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Saturday, July 03, 2004
Somnath hopeful of solving impasse
JAIPUR, JULY 2.The Lok Sabha Speaker, Somnath Chatterjee, today expressed the hope that the stalemate over the issue of "tainted" Ministers would be resolved soon with the cooperation of leaders of all parties, facilitating the smooth conduct of ...
Airport staff protest privatisation move
NEW DELHI, JULY 2.Employees and officers of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) today staged demonstrations at major airports across the country to protest against privatisation of the Mumbai and Delhi airports. However, flights were not ...
CPWD to complete SYL canal
NEW DELHI, JULY 2. The Government has appointed the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) as the agency to complete the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal, which will carry the Indus water through Punjab and Haryana. The construction was abandoned ...
`Circumstances do not warrant mercy for Dhananjoy'
NEW DELHI, JULY 2. The Union Home Ministry has sent its report to the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, recommending the rejection of the mercy petition of Dhananjoy Chatterjee, sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a Kolkata schoolgirl. ...
Newspaper readers want depth but also fizz: Mario Garcia
CHENNAI, JULY 2. Newspapers do not need to dumb down as much as smarten up, suggests Mario R. Garcia, widely regarded as the world's most influential newspaper designer. "What today's readers want are depth, substance and fizz," says the ...
RPF takes up security for trains
TIRUCHI, JULY 2. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has taken over the additional responsibility of escorting trains and providing security for passengers with effect from July 1. The new responsibility comes in the wake of certain amendments, ...
Sahani questions rationale behind recall
PANAJI, JULY 2. The Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, calls up the Goa Governor at 10.45 pm on Wednesday and asks his opinion on the news reports about the "recall" of some Governors. Governor Kidar Nath Sahani (as he then was) asks why this ...
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