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Thursday, August 22, 2002
NDFB militants kill five in Assam
GUWAHATI, AUG. 21. Four policemen and a schoolteacher were killed by militants in two separate incidents in Assam today. Suspected NDFB men lobbed a grenade on a bus carrying 22 newly-recruited constables near the Gajapara-Maladhara village in ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Election process in J & K begins today
JAMMU, AUG. 21. The four-fold election process for the ninth Jammu and Kashmir Assembly begins tomorrow. The first elections in the State were held in October 1951. The nomination process for twenty-six seats starts tomorrow. The last date for ...
BJP to share seats with RSS-backed Morcha in J&K
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. The Bharatiya Janata Party's central election committee today decided to go in for seat adjustment with the newly formed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-backed Morcha in Jammu and Kashmir, which has taken up trifurcation of the ...
Prabhu pays the price for 'not dancing to the party's tune'
MUMBAI, AUG. 21. Suresh Prabhu had to quit the National Democratic Alliance Cabinet because of the dissonance with his party (Shiv Sena) chief, Bal Thackeray. Mr. Prabhu refused to pay the traditional obeisance to the "First Family" of the party ...
Call to declare state flood-affected
IMPHAL, AUG. 21. The flood situation in Manipur continued to be grim with thousands of houses submerged in three districts and the All-Manipur Students' Union (AMSU) urging the State and Central Governments to officially declare the State ...
Call for strategy to control slum population
NEW DELHI, AUG. 21. To arrest the exponential growth of population in Delhi's slums, the National Commission on Population (NCP) has asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi to formulate an Information, Education and Communication (IEC) strategy ...
Hotel incident: top police officials removed
JAIPUR, AUG. 21.An incident involving the son of Rajasthan's Director-General of Police (DGP) on the night of August 15 in a palace hotel here and the subsequent "official cover-up" of it have led to the removal of four police personnel, ...
Bandh disrupts life
AGARTALA, AUG. 21. Normal life was affected in Tripura today following the Statewide bandh separately called by the ruling Left Front and the Opposition Congress-Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura in protest against Tuesday's killing of 20 ...
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