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Bihar
Bihar on alert for I-Day celebrations
Patna: An alert has been sounded across Bihar in the wake of boycott call of official functions by the banned ultra-left organisations on Independence Day. “All police stations have been put on high alert and patrolling has been ...

Two killed in boat mishap
Darbhanga: Two persons were killed and another was reported missing when a country boat overturned in a canal at a village in Bihar’s Darbhanga district, the police said on Wednesday. The mishap occurred on Tuesday night when ...

Haryana
25 per cent Haryana budget for reforms
Chandigarh: The Haryana Government has decided to set apart 25 per cent of its municipal budget to provide basic amenities to urban poor and to enact Community Participation Law, Public Disclosure Law and Rationalise Rent Control Act, in order ...

Festival to screen Dev Anand hits
Chandigarh: A week-long film festival screening yesteryear hits of the evergreen Bollywood actor Dev Anand will begin here from August 18, one of its organisers Naveen Sharma said here on Wednesday. Four super-hit films of Dev Anand ...

Himachal Pradesh
Dhumal writes to Manmohan on DTH systems
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal on Wednesday wrote to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh thanking him for providing over 9000 Direct To Home (DTH) Receive systems in the tribal district of Kinnaur. He also ...

BJP hails rail link connecting national borders
SHIMLA: Himachal Government Ministers led by IPH Minister Ravinder Singh Ravi have welcomed the decision of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for allotting a 400 kms long broad gauge railway line connecting the national borders at Leh from ...

Madhya Pradesh
Scheme to develop “Narmada Path”
BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh Government has decided to launch an ambitious scheme to develop the “Narmada Path Parikrama” (sacred 1312 kilometer route along the Narmada River) for the benefit of pilgrims. This decision was ...

Orissa


Puducherry
First phase of counselling ends
Schedule for second phase of counselling likely to begin on August 26

Bombs thrown at AIADMK activist
None was injured in the attack as the crude devices failed to explode

Communist parties to form human chain today
PUDUCHERRY: Activists of the Communist Party of India and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) will form a human chain here on Thursday to “highlight among other things the political implications of the India-United States civilian ...

Discussions on MLAs’ security
PUDUCHERRY: Speaker R. Radhakrishnan said on Wednesday that he would call a meeting of higher police officials in the Union Territory to discuss issues relating to enhancing security for all Members of the Legislative Assembly. Replying ...

Awareness programme held
PUDUCHERRY: The Urban Health Centre of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) organised an awareness programme as part of the World Breastfeeding Week on Tuesday. Head, Department of Paediatrics of ...

Two-day conference
PUDUCHERRY: The Commonwealth Association for Mental Handicap and Developmental Disabilities in association with Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute is organising a conference on August 15 and 16. According to a release, ...

CLP meeting slated for August 18
PUDUCHERRY: The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting would be held here on August 18 to take stock of the situation in politics and administration in the Union Territory. President of the Pradesh Congress Committee A.V. Subramanian ...

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Punjab
Badal hits out at UT police
Chandigarh: Condemning the police action against BJP workers, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that the Chandigarh administration run against the basic norms of democratic functioning. Mr. Badal was referring ...

Festival to screen Dev Anand hits
Chandigarh: A week-long film festival screening yesteryear hits of the evergreen Bollywood actor Dev Anand will begin here from August 18, one of its organisers Naveen Sharma said here on Wednesday. Four super-hit films of Dev Anand ...

Three arrested for demanding ransom
Batala: Three youths were on Wednesday arrested here for allegedly threatening a jeweller and demanding a ransom of three lakh rupees from him, police said. Amit, Bunty Sharma and Gautam threatened the latter’s employer Ravi ...

Rajasthan
50 per cent seats for women in Rajasthan urban bodies
State Municipal Council Act, 1959 to be amended soon

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Uttar Pradesh
Man rapes daughter
Muzaffarnagar: In a shocking incident, a man here allegedly raped his 14-year-old daughter when his wife had gone to visit her parents, officials said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday in Niyamu village. The victim has ...

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Uttaranchal
Khanduri hopeful of solving crisis
DEHRA DUN: The beleaguered Uttarakhand Chief Minister, B.C. Khanduri, has said that he would resign if the Bharatiya Janata Party high command asked him to do so. Talking to newspersons after returning from New Delhi, Mr Khanduri ...

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