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Buta Singh’s role under the scanner in Bihar
Probe into embankment construction work on Bagmati river
Three killed, 10 injured in road mishap
Darbhanga: Three persons were killed and 10 others critically wounded when a bus rolled into a roadside ditch in Bihar’s Darbhanga district. The overcrowded bus on way to Darbhanga from Kusheshwarasthan rolled into the ditch at ...
12 prisoners escape in Bihar
Bettiah: Twelve prisoners escaped after managing to put chilly powder into the eyes of the policemen escorting them near Bettiah railway station in Bihar’s West Champaraf district on Thursday, official sources said. The prisoners, ...
SGPC seeks PM intervention
Chandigarh: Haryana’s move to have a separate SGPC for the State has snowballed into a major row, with Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, the apex religious body of the Sikhs, on Thursday seeking the Prime Minister’s ...
Haryana deadline for voters’ lists
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Sajjan Singh has directed all electoral officers in the State to complete the revision of voters’ lists by August 31. Addressing a meeting of electoral officers of all the Assembly ...
Jammu & Kashmir
2-month-long Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully
Nearly 4 lakh pilgrims have darshan despite threats
Rs. 25 lakh ex gratia for Gurjar’s family
It is not financially sound: Vaithilingam
PMK members stage protest over quota issue
PUDUCHERRY: Alleging that the government took a percentage from 20 per cent quota allocated to Most Backward Classes for providing reservation to notified Muslims, PMK members staged a walkout from the Assembly on Thursday. As soon as ...
JIPMER calls for applications
PUDUCHERRY: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) has called for applications on plain paper from interested candidates for a certificate course in pre-hospital trauma technician course. Candidates ...
250 members of UFB take part in protest
PUDUCHERRY: Nearly 250 persons belonging to the United Forum of Bank Unions took part in a protest on Thursday as part of the two-day nation-wide protest strike against the delay in implementing wage revision and move to reduce percentage of ...
“No swine flu case in Puducherry”
PUDUCHERRY: Home Minister E. Valsaraj on Thursday told the Assembly that there was no report of any swine flu in the Union Territory. A person who was admitted to JIPMER was discharged. ...
PUDUCHERRY: Power supply will be suspended in the following areas between 9.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday : East Coast Road (between Railway Gate and Rajiv Gandhi statue), part of Maraimalai Adigal Salai, Orleanpet, Nellithope, Periyar Nagar, ...
Uniform fee structure sought
PUDUCHERRY: Rajiv Gandhi Human Rights Awareness Organisation, Puducherry, has sought the intervention of the Lieutenant Governor to bring about a uniform fee structure at private medical colleges in the Union Territory, according to a press ...
Akalis sweep by-elections in Punjab
Badal junior wins by 80,662 votes, the highest victory margin for an Assembly election in the State
Rajasthan to scan visitors from Pune for swine flu
Jaipur: Rajasthan on Thursday decided to scan passengers coming from Mumbai and Pune at inter-state bus terminal here for swine flu as two more persons were hospitalised for suspected symptoms of the disease. Madhur Mahendra, 26, who ...
Delay in promotion angers Rajasthan judicial officers
JAIPUR: The vexed issue of inordinate delay in promotion of judicial officers in Rajasthan remains unresolved despite the Supreme Court in its two judgments this past month striking down a notification of 2003 for direct recruitment to 19 ...
Stop projects on Ganga: VHP
Allahabad: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Thursday said the status of Ganga as the national river is just an ‘eyewash’ and demanded a complete ban on projects coming on the holy river. “The Tehri dam was ...
Over 42,000 seats vacant in UPTU
Lucknow: Over 42,000 seats of B. Tech have remained vacant during the Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) counselling, official sources said here. “Of the total available 91,000 B. Tech seats, only 49,000 could be filled in ...
Woman stabs two kids, herself
Varanasi: A mentally challenged woman allegedly stabbed herself after attacking her two children with a knife at Sazidpur village in Jaunpur district, police said on Thursday. Sona allegedly stabbed her two daughters Khushi (3) and ...
Criminal, associate held after encounter
Lucknow: The Special Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday arrested a notorious criminal Mithlesh Singh alias Bablu and his associate following an encounter in Sitapur district. STF sources here said that Bablu and his ...
Impostor promising jobs arrested
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested a person in Kushinagar on charges of duping people with promise of providing them jobs in state secretariat and other government departments. Police sources here said, on a complaint, Jai ...
Rahul’s agenda to regain power in U.P.
LUCKNOW: The Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi laid stress on a blend of youth and experience in the party organisation for taking the agenda of development to the people in a bid to regain power in the State in the 2012 Assembly ...
Alva sworn in Uttarakhand Governor
DEHRA DUN: Margaret Alva was sworn in as the new Governor of Uttarakhand here on Thursday. She is the first woman Governor of this hill State. The oath of office was administered by High Court Chief Justice V. K. Gupta at a simple ...
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