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Thursday, October 07, 2004
Assam directed to provide relief to firing victims
NEW DELHI, OCT. 6. The National Human Rights Commission has directed the Assam Government to pay an interim relief of Rs. one lakh each to the next of kin of three persons who had died in a firing incident. The Commission gave six weeks for ...
It is a U.S. gesture, says Patil
NEW DELHI, OCT. 6. Appreciating the concern and sympathy expressed by the United States Ambassador, David C. Mulford, over the loss of lives in the serial bomb blasts in Assam and Nagaland, the Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, today refrained ...
Akshardam case: accused plea rejected
AHMEDABAD, OCT. 6. The Special Prevention of Terrorism Act Court has rejected an application by some of the accused to stay the trial in the terrorist attack on the Akshardam temple in September 2002. Some of the accused, including one of the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Not on a political mission, say Pakistani journalists
SRINAGAR, OCT. 6. Maintaining that the visit of the Pakistani journalists to Jammu and Kashmir was purely "apolitical," the South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA) general secretary, Imtiaz Alam, said today that they did not want to be part of ...
Involve Kashmiris, say students
SRINAGAR, OCT 6. The Pakistani journalists visiting the State faced protests by the Kashmir University students today. When scores of students wanted an audience with the journalists they were denied an opportunity by the authorities. "They ...
M.P. initiates austerity steps to check expenditure
BHOPAL, OCT. 6. The Madhya Pradesh Government's latest directive to all its departments to reduce administrative overheads through large-scale austerity measures is being viewed with caution in official circles here. The State Government ...
BJD MP may be asked to mediate with naxalites
BHUBANESWAR, OCT. 6. The Orissa Government is planning to engage the Biju Janata Dal MP, Mohan Jena, as an intermediaryfor the proposed dialogue with naxalites. Mr. Jena met the Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, here on Tuesday and expressed his ...
Civic polls: AIADMK bandh call unwarranted, says Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 6. The Chief Minister N Rangasamy reiterated that civic polls would be held in Pondicherry before the end of the year. The government had made it abundantly clear in the Territorial Assembly that the government was firm on ...
Meeting highlights plight of single woman
JAIPUR, OCT. 6.Single women rejected and marginalised by society found a rare opportunity to give voice to their experiences and expectations at an unusual national convention which began here on Tuesday. The four-day meeting has been organised ...
Tughlakabad depot has no container scanner
NEW DELHI, OCT. 6.While the blast at the Bhushan Steels and Strips unit in Ghaziabad this past week has exposed the large-scale presence of explosives in scrap consignments imported from abroad, it has now come to light that the Delhi Inland ...
Govt blamed for power crisis
ALLAHABAD, OCT. 6.The Union Energy Minister, P.M. Sayeed, today blamed the Uttar Pradesh Government for the acute power crisis prevailing in the State. Talking to newspersons here, Mr. Sayeed said the U.P. government did not take advantage of ...
Notices to Mayawati, Ambani
LUCKNOW, OCT. 6.The Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court today issued notices to the BSP president, Mayawati, film actress Jaya Bachhan, the Reliance Group vice-chairman, Anil Ambani, the former Union Minister, Arun Shourie, and nine others on ...
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