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Thursday, November 06, 2003
Tackling dowry, a Bihar model
PATNA, NOV. 5. In a move to contain the menace of dowry and related violence, the Bihar Government has decided to make it mandatory for all bridegrooms, particularly those employed by it, to declare all gifts received at their wedding. The ...
Mayawati fears arrest
BHOPAL, NOV. 5.The Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo, Mayawati, today expressed fear that taking strength from the observations of the Supreme Court, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) could arrest her. Addressing a convention of BSP workers ...
Ensure hat-trick in M.P., says Kamal Nath
NEW DELHI, NOV.5.In a step intended to tackle factionalism that has been troubling the Madhya Pradesh Congress, senior leader, Kamal Nath, today urged the party workers to work unitedly and ensure that Digvijay Singh-led Government scores a ...
Dharavi welcomes a royal visitor
MUMBAI, NOV. 5.His must have been the first royal feet to tread the swampy ground of Dharavi, Asia's largest slum. Yet, Prince Charles did not seem the least bit ill at ease amid the dirt, chaos, heat and poverty that symbolises this ...
Prince Charles visits Cheshire Home
MUMBAI, NOV. 5.The old, the infirm and the physically challenged rolled their wheelchairs out into the campus of the Cheshire Home here today to receive Prince Charles. Each wheelchair was flying the Tricolour and some even had garlands for the ...
Tandoor case sentence deferred
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5.The prosecution in the Naina Sahni murder case today argued for awarding capital punishment to Sushil Sharma, main accused in the case, even as the court postponed the pronouncement of the quantum of sentence for Thursday. The ...
`Vigyan Rail' launch put off
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5.There is some disappointing news for science enthusiasts. The launch of the country's first ever `Vigyan Rail' (science train) has been postponed. It will now roll out next month and not, as earlier envisaged, on November 7 ...
Some BJP seats withheld due to differences
NEW DELHI, NOV.5. The list of 35 candidates announced by the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Delhi Assembly polls does not give adequate representation to the youth, people from the Poorvanchal and other sections of society. In fact, a close ...
Special PCR vans to patrol sensitive areas
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5.Special patrolling of Police Control Room vans has been ordered in sensitive areas as a follow-up to the recent meeting of the police, women activists and the National Commission for Women (NCW) to make the Capital "safe'' for ...
More voters, lesser polling booths
JAIPUR, NOV. 5.The number of voters in Rajasthan has increased by 37.21 lakhs from the previous Assembly elections in 1998. In all, over 3.39 crore voters will exercise their franchise next month. The Chief Election Officer, Lalit Kothari, said ...
SC upholds U.P. selection list
NEW DELHI, NOV. 5. The Supreme Court today upheld the selection list prepared by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) for various posts on the basis of a `scaling of marks' system to remove disparity in the evaluation of ...
Upsurge in militancy on Bengal-Bhutan border
KOLKATA, NOV. 5.The gunning down of two militants belonging to the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) last weekend has only confirmed the West Bengal Government's apprehensions of a resurgence in militancy in the parts of the State adjoining ...
Growing flesh trade causing concern to Bengal Govt.
KOLKATA, NOV. 5.The growing trafficking in women is causing worry to the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Government because it has sucked several rural Bengal districts into its vortex, creating grave social and economic tensions in the ...
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