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Wednesday, January 05, 2005
Chhattisgarh shows the way in privatising public transport
RAIPUR, JAN 4.The lead taken by Chhattisgarh in winding up the state road transport corporation the prompted other states to take similar steps against the loss-making transport undertakings. Two years after Chhattisgarh wound up the transport ...
INLD to field 21 sitting MLAs
CHANDIGARH, JAN.4. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have announced the first lists of their respective candidates for the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections on February 3. The Haryana Chief Minister and ...
Himachal seeks revival of funding
SHIMLA, JAN. 4.The Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, said today that the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) programme, which was the main source for funding for MLAs, was discontinued by the previous NDA Government. He said with the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
`Third Front' in Jammu and Kashmir
SRINAGAR, JAN. 4. Political equations have started changing in Jammu and Kashmir much before the transfer of power to a Congress-nominated Chief Minister scheduled to take place in November 2005 . The State Revenue Minister, Hakim ...
MPSRTC to carry on protest
BHOPAL, JAN. 4.Setting a deadline of seven days for the Madhya Pradesh Government to reconsider winding up of state Road Transport Corporation (MPSRTC), employee unions today formed a joint front to carry on their protest without affecting plying ...
Lakhera hears tsunami victims' woes
PONDICHERRY, JAN. 4. Lt. Governor M.M. Lakhera visited Thengaithittu village in Murungabakkam block - a backwater zone -- near here on Monday and listened to the grievances of the tsunami-hit fishermen. He was accompanied by the Chief ...
20 girls counselled to overcome shock
Pondicherry Jan. 4. About 20 girls who had developed psychological problems witnessing mass burial of tsunami victims in the villages were counselled at the Government General Hospital. The Director of Health and Family Welfare Services, G. ...
Lehra Mohabbat project approved
JALANDHAR, JAN 4.Punjab government has given approval for 500 megawatt Lehra Mohabbat phase V and 166 megawatt Shahpur Kandi Power Projects to meet the growing electricity demand in the state, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today said. ...
BJP to raise funds for tsunami victims
JAIPUR, JAN. 4.Stung by the Congress accusation that the Rajasthan Government was not taking much interest in providing relief to the victims of tsunami, the Bharatiya Janata Party has initiated a series of steps to raise funds and resources for ...
`Law must on right to publish'
JAIPUR, JAN. 4.The president of the Indian Language Newspaper Association, Kundan R. Vyas has sought a legislation on right to publish, to go with the newly enacted Right to Information Act. "Both together will bring transparency in the ...
Mercury dips below zero
CHANDIGARH, JAN. 4.Cold conditions sweeping most parts of north India today showed little signs of abating, with Narnaul in Haryana turning out to the be the coldest in the plains recording a low of zero degree and Amritsar in Punjab shivering at ...
Government denies foodgrain scam
LUCKNOW, JAN 4.The Uttar Pradesh government today denied any foodgrain scam in the state but admitted certain irregularities in the Rural Development Department relating to the blackmarketing of foodgrain meant for the Food for Work programme. ...
Work on world's tallest Buddha statue to start soon
LUCKNOW, JAN 4.The work on the proposed tallest Buddha statue in the world at 500 feet in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh is expected to start soon. The U.P. government recently signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan-based ...
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