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Demand for CBI probe against Nitish
PATNA, JULY 19.Two expelled Samata Party MPs today demanded a CBI probe into alleged ``omissions and commissions'' committed by the Railway Minister, Nitish Kumar, in his capacity as the Minister. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Atal Behari ...
Post-Godhra riots: clean chit to police
AHMEDABAD, JULY 19. The Muslim witnesses who deposed before the Nanavati-Shah inquiry commission probing the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat today gave a clean chit to the police, saying it was due to adequate police presence that no riot or losses ...
Increased water level in Beas worries authorities
SHIMLA, JULY 19.After the cloudburst disaster on Wednesday in the Gadsa valley of Kullu district, the water levels in the Beas river and the Pandoh dam site in Mandi district have increased to an alarming level. The Bhakra Beas Management Board ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Hurriyat rejects Pak. leader's suggestion
JAMMU, JULY 19. Objecting to the suggestion of the chief of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam in Pakistan, Moulana Fazlur Rehman, on settling the Kashmir issue on the basis of the 1972 Shimla Agreement, the chairman of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference ...
Favourable climate developing in J&K: Mufti
JAMMU, JULY 19. Welcoming the anti-violence and pro-dialogue statements of the visiting Pakistani Opposition leader, Moulana Fazlur Rehman, the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today said that the denunciation of violence ...
5 RPI factions close ranks
MUMBAI, JULY 19. Five factions of the Republican Party of India, once again closed ranks and decided to unite but a major entity, led by Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of the RPI founder, the late B.R. Ambedkar, stayed away. The initiative for unity ...
Ragging: college students face disciplinary action
PUNE, JULY 19. Admissions of 26 students, including six girls, of the ILS Law College here were today cancelled for their alleged involvement in ragging at the college hostel. The college Principal, Vaijayanti Joshi, confirmed that the ...
Survey says Delhiites frustrated by 'endless queues'
NEW DELHI, JULY 19.The Capital's administrative machinery would do well to take note of this: Not pollution, but "messy and endless queues'' is what bothers Delhiites most, if a recent "citizen poll'' by Public Response Against Helplessness and ...
New assessment system in Delhi University
NEW DELHI, JULY 19.Delhi University's latest batch in this new academic year just begun will pay with marks for bunking classes, appear at an additional mid-term examination and work harder on assignments and projects given by teachers. At a ...
Slowly but surely another bastion crumbles...
NEW DELHI, JULY 19. The road from Rampur to Delhi is a fairly long one. And travelling this bumpy and bouncy path every year are a few gutsy young girls who come to the city to graduate in their dream degree to save lives. Sitting quietly in a ...
Two students killed as roof collapses
BHUBANESWAR, JULY 19.Two students were killed and 10 injured when the roof of their school at Deypura, in Kendrapara district, collapsed today. The incident took place around 10.30 a.m. at the Saraswati Government High School when the students ...
BJP MLA's daughter joins Cong.
RAIPUR, JULY 19. The high drama which began here last night with the Leader of the Opposition in the Chhattisgarh Assembly, Nand Kumar Sai, alleging that his daughter, Priyam Paikra, had been abducted along with her husband from their village in ...
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