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Cerebral malaria claims 6 more lives
Munger: With six more persons succumbing to cerebral malaria, the death toll due to the disease rose to 20 in Munger district of Bihar, official sources said here on Tuesday. Civil Surgeon Abid Hasan confirmed the deaths. Twenty ...
8 juveniles escape from remand home
Purnia: Eight juvenile delinquents on Tuesday escaped from a remand home in Bihar’s Purnia town, however, police managed to nab five of them. The inmates between the age group of 11-14 years broke a window of the room where they ...
New chairman for Bihar Legislative Council
Patna: Senior BJP leader Tarakant Jha was on Tuesday unanimously elected as new chairman of the Bihar Legislative Council. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar proposed the name of Mr. Jha, former state BJP president and senior MLC, for the ...
Hooda seeks 1,000-crore drought relief package
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has sought a special relief package of Rs.1,000 crore from the Centre in view of drought-like conditions in the State. In a communication to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Mr. ...
New Deputy Speaker for Himachal
Shimla: Senior BJP legislator Rikhi Ram Kaundal was on Tuesday unanimously elected as Deputy Speaker of the Himachal Pradesh State Assembly. Mr. Kaundal, a fourth term BJP MLA from Geharwi in Bilaspur district, was the lone candidate ...
JMM leader shot dead in East Singhbhum
Jamshedpur: A JMM leader was shot dead, allegedly by CPI (Maoist) ultras, at Bagda in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on Tuesday. Police said Doren Singh Munda, a central committee member of JMM, was sitting on the verandah of his ...
Video conferencing for U.S. witnesses opposed
26/11: Kazmi cites concerns about perjury and contempt of court
Garbage disposal a major problem
Residents of Anandapuram, Jeevanandapuram have their cup of woes overflowing
Aid given to kin of missing fishermen: Minister
PUDUCHERRY: Revenue Minister Malladi Krishna Rao on Tuesday informed the Assembly that the government had provided Rs. 5,000 to family of three fishermen found missing from Vembakeerapalayam. When the issue was raised in the Assembly by ...
PUDUCHERRY: A programme on chartered accountancy education will be telecast live on Doordarshan at 5.45 p.m. on August 6. Treasurer of the South India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India K.P. Muralidharan and ...
Congress, BSP trade charges in Assembly
Party stages walk-out over arson at PCC chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi’s residence
Two police officers acquitted
Patiala: A CBI court here acquitted two police officers for lack of evidence in a fake encounter case in 1990. Retired Superintendent of Police Mohinder Singh Sidhu and DSP Kishan Singh were acquitted on Monday in the case relating to ...
National Writers’ Conclave to be held at Neemrana
JAIPUR: A three-day conclave of development experts at Neemrana in Alwar district of Rajasthan this weekend will deliberate on the progress of the U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in education, health care and development of women and ...
Mayawati seeks 250 crore more for memorials
LUCKNOW: The Supplementary Grants of Rs. 7559.52 crore for the financial year 2009-10 tabled in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly by the Mayawati Government has provision of an additional financial requirement of about Rs. 250 crore for building ...
500 Shiv Sainiks held in Varanasi
Varanasi: Over 500 Shiv Sainiks have been arrested here when they allegedly tried to breach the security cover to offer prayers at the Shringar Gauri temple on Kashi Vishwanath temple compound, which the administration does not permit on ...
Former Malda MLA passes away
Malda: Former MLA of Malda Fanibhusan Roy passed away in a nursing home in Kolkata, family sources said on Tuesday. Mr. Roy, who was twice elected MLA from Malda constituency in 1982 and 1996 died at the nursing home on Monday night ...
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