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Anti-MNS protesters go on the rampage in Bihar
Patna: In a backlash against attacks on North Indians by activists of Raj Thackeray’s MNS in Mumbai, angry students in Bihar torched a train, vandalised railway stations and disrupted road and train traffic, prompting police to fire in ...
24 drowned in Bihar boat mishap
Khagaria: Twenty-four women were drowned when an overcrowded boat capsized here on Wednesday. The boat, carrying the women to the other side of the river for cutting grass, overturned, drowning them, in the midstream near Dudhela village under ...
“Haryana expects all-time high production of kharif”
Hooda expresses concern over damage caused to paddy crop
New appointments in Haryana Agricultural University
CHANDIGARH: Dr. H. D.Yadav and Dr. M. K.Garg have been appointed Director of Extension Education and Dean, College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, respectively of Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar. University Registrar R. S. ...
Demand for higher milk support price
SHIMLA: Farmers of Shimla district in the Rampur region on Wednesday blocked milk supply in the entire area demanding a reasonable support price for their produce. More than 10,000 litres of milk is produced locally in this block every day and ...
Ganja seized in Jharkhand
Hazaribag: Nearly two quintals of Ganja worth Rs.10 lakh was seized from a car near Demotand on Patna-Ranchi road in Jharkhand. Superintendent of Police Hazaribagh, Praveen Kumar Singh, said the consignment of the contraband substance was ...
Abducted railway officials set free
Hazaribag: All the four railway officials, who were abducted five days ago, have been released unharmed here, police said. The officials, two deputy station managers – S.D. Ekka and S.K. Kujur, assistant station master Kamal ...
12 trains cancelled
Kolkata: Eastern Railway on Wednesday cancelled 12 trains running through Bihar owing to the student agitation in the State over the recent assault on railway recruitment examinees in Mumbai. Besides, the 2301-Up Howrah-New Delhi ...
Mounds of garbage, mosquitoes ... mounting problems of market
Situation gets worse during rain, say Goubert market vendors
Centre sanctions Rs. 150 crore for Puducherry
PUDUCHERRY: The Union government has sanctioned Rs. 150 crore for implementing the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission in the Union Territory, Chief Minister V. Vaithilingam said here on Wednesday. Talking to reporters after ...
Vegetables to be cultivated at new jail
PUDUCHERRY: Around five acres of land within the Central Jail at Kalapet will be used for vegetable cultivation, Home Minister E. Valsaraj said here on Wednesday. Shortly after inspecting the new jail complex, he told reporters that the ...
‘No lay-offs in IT, BPO sectors’
JAIPUR: NASSCOM chief Ganesh Natarajan has ruled out any major impact of the financial meltdown in the West on the IT and BPO industries in India. Instead, he visualised some of the Indian companies benefiting from the developments. “The ...
Code violation: Congress
JAIPUR: The Congress has termed the continued display of hoardings showing pictures of Rajasthan Chief Minister and Ministers here and in other parts of the State a violation of the model code of conduct by the BJP-led Government. ...
Directive to install dry transformers
JAIPUR: The public sector Jaipur, Ajmer and Jodhpur power distribution companies in Rajasthan have instructed the owners of multi-storey residential and commercial buildings and cinema halls to compulsorily install dry transformers on the ...
Indian contribution to LHC lauded
Jaipur physicist Sudhir Raniwala speaks to The Hindu about the ALICE venture
Mayawati demands ban on MNS
Lucknow: Concerned over continued attacks on North Indians by MNS activists in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav demanded stern action against Raj Thackeray and his ...
Woman found dead in Varanasi
Varanasi: A woman was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Bhojubeer area of the district on Wednesday, police said. Maya, 25, was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her house under Shivpur police station by her husband in the ...
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