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Thursday, November 25, 2004
Chautala's pre-poll bonanza continues
CHANDIGARH, NOV.24.The Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, today announced a bonanza of incentives and concessions for the farming community including an increase in the price of sugarcane, reduction in the interest rate of cooperative ...
Seven killed in collision
SIRSA, NOV. 24. Seven people were killed and 36 injured in a head on collision between a tanker and a Haryana roadways bus due to poor visibility because of fog near Salamkhera village of the district, this morning. The drivers of both vehicles ...
Virbhadra favours crop diversification
SHIMLA, NOV. 24. The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, today said farmers of Theog had led the way in diversification of agricultural activities in the state and strengthening their economy by growing off-season vegetables and ...
Remove encroachments, officials told
DALHOUSIE, NOV. 24.Himachal Pradesh Education Minister Asha Kumari has directed the state wildlife authorities to remove illegal and unwarranted constructions and encroachments which are fast mushrooming in the core area of the famous ...
Cong. gains ground in civic polls
BHOPAL, NOV. 24. The initial results of the civic elections for 14 municipal corporations, 86 municipal councils and 236 nagar panchayats in Madhya Pradesh show that the Congress party has recovered some of its popular base that had been eroded ...
BHOPAL, NOV. 24.The police have arrested a lecturer of a government higher secondary school for misusing the name of the State Chief Minister, Babulal Gaur. According to official sources deputy director, urban administration and development ...
Maharashtra to send back marauding pachyderms
MUMBAI, NOV. 24. The forest department will launch here on November 25, what is being touted as the ``first-of-its kind'' combing operation in a village in Sindhudurg on the scenic Konkan coastal strip. This ``unique'' three-day operation ...
Plan outlay hiked to Rs. 651 crores
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 24. The Planning Commission has increased the plan outlay for the current year (2004-2005) for Pondicherry from Rs. 461 crores to Rs. 651 crores, the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, said here today. Addressing newspersons, Mr. ...
Rs.18.33 crores crop damage compensation sought
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 24. The Pondicherry Government has sought Rs. 18.33 crores from the Centre as crop damage compensation to farmers, the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, said today. Mr. Rangasamy told presspersons that in the Pondicherry region ...
Rajasthan civic polls peaceful
JAIPUR, NOV. 24.Peaceful polling was held in 44 civic bodies, including the corporations of Jaipur, Jodhpur and Kota in Rajasthan today. The State Election Commission sources put the polling percentage around 50. Minor skirmishes were reported ...
Kalam's vision on lunar mission
UDAIPUR, NOV. 24.The physicist-astronomer inner self of the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, was on a rare display here on Tuesday when he called for using the moon as a research platform and a base site for inter-planetary exploration. He was ...
Showing the way for Siberian cranes
JAIPUR, NOV. 24.There is good news on the Siberian crane front as the pioneers in crane conservation are in India trying to negotiate with the Centre and the State Governments on formulating a revival plan for the restoration of the traditional ...
Five arrested for Chandauli blast
LUCKNOW, NOV. 24.Five suspected naxalites have been arrested in connection with last week's landmine blast in Chandauli district, which killed 17 policemen and PAC personnel, police said here today. A massive combing operation had been launched ...
No move to shift Tiwari: Vora
DEHRA DUN, NOV. 24. The air of suspense hanging over the Narain Dutt Tiwari Government in Uttaranchal has faded away with the Congress treasurer and leader in-charge of the State affairs, Motilal Vora, categorically denying any move to shift the ...
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