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Wednesday, August 04, 2004
CHANDIGARH, AUG. 3. The Haryana Government has issued the posting and transfer orders for three IPS officers and one HPS officer. Alok Joshi, Inspector General of Police, Railways and Technical, Panchkula, would also hold the charge of Law and ...
SHIMLA, AUG 3. The portfolios of the three Ministers who were shown the door during the downsizing exercise recently were reallocated today to some other Cabinet Ministers in the Virbhadra Singh Government. The Health portfolio, earlier held by ...
`No threat to Nathpa Jhakri project'
SHIMLA, AUG 3.The Sutlej Jal Vikas Nigam Limited authorities manning the prestigious 1500-MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project today heaved a sigh of relief as the artificial lake formed on the Indo-Tibet border did not burst and the water started ...
`No power crisis by 2007'
BHOPAL, AUG. 3. The Chairman and Managing Director of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and the Narmada Hydroelectric Development Corporation (NHDC), Yogendra Prasad, today said that there would be no electricity crisis in ...
Dental college will be upgraded: Valsaraj
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 3. The Health Minister, E. Valsaraj, today said the Pondicherry Government-owned Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital here would be upgraded to a postgraduate institute. Speaking to presspersons, he said the college had ...
Youth federation protest
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 3. Activists of the Pondicherry unit of the All-India Youth Federation today held a demonstration at the Head Post office on Rangapillai Street to protest against the hike in prices of petrol and diesel. The federation ...
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 3.There will be no power supply for five-and-half hours from 10 a.m. on Thursday at Moolakulam, Pitchaveeranpet, J.J. Nagar, M.G.R. Nagar, Annai Theresa Nagar and Oulgaret in view of construction work scheduled on high-tension ...
Calling foreign students: `Study India'
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 3. Pondicherry University has launched a `Study India' programme under which foreign students can do courses in Indian culture, heritage, literature, philosophy, religion, ancient science, astrology, yoga and meditation, dance ...
Troops called out in flood-hit Patiala
CHANDIGARH, AUG 3.Though no loss of human life has been reported, two Army columns were deployed to evacuate people from at least a dozen flood- affected places in the Rajpura and Dera Bassi sub-divisions of Patiala district today. Incessant rain ...
Call to check child abuse
CHANDIGARH, AUG 3. The Punjab Governor, O.P. Verma, who is also Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh, today called upon non-government organisations (NGOs) and voluntary groups to launch a concerted drive to check exploitation and ...
Bhabra's letter evokes strong protests
JAIPUR, AUG. 3.A war of wits is on in the Bharatiya Janata Party in Rajasthan following a letter from the former Deputy Chief Minister, Harishankar Bhabra, to the party president, Venkaiah Naidu, seeking collective leadership in the State. The ...
Uproar over bungling in grain distribution
JAIPUR, AUG. 3.The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's charge that the foodgrain allocated by the Centre to Rajasthan under various schemes during the previous Congress regime was sold in the black market led to a turmoil in the Assembly during ...
Noisy scenes over backlog of ST/SC vacancies
JAIPUR, AUG. 3.The Rajasthan Assembly today witnessed noisy scenes over the mounting backlog in filling vacancies reserved for the members of the Scheduled Castes and Tribes in Government jobs. The House was adjourned for half an hour and then ...
Vaqar Ahmad joins Cabinet
LUCKNOW, AUG. 3.The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, today effected a minor expansion of his Ministry by inducting the former Deputy Speaker in the Assembly, Vaqar Ahmad Shah, as a cabinet minister. The Governor, T. V. ...
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