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Sunday, November 28, 2004
Confrontations must not spill into House: Somnath
KOLKATA, NOV. 27."Over the years what has developed is the notion that an issue, demand or agitation is highly successful if it can lead to stoppages in the House, as if that were the pinnacle of protest. This is highly unfortunate,'' the Speaker ...
`First indigenous aircraft carrier will be ready in 6-7 years'
INS MANDOVI (GOA), NOV. 27. The construction of the first indigenous aircraft carrier is under progress at the Cochin Shipyard and will be completed in six to seven years, the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS), Arun Prakash, has said. Explaining ...
Women vendors take case to ILO chief
NEW DELHI, NOV. 27. Among a host of high-profile meetings, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Director-General, Juan Somavia, spared some time for the women vendors of the city. Mr. Somavia gave a patient hearing to a group of women ...
Cuba for strengthening Non-Aligned Movement
CHENNAI, NOV. 27. The Non-aligned Movement (NAM) is more relevant now than ever before, as developing countries have to unite and defend their interests in a unipolar world, the central committee member of the Communist Party of Cuba, Pablo ...
Implement schemes through Panchayati Raj, says Aiyar
GUWAHATI, NOV. 27. The Union Minister for Panchayati Raj and Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mani Shankar Aiyar, has underlined the need for implementing the Sarva Siksha Abhijan Mission through the Panchayati Raj institutions to make it more ...
Congress camps jubilant over Krishna's appointment
BANGALORE, NOV. 27. The appointment of the former Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, as the Governor of Maharashtra has been received well by all sections in Congress here. It is one of the few occasions when a senior politician from the ...
A blend of the old and the new
PANAJI, NOV. 27. Facing the picturesque Mandovi River in the heart of Panaji stands a building which once housed Escola Medico Cirurgica de Nova Goa, said to be the oldest medical college in Asia. Built in 1927, it was in decay thanks to lack of ...
Building `Ram-Rahim' bridges
AHMEDABAD, NOV. 27.Perhaps for the first time since the 2002 riots, a serious attempt was made to bring the two communities together on a peace mission here and that too in the Juhapura locality, a predominantly Muslim one. Among the ...
Night viewing of the Taj
AGRA, NOV. 27. It was an ordeal for tourists today to secure tickets for the first night viewing of the Taj Mahal after two decades, with people being made to wait for hours. The disarray at the ticket counter at the Archaeological Survey of ...
An acid test, says Agnivesh
NEW DELHI, NOV. 27. Terming the arrest of the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, "an acid test" for India's character and its diverse culture, the World Council of Arya Samaj president, Swami Agnivesh, today criticised the Prime ...
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