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Tuesday, October 12, 2004
JP institution gasping for breath
PATNA, OCT. 11.Politicians of Bihar swear by his name, but they do little to realise dreams of late revolutionary leader Jai Prakash Narain (JP) whose birth anniversary is being celebrated throughout the state today. Many institutions named ...
Snow, rain lash North
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 11.The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh received snowfall while moderate to heavy rains lashed northern parts of the country today causing the temperatures to fall by upto 11 degrees at some places. The higher peaks of H.P. ...
Freedom fighter Subbiah ignored: CPI
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 11. State Secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) N. Kalainathan today called upon the Administration to constitute a coordination committee to chalk out the programme to celebrate the golden jubilee of the De Facto ...
Public service commission `badly needed'
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 11. The General Secretary of the Federation of Pondicherry Government Employees Associations, T.R. Seshachalam, today charged the Government with adopting anti-employee policies. He told newsmen here that a one-day conference ...
Bill collectors call off strike
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 11. The Pondicherry State Electricity Department Bill Collectors' Union, in a release today, announced that it was calling off its seven-day strike following assurances from the department that it would meet their demands within ...
Temporary workers... for 18 years
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 11.Pondicherry State Public Works Department workers today staged a dharna urging the Administration to regularise the services of temporary workers. A press release from the Central Federation of Government Employees ...
Allegations fly thick as campaign ends in Punjab
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 11.While the curtains came down today on campaigning for the upcoming by-elections for the two Punjab Assembly seats of Kapurthala and Garhshankar, rival parties levelled serious allegations against each other. Different parties ...
Amarinder unhappy over delay in World Bank loans
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 11.The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, today said that given the tedious procedures adopted by the World Bank (WB) in extending loan for two urgently required projects, the State Government would be left with no other ...
RSNM not to support any party
JAIPUR, OCT. 11.The Rajasthan Samajik Nyay Manch, which has been spearheading a campaign for reservation to the poor among forward castes, today announced that it would not extend support to any of the two major political parties in the upcoming ...
EC accused of ignoring BJP complaints
LUCKNOW, OCT. 11.The Uttar Pradesh unit of the BJP today alleged that the Election Commission was not taking seriously the party's complaints over misuse of official machinery by the ruling Samajwadi Party for the October 13 by-elections to one ...
Fight begins for Milkipur seat
FAIZABAD, OCT. 11.All the major political parties in Uttar Pradesh have geared up to put up a strong fight for the by election to the Milkipur seat, while the Samajwadi Party was trying its best to retain the seat. The SP has fielded former ...
Ajit Singh's do-or-die bid in western U.P.
ALIGARH OCT. 11. The RLD president Ajit Singh is going all out to woo voters in the Iglas Assembly constituency as his plans for reviving the cause of harit pradesh largely rests on the party's success to wrest the seat from Congress. It was ...
Little ambassadors of the `two magic drops'
MORADABAD, OCT. 11.Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, which is the hot bed of the wild polio virus, has found a rather unusual ally in the form of groups of school children called "Bulawa Toli'', recruited to give the national pulse polio immunisation ...
Campaigning ends for Dwarahat by-poll
DEHRA DUN, OCT. 11. A rather low-key canvassing for the upcoming by-election for the Dwarahat Assembly seat in Almora district of Uttaranchal ended on a peaceful note this evening. The constituency has 64,125 voters who will go to the polls this ...
Shekhawat all for welfare of forest dwellers
DEHRA DUN, OCT. 11. The Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, today emphasised the urgent need to introduce strong welfare measures for the forest dwelling communities if the ecosystem is to be saved from destruction. Inaugurating the ...
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