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Controversy over Kaziranga centenary celebrations
GUWAHATI, FEB. 8.The ensuing centenary celebrations of the Kaziranga National Park has run into rough weather with well-known environmental activist group, `Nature's Beckon', claiming that Kaziranga was yet to step into its 100th year as it was ...
Bhajan Lal's notice
CHANDIGARH, FEB. 8.The Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee chief, Bhajan Lal, has issued show cause notices to nine partymen for allegedly working against party candidates in the just-concluded Assemby elections. On the complaint of Prasanni ...
BJP demonstration on Goa issue
BHOPAL, FEB. 8. The president of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Kailash Joshi, today led a demonstration at the busy Roshanpura Square here to protest against the dismissal of the Parikkar Government in Goa. The party ...
House pays tributes to Rao, Dixit
BHOPAL, FEB. 8. The Madhya Pradesh Assembly was today adjourned for the day after the House paid tributes to the former Prime Minister, P.V. Narasimha Rao, the National Security Advisor, J.N. Dixit, as well as the tsunami victims and those who ...
Villagers allege discrimination in relief disbursement
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 8. More than 1,000 residents of Dubrayapet, a coastal village in the Uppalam Assembly constituency, today marched to the Assembly seeking payment of the tsunami cash assistance. They met the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, and ...
Separate allocation sought for Pondy in Railway budget
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 8. The Pattali Makkal Katchi Parliamentary Party leader, M. Ramadass, has requested the Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad, to separately earmark funds for the railway sector in Pondicherry in the forthcoming railway budget. In ...
Student abducted in Amritsar
AMRITSAR, FEB. 8.An 18-year-old student Paramvir Singh was kidnapped here today by four unidentified persons, who were in police uniform. Paramvir's family sources said he was kidnapped at around 7 p.m. by four unidentified persons while he ...
`European Union still has identity problems'
JAIPUR, FEB. 8.Parliamentarians from the European Union have forecast stability for the European currency, Euro, even as the nascent union of 25 nations is trying to become a cohesive political and economic entity. "We hope Euro will be a ...
Court orders autopsy of freedom fighter
JAIPUR, FEB. 8. The Rajasthan High Court today asked the police to get an autopsy done on the body of the former MLA and freedom fighter, Chandrakala, to find out the cause of her death. The court order came over a fortnight after her death at ...
Rs. 928-crore EC aid for Rajasthan
JAIPUR, FEB. 8.The European Commission has agreed to provide an aid of Rs. 928 crores to Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh under a State partnership programme to develop infrastructure for education, health care and drinking water in the two States. ...
Dropsy cases: Oil dealer hand suspected
LUCKNOW, FEB. 8. The sporadic incidence of dropsy cases in the Rajajipuram colony of the State capital could possibly be the work of some unscrupulous oil dealer, an expert conducting a sample study of the mustard oil samples in the city here has ...
Lakhs take dip on `mauni amavasya'
ALLAHABAD, FEB. 8.Lakhs of devotees today took a dip in holy rivers across north India including Sangam, the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati, on the occasion of `mauni amavasya' which marks the new moon day of the Hindu month ...
Basic education still a distant dream
DEHRA DUN, FEB. 8.Access to elementary education continues to remain a distant dream for tribal children of many villages of the Jaunsar Bhawar area not far from the State Capital. All this even as the Government continues to harp on "massive ...
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