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Wednesday, June 02, 2004
Poet passes away
GUWAHATI, JUNE 1.Nirmalprabha Bordoloi, died at a private hospital here this morning. She was 71. Winner of the Sahitya Akademi award in 1983 for her book, Sudirgha Din Aru Rati, Dr. Bordoloi will be given a State funeral tomorrow. The Chief ...
Gujarat is ready with `alternative' if POTA is repealed
GANDHINAGAR, JUNE 1. The BJP Government in Gujarat is ready with an alternative plan to continue to detain the accused in the Godhra train carnage and other cases if the Centre repeals the Prevention of Terrorism Act with retrospective effect. ...
`Prosecute Modi, others'
AHMEDABAD, JUNE 1. A meeting of some voluntary organisations in Gujarat and outside the State has urged the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government at the Centre to "prosecute" the Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, and his Cabinet ...
State to approach Centre on Renuka Dam
SHIMLA, JUNE 1.The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, has said the State Government would immediately take up the matter regarding the construction of Renuka Dam with the Government of India and request them to start construction ...
Jammu & Kashmir
PDP demands Kashmir-specific CBMs
SRINAGAR, JUNE 1. Welcoming the statements reiterating commitment to a composite dialogue between India and Pakistan, the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded Kashmir-specific confidence-building measures (CBMs), including the ...
J&K defers order limiting guests at marriages
SRINAGAR, JUNE 1. The Jammu and Kashmir Government today deferred the implementation of the order regulating the number of invitees during marriages. It constituted a five-member Cabinet sub-committee to examine the issue. The Chief Secretary, ...
Fees for medical courses reduced
MUMBAI, JUNE 1. The Maharashtra Government has drastically slashed the annual fees for medical courses in several health science institutes across the State following recommendations of the Shikshan Shulka Samiti (Education Fee Committee) of the ...
Experts inspect damage to sacred wheel atop Puri temple tower
BHUBANESWAR, JUNE 1.The members of an expert committee today inspected the damage to the `Neelachakra,' the sacred `blue wheel' atop the 13th century Lord Jagannath temple in Puri. After inspecting the damage, the members said that there was ...
Web sites for 19 departments, says Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 1. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today said his government believed in speedy, people-friendly and transparent administration. He disclosed that a Rs. 50-lakh scheme was being drawn up to set up web sites for 19 major ...
SGPC general elections on July 11
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 1.Nearly 54 lakh Sikh voters in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and the Union Territory of Chandigarh would exercise their franchise on July 11 to elect 170 members of the General House of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak ...
Khurana chairs all-party meet on his programme for poor
JAIPUR, JUNE 1.The Rajasthan Governor, Madan Lal Khurana, convened an all-party meeting here today to discuss ways to strengthen his "Ghareeb Sunwai Kendra'' (centre for hearing the poor) resumed at Raj Bhavan recently with the stated objective ...
Communal violence in Aligarh: 7 injured
LUCKNOW, JUNE 1. A communal clash over a trivial issue left seven persons injured in Aligarh today, prompting authorities to deploy the PAC to bring the situation under control. Tension ran high in the Gandhi Park area in the ...
Kalam asks NHO to help find site for deep port
DEHRA DUN, JUNE 1. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today called for an integrated approach to make sea and ocean resources accessible for economic and national security and environmental protection efforts. Speaking at the golden jubilee ...
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