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Law soon to check on fraudulent institutes
Violent protests against coaching centres shake up Bihar

Seven killed in Bihar road mishap
Gaya: Seven persons were killed and 19 injured, five of them seriously, in separate road accidents in Bihar on Wednesday, police said. Four persons were killed and 19 injured when two trucks collided near Niyamatpur in Gaya district in ...

Two naxalites held with weapons
Banka: Two hardcore Naxalites were arrested and a looted police rifle was seized from them at Bagwans in Banka district of Bihar on Wednesday, police sources said. Acting on a tip-off, police raided the village and captured the ...

Power plant crosses another milestone
CHANDIGARH: The Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project at Khedar in Hisar district crossed another major milestone on Wednesday when its first unit of 600 MW was fired on coal and synchronised with the grid in a record period of 36 ...

Himachal Pradesh
Inquiry into molestation sought



‘No ration card’ certificates stopped
Following misuse of facility by LPG consumers

Panel meets on education
Aim to make Puducherry a hub

Hall tickets to be distributed from today
PUDUCHERRY: Hall tickets for private candidates appearing for the Standard XII examinations in March 2010, will be distributed at Jeevanandam Government Higher Secondary School, Mudaliarpet, from February 11 to February 16, on official working ...

Anti-mosquito operation on in full swing
PUDUCHERRY: Anti-mosquito operations are on in full swing in areas under the Oulgaret Municipality. An official said that following complaints from residents, the local body has undertaken larvicidal operations in the drains of 37 wards ...

Union Ministry seeks clarification
PUDUCHERRY: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has sought some clarification regarding the Puducherry Prevention of Anti-Social Activities Bill passed by the Legislative Assembly during the last session. After the Bill was passed in the ...

Awareness programme launched
PUDUCHERRY: The Department of Health on Wednesday launched an awareness campaign to control mosquito menace. Students of Mother Theresa Post-Graduate and Research Institute of Health Sciences have been roped in to conduct door-to-door ...

Clues in murder case
PUDUCHERRY: The police have collected vital clues in the murder of a real estate broker at Kurunji Nagar near Lawspet. An anti-social element, Ezhumalai, is the prime suspect and a team had gone to Tamil Nadu in search of him, police ...

Three students suspended
PUDUCHERRY: Three final year students of Government Law College at Kalapet were suspended for harassing a third-year girl student. The students have been continuously harassing her for the last several months, sources ...

3 held on kidnap charge
PUDUCHERRY: The Orleanpet Police on Wednesday arrested three persons for allegedly trying to kidnap a girl. The accused, hailing from Edianchavady in Villupuram district, tried to abduct the girl residing at Beeman Nagar near Thattanchavady. ...

JIPMER nurses to strike work
PUDUCHERRY: Nurses of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) will go on a hunger strike and mass casual leave, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday. A release from the JIPMER Staff Nurses’ ...

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Theatre show dedicated to Mirdha
PATIALA: The 106th Garden Theatre show, “Winter Theatre Fest-2010”, organised by the National Theatre Arts Society, Patiala, this week has been dedicated to the memory of Central Sangeet Natak Akademi chairman Ram Niwas Mirdha who ...

CII moots steps for speedy development
JAIPUR: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has suggested several new measures to speed up industrial and economic development of Rajasthan and steps to radically improve the desert State’s fiscal health. In a pre-Budget ...

Simplify tender process, use rail land for health facilities: Mamata
KOLKATA: Emphasising the need for simplifying railway tender process to smoothen private investment for infrastructure development, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Wednesday that is was important that land available with the ...

Cross-voting mars Congress jubilation in Rajasthan
JAIPUR: The ruling Congress in Rajasthan topped its victory run in the current Panchayati Raj elections by capturing the posts of Zila Pramukh in a majority of the 33 districts in the State. However the party failed to keep up its performance ...

Rajasthan panels on job schemes
JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Government has appointed standing committees at the panchayat level in the middle of the current panchayat elections in the State to ensure smooth and effective implementation of schemes under the National Rural ...

Uttar Pradesh
Rising pollution levels worry UP legislators
LUCKNOW: Environmental degradation dominated the proceedings in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly here on Wednesday as members expressed concern at rising levels of air, noise and river pollution and urged the Government to take effective measures ...

Five pilgrims killed in accident
Lucknow: Five persons, including four women, were on Wednesday killed when a bus carrying pilgrims plunged into a gorge in Gadaganj police area of Rae Bareli district, official sources said here. The bus carrying 51 pilgrims, who were ...

Convict absconding for 14 years held
Lucknow: A murder convict, who was absconding for last 14 years, has been arrested from Vikas Nagar area here, officials said on Wednesday. Ram Prasad alias Guddu, who escaped from the district court lock up in 1996 and was living in ...

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