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Monday, October 25, 2004
Virbhadra blames sabotage for by-election defeat
SHIMLA, OCT. 24.Factionalism in the ruling Congress today came to the fore when the Himachal Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, answering questions on the unexpected defeat of Congress in the Guler by-election, said, "it was a sabotage by some of ...
Forest project launched
SHIMLA, OCT. 24.An ambitious project with an outlay of Rs 60 crore has been lanched in 90 gram panchayats in Himachal Pradesh. The project, funded by United Kingdom, would ensure multiple use of precious forest wealth and link it with creating ...
JD(U) rebels dare party leaders to dismiss them
RANCHI, OCT. 24.Rebel Janata Dal (U) legislators in Jharkhand today dared the party leadership to dismiss them as they termed the party's state unit as `pocket organisation' of its president Inder Singh Namdhari and alleged that he was least ...
M.P. civic polls in November
BHOPAL, OCT. 24.The elections for 307 local bodies, including 13 Municipal Corporations, 77 Municipal Councils and 217 Nagar Panchayats in Madhya Pradesh have been announced. The polling for these elections would be conducted in two phases on ...
Salman told to appear in court
MUMBAI, OCT. 24. A local court has directed actor Salman Khan to appear on November 24 for trial in the hit-and-run case in which he is facing the charge of killing one person and injuring four. The trial would be conducted by Bandra Magistrate J ...
Prime Minister's assurance on statehood
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 24. The president of the Pondicherry Pradesh Congress Committee, V. Narayanasamy, MP told The Hindu here today that the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh had told a delegation from Pondicherry (comprising the Chief ...
`Implement new slab system'
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 24. The Leader of the Opposition in the Pondicherry Assembly, R.V. Janakiraman, today urged the Government to issue an order implementing the new property tax. In a release here, Mr. Janakiraman said that at a meeting ...
Rajasthan to involve NGOs in water projects
JAIPUR, OCT. 24.In a significant move, the Rajasthan Government has decided to involve the non-Government organisations (NGOs) in the implementation of projects in the water sector in view of successful intervention by voluntary agencies in the ...
Cow conservation should be economy-oriented: Shekhawat
JAIPUR, OCT. 24. The Vice President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat today stressed the need to make the cow an economic unit in planning as a pre-requisite for its protection. Any number of laws and all the talk about religion or traditions would not ...
Petrol adulteration on the rise; shortage of kerosene
ALIGARH, OCT.24.The practice of mixing kerosene in petrol is on the rise in Aligarh and other surrounding towns and law enforcement officials have not been able to make much headway in terms of curbing this racket. So far, the police has been ...
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