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Monday, August 02, 2004
Two killed, 24 injured in clash
SIRSA, AUG 1.Two people, including a woman, were killed and 24 seriously injured when two groups of a nomadic community clashed at a `Mahapanchayat' (community meeting) in Rania town in this district yesterday, police said today. The two ...
Ban on polythene bags showing good results
SHIMLA, AUG 1.The State Government, which had constituted the Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board, a few years ago, to protect the environment of the picturesque State of Himachal, has started yielding results. The Board was not ...
Soren says BJP is trying to eliminate him
JAMTARA, AUG. 1. The former Union Coal Minister and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha chief, Shibu Soren, today charged the Bharatiya Janata Party with hatching a conspiracy to eliminate him. At a public meeting in Kanchanbeda village, ahead of his ...
Pawar's message to fence-sitters
MUMBAI, AUG. 1. The Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party chief, Sharad Pawar, who cut short his week-long rest in Himachal Pradesh and rushed here today, sensing his party getting increasingly divided between Marathas and ...
15 protesters injured
IMPHAL, AUG. 1. At least 15 persons, including women, were injured and 40 students arrested as protesters demanding the withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Manipur intensified their "mass court arrest programme" today. Police ...
Child torture case: royal family member arrested
BHUBANESWAR, AUG. 1.The Orissa police have arrested one of the two members of a royal family of the State who had been named accused in a child torture case. Bhubaneswar Singh Deo, who belonged to the erstwhile royal family of Khariar in ...
Self-help groups get loans
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 1. The Pondicherry Local Administration Minister, A. Elumalai, has said the administration had drawn up plans to encourage 75 more self-help groups with bank loans to start dairy projects in the Union Territory as was promised ...
JIPMER employees want posts filled
PONDICHERRY, AUGUST 1. The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Hospital (JIPMER) employees union today asked the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Anbumani Ramadoss, demanding steps to fill vacancies in ...
'Punjab will fight it out legally'
CHANDIGARH, AUG. 1. The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, today indirectly raised the bogey of terrorism saying the State's history showed that it had lost many lives after being forced into agreements. "Look at the history of ...
'Anti-Punjab' tirade on waters issue decried
CHANDIGARH, AUG 1.Political organisations in Punjab have decried the countrywide tirade that has been initiated against the State after the Assembly passed `The Termination of Agreements Act 2004''. They argue that after being denied its ...
Jaipur company produces organic cotton
JAIPUR, AUG.1.After organic food now it is organic cotton. A Jaipur- based textile company has produced bed sheets made out of organic cotton which are said to be ideal for the use of asthma patients and those suffering from skin allergies. The ...
Trinamool bandh today
KOLKATA, AUG. 1. The Nationalist Trinamool Congress has called a 12-hour bandh tomorrow to protest against the State Government's move to introduce the Pre-litigation Conciliation Board Bill, 2004. The Left Front and affiliated unions have ...
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