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Monday, May 26, 2003
Bihar doctors seek arms licences
PATNA, MAY 25.Frightened by frequent cases of kidnapping and threat from criminal gangs, doctors in Bihar are seeking arm licences and security from the Government and private agency as well. The Bihar unit of Indian Medical Association (IMA) ...
Difficult times ahead for Waghela
AHMEDABAD, MAY 25. Though inconsequential, its defeat in the Songadh Assembly byelection has come as a major shock to the Gujarat Congress and may have made the position of its president, Shankarsinh Waghela, more difficult. It is the first ...
VHP activists disrupt press meet
AHMEDABAD, MAY 25. Some persons claiming to be VHP activists disrupted a press meet organised by the Vishwa Boudh Sangh (VBS) in Vadodara yesterday and ransacked the place, terming the activities of the organisation as ``anti-Hindu,'' police said ...
Jammu & Kashmir
A first step towards meeting people's aspirations: Mufti
NEW DELHI, MAY 25. The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today said the fresh peace initiative of the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, was the first step towards realising the sentiments and aspirations of peace of the ...
Special ID cards for Pandits
NEW DELHI, MAY 25.Faced with persistent demands from the Kashmiri Pandits, the Central government has agreed to consider issuing special identity cards to the displaced members of the community who left the Valley after 1990 and were not ...
Buddhists seek more seats in Kargil council
JAMMU, MAY 25.The Buddhists in Ladakh have stepped up their demand for increased representation in the proposed autonomous hill council for Kargil district to be set up in a month. It is being constituted on the pattern of the Leh Autonomous ...
Arun Jaitley hits out at Digvijay Govt.
BHOPAL, MAY 25. The Union Law Minister, Arun Jaitley, today lashed out at the Digvijay Singh- led Government asserting that Madhya Pradesh has been pushed further backward in all sectors, including the primary and social sectors, during the last ...
Magical return to clean glory
NEW DELHI, MAY 25.Inspired by the success, and international recognition, of its CNG programme, the Delhi Government is bringing out a special booklet penned by the Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, narrating the "CNG success story'' which has ...
'Shramdaan' for a clean Yamuna
NEW DELHI, MAY 25.`We for Yamuna', a group of motivated youth working to bring about change in the attitude of the people towards the lifeline of their city, today organised a "shramdaan'' or symbolic cleaning of the river at Qudsia Ghat near the ...
Dissidence brewing in Congress camp
NEW DELHI, MAY 25. Dissident activity has resurfaced in the ruling Congress party in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi with the conclusion of the annual elections for many posts in the civic body and the recent changes in the party's central ...
Drought hits cattle hard
JAIPUR, MAY 25.It is not only human beings who are reeling under the impact of the worst drought in Rajasthan in the recent decades, lakhs of cattle -- the backbone of the State's economy -- are also feeling the heat. Animal husbandry, along ...
BJP's `balancing act' in U.P. complete?
NEW DELHI, MAY 25. For four years now the Bharatiya Janata Party has tried virtually every political trick to arrest its decline in Uttar Pradesh which set in after the 1999 Lok Sabha elections and the subsequent ouster of the former Chief ...
Women take lead to empower themselves
TEHRI, MAY 25.In the remote hilly regions of Uttaranchal, where constant struggle for life is an everyday affair for most women, a social forum has succeeded in changing their lives by connecting its activities with their daily routine. ``We ...
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