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Tuesday, August 26, 2003
Blast derails 8 wagons
GUWAHATI, AUG. 25. Eight wagons of an empty goods train derailed between the Safrai and Lakwa stations of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) in Upper Assam around 3.35 a.m. today when suspected ULFA militants blasted a bomb on the track. ...
Retirement benefits: SC query to Govt.
NEW DELHI, AUG. 25.The Supreme Court today asked the Bihar Government to indicate whether it had made provisions for payment of retirement benefits to employees in the Rs. 50 crores deposited with the High Court for payment of salaries to the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Militants kill 3 of family
JAMMU, AUG. 25. Militants killed three members of a family in Rajouri district of Jammu region on Sunday night. Police said a group of seven militants swooped on the house of Mohammad Akbar and killed him, his wife and daughter-in-law by ...
Shinde seeks cooperation from Opposition
MUMBAI, AUG. 25. The Chief Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde, is apprising the Opposition parties about today's blasts and seeking their cooperation not to `politicise' the issue. He already faces the demand that the probe be handed over to the ...
BJP seeks Central rule
AURANGABAD, AUG. 25. The Maharashtra BJP today demanded the immediate dismissal of the Sushilkumar Shinde Government in the State and imposition of President's Rule following the serial bomb blasts in Mumbai earlier in the day that killed over 45 ...
Statehood Bill introduced after Cong. nod: Advani
NEW DELHI, AUG. 25.Adding fuel to the controversy over the Delhi Statehood Bill-2003, the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today said the Bill, in its present form, had the concurrence of the Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, and was introduced ...
NEW DELHI, AUG. 25.
Give us a chance to form Govt.: Opposition
NEW DELHI. AUG. 25. The Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh have demanded that they be given a chance to form an alternative Government and cautioned the Governor, Vishnu Kant Shastri, against accepting the Chief Minister's recommendation to ...
Jagmohan episode behind decision?
LUCKNOW, AUG. 25. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, who recommended the dissolution of the Assembly to seek a fresh mandate, has confirmed the public perception that the primary reason for her severing ties with the BJP was the refusal ...
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