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Wednesday, December 29, 2004
Armed forces step up relief
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The armed forces today stepped up relief and rehabilitation measures in India and the neighbouring countries hit by Sunday's tsunami even as reliable sources here said 100 Indian Air Force personnel and their kin in Andaman & ...
Kakodkar to give 'emotional support'
CHENNAI, DEC. 28. Sixty bodies were found on the shores near the township for employees of nuclear facilities located at Kalpakkam, 60 km from here. The dead included five employees of the nuclear facilities, 25 members of their families and 30 ...
Plan to station Sukhoi-30 fighters in Andamans put on hold
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The tsunami disaster has affected the Indian Air Force (IAF) plans to make its Carnic air base in Andaman and Nicobar Islands more potent. The extensive damage to the recently strengthened runway has forced the IAF to ...
NLFT rebels gun down 16 jawans in Tripura
AGARTALA, DEC. 28. In one of the biggest militant strikes in recent years in Tripura, guerillas of the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) shot dead 16 Territorial Army jawans and a civilian and shot at two others at Dangabari in ...
Kalam cancels New Year celebrations
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has cancelled the New Year celebrations at Rashtrapati Bhavan as a mark of respect to those who lost their lives and many others who were left homeless by Sunday's tsunami. Unlike in the ...
"My guru would not have committed such a heinous crime"
KANCHEEPURAM, DEC. 29. The junior Sankaracharya of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi, said today that his guru, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, would not have committed such a heinous act. The Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra ...
Sonia assures all help to tsunami victims
CHENNAI, DEC. 28. The Congress president and chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance, Sonia Gandhi, today promised the tsunami-affected people in Tamil Nadu that the Central Government would do all it could to help them. Ms. Gandhi ...
Private sector, individuals join tsunami relief effort
NEW DELHI, DEC. 28.With the magnitude of the tsunami tragedy sinking in by the day, the private sector and individuals have begun contributing to the ongoing effort to provide succour to the victims. While some companies have pledged money, ...
Counsel meets Acharya in prison
VELLORE, DEC. 28. K.S. Dinakaran, counsel to the Kanchi Acharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, called on the Acharya inside the central prison here on Tuesday. Describing the meeting a courtesy call, Mr. Dinakaran told newspersons that he ...
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