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Wednesday, September 29, 2004
Centre takes belt-tightening steps
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28.The Central Government's austerity measures announced here today include a mandatory 10 per cent cut in the budgetary allocation for non-development, non-salary expenditure, including overtime allowance and honorarium. The ...
`A master of all genres of writing'
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28. The Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, Governors, Chief Ministers, writers and a host of other dignitaries have mourned the death earlier today of the novelist, Mulk Raj Anand. (Mr. ...
`All efforts to help physically challenged to vote'
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28. The Election Commission today assured the physically challenged persons that all efforts were being made to enable them to cast their votes with dignity in the coming Assembly elections and byelections. While the Commission ...
``Requirement of corroborative evidence aided Savarkar's acquittal''
CHENNAI, SEPT. 28. The requirement of corroborative evidence in Indian law, based on the British model, helped in the acquittal of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in the Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, according to A.G. Noorani, constitutional expert ...
Demand for removal of textbook with errors
AHMEDABAD, SEPT. 28. Some voluntary organisations and parents of standard VIII students in Gujarat have demanded the immediate withdrawal of a social science textbook which has allegedly shown Kashmir as part of Pakistan on the map of India ...
JD(U), BJP face-off in Maharashtra
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 28. The Janata Dal (United) and the Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance partners will face each another in the Maharashtra Assembly elections as the JD(U) has decided to contest 21 seats in the ...
Step aside IIT-M, the real brains are in the suburbs
CHENNAI, SEPT. 28. Step aside, IIT-Madras and Anna University: it's time to make way for a new set of stars from the suburbs. For students from the above two institutions, so long accustomed to viewing themselves as the elite of the engineering ...
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