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Monday, November 17, 2003
Jammu & Kashmir
Tobacco banned in Srinagar
SRINAGAR, NOV. 16.The Jammu and Kashmir Government has imposed a ban on tobacco and all products containing tobacco extracts within the Srinagar Municipal limits. The Health Officer of the Srinagar Municipal Committee and the Local Health ...
'Pay compensation in custodial deaths'
SRINAGAR, NOV 16.The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the state government to pay compensation to the families of two persons allegedly killed by security forces in the Kashmir valley while in their custody. ...
N-power to meet winter requirements
SRINAGAR, NOV 16. The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to import 420 MW power from Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant and Power Trading Corporation to meet power requirements during the winter season when local generation goes down. ``We ...
Digvijay's 'innovative' governance hailed
BHOPAL, NOV. 16.The Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today praised his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Digvijay Singh's "innovative governance'' and said that there is a discernible pro-Congress wave in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi. About ...
Minister's house attacked
IMPHAL, NOV. 16. Unidentified gunmen attacked the Manipur Food and Civil Supplies Minister, Parijat Singh's house last night at Nongada, about 25 kms from here, police said today. Six gunmen, who had come in a Maruti car and two-wheelers, ...
BJP fighting a losing battle in Shekhawati region
SIKAR (RAJASTHAN), NOV.16.The Shekhawati districts, the gateway to the Thar desert, have not seemingly changed much politically since 1998 when the voters overwhelmingly went for the Congress. That time the Congress had won 18 of 21 seats in the ...
Gehlot, Vyas ask rebels to pull out from contest
JAIPUR, NOV. 16.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, and the Pradesh Congress Committee(I) president, Girija Vyas, in a joint appeal have asked the Congressmen who have filed nominations without the sanction of the party to withdraw from ...
Huge financial burden on U.P.
LUCKNOW, NOV 16.The burden of borrowing on the Uttar Pradesh government has reached an alarming level, with every individual in the state under a personal debt of about Rs 6,000. The burden of borrowings on the state, especially through market ...
Official seeks security
LUCKNOW, NOV 16. A senior IAS officer has sought security alleging that a senior Samajwadi Party leader and Minister in the Uttar Pradesh Government was harassing him and his family members, official sources said. Harish Chandra, Principal ...
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