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Friday, January 04, 2008
Information Commissioners sworn in
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor A.R. Kidwai on Thursday administered the oath of office to five Information Commissioners at a simple ceremony in Raj Bhavan here. They are former IAS officer Asha Sharma, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) J.B.S. Yadav, Ashok ...
Himachal Govt. to take steps for sterilisation of monkeys
Shimla: Concerned over rising number of monkeys and the simian menace, the Himachal Pradesh Government on Thursday announced it would initiate various steps including sterilisation of the animals on a war-footing. Districts affected by ...
No dissidence in party, asserts Himachal BJP chief
SHIMLA: The president of Himachal Pradesh unit of BJP Jairam Thakur has denied any bickering or factionalism among the newly-elected legislators of the party and said the new Cabinet will be formed amicably and with a just representation. Mr. ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Illegal structures demolished
Srinagar: As part of its efforts to beautify the Dal Lake, the authorities on Thursday demolished six illegal structures, including a house and a showroom, in the fresh water body. The structures were demolished by the special squad in ...
Two held for smuggling timber
Jammu: Two persons were arrested for allegedly smuggling timber in Doda district today. Acting on a tip off, police intercepted a truck at Pranoo area in Doda district and recovered 14 deodar logs worth Rs 14 lakh being smuggled to Jammu ...
Two jawans found dead
Jammu: Two jawans of the Defence Security Corps were found dead under mysterious circumstances at Northern Command in Udhampur district, official sources said on Thursday. The two jawans identified as Rajinder Singh and Jasvir Singh were ...
Assembly passes VAT Amendment Bill
To include a few more items in list of goods exempted
No resource crunch, avers Rangasamy
PUDUCHERRY: Chief Minister N. Rangasamy on Thursday said in the Assembly that the government did not face any resource crunch to implement welfare schemes. Winding up the discussion on the Puducherry Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill, ...
MLAs for reduction of VAT on construction materials
“Will help people from other States purchasing machines here”
Nano-tech labs sought at regional level
PUDUCHERRY: The Director of National Institute of technology, Tiruchi, M. Chidambaram, on Thursday stressed the need for starting nano-tech fabrications laboratories at the regional level. Delivering the inaugural address at an ...
Music programme at prison
PUDUCHERRY: A music programme was organised at the Central Prison on the New Year eve, a release from K. Durga Prasad, Chief Superintendent of Jails, said. A team from Bharathiar Palkalai Koodam, performed the programme. ...
No aspirations to become CM, says Sukhbir Badal
‘Badal Senior will continue to lead the State’
Frost in Doaba damages crops
Phagwara: Sub-zero temperature prevailing in several parts of Punjab’s Doaba region coupled with ground frost has affected potato and pea crops. The Doaba region is known for its potatoes but farmers here are nervous as over 20 ...
Kota: A constable has been arrested here for allegedly accepting bribe. The constable identified as Bhajan Lal demanded a sum of Rs. 2000 from an auto driver here on Wednesday. He was caught by anti-corruption bureau officials, bureau sources ...
Rajasthan to fill Gram Sevaks’ posts by March 31
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