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Tuesday, August 10, 2004
V.C. Shukla non-committal on future plans
RAIPUR, AUG. 9.BJP leader and former Union minister Vidya Charan Shukla, reacting to the speculations that he might rejoin the Congress, today said he was reconsidering the entire situation. "I'm not in a hurry. What I have said is that I'm ...
Anti-Chautala rally marks Congress unity
KURUKSHETRA, AUG. 9. The Haryana unit of the Congress today launched its agitation against the Om Prakash Chautala Government from this city, which is known for its historic and religious significance. What stood out at the rally, held in the ...
Munda admits of conviction during stir
RANCHI, AUG. 9. The Jharkhand Chief Minister, Arjun Munda, has admitted of his conviction in the case related to violation of prohibitory orders under section 144 CRPC in 1988 during the movement for a separate State. Regarding the Opposition ...
Steps to help dam-hit people
BHOPAL, AUG. 9.The Narmada Valley Development Authority (NVDA) has claimed that rehabilitation steps have been taken for the 104 affected villages that fall under the line of submergence at the Indira Sagar Dam's present height of 110.64 ...
4,000 posts lapse while 1.5 lakh wait for jobs
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 9. The Congress Government had failed to come up with an effective policy to create jobs for the educated unemployed, the All-India Youth Federation (AIYF) has charged. The AIYF Pondicherry State council office bearers, K. ...
Groundwater Authority in a week's time, says Namassivayam
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 9. The Pondicherry administration would set up a full-fledged Groundwater Authority in a week's time, according to A. Namassivayam, Agriculture Minister. Mr. Namassivayam told The Hindu here today that the Authority ...
Expert aghast at handling of lake crisis
CHANDIGARH, AUG 9. Noted scholar and Professor in the Geology Department of Panjab University, A.D. Ahluwalia, has expressed reservations over the measures to deal with the alarming situation which has developed following formation of lakes along ...
Jaipur gets video link to districts
JAIPUR, AUG. 9.All the district headquarters in Rajasthan were directly connected with the State Capital today through a video conferencing network. The Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, inaugurated the network at the Video Conferencing Centre ...
SP, Congress at loggerheads over Urdu University Bill
LUCKNOW, AUG. 9.The controversial Urdu University Bill and its withdrawal from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly -- apparently after the Governor, T.V. Rajeswar, objections -- has once again sparked a war of words between the Congress and the ruling ...
Political pressure poses a threat to northern grid
LUCKNOW, AUG. 9.Acute power crisis in Uttar Pradesh has now threatened the collapse of the northern grid, following "pressure" mounted by some political leaders to provide "uninterrupted" power supply to their respective regions. The State, ...
Experts moot new policies for U.P.
LUCKNOW, AUG 9.In a major leap towards Information Technology, the Uttar Pradesh Government has formulated a new IT policy. The policy was given nod in a meeting of UP Development Council here today chaired by Chief Minister Mulayam Singh ...
Uttarakhand bandh today
DEHRA DUN, AUG. 9.Uttarakhand activists today called for a state-wide bandh tomorrow in protest against the death of Baba Mohan Uttarakhandi this morning, on the 38th day of his fast seeking establishment of a new Capital for Uttaranchal at ...
A rescue operation by military
DEHRA DUN, AUG. 9.The death toll in yesterday's building collapse in the Clement Town cantonment area here was controlled at four, thanks to a swift rescue operation taken up by the local military unit which was in action within 15 minutes of the ...
DEHRA DUN, AUG. 9.Uttaranchal boasts of being a hi-tech State and spends crores of rupees on disaster management and mitigation works. A good portion of this fund has gone into purchasing video conferencing equipment or training trips abroad by ...
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