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Wednesday, July 10, 2002
Shekhawat is BJP favourite for Vice-President post
NEW DELHI, JULY 9. In the BJP, the hot favourite for the post of Vice-President is the former Rajasthan Chief Minister, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. There is confidence in the party that his nomination would go through without a hitch and would also ...
Verma to take up EPF issue with Jaswant
NEW DELHI, JULY 9. Refusing to succumb to pressure from the Finance Ministry, the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) chose not to approve suggestions for scaling down the interest rate on Employees Provident Fund (EPF). Instead, the Board preferred ...
'New look' to Finance Ministry planned
NEW DELHI, JULY 9.The new Finance Minister, Jaswant Singh, has initiated the process of creating his own team with S. Narayan becoming the new Finance Secretary, the Ministry will once again have a designated Finance Secretary. In the previous ...
Parliament attack: Amnesty calls for fair trial
NEW DELHI, JULY 9. Amnesty International (AI) has expressed concern that the four persons charged with various crimes relating to the attack on the Parliament House complex on December 13 last may not receive a fair trial. In a letter to the ...
Poll reforms Bill being finalised
NEW DELHI, JULY 9.Armed with the unanimous support of all political parties, the Union Law Ministry today swung into action in finalising the bill on electoral reforms by incorporating the suggestions that emanated at Monday's ...
'Army stabilises vacancies in officer cadre'
CHENNAI, JULY 9. The Army's recruiting wing has managed to ``stabilise'' the vacancies in the officer cadre at around 12,000, the Additional Director-General of Recruiting, Army Headquarters, New Delhi, R.N. Wadehra, said today. Alarmed by the ...
U.S. `cool' to military exercises plan
NEW DELHI, JULY 9. Though the military ties with the United States are ascending to new heights, security planners here detect a certain amount of `chill' on an Indian proposal to hold joint military exercises outside the sub-continent. The ...
T.N. Govt. firm on boycotting Cauvery meet
CHENNAI, JULY 9.With the Cauvery crisis yet to blow over, the Tamil Nadu Government has formally conveyed to the Centre the State Cabinet's decision to boycott the Cauvery River Authority headed by the Prime Minister. Amid reports of the Prime ...
Kalam at home in school
RAMANATHAPURAM, JULY 9.
EC confers with returning officers on Presidential poll
NEW DELHI, JULY 9. The Election Commission today held a meeting with the Returning Officer and the Assistant Returning Officers for the Presidential election, scheduled on July 15. The Chief Election Commissioner, J.M. Lyngdoh, inaugurated the ...
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