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Wednesday, May 28, 2003
Cong. to boycott unveiling of Savarkar's portrait
GANDHINAGAR, MAY 27. The Gujarat Congress legislature party has decided to boycott the official ceremony to install a portrait of Veer Savarkar at the State Assembly premises by the Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, tomorrow. The Leader ...
'Police visited village to ascertain conversion'
AHMEDABAD, MAY 27. The Gujarat Government today acknowledged that some senior officials had visited a village in Patan district of the State to ascertain reports about conversion of 18 people to Christianity but said it was not for conducting a ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Delhi-Lahore bus service enthuses Jammu families
JAMMU, MAY 27. Thousands of families living here have been enthused by the decision of the Central Government to resume Delhi-Lahore bus service. As the air travel via Dubai was expensive many poor families could not even return to their native ...
A step in the right direction, says Mufti
JAMMU, MAY 27. The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today termed the decision to resume bus service between India and Pakistan and the release of prisoners as "a step in the right direction" which would set the tone for ...
Political interference renders sugar mills sick
MUMBAI, MAY 27. When a delegation of politicians, all connected with cooperative sugar factories, met officials of NABARD on Monday with a plea for a bailout for 56 sick units in Maharashtra, they were given some keen advice: cut manufacturing ...
Abducted businessman killed
IMPHAL, MAY 27. A cloth merchant, Manoj Kumar Sethi, was killed by unidentified gunmen last night and his body was recovered this morning at Serou in Thoubal district. The gunmen had kidnapped him a month and had demanded Rs. 10 crores. All ...
HC orders action against Mizoram Minister
GUWAHATI, MAY 27. The Guwahati High Court has directed the Mizoram Chief Secretary to take appropriate action within a month against the State Excise Minister, Pu K Vanlalauva for allegedly killing and cooking the meat of a barking deer, a ...
All the best all the way to Lahore
NEW DELHI, MAY 27.The 536-km distance between Faletti's Hotel in Lahore and Ambedkar Terminal in Delhi appears short once again. With New Delhi having cleared the way for restoration of the Lahore bus service, Delhi Transport Corporation here is ...
Nod for panel to bring White Paper on slums
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. In a move aimed at stalling the plans of BJP leaders to arbitrarily displace slum clusters, the Delhi Cabinet today approved establishment of an expert committee to bring out a "White Paper'' on slums, their relocation and in ...
Sonia flags off relief trucks
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today flagged off 100 trucks loaded with wheat and other relief material for the drought-affected areas of Rajasthan at a function organised here by the Indian Youth Congress to mark the ...
DJB steps to conserve water
NEW DELHI, MAY 27. With more than 40 per cent of the water treated by Delhi Jal Board being unaccountable, the DJB has taken several measures for conservation of potable water in the Capital. Topping the list of conservation initiatives is the ...
More cases against IAS officer
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 27. The Orissa Government's Vigilance Department has registered two more corruption cases against a senior Indian Administrative Service officer for allegedly committing large-scale financial irregularities. The first such case ...
CHANDIGARH, MAY 27. The veteran Akali leader and former president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), G.S. Tohra, was hospitalised after a massive heart attack late last evening. While he was reported to have regained ...
Gehlot writes to Vajpayee on quota
JAIPUR, MAY 27. The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, has asked the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to initiate moves for a Constitutional amendment to give effect to the principle of reservations based on economic criteria for all ...
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