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Central team visits flood-hit areas
CHANDIGARH, AUG 6.A three-member team of the Central Water Commission led by its Director, R..R..Sharma, today visited the flood- affected areas of Haryana to take stock of the situation. The Haryana Chief Parliamentary Secretary, Ram Pal ...
PM directive on Chautala's complaint
CHANDIGARH, AUG 6.The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, has called the Secretary, Union Water Resources Ministry, to take stock of the situation following a complaint by the Haryana Government that the Punjab Government had deliberately been ...
Gas victims' body demands panel for better coordination
BHOPAL, AUG. 6The convener of Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Udyog Sangathan (BGPMUS), Abdul Jabbar, has stressed the need for better coordination at the Government of India level to expedite the court proceedings and ensure corruption-free and speedy ...
Rise in crime against women in M.P: Congress
BHOPAL, AUG. 6.The Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee general secretary and spokesman, Manak Agrawal, today said that there had been a spurt in crime against women in Madhya Pradesh since the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in the ...
Chandirakasu orders loan schemes probe
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 6. The Pondicherry Welfare and Industries Minister, M. Chandirakasu, has ordered an enquiry into the sanctioning of loans by the Pondicherry Government-sponsored Corporation for Development of Women and the Handicapped People. ...
Lakhera invites President to address special session
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 6. The Lt. Governor of Pondicherry, M.M. Lakhera, who is now in New Delhi, has invited the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, to address a special session of the Territorial Assembly as a highlight of the proposed golden jubilee ...
Common entrance test postponed
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 6. The common entrance test scheduled for Saturday (August 7) for admission of students against the management quota (50 per cent) in the private unaided engineering colleges in the Union Territory of Pondicherry has been ...
Chautala is lying: Amarinder
NEW DELHI, AUG 6.The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, today denied causing floods in Ambala and said whatever the Haryana Chief Minister, Om Parkash Chautala, had told the Prime Minister were ``total lies''. ``Chautala is lying. Why ...
'People of Punjab seek justice'
CHANDIGARH, AUG 6. The Institute of Sikh Studies (IOSS) today said that in the wake of continuing controversy over the sharing of river waters, "the people of Punjab anxiously look forward to the Central Government as well as the Supreme Court ...
Notice to Minister in sati case
JAIPUR, AUG. 6.The Rajasthan High Court today admitted a public interest petition from women's organisations challenging the acquittal of 11 persons accused of glorification of sati under the Rajasthan Sati (Prevention) Act of 1987. The women's ...
MLAs' allowances raised
JAIPUR, AUG. 6.The concluding day of the Budget session of the Rajasthan Assembly on Wednesday brought cheer to legislators with the Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, announcing a hike in their allowances and perks. A legislation in this regard ...
U.P. withdraws Urdu University Bill
LUCKNOW, AUG. 6.In a major reversal, the Uttar Pradesh Government today withdrew the Bill for setting up Mohammad Ali Johar Urdu University in Rampur , in the State Assembly, following objections from different quarters. Sources said Raj ...
U.P. resolution unfortunate:Tiwari
DEHRA DUN, AUG. 6.The Uttaranchal Chief Minister, Narain Dutt Tiwari, has described the passing of a resolution in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly to take back Hardwar and Udham Singh Nagar as unfortunate. " We are not going to react to the ...
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