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Thursday, April 07, 2005
Interest-free wheat loan for govt. staff
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 6. The Haryana Government has decided to grant interest- free wheat loan up to Rs. 5,000 to its class-IV employees this year instead of Rs.4,000 given last year. The Finance Minister, Birender Singh, said here today that the ...
Hooda lays stress on health sector
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 6. The Haryana Chief Minister, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, today said that his Government had identified the health sector as a thrust area with special emphasis on the health of women and children. In a message issued here on the ...
Trekkers rescued in Manali
SHIMLA, APRIL 6.Four British women trekkers who were accompanied by some local porters were evacuated in a rescue operation from the Chanderkhani Pass in Kullu Manali after abrupt weather changes occurred on the high altitude this afternoon. Mr. ...
Govt. avoiding debate: Dhumal
SHIMLA, APRIL 6.Former Chief Minster and the leader of BJP in the Himachal Vidhan Sabha, Prem Kumar Dhumal, today complained that ittle time was given for discussions on some important matters in spite of a long Budget session this year. In ...
Rangasamy dismisses allegations against PWD
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 6. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today dismissed allegations made against the Public Works Department (PWD), asserting that the Government was providing a fair, corruption free and transparent administration. ...
Clarify stand on VAT, demands ex-minister
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 6. The former Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan (Congress), today appealed to the government during the debate on demands for grants to PWD, Cooperation, Legislature and others in the Assembly, to make its stand clear on ...
Pranab to broker peace in Punjab PCC
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 6.The Union Minister in-charge of Congress party affairs in Punjab, Pranab Mukherjee, will chair a meeting of the Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) at the State unit's party headquarters here on April 14. According to a party ...
After Congress, Gandhians to re-enact Dandi March
JAIPUR, APRIL 6.Even as the Congress leadership completed the much talked about trek of the Ahmedabad-Dandi route, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's historic Salt March, on Tuesday, another group of persons are getting ready ...
Akashvani goes the `radio' way, renames stations
JAIPUR, APRIL 6. Competition from private radio stations is forcing good old All India Radio(AIR) to introduce new names and content. To start with, it has renamed all 16 radio stations in Rajasthan with more catchy names reflective of the ...
Focus on health of each mother, child
JAIPUR, APRIL 6.The Rajasthan Government will observe World Health Day this Thursday with the new theme of "sustaining health of each mother and child" set out by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Director (Public Health) of the State ...
Housing scheme to be extended
JAIPUR, APRIL 6.The Rajasthan Government has decided to extend the Centrally-sponsored Valmiki Ambekdar Awas Yojana for providing housing facility to those living below poverty line to the areas falling within the jurisdiction of all the urban ...
U.P. to get more girls' hostels
LUCKNOW, APRIL 6. The Centre would open 25 unique Kasturba Gandhi Girls Hostels in Uttar Pradesh where students would be given free food and lodging. Although, U.P. had demanded 125 such Centre-sponsored hostels in the state, the Union HRD ...
Education Minister cracks the whip
DEHRA DUN, APRIL 6. The Uttaranchal Education Minister, Narendra Singh Bhandari, who recently introduced the CBSE pattern of education in the State despite heavy resentment among teachers and officials, has cracked the whip again. Sore at ...
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