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Saturday, May 22, 2004
More powers sought for N-E Council
GUWAHATI, MAY 21. The Communist Party of India wants the new government at the Centre to strengthen the North-Eastern Council by giving it more powers and funds to accelerate the development of the region, according to the party leader, Promode ...
Welfare trust for children hit by extremist violence in Assam
GUWAHATI, MAY 21. The Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, today announced the formation of a welfare trust for children affected in the extremist violence in the State. The Congress Government in the State, which has completed three years in ...
Rich tributes to Rajiv Gandhi
BHOPAL, MAY 21."Rajiv Gandhi was a statesman with a tremendous foresight who paved the way to decentralise power at the village level. He ushered in the Telecom Revolution and was responsible for the great strides taken by the country in science ...
POTA court to frame charges in Mumbai blast case on June 7
MUMBAI, MAY 21.A POTA court here today set June 7 for framing charges against six accused in three blast cases in the metropolis. Special public prosecutor Ujwal Nikam told the court that a prima facie case is being made out from the evidence ...
Heat wave claims two lives in Orissa
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 21.Most parts of Orissa continued to reel under intense heatwave conditions, with Bhubaneswar recording a maximum day temperature of 45.1 degrees Celsius on Friday. This is seven degrees Celsius more than the normal temperature. ...
Mohanty elected Orissa Speaker
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 21.The three-time Biju Janata Dal legislator from Puri, Maheswar Mohanty, was elected the new Speaker of the Orissa Assembly, today. Mr. Mohanty was elected the Speaker though the Congress legislators had boycotted the ...
Annadhanam, blood donation mark Rajiv death anniversary
PONDICHERRY, MAY 21. Annadhanam to the poor and blood donation by the Congress volunteers marked the 13th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Pondicherry on Friday. The Chief Minster, N. Rangasamy, garlanded the statue ...
Bouquets for Manmohan, brickbats for Congress
CHANDIGARH, MAY 21. "He is an honest, sincere and hard-working person, but the Congress's decision to nominate Manmohan Singh as Prime Minister-designate, could have never assuaged the hurt the party has inflicted on the Sikh community. The ...
Khurana resumes `sunwai', plays it safe
JAIPUR, MAY 21.While speculation is rife over the chances of the new Congress-led alliance at the Centre calling back at least some of the Governors appointed by the previous Government, the Rajasthan Governor, Madan Lal Khurana, today sought to ...
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