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Wednesday, March 31, 2004
Jailor shot dead
PATNA, MARCH 30.Unidentified criminals shot dead a jailor of the Beur Central Jail near his residence at Mokhtartoli here last night. Family sources said the assailants gunned down Nagendra Kumar Singh as soon as he alighted from an ambulance ...
Congress yet to get off the blocks
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 30. The faction-ridden Haryana unit of the Congress seems to be lagging behind in launching its election campaign for the 10 Lok Sabha seats as the party satraps have not yet been able to choose the candidates. Even though ...
Power Ministry signs MoU with Satluj Jal Vikas Nigam
SHIMLA, MARCH 30. After signing a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Power, the Satluj Jal Vikas Nigam (SJVN) Limited, a public sector undertaking, has entered the select band of Central Public Sector Undertakings. Various physical ...
PM's `second home' wallowing in neglect
MANIKARAN VALLEY (H.P.), MARCH 30.Tourism is considered a big money spinner for a cash-strapped State like Himachal Pradesh devoid of any major source of revenue. However, Manali -- often referred to as the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee's ...
Jammu & Kashmir
`Terrorists spreading AIDS in J & K'
JAMMU, MARCH 30. The spread of the dreaded Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Jammu and Kashmir has been attributed in part to terrorists from across the border operating with impunity till recently in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the ...
Slowly, but surely, their voice is being heard
BHOPAL, MARCH 30.Experts on issues linked with the country's North-Eastern States are unanimous in their view that after a long time people are supporting the peace process not just in Nagaland but also in other North-Eastern States. ...
Recall Jha: DPA
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 30. The Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) today urged the President to recall the Pondicherry Lieutenant Governor, N.N. Jha, for `violation of the model code of conduct'. Briefing newsmen after a joint meeting of DPA ...
`Pondy gauge conversion work satisfactory'
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 30. The Commissioner of Railway Safety, Pranab Kumar Sen, today expressed satisfaction over the quality of broad gauge conversion work in the Villupuram-Pondicherry sector. Mr. Sen completed the track inspection in two ...
No power shutdown today
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 30. There will be no power shutdown tomorrow as announced earlier in the areas covered by the Kurumbapet and the PIPDIC feeder. The shutdown has been postponed due to unavoidable reasons, says a release from Executive ...
Magisterial probe into police firing on farmers
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 30. The District Magistrate of Amritsar has ordered a magisterial probe into an incident in which at least one farmer was killed and about 150 others were injured when the police opened fire to disperse a gathering, which had ...
BJP takes back more rebels
JAIPUR, MARCH 30.The Bharatiya Janata Party in Rajasthan today brought home the third crop of party rebels in an attempt to reinforce the party well before the Lok Sabha polls. The "reformed'' rebels include Krishnendra Kaur alias Deepa, the ...
Stress on rainwater harvesting
JAIPUR, MARCH 30.The participants in a public awareness programme organised by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) at Srimadhopur in Sikar district of Rajasthan on Sunday suggested that the municipal authorities make the construction of ...
Amitabh's films, mobile theatre to sell Samajwadi Party's dream
LUCKNOW, MARCH 30.It will be an "appropriate'' mix of the modern and the traditional to appeal equally to urban and rural audiences. The political content of the message will have a similarly appropriate mix of entertainment. But the meaning will ...
Two policemen suspended
LUCKNOW, MARCH 30.The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended two policemen for dereliction of duty following the murder of a former panchayat president, Naresh Bhatia, in the Greater Noida area of Ghaziabad district yesterday. The State Home ...
Over 300 caught copying
LUCKNOW, MARCH 30. As many as 315 students, including 62 girls, were caught copying during the high school and intermediate examinations of the Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad in the state, it was officially stated. The number of ...
Tiwari must resign: BJP
DEHRA DUN, MARCH 30. The Bharatiya Janata Party today sought the resignation of the Narain Dutt Tiwari government for delay in granting permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation to interrogate six senior officers, including the ...
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