Government was serious about protection of forests, the ...
Tight security for Assembly session
BHUBANESWAR, OCT. 26. Massive security arrangements have been made for a 11-day session of the Orissa Assembly which begins tomorrow in view of the heightened threat perception from naxalites. A total of 18 platoons of policemen have been ...
11 killed in collision
BHUBANESWAR, OCT. 26. At least 11 persons were killed and seven injured when a Commander jeep and a truck collided near Papali village under the Sasan police station limits in Orissa's Sambalpur district this evening. The incident took place ...
Contentious Sikh meet passes off peacefully
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 26.Even as a conglomerate of fringe Sikh organisations posed an open challenge to the authority and functioning of the community's apex clergy especially the Jathedar of the Akal Takhat, questioned the functioning of the ...
Bengal to revamp health, school education
KOLKATA, OCT. 26. The health and school education sectors in West Bengal are in for a major revamp. While a final decision on the changes in the latter is to be taken shortly those in the health sector are to be introduced next month. Since ...
Another hospital death
PURULIA, OCT. 26. Another death due to the alleged negligence of the attending doctor has been reported at the Purulia Sadar Hospital in West Bengal. The district's Chief Medical Health Officer, B.B. Patra, said Ruma Chakraborty, who was ...
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