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Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Food packets, blankets dropped for survivors
QAZIGUND, FEB. 22. The Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag Baseer Khan, who is overseeing the rescue and relief operations in the wake of the avalanches, said food packets were dropped in the area today along with blankets. The package contained ...
Unprecedented snowfall on LoC
SRINAGAR, FEB. 22. The soldiers who have been involved in curbing deadly insurgency in Kashmir for 15 years are battling unprecedented weather conditions along the Line of Control (LoC). The situation has arisen after 43 years in ...
Fresh avalanches likely in three States
NEW DELHI, FEB 22.Weathermen have warned of another spell of snowfall over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal from Friday and consequently a fresh round of avalanches in these States over the weekend. According to ...
Ex-gratia for avalanche victims
NEW DELHI, FEB. 22. The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has expressed sorrow over the death of more than a hundred people in the snowstorm in Jammu and Kashmir. Dr. Singh has approved an ex-gratia payment of Rs. 50,000 each to the next of kin of ...
"Left feels humiliated"
NEW DELHI, FEB. 22.The Left parties plan to make it known to the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, and the United Progressive Alliance Chairperson, Sonia Gandhi, the level of their dissatisfaction over the economic policies being pursued by the ...
CPI(M) to work for third front
MALAPPURAM, FEB. 22.The CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, Prakash Karat, has said that the party would soon revive its efforts to forge a third front that would be an alternative to the Congress-led UPA and the BJP-led NDA. Inaugurating a massive ...
Jolt for Achuthanandan camp at meet
MALAPPURAM, FEB. 22.The CPI(M) Polit Bureau member and Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Assembly, V.S. Achuthanandan, suffered a major set back in his party when all the 12 persons fielded by him for election to the State committee were ...
Third front likely to emerge: Fernandes
BANGALORE, FEB. 22. The convener of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and former Defence Minister, George Fernandes, told newsmen here today that there was a likelihood of a third front emerging in the near future. However, the Opposition, ...
Rajasekhara Reddy regrets sensationalism in press reports
HYDERABAD, FEB. 22.The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, expressed his anguish in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly today at some of the reportage in the print and electronic media bordering on ``sensationalism.'' But he singled ...
14 candidates externed in Bihar
PATNA, FEB. 22. Three more MPs, including the Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Akhilesh Prasad Singh, have been externed from their respective districts on the eve of the third phase of polling in 93 constituencies in Bihar ...
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