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Tuesday, March 08, 2005
Top officials meet Buta Singh
PATNA, MARCH 7.The Bihar Governor, Buta Singh, took over the reigns of the administration with the proclamation of President's rule today and top officials called on him to receive directives. The Chief Secretary, K.A.H. Subramanian, has ...
Himachal's open invitation to NRIs
NEW DELHI, MARCH 7.In an effort to attract Indians settled abroad to invest in infrastructure development and other related activities in the State, the Himachal Pradesh Government has invited Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to set up an `NRI City' ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Army de-mining bus route
SRINAGAR, MARCH 7. Indian Armed Forces are making all efforts to speedily remove mines along the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus route so that the bus service starts by the scheduled date of April 7. But the difficult terrain, hostile weather and ...
Many militants feared killed in avalanches
WUZUR (KASHMIR VALLEY), MARCH 7. The avalanches triggered by the unprecedented snowfall in the Valley this past month are believed to have killed many militants and destroyed their hideouts in the Pir Panjal Range. During rescue operations, ...
Balmuchu appointed Jharkhand pro tem Speaker
RANCHI, MARCH 7. The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-led United Progressive Alliance Government in Jharkhand today appointed the Congress MLA, Pradeep Kumar Balmuchu, pro tem Speaker in the Assembly. The Cabinet used its veto power against the objection ...
Police fire in air to prevent copying
BHOPAL, MARCH 7. The police fired two rounds in the air and used force this morning to disperse a crowd that had gathered at an examination centre at Baktara in the neighbouring Sehore district to help students in the Class X Board examinations. ...
World Bank team to have another round of talks in Pondy today
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 7. A World Bank team will have a second round of discussions with officials on tsunami rehabilitation here tomorrow. Government sources said a Planning Commission member and representatives of the World Bank, the Asian ...
Employees strike hits patient care
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 7. Health services at the JIPMER hospital here were hit as employees struck work today to protest against the "current move of the Centre to convert the institute into an autonomous body." The strike forced the closure of the ...
Rajasthan to promote tourism
JAIPUR, MARCH 7.The Rajasthan Government has reiterated its commitment to promote tourism industry and evolve the State as a year-long destination for tourists through special drives highlighting the rich cultural heritage and magnificent ...
New colonies for bidi workers
JAIPUR, MARCH 7. The Rajasthan Government has decided to establish residential colonies for bidi workers in Baran, Sawai Madhopur, Kota and Ajmer districts on the lines of a similar locality developed in Tonk. A special month-long drive will also ...
U.P. to probe parading of woman
LUCKNOW, MARCH. 7.Concerned over the reported incident of a Dalit woman being paraded naked in Kaushambi district recently, the Uttar Pradesh Government today assured a probe into the incident. The issue was raised in the State Legislative ...
Children bring home 'save environment' message
DEHRA DUN, MARCH 7. The urgency to save the environment was beautifully displayed on the roads and Gandhi Park here by artists and school children today. Organised as the Rangyatra 2005 by concerned groups led by the Avikal Theatre Company, ...
All Councillors of Darjeeling Hill Council to resign
KOLKATA, MARCH 7. All the 25 Councillors of the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Autonomous Council (DGHAC) will submit their resignations to its chairman, Subash Ghising, at a general council meeting to be held in Darjeeling on March 21. (Two seats in the ...
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