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Monday, April 04, 2005
Congress to assess electoral reverses
PATNA, APRIL 3. The Congress has set up an 11-member committee headed by the former minister, Dilkeshwar Ram, to pin-point the factors behind the party's poor performance in the recent Assembly elections in Bihar. The committee has been asked ...
Polling held for Haryana panchayat elections
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 3.Polling was held for the first phase of panchayat polls in Haryana today with 75 to 80 per cent voters exercising their franchise. State Election Commissioner Chander Singh said polling in 18 districts of the state was held ...
Looted property recovered
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 3.The Haryana police claim to have solved several cases and recovered looted property worth Rs. 2.50 lakhs, including 20 mobile phones, a number of sim cards, cash, a country-made pistol with live cartridges and a motor-cycle ...
Measures to prevent outbreak of epidemic
CHANDIGARH, APRIL 3. With the onset of summer, the Haryana Government is taking all precautionary measures to prevent outbreak of any epidemic of water-borne diseases like diarrhoea, gastroenteritis and jaundice and vector borne diseases like ...
Death of Pope mourned
SHIMLA, APRIL 3.His Holiness the Dalai Lama has expressed his deep condolences on the demise of Pope John Paul II and called him a true "spiritual practitioner". He said that the Pope was not only a determined and a deeply spiritual person but ...
Envoy champions multi-polar world
SHIMLA, APRIL 3."The United States uni-polarity is inconvenient to us as well as to the whole World", said Mr. Vyacheslav I. Trubrikov, the Russian Ambassador to India. In a late evening interaction with the newsmen here yesterday, he said a ...
Himachal Waqf Board to be re-constituted soon
SHIMLA, APRIL 3.The Himachal Pradesh government will soon re-constitute the Waqf Board in the State after a court here dissolved the earlier Board, state Welfare Minister Rangila Ram Rao said today. ``The earlier Board constituted was ...
IIT working on flood control measures
MUMBAI, APRIL 3.For the first time in the country, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay has taken up a pioneering work on controlling floods, which throw life out of gear during monsoons in most parts of the country. ``We are working on ...
Filter out ``black sheep'' from judiciary: Bharadwaj
MUMBAI, APRIL 3.The Union Law Minister, Dr H R Bharadwaj, today urged that the ``black sheep'' be filtered out from the Bar as a step to improve the judicial system in India. Inaugurating a day-long conference on equal justice and legal aid at ...
Welfare board sought for traffic policemen
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 3.The administration must set up a welfare board for police, particularly traffic policemen, in the Union Territory, the Muthialpet Consumer Group has suggested at a recent interaction between the traffic police and public ...
Hand-pumps to be installed in Jaipur
JAIPUR, APRIL 3.Stay orders granted by a local court on using the equipment of a section of private contractors for construction activities to install hand-pumps in Jaipur district have prompted the Rajasthan Government to call the drilling ...
Entrance test for fashion academy
JAIPUR, APRIL 3.The Pearl Academy of Fashion, which established its new campus here recently, has started the process for admission to its 10 professional courses in fashion, textile, jewellery and apparel designing and management. The institute ...
Rajasthan to expand scheme to boost infrastructure
JAIPUR, APRIL 3.The urban people's participation scheme, launched in 2004 at the divisional headquarters in Rajasthan for strengthening infrastructural facilities in the urban areas, will be extended to the areas falling within the jurisdiction ...
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