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Tuesday, June 22, 2004
Tradition finds 'unsuitable' match in modernity
Madhubani, Bihar, June 21. In an age when marriages are settled through Internet and solemnised mid-air, hundreds of Maithili Brahmins in tune with tradition have started congregating in an open field at Saurath village here to find ``suitable'' ...
Assembly urges Centre to get SYL verdict implemented
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 21.The Haryana Vidhan Sabha today unanimously passed a resolution urging the Prime Minister and the Centre to get the Supreme Court verdict on the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal implemented and take all steps to get the remaining ...
Congress MLAs seek Governor's intervention
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 21.Congress MLAs, led by the officiating leader of the Congress Legislature Party, Ajay Singh Yadav, met the Haryana Governor, Babu Parmanand, at Raj Bhavan here today and sought his intervention and direction to the Speaker of ...
Paswan may not have alliance with RJD
SHIMLA, JUNE 21.The Lok Janshakti Party, a constituent of the United Progressive Alliance, may go it alone or form a third alternative for the coming Vidhan Sabha elections in Bihar. This was declared here today by the party chief and Union ...
From apple to cherry farming
SHIMLA, JUNE 21.Famous as the apple growing state, Himachal Pradesh is now turning towards cherry farming. After Jammu and Kashmir, it is now Himachal Pradesh that is ready to register its identity as the second largest cherry producing state in ...
Jammu & Kashmir
'No move to requisition services of Central Govt. officers'
SRINAGAR, JUNE 21. Jammu and Kashmir government today said there was no move to requisition the services of senior central government officers as reported in a section of press. ``There is no such move in the offing. It is a sheer figment of ...
'Surrender policy' for naxals planned
RAIPUR, JUNE 21.In keeping with the steps taken by neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand to curb naxal menace and create conducive atmosphere for dialogue, Chhattisgarh government has decided to soon bring out a ``surrender policy'' for the ...
Congress wants panel to probe poll rigging
BHOPAL, JUNE 21.At the end of three days of marathon discussions to review the party's performance in the recent Lok Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh, the State unit of the Congress Party has reached the conclusion that there was massive rigging ...
Cost-effective scheme for laying road launched
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 21. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, formally launched a cost-effective scheme to lay part of the Ambour Salai in Bussy Assembly constituency, making use of the polymer-bitumen aggregate mix on Friday. The scheme is being ...
`Fall in paddy yield likely in Karaikal'
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 21. There will be a steep decline in paddy yield in Karaikal this year, due to non-availability of Cauvery water, said Agriculture Minister, A. Namassivayam. He told The Hindu here today that the Pondicherry Chief ...
Health employees intensify stir
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 21.The Confederation of the Associations of the Health Department here has announced that staff of all government-run hospitals will go on mass leave on June 28 to protest the administration's move to permit private hospitals to ...
No fresh taxes in Punjab budget
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 21.The Punjab Finance Minister, Lal Singh, today presented the annual budget for 2004-05 with a Plan size of 3503.81 crores, an increase of 24.16 per cent over last year. While it has a resource gap of Rs 505.59 crores, no new ...
Invoking gods for rains
JAIPUR, JUNE 21.Despite the signature entry of the monsoon to the State a week ago, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Government here kept its word with the rain gods as it went ahead today with the scheduled programme of propitiating the divine ...
Hill debris disrupts traffic
Satish Sharma elected unopposed
DEHRA DUN, JUNE 21.Satish Sharma was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on Congress ticket from this State today. Later, talking to newspersons, he said that he had been given the ticket so that he could be inducted into the Union Cabinet. ...
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