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Saturday, February 12, 2005
Manmohan promises aid for infrastructure in Karnataka
BANGALORE, FEB. 11. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has assured the State Government that the Centre will provide assistance to the State, Bangalore in particular, to ensure that it becomes a world-class region and city. On his first visit ...
Support not for continuation of discredited policies: CPI(M)
KOLKATA, FEB. 11. "Our support [to the United Progressive Alliance Government] is not for the continuation of the discredited polices of the previous Government.... We have no illusions... After nine months [of the UPA Government being in power] ...
Governor's action premeditated, says Parrikar
PANAJI, FEB. 11. The ousted Goa Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, claimed that he had documentary evidence to prove that the action of Governor, S.C. Jamir, in dismissing his government was "premeditated." "In fact, the decision to dismiss my ...
`Secular allies will elect leader after Bihar, Jharkhand polls'
NEW DELHI, FEB. 11.With elections in Bihar and Jharkhand entering a decisive phase, the Congress today said the question of leadership of the secular coalition Government in these States would be decided after the polls. At the same time, the ...
Pipeline can be extended to China: Iran
NEW DELHI, FEB. 11. Iran's Ambassador to India, Siavash Zargar Yaghoubi, feels that the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline could be extended to China as well. Though discussions on the gas pipeline are beginning in earnest only now, Mr. ...
`Enough evidence to show Godhra train fire was an accident'
NEW DELHI, FEB. 11. In his first official response to the criticisms levelled against the interim report of the Godhra inquiry committee, Justice U.C. Banerjee has said his conclusion that the 2002 fire that took the lives of 59 train passengers ...
Woman rescued after 46 days
PORT BLAIR, FEB. 11. Forty-six days after the tsunami, a 25-year-old woman, Jesie, who lived on jungle fruits, was rescued from Pillowpanja in the Nicobar group of islands. Jesie was found by Michael Solomon staying at the Old Dormitory camp in ...
Sculptures surface off shore temple
CHENNAI, FEB. 11. A series of elegant sculptures, carved on boulders, have loomed into view on the beach at Mamallapuram, about 50 km from here. These are a few hundred metres from the Shore Temple. Prominent among the sculptures are lions, ...
Shahbuddin shifted to Beur
PATNA, FEB.11. The jail authorities today shifted the Rashtriya Janata Dal strongman Md. Shahbuddin, MP, from the Siwan jail to the Patna Central Jail, Beur, as directed by the Election Commission, in a bid to ensure a free and fair election in ...
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