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Thursday, February 24, 2005
Good roads needed for nation's progress: Vajpayee
MUMBAI, FEB. 23. The former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, today called for a national campaign for construction and maintenance of roads, essential for the country's development and prosperity. "Why aren't we getting angry at a pothole? ...
Rajasthan to pass anti-conversion law
JAIPUR, FEB. 23. Rajasthan will soon have a law against religious conversions. A bill to this effect will be introduced in the Assembly, according to the Home Minister, Gulab Chand Kataria. "Nobody has a right to make conversions in this ...
"Bilkis unable to recollect information"
MUMBAI, FEB. 23. Bilkis Yakub Rasul today said that she had told the doctors at Limkheda and at the civil hospital in Godhra about the incident which had taken place on March 3, 2003 at Chapparwad village and she had also named the accused ...
Many villages feared buried under snow
JAMMU, FEB. 23. After six days of massive snowfall many villages of Jammu and Kashmir are suspected to be still buried under snow. With communication links completely snapped one can barely trek to some of them. In the higher reaches of Doda ...
Rs. 1 crore more for Andamans from `The Hindu Relief Fund'
CHENNAI, FEB. 23. A cheque for Rs. 1 crore from `The Hindu Relief Fund' was handed over to Ramachandra Ganesh Kapse, Lieutenant Governor, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, here today, for tsunami rehabilitation in the islands. ...
FIEO contributes Rs. 51 lakhs for tsunami relief
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23. The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) handed over a sum of Rs. 51 lakhs contributed by its members to the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh. On the occasion, the FIEO president, O. P. Garg, urged the Prime ...
Cricket series: court to frame interim arrangement for telecast today
CHENNAI, FEB. 23. The Madras High Court is to frame an interim arrangement tomorrow for the telecast of the India-Pakistan cricket series, scheduled to start on March 8. Justice K.P. Sivasubramaniam, hearing a writ petition from the Zee ...
IAF finds new use for mid-air refuellers
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23.The Indian Air Force (IAF) today pressed into service its mid-air refuellers to combat the energy crisis in the snow-bound areas of Jammu and Kashmir due to disruption of surface routes. Two IL-78 refuellers took off from Agra ...
Judiciary intimidated: police
KANCHEEPURAM, FEB. 23. Investigators in the Kanchi Sankararaman murder case and advocates seem to be at loggerheads with the district police today posing whether it is correct on the part of advocates to "intimidate the judiciary and judges." ...
COUNTDOWN TO BUDGET
Tightrope walk for Chidambaram
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23.The economy is in a reasonably good health and in a stronger shape. The credit for this goes to the 6.9 per cent GDP growth achieved till date this fiscal on the back of a 8.5 per cent growth the previous year. And, this was ...
Supreme Court to hear Geelani's plea today
NEW DELHI, FEB. 23. The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow an application filed by the Delhi University lecturer, S. A. R. Geelani, seeking a CBI probe into the attack on him here on February 8. A Bench, comprising Justice P. Venkatarama Reddi ...
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