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Monday, March 01, 2004
Report paints grim picture of Assam women
GUWAHATI, FEB 29. Women in Assam can expect to live only 5.2 years less than their counterparts in the rest of the country. This has been disclosed in the Assam Human Development Report (HDR), 2003, brought out by the State Government. The ...
Big turnout at Bansi Lal rally
JIND (HARYANA), FEB.29.The massive turnout at the public rally here today came as a big morale booster for the Haryana Vikas Party (HVP) led by Bansi Lal. Partymen patted themselves on the back for the unprecedented "revival'' of the party which ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Parties seek fair elections
JAMMU, FEB. 29.The National Conference today demanded increased security to its workers so that the Lok Sabha polls are held in a free and fair manner. Talking to reporters here, the NC leader and former Minister Ali Mohd. Sagar said: "We want ...
JD (U) climbs down on seats
RANCHI, FEB. 29.The Janata Dal (U), a partner in the NDA Government in Jharkhand, today climbed down from its demand for four Lok Sabha seats and said it was prepared to negotiate the figure. ``We have been demanding four Lok Sabha seats as ...
Jaitley sees no alternative to NDA
BHOPAL, FEB. 29.The Union Law Minister, Arun Jaitley, said here today that the Bharatiya Janata Party was fully geared for the coming Lok Sabha elections. Talking to newspersons, he said that BJP would contest the coming elections on a common ...
BJP to begin poll campaign in April first week
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 29. The president of the Pondicherry State unit of the BJP, R. Kesavalu said here today that although the party had scheduled to commence the poll campaign on March 7 by inviting functionaries of the national committee of the ...
Ambedkar Thondarpadai to boycott poll
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 29. The Puratchiyalar Ambedkar Thondarpadai today announced that it would boycott the coming elections. A resolution to this effect was adopted at the fifth State level conference of the Thondarpadai held here. The conference ...
Devotees pay homage at Aurobindo Ashram
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 29. A large number of devotees from different parts of the country today offered homage at the samadhis of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother at the Aurobindo Ashram on the occasion of `Golden Day.' Every leap year the Ashram ...
Congress to field some new faces: Amarinder
LUDHIANA, FEB. 29.The Congress would field some new faces in Punjab in the coming Lok Sabha elections, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said here today. Talking to media persons, he expressed his inability to disclose the constituencies ...
Alert on Indo-Pak border
AMRITSAR, FEB. 29.High alert was sounded along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab in the wake of landing of an unidentified flying object in Pakistan's territory, BSF Senior Commandant Darbara Singh said here today. The incident occurred on ...
IT marathon should go on: Murthy
JAIPUR, FEB. 29. The IT pioneer and chief mentor of Infosys Technologies Limited, N.R.Narayana Murthy, has predicted next generation Indians scaling greater heights in software technology at the global level. The coming generation would ...
Two cops among seven held for robbery
JAIPUR, FEB 29. Seven persons, including two police constables, have been arrested for robbing Rs 4.5 lakhs from a local businessman, police said here today. The incident occurred yesterday when some of the accused, posing as investors from ...
Cop's widow to get pension arrears
JAIPUR, FEB 29.The Rajasthan Government's ongoing 100 day's action plan for speedy Development of State and to sort out various problems and woes of the people concerned are welcomed. The action plan had been launched by Chief Minister ...
Contract farming policy
LUCKNOW, FEB 29.After Punjab and Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh is all set to introduce contract farming policy for farmers in the state to help them sell their produce directly to multi-national companies (MNCs) looking for quality raw material, a top ...
Small parties look to Congress for tie-up
LUCKNOW, FEB. 29. With the Samajwadi Party indicating unwillingness to any pre-poll tie-up for Lok Sabha elections, smaller regional parties in Uttar Pradesh seeking an anti-NDA mandate are looking to Congress for such an arrangement, a Minister ...
Congress to contest all Lok Sabha seats
DEHRA DUN, FEB 29.The Congress unit of Uttaranchal state has decided to contest the Lok Sabha elections on all the seats in the state, said the AICC in charge for Uttaranchal state and former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Digvijay Singh. ...
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