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Tuesday, November 09, 2004
MLA sees fertilizer scam
CHANDIGARH, NOV.8.The former Haryana Minister and sitting Congress MLA, Karan Singh Dalal, has in a letter to the Governor, A.R.Kidwai, demanded imposition of President's rule in the State and registration of criminal cases against the Chief ...
Teachers, students taken ill
CHANDIGARH, NOV 8.Seven students and four teachers of a school in Haryana complained of giddiness after a gas leak in its laboratory today, forcing the closure of the school for the day. The victims from the D A V school in Jind were rushed to ...
Sonia to visit Shimla tomorrow
SHIMLA, NOV. 8.In preparation for Congress president Sonia Gandhi's visit to Shimla this coming Wednesday, the SPG and State police have turned the town into a police cantonment much to the inconvenience of local people and tourists here. Ms. ...
Jharkhand releases draft IT policy
RANCHI, NOV. 8.The Jharkhand government today released a draft IT policy to solicit comments from various quarters on the development of the sector in the State. ``The draft has been prepared after consulting various departments and will be ...
BJP not to change nominee for Indore Mayor
BHOPAL, NOV. 8. The State Election Committee of the Madhya Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party today adopted a stern posture and turned down the demand from a section of senior State party leaders for changing the party candidate for the ...
Groundwater level up by 17 metres
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 8.With Pondicherry recording 19 cm of rainfall over the last few days, the sub-soil water level has risen rapidly. An official source said here today that in areas like Pillayarkuppam the groundwater level had risen by 17 ...
Police halt Dalit Panther march
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 8. Over a 100 activists of the Pondicherry unit of the Dalit Panthers of India were arrested today a few metres away from Rajnivas, as they attempted to take out a procession to picket the Lt. Governor's mansion. The ...
Keep hooligans under watch: Narayanasamy
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 8. The Pondicherry administration should keep "rowdy elements" under surveillance to ensure there is no threat to law and order, the president of the Pondicherry Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), V. Narayanasamy MP, said here ...
Rangasamy's promise `not kept'
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 8. Government staff, senior citizens and mill workers allotted independent houses by the Pondicherry Housing Board some 15 years ago are perturbed by the delay in implementing the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy's promise that the ...
Rajasthan gets its first woman Governor
JAIPUR, NOV.8.The senior Congress politician from Maharashtra, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, today took oath as the first woman Governor of Rajasthan. Ms. Patil succeeds Madan Lal Khurana, who resigned a fortnight back as Rajasthan Governor to be ...
Focus on long-term plan to tackle AIDS
JAIPUR, NOV. 8. Although Rajasthan is described as a low-prevalence State in the context of HIV and AIDS, there are compelling reasons to build anticipatory long-term programmes to avert a potentially large epidemic. The HIV data in the State is ...
Assembly adjourned after Khan-BJP row
LUCKNOW, NOV. 8.The Uttar Pradesh Assembly was adjourned for the day today following heated exchanges between Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mohammad Azam Khan and Leader of Oppisition Lalji Tandon after the former rebuked BJP Deputy Leader Hukum ...
Congress wrests Council seat
LUCKNOW, NOV 8.Independent candidates have won three seats while the ruling Samajwadi Party and Congress have won one each of the seven seats for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. Independents have won Allahabad-Jhansi teachers, Kanpur ...
Coloured sweets can cause cancer
LUCKNOW, NOV. 8.Sweets, bright and tempting, may contain colours which are even carcinogenic, experts have warned. Industrial Toxicology Research Centre (ITRC) deputy director and Food Toxicology division head Dr Mukul Das and his group ...
Better perks for cops
DEHRA DUN, NOV. 8.The Uttaranchal Government has enhanced the perks of the policemen as a goodwill gesture on the eve of the fourth State Foundation Day. The increase is three times the earlier uniform allowance. This has been done to make the ...
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