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Policeman killed in landmine blast
Chapra: A policeman was killed and five others were critically injured in a landmine blast by Maoists near Maker police station in Saran district of Bihar on Thursday. Saran Superintendent of Police Mithilesh Kumar said the blast ...
Bihar BPL families under-rated: Nitish
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday said the Centre should constitute an identification commission for proper survey of BPL families in the State. Speaking at the Bihar Poverty Alleviation Summit organized by the ...
Labour official suspended for Balco mishap
Raipur: A top labour department official has been suspended in connection with the Balco power plant mishap in which 41 labourers were killed in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district. According to official sources, Rajjubhai Bhoi, ...
A school girl on anti-foeticide mission
CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday flagged off a school girl’s mission against female foeticide from his residence here. Young Ishita Uppal, a Class VII student of a Panchkula-based school, has ...
Living amid garbage for decades
500 tonnes of garbage dumped on open land near Karuvadikuppam
BSNL launches prepaid broadband
PUDUCHERRY: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Puducherry, has launched the “Prepaid Broadband” service on Thursday. Customers who wish to take the service have to be a landline customer of BSNL. A release said that if the ...
Section 144 of Cr.P.C. promulgated in Puducherry
PUDUCHERRY: Collector cum District Magistrate G. Ragesh Chandra on Wednesday night promulgated Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 in places that fall under Puducherry, Oulgaret Municipalities and Villianur commune panchayat. ...
Training programme in nutrition begins
PUDUCHERRY: A training programme in nutrition education has started for master trainers. It has been organised by the Food and Nutrition Board, Puducherry, of the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development along with the Perunthalaivar ...
Remembering Indira Gandhi
PUDUCHERRY: Public Works Minister M.O.H.F. Shahjahan, Revenue Minister Malladi Krishna Rao and Health Minister A. Namassivayam garlanded the statue of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary on ...
Over Rs. 3 lakh spent on Iftar
PUDUCHERRY: Raj Nivas has spent a total of Rs. 3, 37, 473 for Iftar celebrations, as per the details furnished by R. Sridharan, Superintendent cum Public Information Officer under Right to Information Act. Of the total amount, Rs. 2, ...
‘Chacha Nehru Theatre Week’
PATIALA: National Theatre Arts Society (NTAS) launched “Chacha Nehru Theatre Week-2009” at Veer Haqiqat Rai Senior Secondary School here earlier this week in the presence of 1,500 students, teachers, staff and management. ...
Rajasthan seeks a helping hand for Sitapura units
JAIPUR: Rajasthan has asked the Centre to help it in rebuilding the Sitapura Industrial Area here devastated by the mammoth fire in the Indian Oil Corporation depot in the last week of October. The fire that raged for about a week and led to ...
Four-lane Chittorgarh by-pass is ready
JAIPUR: The 30-km-long, four-lane Chittorgarh by-pass is ready for traffic. The by-pass, constructed at a cost of Rs.210 crore by Ashoka Buildcon Limited jointly with Valecha Engineering Limited for the National Highways Authority of ...
More to passport for Pak spy than meets the eye
Connivance of passport office staff suspected
3 labourers die after being trapped in mine
Lucknow: Three labourers died and two others were seriously injured after being trapped in a mine in Gauri village of Mahoba district, about 300 kms from here, police said on Thursday. Ram Kishan Ahirwar, Jai Singh Lodhi and Tek Chand ...
UP scholarships for students of BPL families
Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government has released Rs.216 lakhs as scholarship to facilitate meritorious students of Gautam Budh University and belonging to BPL families to take up higher education abroad. An official release issued ...
One killed, 24 injured in road accident
Ghazipur: One person was killed and 24 others were injured when two buses collided on Ghazipur-Varanasi highway here, police said on Thursday. The accident occurred when two buses collided near Devkali village here on Wednesday night, ...
Newborn tiger cub dies in zoo
Lucknow: A newborn tiger cub died at the Lucknow Zoological garden here, the third to die in the park within a week. The cub which was very week died at the intensive care unit of the park here on Wednesday. Ipshita, the Royal ...
BJP to hold dharnas against price rise
Lucknow: BJP will organise dharnas at all the district headquarters against the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government over price rise and fertiliser crisis in the first week of December. The decision to hold dharnas on December 4 and ...
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