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B.K. Roy is Gauhati High Court Chief Justice
NEW DELHI, FEB. 4. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has accepted the recommendation of the Collegium of Supreme Court Judges, headed by the Chief Justice of India, R.C. Lahoti, to transfer the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryna High Court, ...
Rabri files papers from Raghopur
HAJIPUR (BIHAR), FEB. 4. The Bihar Chief Minister, Rabri Devi, today filed her nomination papers here for the Raghopur Assembly constituency, which goes to the polls on February 23. Ms. Rabri Devi, who arrived along with her husband and Railway ...
`Steps on to initiate legal proceedings'
PANAJI, FEB. 4. The former Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar, said today that steps were being taken to initiate legal proceedings against the dismissal of his Government. Talking to reporters here on his arrival from New Delhi, he said ...
Highest polling in Chautala's Rori constituency
CHANDIGARH, FEB.4. The polling percentage for the 90 Haryana Assembly constituencies on Thursday was the second highest since the inception of the State on November 1,1966. The Chief Electoral Officer, Urvashi Gulati, said here today that 72.29 ...
Govt. to conduct economic survey
SHIMLA, FEB. 4.The State Chief Secretary, S.S. Parmar, said here today that the fifth Economic Census in Himachal Pradesh would be conducted this year to ascertain the strength of the organised and unorganised sectors in the State. The last ...
Cold wave persists
SHIMLA, FEB. 4.The piercing cold wave sweeping most parts of Himachal persisted as the high altitude areas in tribal belt and other high hills had another spell of moderate snowfall while the adjoining mid-hills were lashed by icy winds ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Army Chief not against changes to Special Powers Act
SRINAGAR, FEB. 4. The Army needed all the help it could get while fighting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir, the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), Gen. J.J. Singh, told a press conference today. But he was not opposed to amendments in the Armed ...
Experts to workout a wetlands plan
BHUBANESWAR, FEB. 4. Experts from 30 Asian countries will gather here on Sunday to prepare an action plan for the coastal eco-system. Being hosted by India for the first time, the Asian Wetland Symposium, February 6 to 9, will have some 400 ...
World Bank team inspects devastation
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 4. The Pondicherry administration today presented proposals for Rs. 409.50 crores to the Joint Assessment Mission comprising delegates of the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Development ...
Assessment begins for boat loss relief
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 4. The preparation of a special package to tsunami-hit fishermen in Pondicherry has reached the final stage, with the Fisheries Department beginning an assessment of those who have lost their catamarans. The Rs. 43.34-crore ...
Put Golden Temple project on hold, UNESCO urged
CHANDIGARH, FEB. 4.Some Sikh scholars, religious and political activists led by member of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Hardeep Singh, have appealed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation ...
Wildlife lovers hopeful of water to Ghana Park
JAIPUR, FEB.4.The wildlife lovers who are on the warpath demanding release of water to the world famous bird sanctuary, the Keoladeo Ghana National Park, from the Panchana dam, have not seemingly given up on the State Government's good sense in ...
U.P. steps up vigil along border
LUCKNOW, FEB. 4.The Uttar Pradesh Government has stepped up its vigil in the bordering areas of Nepal to thwart any attempt by Maoist rebels to infiltrate, following imposition of emergency in the neighbouring Himalayan kingdom earlier this week. ...
Centre not responsive to issues raised by Left: Basu
KOLKATA, FEB. 4. The CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, Jyoti Basu, today said the United Progressive Alliance Government would be in "serious difficulty" if it continued to disregard the objections raised by the Left parties on economic issues. "We ...
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