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JD(U), LJP fail to strike poll alliance
PATNA, OCT. 30. The Janata Dal(United)'s effort to put together an electoral alliance with the Lok Janshakti Party came unstuck today, with the LJP rejecting the JD(U)'s condition that its president, Ram Vilas Paswan, quit the Union Cabinet. ...
Recreating the Antarctica in the lab
VASCO-DA-GAMA (GOA), OCT. 30. The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), Goa, is all set to open the state-of-the-art National Ice Core Laboratory, the first of its kind in South Asia in its campus. Providing an ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Government shifts Darbar to Jammu
SRINAGAR, OCT. 30. Continuing with the royal-era tradition, the offices of the Jammu and Kashmir Government closed here on Friday and for the next six months, Jammu, the winter capital of the State, will be its headquarters. Besides the Chief ...
Cabinet after consultations, says Deshmukh
NEW DELHI, OCT. 30.The Chief Minister-designate of Maharashtra, Vilas Rao Deshmukh, today said the new Government in the State could be sworn-in by Monday. He would constitute the Cabinet in due course after consultations. Mr. Deshmukh, who ...
Bilkis case: charges to be framed on November 5
MUMBAI, OCT.30. The special public prosecutor, R.K. Shah, today read out the proposed charges in the sessions court in the Bilkis Yakub Rasul trial which was transferred to Mumbai by the Supreme Court. Mr. Shah proposes to frame a charge of ...
Kuki students call off strike
IMPHAL, OCT. 30. The Kuki Students Organisation (KSO) has called off its indefinite strike in the hill districts and the economic blockade on the national highways following an agreement with the Manipur Government yesterday. The decision was ...
Olive Ridley turtles spotted
BHUBANESWAR, OCT. 30. The endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have arrived on the Orissa coast for their annual breeding and nesting. A group of Olive Ridleys was sighted at Devi river mouth by observers of a voluntary organisation on ...
Heritage museum inaugurated
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 30. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the de facto transfer of Pondicherry, the Art and Culture Department today inaugurated a museum to showcase French history, art and culture on Chetty Street in ...
Rain lashes Pondicherry
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 30. With the heavy rain lashing Pondicherry showing no signs of respite, people living in low-lying areas are being evacuated to safer locations. The Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, who also holds the revenue ...
Situation improves in towns
JAIPUR, OCT. 30. Curfew was lifted from Vijaynagar and relaxed for three-four hours in Gharsana, Rawala and Anoopgarh as the situation improved in Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan today. Government representatives, including three ...
Now Kolkatans will get a taste of Oktoberfest
KOLKATA, OCT. 30. Broccoli and onion quiche, pretzel and apfelstrudd, with gallons of beer to wash it all down. Kolkatans are set to get a taste of authentic German cuisine to the accompaniment of a brass band, which is flying down to participate ...
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