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Sunday, August 01, 2004
India sends emissary
NEW DELHI, JULY 31. Talks are going on to free the three Indian hostages being held captive by militants in Iraq, the Minister of State for External Affairs, E. Ahamed, said after a meeting of the Crisis Management Group (CMG) this evening. ...
President outlines roadmap for mission to eradicate poverty
MUMBAI, JULY 31. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, laid out today the roadmap for fulfilling the national mission of making India a developed country and meeting the major challenge of uplifting 260 million people above the poverty line, at a ...
NCAER revises growth forecast
NEW DELHI, JULY 31. The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), an economic think-tank, has projected that the economy would grow at a rate between 6.5 per cent and 6.7 per cent during the current fiscal year. However, NCAER's ...
Buddhadeb keen to bridge gap with UPA over FDI
NEW DELHI, JULY 31.Admitting that the Left parties had encouraged "irresponsible acts'' like State-wide bandhs in the 1970s, the West Bengal Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, today said the word `gherao' was again their "contribution to ...
How the better half dies I
ANANTAPUR (ANDHRA PRADESH), JULY 31. When Pedda Narsamma hanged herself in Pandi Parthi village, her eight-member household was shattered. For decades, it was Narsamma, 50, who kept both farm and family going. Two years later, the Government has ...
SYL canal row: hearing of Presidential Reference tomorrow
NEW DELHI, JULY 31. A five-Judge Constitution Bench, headed by the Chief Justice, R.C. Lahoti, will hear on Monday the Presidential Reference on the controversial legislation enacted by the Punjab Government annulling the agreements entered among ...
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