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Haryana
Sainik school to be set up in Rewari
CHANDIGARH, FEB.19.The Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, today announced that a sainik school would be set up at Pali Gothra village in Rewari district in the near future. Addressing a public meeting after laying the foundation stone ...

Himachal Pradesh
Irregularities in recruitment alleged
SHIMLA, FEB.19. After the controversies plaguing the State Services Selection Board, it's now the turn of State Public Service Commission. The State BJP has demanded the dismissal of the Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, for alleging threatening ...

Fresh snowfall in Himachal
SHIMLA, FEB. 19.A fresh bout of snowfall in the upper reaches of Himachal Pradesh and Uttranchal intensified cold conditions in the region, where warning against avalanche was issued by the weather department today. Shimla town was lashed by ...

Jammu & Kashmir
Mufti Government withdraws plea on legal status of women
JAMMU, FEB. 19.In a new twist to the legal status of women in Jammu and Kashmir marrying men from outside the State, the Mufti Government has withdrawn its appeal filed in the Supreme Court against the High Court order, which held that the women ...

Madhya Pradesh
Judicial officers' pay packet becomes heavier
BHOPAL. FEB. 19.With the Madhya Pradesh Cabinet earlier this week granting approval to the Judicial Services Pay Revision Rules, 2003, that provide for dearness allowance at par with the Central Government and pay fixation in the revised ...

Pondicherry
`Reconstitute Yanam Congress committee'
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 19. A five-member delegation of Congress functionaries from Yanam today presented a petition to the Pradesh Congress Committee president, V. Narayanasamy, seeking reconstitution of the block-level committee of the party in the ...

Tiffin for X, XII students attending special classes
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 19. The Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, today said the department would provide tiffin to students taking special classes (after school hours) ahead of public examinations. The scheme would come into force from next ...

Environmental science in Pondy school curriculum
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 19. The Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, today said the pre-matric school curriculum would have a chapter on environmental science from next academic year. Addressing students of three government girls' schools at a ...

Two held, stolen motorcycles seized
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 19. The police yesterday arrested two teenager taxi drivers-cum-cleaners in connection with theft of six motorcycles. The Senior Superintendent of Police, Sunil Garg, told newsmen here today that during patrolling, a team, led ...

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    Punjab
    Keep DNA profile of criminals, police told
    CHANDIGARH, FEB. 19.The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recommended the maintenance of DNA profile of criminals, including their blood group by the police in Punjab, Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigrah. The recommendations were ...

    Punjab must take bold steps: CII
    CHANDIGARH, FEB 19.To radically improve the fiscal situation, the Punjab Government must brace itself for bold measures including full engagement in the debt swap programme with the Central Government, implementation of VAT, rationalisation of ...

    Rajasthan
    Raise age limit for Government jobs, BJP tells Vasundhara
    JAIPUR, FEB. 19.The Bharatiya Janata Party has asked the Rajasthan Government to consider raising the upper age limit for entry into Government service by five years. The party's argument behind the suggestion is that the youth of the State, ...

    Uttaranchal
    Work at Loharinag power project begins
    DEHRA DUN, FEB. 19.The Uttaranchal Chief Minister, Narain Dutt Tiwari, inaugurated the infrastructure development works of the 600 MW Loharinag- Pala Hydro Power Generation Project in Uttarakashi district today. The Rs 3000 crore run- of- the- ...



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