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Saturday, August 21, 2004
Case against Uma Bharti posted for Monday
HUBLI, AUG. 20.Whether the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, will get relief in a 10-year-old criminal case pending against her in Hubli, Karnataka, will be known on Monday. The First Additional District and Sessions Judge, Hubli, ...
Government geared to tackle truckers' strike
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20. With truckers going ahead with their plans for a countrywide strike from 6 a.m. tomorrow, the Union Government today set up a control room to monitor the situation round-the-clock. It advised the State Governments to gear up ...
'ESMA will be invoked'
VILLUPURAM, AUG. 20. In the wake of the nationwide strike call given by the All-India Motor Transport Congress against the levy of service tax, the Union Minister for Shipping and Surface Transport, T.R. Baalu, has warned that the Essential ...
Social worker presented Rajiv award
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20. A social worker who has helped rehabilitate hundreds of prisoners' children and child prisoners has been presented with the Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award, 2003. Aneena Joseph Mathew of Kerala received the award, comprising ...
Stalling Parliament mindless, says CPI (M)
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) today criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party for stalling Parliament. Describing the action as "mindless" and "irresponsible," it said that it was strange that the Opposition had not yet ...
Time for looking at alternatives to crude oil: Manmohan
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, today unveiled a statue of the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi, near Parliament and released a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of the 60th birth anniversary. The day was also ...
Reaching across the seas
DHANUSHKODI, AUG. 20.Bula Chowdhury (34) has become the first woman to cross seven important seas across the world. She today swam successfully the Palk Strait from Talaimannar in Sri Lanka to Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu. She took nearly 14 hours ...
Congress to combat communal forces
NEW DELHI, AUG. 20.The extended meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) tonight went through the four draft resolutions that would come up for discussion and adoption tomorrow at the one-day meeting of the All-India Congress Committee. ...
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