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Thursday, May 29, 2003
Farmers to get computers
GUWAHATI, MAY 28.The Assam Government has decided to provide the farmers with computers to ensure that they get proper access to the markets and a better deal in selling their produce. Growers' societies are being formed all over the State ...
Veer Savarkar's portrait unveiled
GANDHINAGAR, MAY 28.Amid a boycott by the Congress, the Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, unveiled a portrait of Veer Savarkar on the Gujarat Assembly precincts here this morning. Mr. Shekhawat, the Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, the ...
Godhra carnage: two more arrested
VADODARA, MAY 28.Even as the investigation into the Godhra train carnage case is progressing at a snail's pace, two more persons, both claimed to be key accused, have been arrested. Police claim that the arrests of Habib Behra alias Badshah and ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Sikh families await return of their youths
JAMMU, MAY 28.
Decline in cross-border narcotics smuggling
JAMMU, MAY 28.Though Army commanders maintain that there is no decline in infiltration by militants from across the border at the moment, this is not the case with regard to smuggling. Once notorious for illegal inter-country transaction of ...
Meghalaya Plan fixed at Rs. 555 cr.
NEW DELHI, MAY 28. The Annual Plan for Meghalaya for 2003-04 was fixed at Rs.555 crores at a meeting here today between the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, K. C. Pant, and the Meghalaya Chief Minister, D.D. Lapang. Mr. Pant ...
A new drive to save Yamuna
NEW DELHI, MAY 28.Taking its "Save Yamuna'' campaign a step further, the Delhi Government has decided to put up colourful signboards with messages on all bridges across the river here to discourage people from throwing garbage into this most ...
DDA plan to punish erring land allotees
NEW DELHI, MAY 28. To rope in institutions allotted land by it at concessional rates, Delhi Development Authority is drafting a plan of action whereby it would proceed against all those allotted institutional land but violating the conditions ...
Schools with bad track record may face action
NEW DELHI, MAY 28. Delhi's Education Minister, Raj Kumar Chauhan, has warned that show-cause notices will be issued to all those schools who have not performed well during the recent Class X and XII examinations conducted by the Central Board of ...
Admissions might rob carnival of fun
DELHI UNIVERSITY'S grand annual carnival is all set to roll. And though college corridors are likely to be brimming with activity only from the first official day of submission of forms - June 4 - the campus hopefully is likely to see less chaos ...
22 IAS officers shifted
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 28. The Orissa Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, today effected a massive reshuffle in the State's bureaucracy. As many as 22 senior IAS officers were shifted from their present responsibilities and given new charges. The ...
Heat wave continues
BHUBANESWAR, MAY 28.An intense heat wave continued to sweep most parts of Orissa with Bhubaneswar recording a maximum day temperature of 44.7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. The city had recorded a maximum day temperature of 44.9 degrees Celsius on ...
CBI probe into death of Minister's servant
JAIPUR, MAY 28.The Government today announced that the case pertaining to the death of the Home Minister, Gulab Singh Shaktawat's servant, will be handed over to the CBI following Opposition demand for the Minister's resignation in the wake of ...
Shibu Soren arrested
RANCHI, MAY 28. The day-long bandh call, given by the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha protesting Tuesday's police firing in which a minor boy and a woman were killed, passed off more or less peacefully. The JMM president, Shibu Soren, MP, was taken into ...
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