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Nitish’s demand for special status a ‘drama’: Paswan
‘By making the demand he is trying to hide his own weaknesses’
Four killed in Bihar accidents
PATNA: Four persons have been killed and ten injured in separate road accidents in Bihar since Thursday night. According to the police, two men on a motorcycle were run over and killed by a speeding truck on National Highway No.31 in ...
Hisar thermal project to go on stream before schedule
CHANDIGARH: The prestigious 1,200 (2X600) MW Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project at Khedar in Hisar district is “set to break all records of speedy project implementation” and “going to be completed well before the ...
All set for counting of votes in Haryana
CHANDIGARH: Arrangements have been made for counting of votes for the ten Parliamentary constituencies in Haryana on Saturday in a transparent manner, Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Sajjan Singh said here on Friday. Polling was held on May 7 ...
Governor hails NCC cadets
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Governor A.R. Kidwai on Friday said that Haryana has a long tradition of safeguarding the country’s frontiers as a large number of youth from the State have either served or are still serving the armed forces. ...
Rs.11.32 lakh looted from SBI branch
PANCHKULA: The Panchkula police have launched a manhunt for the armed miscreants who reportedly looted over Rs.11.32 lakh from the Sector 20 Branch of the State Bank of India here on Friday. According to senior police officers, the six ...
63.23 per cent turnout in Nirwana re-poll
CHANDIGARH: In re-polling at Nirwana booth No. 101 in Haryana’s Sirsa Lok Sabha constituency on Wednesday, 63.23 per cent of the voters exercised their franchise. The re-poll was ordered after the Election Commission of India found ...
Water woes: Two held for murders
Express train sought between Puducherry and Tirupati
PUDUCHERRY: Taking into account the good response to the passenger train from Puducherry to Tirupati, Railway authorities here have recommended a new express train during “peak time.” A proposal has been sent to Railway ...
AFT workers protest
PUDUCHERRY: Workers belonging to the Anglo French Textiles on Friday staged a protest in front of Mudliarpet police seeking action against a section of AFT staff who allegedly assaulted them. According to police, a scuffle broke out ...
PCC to apprise AICC
PUDUCHERRY: Union Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs and Congress candidate V. Narayanasamy on Friday said the Pradesh Congress Committee would apprise the All India Congress Committee about the absence of former Chief ...
Civil Services examination
PUDUCHERRY: A total of 1,540 candidates will take up the preliminary examination for All India Civil Services on Sunday in Puducherry. The three centres identified for conducting the examination are Vivekananda Higher Secondary School, ...
A time bomb ticking away in Rajasthan
Meenas vs. Gujjars war spells trouble for State after poll results
Exit polls force parties to revise targets
Four killed as trolley overturns
Jaipur: At least four persons were killed on Friday and six others injured when a tractor-trolley in which they were travelling overturned at Bari, 30 km from Dholpur district in Rajasthan, police said. The injured were rushed to ...
Mayawati keeps her distance from UPA, NDA
LUCKNOW: With less than 24 hours to go for the election results, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati prefers to keep her distance from both the United Progressive Alliance and the National Democratic ...
Man shot dead
Lucknow: An alleged criminal was shot dead and his brother-in law injured when they were attacked by his rivals in Chinhat area here, police said on Friday. Chandan Yadav, a history-sheeter, was shot dead on Thursday evening and his ...
Poll official killed
Pithoragarh: A poll official was killed on Friday when his car fell into a gorge at Gagra area near here, police said. Qasim Hussain, who was on his way to join counting duty in Pithoragarh when his car slipped into the gorge, they ...
Call to contain equine flu
DEHRA DUN: Uttarakhand Chief Minister B. C. Khanduri has ordered health officials to take effective steps to contain the equine influenza that has left 35 ponies and mules dead and many more seriously ailing in the Kedarnath region. A large ...
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