Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Tuesday, September 09, 2003
SC notice to State on rape victim's plea
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 8.The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Gujarat Government on a petition by a riot and rape victim for a CBI probe into the manner in which the police had closed the case on technical grounds, despite medical reports ...
Police may have fudged Akshardham evidence
SRINAGAR, SEPT. 8.For the past four days, a Gujarat Police team has been in Srinagar questioning Chand Usman Khan, an Anantnag-based car mechanic. Jammu and Kashmir Police officials say Mr. Khan had travelled from Anantnag to Ahmedabad with the ...
Gujarat goes TN way to eliminate gender bias
SALEM, SEPT 8. Alarmed at the increasing decline in child sex ratio, the Gujarat Government has adopted a multipronged strategy, of both deterrent and welfare measures, to stem the rot, based on the success story of Tamil Nadu. The falling sex ...
Master plan for Mewat soon: Chautala
CHANDIGARH, SEPT.8.A master plan would be prepared for overall development of the backward Mewat area of Haryana and a massive sanitation drive would also be launched there, according to the Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala. Presiding over ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Kathua search operations called off
JAMMU, SEPT. 8. The security operations in the Kathua forest area of Jammu region were officially called off today. The search operations started by the troops since last Tuesday evening failed to locate any suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militant. ...
Hurriyat begins damage-control exercise
JAMMU, SEPT. 8. In an effort to assert its supremacy, the executive council of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference met here today and decided to downplay Sunday's events in which 12 members of the General Council passed a no-confidence motion ...
Bad weather forces Sonia to cancel M.P. visit
BIRSINGHPUR (MADHYA PRADESH), SEPT. 8. The Congress President, Sonia Gandhi's visit here today to lay the foundation stone of a 500-MW power station was cancelled at the last moment because of rain and bad weather. The cancellation obviously ...
State sees `no benefits' from river grid
MUMBAI, SEPT. 8.Maharashtra's evolving view is that the proposed inter-linking of national rivers has "no benefits" for the State and it would prefer its river basins to be inter-connected at a cost of Rs. 56,067 crores. Such a step, if ...
Sheila to take Khurana to Court
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 8.Stating that the deadline for the Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party president, Madan Lal Khurana, to apologise had expired, the Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, today said she would be filing a defamation case against the BJP leader ...
Law on Right to Education soon
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 8. The Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD), Murli Manohar Joshi, today said the enabling legislation needed to operationalise the Fundamental Right to Education would be in place soon. He gave this assurance while ...
In today's fast-paced life, the term "benevolence" has almost lost its significance in all walks of life. However, the spirit of compassion is still alive among a few who don't think twice before extending a helping hand to the needy. The other ...
Expelled BJP leader floats party
JAIPUR, SEPT. 8.The agitation seeking reservation for the poor among the forward castes in Rajasthan has taken a new turn with the Samajik Nyaya Manch (Social Justice Front-SJF), the organisation spearheading the movement, deciding to take on the ...
Stone laid for SEZ near Jodhpur
JAIPUR, SEPT. 8.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, today laid the foundation stone of the second Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in the Boranada industrial area near Jodhpur. The SEZ will be developed at an estimated cost of Rs. 20 crores on ...
A movement to educate slum children
JAIPUR, SEPT. 8.With the objective of building a strong foundation for "reading to learn'' through "learning to read'', a unique story-telling session was organised for children here on Sunday on the eve of the World Literacy Day to mark the ...
Read Today's supplements: | Life | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education | Book Review |
Send: Comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Letters to the Editor to: email@example.com with full postal address
News: Front Page | National | Southern States | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Features: Life | Magazine | Literary Review | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education | Book Review | Business | SciTech | Entertainment | Young World | Quest | Folio |
Copyright © 2003, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu