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President's vision for economic uplift
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. The President, A.P.J Abdul Kalam, today outlined his vision for making India an economically empowered nation by the year 2020 and gave out specific solutions to tackle long standing problems such as unemployment, the poor lot ...
RSS 'pracharaks' made BJP regional secretaries
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6.In a significant move indicating a revamp of the Bharatiya Janata Party's organisation machinery, the party president, Venkaiah Naidu, has appointed full-time Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh `pracharaks' as regional organisation ...
Jayalalithaa complains to CAG
CHENNAI, AUG. 6. Following up on her full-page statement, advertised in many of the newspapers today, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has written to the Comptroller and Auditor-General about the "unseemly conduct of the Accountant General (Audit), ...
Defamation cases withdrawn, Tamil Nadu tells Supreme Court
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. The Tamil Nadu Government today informed the Supreme Court that a `Government Order' had been issued for withdrawal of all defamation proceedings, initiated by it before a Chennai court, against The Hindu and other ...
Blasting of rocks could have caused Katra landslip
KATRA (UDHAMPUR), AUG. 6. Eleven labourers were killed and three injured in a landslip on the foothills of the Vaishno Devi shrine at Katra in Jammu and Kashmir early today. The condition of one of the injured is critical. Environmentalists ...
Chidambaram defends large social sector outlays
NEW DELHI, AUG. 6. The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, today said that though the delivery system in India was not perfect, the United Progressive Alliance Government had made large allocation for social welfare schemes because "I cannot ...
Narmada crosses danger mark
GANDHINAGAR, AUG. 6. A high alert has been sounded in all the villages downstream of the Sardar Sarovar Dam as the Narmada river crossed the full-reservoir level and started flowing over the dam wall today. Most of the rivers and rivulets in ...
Abloom in the Garden City
BANGALORE, AUG. 6. Bangalore nowadays tries to live up to its sobriquet of Garden City on at least two occasions a year during the horticultural shows that are held to coincide with the Republic Day and Independence Day. The latest flower ...
Duty, price hikes leading to inflation: Sinha
CHENNAI, AUG. 6. The former Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader, Yahswant Sinha, today expressed apprehensions that the first budget of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government might build up inflationary pressure. Speaking on ...
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