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Monday, August 23, 2004
India to be polio-free by 2005: Ramadoss
PATNA, AUG. 22.The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, today said the country will be free from polio by 2005. Launching the pulse polio campaign here along with Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, Mr Ramadoss said ...
Panel to resolve grievances
GURGAON, AUG. 22.The Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, today announced that a high- power committee would be constituted under the chairmanship of the Principal Secretary, B. D. Dhalia, to resolve industrial grievances. The ...
All set for students' union polls
SHIMLA, AUG 22.Himachal Pradesh University is all set for the election to the students' union and the battle this time is again between the two traditional rivals, the left wing Students Federation of India (SFI) and the BJP- controlled Akhil ...
Rain lashes M.P., life affected
BHOPAL, AUG. 22.Rain lashed across Madhya Pradesh paralysing life in several districts even as two persons were feared dead in Betul district due to flash floods which blocked traffic on several state highways today. Incessant rains in Mandla ...
Private medical colleges proposal flayed
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 22. The Pondicherry council of the All India Youth Federation (AIYF) has urged the Lt Governor, M.M. Lakhera, to reject the Pondicherry Government proposal to allow private entrepreneurs to start two medical and three dental ...
Pondicherry gets vegetables from neighbouring States
PONDICHERRY, AUG.22. With the truckers' strike to protest against the imposition of service tax by the Centre entering the second day today, the Civil Supplies and Consumer Welfare Department of Pondicherry made arrangements for procuring ...
Bank employees' strike tomorrow
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 22. Bank officers and employees would observe a token strike on August 24 in Pondicherry in response to the nation wide call given by the United Forum of Bank Unions consisting of the nine unions of the staff in banking industry ...
Training in first aid
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 22. A batch of 45 students of Sankara Vidyalaya and also youth volunteers of Villianoor commune panchayat were trained in first aid under a scheme of the Pondicherry branch of Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) at the Primary ...
CPI men stage protest
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 22. The Communist Party of India workers staged a dharna in front of the police station at Muthialpet near here today to protest the arrest of a functionary of the party's branch unit at Kattamanaikuppam (near Muthialpet) last ...
'Penalty provision for failure to provide information'
JAIPUR, AUG. 22.The draft bill for the proposed Right to Information Act, seeking amendments to the existing legislation, the Freedom of Information Act 2002 passed by Parliament in December 2002, has kept penal provisions against those who ...
Rajasthan reconstitutes panel on wage board
JAIPUR, AUG. 22.The Rajasthan Labour Minister, Kirorilal Meena, today announced that the State Government would reconstitute the committee on the implementation of the recommendations of the Manisana Singh Wage Board for journalists and ...
ABVP loses union polls in Rajasthan varsities
JAIPUR, AUG. 22.The National Students' Union of India has bagged the post of president of students' union in Rajasthan University in Jaipur and Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University in Ajmer in the elections held on Saturday. The Akhil ...
Tracing the origin of havelis
JAIPUR, AUG. 22.Havelis or medieval mansions of the ruling class and the rich Marwaris which dot the landscape of Rajasthan today may be in disarray or have changed hands over a period but one can trace back to their origins and initial owners by ...
BJP likely to expel five rebel MLAs
LUCKNOW, AUG 22.The BJP is likely to expel its five rebel MLAs suspended earlier this month for alleged anti-party activities. Top BJP state unit leaders claimed today that the Disciplinary Committee of the State unit would hand over a written ...
Ambitious Master Plan for Agra
LUCKNOW, AUG. 22.To preserve the archeological heritage of Agra in wake of rising population and horizontal expansion of municipal limits, Uttar Pradesh government has approved an ambitious Master Plan 2021 for the city which houses the famed ...
Services of six SIs terminated
DEHRA DUN, AUG. 22.The services of six Sub Inspectors of police who had been allegedly recruited through foul means have been terminated. The State Government is likely to take action against at least one senior Indian Police Service officer, it ...
Film on hangman to rekindle debate on capital punishment
KOLKATA, AUG. 22.In a chilling commentary against what he calls the glorification of capital punishment by the media and the sudden `personal' interest of the West Bengal government in the execution of murder and rape convict Dhananjoy ...
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