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Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Surrender not stage-managed, says DGP
GUWAHATI, APRIL 22.The Assam police today denied reports that the surrender of a top woman cadre of ULFA, Dwipamani Kalita, who allegedly carried out mortar attacks at Dispur and at Ambani here late last year, was ``stage-managed''. ``The ...
Textile workers' strike continues
AHMEDABAD, APRIL 22. The indefinite strike called by textile-hand-processors today entered the 22nd day with their association expressing concern over what it termed as ``indifference of Central Government to the issue of rolling back Central ...
Ban on cow slaughter enforced
KHARGONE, APRIL 22.The Madhya Pradesh government had strictly enforced the ban on cow slaughter, according to Chief Minister, Digvijay Singh. "It is our duty to safeguard the cow," the Chief Minister said while addressing a gathering on the ...
SARS case: Search on for taxi driver
MUMBAI, APRIL 22. As three positive cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) have been reported in the State all of a sudden, the Maharashtra Government has asked the Centre to request China, Hong Kong and Singapore where SARS has ...
Markets to get a facelift
NEW DELHI, APRIL 22. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has embarked upon an ambitious project to upgrade and beautify half-a-dozen markets falling in Lutyens' Delhi. Through its latest initiative, the civic body hopes to attract tourists as ...
Togadia to continue campaign for distribution of 'trishuls'
JAIPUR, APRIL 22. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad general secretary, Praveen Togadia, was today released from the Central Jail in Ajmer to a tumultuous welcome by hundreds of BJP, VHP and Bajrang Dal activists outside. He had been granted bail by the ...
SC orders early eviction of squatters in Kolkata
NEW DELHI, APRIL 22.Bringing down the curtains on a long-drawn litigation, the Supreme Court has asked the Calcutta High Court to take steps at the earliest for implementing its order of eviction of squatters on railway property in Kolkata and ...
Fire in Satyanarayan Park market
KOLKATA, APRIL 22. Goods worth several lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a fire which broke out inside an air-conditioned market here as thick smoke filled its two basement floors hampering entry of fire fighters. Owing to the tremendous heat ...
Jogi to launch Korba's e-seva project today
RAIPUR, APRIL 22. The industrial district of Korba in Chhattisgarh is launching a pilot project ``e- seva'', an IT project to provide quick, transparent and efficient services of the Government and ``treat the citizens as valuable customers''. ...
Water scenario grim
RANCHI, APRIL 22. Jharkhand could face a severe water crisis if there was no rain by June, eminent geologists today warned and advocated enactment of a legislation for checking ``mindless and unscientific drilling'' in the state. ``If there ...
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