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Primary teacher beaten to death
Nawada: A primary school teacher in Beraunta village of Bihar’s Nawada district was allegedly beaten up for not paying extortion money demanded by the extortionists and she succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday, police sources said. ...
‘No complaint from Fiza’
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday denied having received any written complaint from Fiza aka Anuradha Bali against her husband, Congress MLA Chand Mohammed aka Chander ...
Farmers’ land not to be auctioned: Hooda
‘Tractors and other modern farm implements within reach of even small farmers’
Hike in old age allowance
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday announced an increase in the old age monthly allowance from Rs.500 to Rs.700 for those who have been getting it under the Old Age Allowance Scheme for the past 10 years as on ...
Nine die, 15 injured in road accident
Una: Nine persons were killed and 15 others injured on Tuesday when a private bus in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in the district, police said. The accident occurred near Pollian village under Haroli police station, ...
BJP-BSP having ‘tacit deal’ in UP: Congress
‘Candidates fielded by Bahujan Samaj Party for the coming Lok Sabha polls will directly help the saffron party’
FIR against Digvijay
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Bureau of Investigation for Economic Offences has registered a case against 12 persons including former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh for allegedly deriving undue benefits from the promotion of Treasure Island, a ...
Gurjar frowns upon slow pace of runway work at Puducherry airport
Work on sewage line may delay the launch of flight operations
Counselling for PG admission at JIPMER
PUDUCHERRY: Counselling for admission to postgraduate and diploma courses for 2009 session at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) will be held on March 23. Rank-wise merit list of candidates ...
Fertilizers worth Rs. 1.15 crore procured
PUDUCHERRY: Chief Minister V. Vaithilingam on Tuesday announced the procurement of fertilizers worth Rs. 1.15 crore from various companies for sale through Pondicherry Agro Services and Industries Corporation Limited (PASIC). In a ...
Programmes throw light on NREGA
“Redress grievances of ex-servicemen”
PUDUCHERRY: Member of Legislative Assembly Om Sakthi Sekar has written to Lieutenant Governor Govind Singh Gurjar requesting redressal of grievances of ex-servicemen in the Union Territory. In the letter, Mr. Sekar said that there were ...
Human chain in support of Sri Lankan Tamils
Puducherry: Around 1,000 activists belonging to various political parties formed a human chain from Kalapet to a point bordering Puducherry-Cuddalore in support of the Tamils living in Sri Lanka. Members belonging to the Pattali Makkal ...
PUDUCHERRY: Nearly 60 students from rural areas received certificates on completion of Microsoft Unlimited Potential Program on Monday. The Pondicherry Multipurpose Social Service Society (PMSSS) in collaboration with the NASSCOM ...
PUDUCHERRY: The Local Administration Department has appealed to the public not to display banners and posters in the town. In a release, department director A. Balasubramanian said that the government had issued an order banning the display of ...
Live phone-in programme
PUDUCHERRY: A live phone-in programme on bone diseases and treatment modalities will be telecast on Doordarshan Kendra on Wednesday. Viewers could call 2275072 and 2275073, a press release said. ...
’84 anti-Sikh riot victim dies
Moga: An anti-Sikh riot victim, who was a key witness in a case involving former Union Minister Sajjan Kumar, has died. Gurcharan Singh, who was bed ridden for the past 25 years, passed away at his Mohali residence on Tuesday, Karnail ...
‘Raje diverted Keoladeo funds’
Plan panel fund went to Jhalawar power project: Environmentalist
Yagna passes off, but the scars remain
JAIPUR: The Centre for Dalit Rights here has called upon the Rajasthan Government to take long-term conciliatory measures to promote communal harmony and eradicate untouchability in Bhilwara district where a week-long yagna ...
Gehlot lays impetus on artificial recharging of ground water
JAIPUR: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday asked the Collectors of 31 districts in Rajasthan to execute the Central scheme for artificial recharge of ground water through bore-wells before its expiry on June 30 this year. The scheme ...
New agriculture varsity to be set up in Bhagalpur
Bhagalpur: Bihar Chief Ninister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced that his government would set up a new agriculture university at an estimated cost of Rs 350 crore in Bhagalpur district. Addressing a public meeting here in course of ...
Plan to improve mobility in towns
Three killed in road mishap
Fatehpur: Three people were killed and another injured when their car dashed into a stationary truck on the G.T. road early on Tuesday. The car from Firozabad was on its way to Allahabad when it met with the accident near the toll tax ...
‘Revive ancient medicine systems’
DEHRA DUN: Uttarakhand Chief Minister B.C. Khanduri on Tuesday underlined the need to revive the traditional forms of medicine by conducting research and upgrading the ancient wisdom to meet present-day needs. Speaking at the conclusion ...
Water, sewer taxes abolished
Dehra Dun: The Uttarakhand Government has abolished water and sewer tax in the State, official sources said on Tuesday. A notification to this effect was issued last weekend, they said. Now onwards, the consumers would have to pay only ...
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