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Friday, January 14, 2005
Bihu being celebrated with joy across Assam
GUWAHATI, JAN. 13.Never mind the spiralling prices of edible commodities and intense cold conditions, Bhogali or Magh Bihu -- the harvest festival of Assam -- is being celebrated across the state with joy and enthusiasm. Bhogali, meaning ...
Congress yet to finalise Haryana list
CHANDIGARH, JAN.13. Even as the Congress High Command has been finding it difficult to finalise its list of nominees for the 90 Haryana Assembly constituencies, a total of 75 candidates belonging to other parties and Independents have gone ahead ...
Jharkhand polls crucial for JMM
RANCHI, JAN. 13.The February assembly elections will be crucial for the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) facing the voters for the first time since creation of the state. The JMM had played an important role leading a long mass movement for creation ...
Nothing political in my visit; Uma Bharti
BHOPAL, JAN. 13.The firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, today maintained a studied silence and refused to answer journalists' queries on diverse issue. Ms. Bharti was meeting newspersons ...
Bollywood bids adieu to Amrish Puri
MUMBAI, JAN. 13. Bollywood bid a tearful adieu to "star villain" Amrish Puri, whose mortal remains were consigned to flames at the Shivaji Park crematorium here today. The body of Puri, who passed away on Wednesday following cerebral ...
A gentleman with heart of gold: Hangal
MUMBAI, JAN. 13.Amrish Puri was a tough villain on screen but a perfect gentleman with a heart of gold in real life, according to veteran actor A. K. Hangal. Speaking after the cremation of the country's well-known screen villain here today, ...
Help tsunami victims, says Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, JAN. 13. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said in his Pongal Day message that the administration had initiated sweeping measures to enable the tsunami-hit fishermen resume normal life. The villages, too, were limping back to ...
Lakhera puts off visit to affected villages
PONDICHERRY, JAN. 13.The Pondicherry Lt. Governor, M. M. Lakhera, today dropped his plan to visit the tsunami-hit villages. Official sources said he would visit the hamlets on January 18 instead. Mr. Lakhera, who visited the villages in ...
Maharashtra Congress sends relief materials
PONDICHERRY, JAN. 13. A wagonload of relief materials sent by the Congress in Maharashtra reached here on Wednesday for distribution to tsunami-hit villagers in Pondicherry and Karaikal regions. The chief organiser of the Seva Dal of ...
Social security fund for women
CHANDIGARH, JAN 13.The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, has said that the State Government has created a "Dedicated Social Security Fund'' of Rs 450 crore to ensure timely payment of pension to widows, destitute women, aged and physically ...
Painter's gesture for tsunami victims
JAIPUR, JAN. 13.In a gesture befitting an artist with finer sensibilities, Surendra Pal Joshi, painter and mural artist, offered his paintings for sale to collect funds for relief to the victims of tsunami waves. Altogether 21 frames, done over a ...
Congress trying to derail development: Mulayam
LUCKNOW, JAN. 13.The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, today alleged that the Congress was threatening industrialists who were showing interest in investment in the State. Mr Yadav had recently also charged the Congress with ...
`Manfest 2005' begins today
LUCKNOW, JAN.13. Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow's annual international business event, `Manfest 2005', will take off here this Friday, January 14. Celebrating 20 years of inception of IIM Lucknow, Manfest 2005 intends to build on its ...
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