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Friday, June 25, 2004
Haryana to introduce pre-paid power meters
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 24.For convenience of electricity consumers, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) and the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) have decided to launch the scheme of pre-paid meters. Haryana would be the first ...
Declining sex ratio causes concern
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 24.The sex ratio in Haryana continues to be of grave concern as it had declined from 865 females per 1000 males in 1991 to 861 females per 1000 males in 2001. This was stated by Census Director Sunil Gulati while giving a ...
Action against six independent MLAs sought
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 24.The ruling Indian National Lok Dal MLA, Nafe Singh Rathee, today expressed surprise that the Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker, Satbir Singh Kadian, had so far not issued any notices under the anti-defection law to two out of six ...
CM's assurance on jobs to Himachalis
SHIMLA, JUNE 24.The State Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, has said that Himachal Pradesh is not an exception facing the rising problem of unemployment. While replying to a private member's resolution, he said the figure of about 9 lakh ...
'Leprosy occurrence cut by nearly half'
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 24. The Pondicherry Government had taken steps to start a medical college this academic year in the Union Territory, the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy said today. He said he had already talked to the Union Health Minister ...
Police 'inactive' in curbing crime
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 24. The Pondicherry Pradesh Congress Committee president, V. Narayanasamy, MP, today charged the police here of being `inactive' in curbing anti-social elements. In a release here today, he said that of late Pondicherry had ...
A futile wait for health cards
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 24. Residents of Kalapet on the East Coast road in Lawspet Assembly segment who came to a function today where the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, launched the `individual health cards' scheme were left disappointed when their ...
Stolen vehicles recovered
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 23. The Grand Bazaar police on Tuesday arrested Devadass of Villupuram, and recovered five motorcycles and a car allegedly stolen from various parts of the Union Territory. The Inspector General of Police, U.K. Katna, told ...
Akalis stall proceedings over SGPC polls
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 24.The Shiromani Akali Dal today stalled the proceedings of the Punjab Assembly to protest what it termed as direct interference by the State Government in the conduct of the elections to the general house of the Shiromani ...
Asind misses its annual `urs'
JAIPUR, JUNE 24.The Bariya mazar in Asind missed its annual "urs'' celebrations this time following a stand-off between the Dargah Committee and the management of the Sawai Bhoj Temple on whose premises the shrine stands. The Muslim bodies, ...
`Women should be involved in Gram, Nagar Panchayats'
DEHRA DUN, JUNE 24.The Uttaranchal Chief Minister, N D Tiwari, today said the campaign of women's empowerment should be taken to the village level and ensure involvement of Gram and Nagar Panchayats. Addressing a seminar here on women's ...
Two river power projects to be set up
DEHRA DUN, JUNE 24.The Uttaranchal Chief Minister, Narain Dutt Tiwari, has urged the power sector players to ensure time-bound and high quality works to achieve excellence in the field. Speaking at a function held here for signing an agreement ...
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