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Wednesday, June 30, 2004
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Govt. moves to check spurt in extremist violence
GUWAHATI, JUNE 29. A month's deadline has been given to owners of rented houses to furnish details of their tenants at the nearest police station in the wake of the arrests of three hardcore militants of the banned Kangleipak Communist Party ...
V.C. Shukla disenchanted with BJP
RAIPUR, JUNE 29. Terming his defeat in the recent Lok Sabha elections from Mahasamund as "sabotage," the former Union Minister, Vidya Charan Shukla, today indicated that he might quit the Bharatiya Janata Party. Mr. Shukla, who was defeated by ...
Governor on his way out
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 29.The Haryana Governor, Babu Parmanand, is on his way out, the Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, confirmed here yesterday. Mr.Chautala told newsmen here this evening that the Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, had conveyed ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Row over yatra ends
SRINAGAR, JUNE 29. The month-long row over the duration of the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave ended today with the Jammu and Kashmir Government agreeing to extend it to 45 days and permitting performance of religious rituals on July ...
Rabbits, pigs released into Sanjay Gandhi National Park
MUMBAI, JUNE 29. The Maharashtra Forest Department's action of releasing rabbits and domestic pigs into the 103 sq. km. Sanjay Gandhi National Park to increase the prey base of leopards has come under attack by environmentalists. In the presence ...
Vermicompost project to solve garbage disposal problem
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 29.Slushy and slippery pathways that are not visible beneath layers of vegetable waste thrown by vendors in Grand Bazaar in Pondicherry would make walking on the road miserable. But all that is changing and fast with the vendors ...
Engineers held in bitumen case
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 29. In a major crackdown busting the infamous bitumen scam, Punjab's Vigilance Bureau today arrested one Superintending Engineer (SE), M.S. Kanjla, five Executive Engineers, five Sub-Divisional Officers (SDOs) and 13 Junior ...
`Operation Clean Up' in urban areas
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 29.To prevent and control outbreak of waterborne diseases like diarrhoea and gastro-enteritis, Punjab's Local Government Department has launched `Operation Clean Up' in all the urban areas of the State. Various preventive and ...
No pressure to quit: Khurana
JAIPUR, JUNE 29.The Rajasthan Governor, Madan Lal Khurana, made it eminently clear today that he was not in a mood to give up the gubernatorial post. The ruling Untied Progressive Alliance Government at the Centre should follow the precedence set ...
Electricity duty up
JAIPUR, JUNE 29.The Rajasthan Government has increased the electricity duty on domestic, commercial and industrial power connections from 25 paise to 40 paise per unit, but exempted the agricultural consumers from the hike. The increase will lead ...
Starvation deaths issue may figure in Assembly session
KOLKATA, JUNE 29.The reported starvation deaths in Amlashol village in Midnapore district may figure in the extended budget session beginning here tomorrow, the Speaker, Hashim Abdul Halim, said today. ``If the Opposition want, they can ...
Case of missing girl to be reopened after 9 years
KOLKATA, JUNE 29. Nine years after her mysterious disappearance from Chandipur, a tourist spot in Orissa, where she had gone with a group of classmates from Jadavpur University's Bengali Department, the West Bengal Government is to launch another ...
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