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Thursday, April 29, 2004
RJD upbeat, NDA a house divided
PATNA, APRIL 28.An upbeat Rashtriya Janata Dal-led alliance is going all out to round off the third and final round of polling for 12 Lok Sabha seats in the eastern region of Bihar on May 5 buoyed by reports that it had wrested the initiative in ...
Sonia's Haryana tour today
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 28. Congress President Sonia Gandhi will tour Haryana tomorrow and May 2 to campaign for the party candidates. Haryana Congress Office Secretary Mahender Singh told UNI that Ms Gandhi would fly to Mahendragarh on April 29 and ...
Rain lashes Himachal areas
SHIMLA, APRIL 28. A thunderstorm followed by hail and rain lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh today, uprooting trees, snapping telecommunication lines and leaving a trail of destruction. Normal life was paralysed as uprooted trees ...
BJP seeks action against Virbhadra Govt.
SHIMLA, APRIL 28. A delegation of the Himachal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party led by its president, Suresh Bhardwaj, called on the Governor, Justice V.S.Kokje, at Raj Bhavan here today and submitted a memorandum demanding "action against the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
`PDP heeded to people's urge for peace'
Achabal, Jammu and Kashmir, April 28. Holding that his government had transformed the people's urge for peace into a mass movement, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has said that the prospect and hope for solution of ...
GMC Hospital to get artificial limb centre
JAMMU, APRIL 28.The Jammu Government Medical College Hospital, recently upgraded to the All-India Institute of Medical Science level, is all set to have an upgraded and full-fledged Regional Centre for Artificial Limbs, the third such facility in ...
Big names in the losers' list
CHHINDWARA (MP), APRIL 28.Elections are a great leveller and probably no other state than Madhya Pradesh can prove it more aptly. The second largest state in the country has in the past witnessed many a political bigwigs biting the dust at ...
Satna SP, daughter killed in road mishap
BHOPAL, APRIL 28. Four persons, including Satna Superintendent of Police Neeraj Boolchandani and his two-and-half-year-old daughter, were killed while his wife was critically injured when their jeep collided with a truck near Simari in ...
`Fresh commitment' for development
BHOPAL, APRIL 28.The Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Ramesh Bais, said here today that the BJP was busy making a fresh commitment to Chhattisgarh's development along with rectifying ``severe faults'' committed during the ...
NCL surpasses targets
SINGRAULI (MADHYA PRADESH), APRIL 28. The public sector Northern Coalfields Limited here has maintained its trend of growth in all-round performance during 2003-04, according to an official spokesman. The company has set a new record exceeding ...
Focus on health of children under three
INDORE, APRIL 28.Awareness of child rights, especially among the medical fraternity, is essential for ensuring the healthy growth and welfare of children under three, when they are in the crucial stages of their development, experts say. Child ...
Sessions court to hear Salman case
MUMBAI, APRIL 28.A sessions court today put off till May 11 the appeal filed by the Maharashtra Government against a lower court order allowing Bandra Magistrate to conduct the trial of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the hit-and-run case. ...
Campaign picks up in Pondy
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 28. Campaigning in Pondicherry, where the Lok Sabha poll is slated for May 10, is gaining momentum. Candidates are going round on open jeeps seeking votes. Though there are 21 contestants for the lone Lok Sabha seat, the ...
Pondy seeks additional EVMs
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 28. The Election department here has sought an additional 550-600 Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) from the Election Commission for the May 10 Lok Sabha poll as there are 21 contestants. The Chief Electoral Officer, M. ...
One more Akali leader joins Congress
PATIALA, APRIL 28. Former Akali MLA Sohan Singh Bodal today joined the Congress, while Samajwadi Janata Party state president Darshan Singh Jidda announced his party's support to the Congress candidates in the State. Mr Bodal, who was denied ...
Milli Council to support Congress in Rajasthan
JAIPUR, APRIL 28.Rajasthan unit of the All India Milli Council today announced it would openly support the Congress party in the Parliamentary polls. ``The Council members would launch a poll-awareness programme for Muslims asking them to cast ...
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