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Wednesday, August 06, 2003
Bodo council may not end conflicts
GUWAHATI, AUG. 5.The setting up of the Bodo Territorial Council (BTC) may not end the ethnic conflicts in Assam. Yesterday's ransacking of the State BJP office here by an angry mob of Rajbanshi (KR) youth and women demanding ST status for the ...
Rs.15 crores for irrigation schemes
CHANDIGARH, AUG. 5.The Haryana Government has sanctioned Rs.15 crores to implement various schemes to restore the capacity of the lift irrigation system, according to the Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala. He was addressing a public meeting ...
No trace of Hooda's cousin
CHANDIGARH, AUG. 5.Even as motorboats of the Indian Army were pressed into service for the second day today to locate the missing Haryana Congress leader, Rajender Singh Hooda, and fishermen were also engaged in the search operations near the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
5 killed as copter carrying Amarnath pilgrims crashes
JAMMU, AUG. 5. A State-owned six-seater helicopter, ferrying Amarnath pilgrims, crashed around 7 this morning near the Ganderbal area of Srinagar district, killing five persons, including the pilot. The chopper, piloted by Group Captain J.S. ...
Involve separatists in dialogue, PDP urges Centre
JAMMU, AUG. 5. The People's Democratic Party has asked the Central Government to involve the separatists in the process of dialogue for the resolution of the Kashmir issue. At a one-day conference last evening chaired by the party president, ...
Digvijay for bringing down the cost of governance
BHOPAL, AUG. 5.The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Digvijay Singh, today emphasised the need for bringing down the cost of governance and said "let us keep politics aside and think on national issues''. Mr. Singh made this assertion in his ...
Three held for duping Japanese tourist
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5. Three members of a gang who duped foreign tourists of their traveller's cheques by posing as police officers have been arrested by the Special Staff of the New Delhi police. Traveller's cheques worth 400 dollars, 500 dollars in ...
Law admissions draw flak
NEW DELHI, AUG. 5. The North Campus witnessed some more unruly scenes yesterday, with the ongoing admission procedure at Delhi University's Law Faculty coming in for flak from student outfits. Accusing the admission committee here of not ...
Two teachers held
BHUBANESWAR, AUG. 5.
Four Independents pledge support to Badal
CHANDIGARH, AUG 5:The former Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal, received a shot in the arm today when four Independent legislators announced "unconditional support'' to the Shiromani Akali Dal led by him. They had successfully contested ...
Rajasthan to adopt child policy
JAIPUR, AUG. 5.The draft child policy of Rajasthan will be ready by August 15 for submission to the State Cabinet for its final nod. The State Government had decided in February this year to formulate the first-ever child policy to ensure welfare ...
Gehlot for early clearance of investment proposals
JAIPUR, AUG. 5.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, today issued instructions for strengthening the single-window system for clearance of investment proposals to boost industrial growth, saying this would attract investors and ensure ...
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