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Tuesday, September 23, 2003
Bihar power workers on strike
PATNA, SEPT 22. Bihar is heading for a major power crisis with 16,000 power workers and engineers deciding to go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow in support of their demands for unfreezing DA and shelving the proposed trifurcation of Bihar ...
Sonic boom causes panic in Gujarat
AHMEDABAD, SEPT. 22. The sound "created by mysterious blasts" led to a scare here and other parts of the State this morning. Doors and windowpanes in many houses shook violently, leading everybody to believe that there was an explosion in the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
M.P. Cong. unit clears names for 70 seats
BHOPAL, SEPT. 22.The Election Committee of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Congress Party today concluded its third round of meetings with a consensus on "single names'' for almost 30 per cent of the Assembly constituencies in the State. For the ...
Maharashtra seeks Rs. 1,373 cr.
MUMBAI, SEPT. 22. The Maharashtra Government has sought Rs. 1,373 crores and two lakh tonnes of foodgrains from the Centre as drought relief. Talking to presspersons here today, the Chief Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde, said he had written a letter ...
Mumbai HC restrains police from arresting Roshans
MUMBAI, SEPT. 22.The Mumbai High Court today restrained the police from arresting filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, his actor son Hritik, and father-in-law J. Omprakash, in six cases of alleged cheating till September 25 and deferred their plea seeking to ...
Punjab session from Sept. 24, Congress issues whip
CHANDIGARH, SEPT. 22.The Punjab Vidhan Sabha session commencing on September 24 is likely to be stormy with main opposition all set to corner the Congress Government of Amarinder Singh on issues, including ``rise'' in corruption, ``resentment'' ...
Rajasthan Governor dead
JAIPUR, SEPT. 22. The Rajasthan Governor, Nirmal Chandra Jain, died here of a massive cardiac arrest early today. Mr. Jain, who would have turned 75 on Wednesday, is survived by his wife, a son and three daughters. The Governor suffered a ...
Stone laid for Haj House
JAIPUR, SEPT. 22.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a new Rs.5-crore Haj House near Karbala here. The project is expected to come up in a year to coincide with the completion of the work on the ...
Portrait of a 125-year-old
JAIPUR, SEPT. 22.The `world's oldest man' paused only once while walking to the city's Jawahar Kala Kendra to keep his appointment with the artist. "How far is the place?" the 125-year-old Rahim Khan, also known as Habib Miyan, asked Chuttan ...
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