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Tuesday, October 28, 2003
RJD candidates for by-polls announced
PATNA, OCT. 27.The RJD president, Laloo Prasad Yadav, today announced the names of candidates for Fatuha, Sitamarhi and Barachati Assembly constituencies where by-polls are slated for November 20. While Samata Devi has been fielded from Barachati ...
Senior citizens to get free health care
CHANDIGARH, OCT.27.The Haryana Government has decided to provide health services free of cost to all senior citizens above 60 years of age. Also, a dentist is to be appointed at each primary health centre across the State. The Chief Minister, ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Hizb commander shot dead
JAMMU, OCT. 27. Saiful Engineer alias Saiful Rehman, a top commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, was shot dead by police last night in Safakadal area of Srinagar city. He was working as the chief military adviser of the militant outfit and was a ...
Army to strengthen winter positions
NEW DELHI, OCT. 27.The deployment of more troops in Jammu and Kashmir will enable the Army to strengthen its positions in the snow-bound areas and place more reactive forces and mobile reserves along the routes vulnerable to infiltration, ...
Cong. panel to shortlist M.P. candidates
NEW DELHI, OCT. 27. The central election committee of the Congress today met at the residence of the party president, Sonia Gandhi, to shortlist the candidates for the coming Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections. No names have been finalised so far ...
BSP leaders expelled
BHOPAL, OCT. 27.Four general secretaries and the Gwalior district unit chief of the Madhya Pradesh unit of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) were expelled from the party today. The abrupt removal follows the swift removal of two State party chiefs and ...
B.B. Lyngdoh dead
SHILLONG, OCT. 27.The former Meghalaya Chief Minister, Brington Buhai Lyngdoh, died here today. He was 82 and is survived by a son and daughter. Mr. Lyngdoh, who was the Chief Minister of the State thrice in the past, was hospitalised a few days ...
Crucial Cong. poll meet today
NEW DELHI, OCT.27.The first meeting of the All-India Congress Committee Screening Committee for Delhi headed by Motilal Vora will be held tomorrow to discuss and shortlist names of the party candidates for the 70 Assembly segments in the Capital. ...
Parties scan list for sure bet
NEW DELHI, OCT. 27.As the election scene in Delhi hots up, both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party are busy drawing up lists of MLAs who need to be replaced and those who have to be swapped and also accommodate the paratroopers of their ...
Govt. on high alert to meet cyclone threat
BHUBANESWAR, OCT. 27.The Orissa Government has put the administrative machinery on high alert in view of a deep depression over the east central Bay of Bengal. Weatherman at the local meteorological centre said this evening that the system, ...
Return to constituencies, Ministers told
JAIPUR, OCT. 27. A majority of the members of the Rajasthan Council of Ministers have been asked to leave the State Capital for their respective constituencies to start their campaign for the Assembly elections on December 1. Even as the list of ...
Congress upset over Mulayam ways
LUCKNOW, OCT.27.The Congress, which had played an active role in the installation of the Mulayam Singh Yadav Government in Uttar Pradesh after the fall of the Mayawati-led BJP-BSP alliance in August this year, is feeling offended at the political ...
Japanese monks and nun robbed
HAZARIBAG, OCT. 27. Two Buddhist monks and a nun from Japan were beaten up and robbed of their belongings at Atka village in Giridih district of Jharkhand. Miscreants attacked the vehicle in which Eishiama, Hakko and nun Tshyama were ...
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