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Monday, June 21, 2004
Former militants attend motivation camp
GUWAHATI, JUNE 20.The Kalashnikovs were replaced by pens and notebooks, the battle fatigues by light casual wears and the hostile environment of thick jungles by an air-conditioned office. However, for Biju Basumatary, a surrendered militant ...
Laloo flags off refrigerated van service
PATNA, JUNE 20.Keeping up his promise to feed fresh vegetables to denizens of metros and providing handsome return to farmers of Bihar, Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav today inaugurated a refrigerated van service between Patna and Delhi. The ...
Despite setbacks, Chautala regime faces no threat
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 20.Even though the Haryana Chief Minister and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) supremo, Om Prakash Chautala, has suffered a series of political setbacks after the complete rout of his party in the recently- concluded Lok Sabha ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Army lights up remote hill hamlets in J-K
UDHAMPUR, JUNE 20.The Army has taken upon itself to light up the remote hill hamlets of Jammu and Kashmir through mini-hydel projects. ``Army has taken up the task of construction of mini hydel electric power projects utilising the existing ...
NGO offers cash for population control
BHOPAL, JUNE 20. Aiming at twin objectives of rapid population control and women's empowerment, a Massachusetts-based NGO has come up with a financial incentive reward at Amarwara and Lakhnadon -- two tribal regions in Madhya Pradesh. ...
M.P. seeks Centre's help on Carbide waste removal
BHOPAL, JUNE 20.The Madhya Pradesh Minister for Urban Administration and Development, Housing and Environment and Bhopal Gas Tragedy relief and Administration, Babulal Gaur, today said that the Central Government should take serious steps to ...
Not voting is anti-national: Thackeray
MUMBAI, JUNE 20. The Shiv Sena chief, Bal Thackeray, has urged Hindus to come out in full strength and exercise their franchise in the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra, as not doing so would amount to being ``anti-national.'' ...
Transport Nagar to be set up
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 20. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said that a transport nagar for parking of goods vehicles for loading and unloading facility would be set up soon in Pondicherry. Addressing members of the Pondicherry Goods Transporters ...
Potato growers to bring new technology from Britain
JALANDHAR, JUNE 20. Potato growers of the Doaba region of Punjab, known as land of potatoes, are all set to bring new technology from Britain to further improve their specialisation to develop potato seeds. The general secretary of the Potato ...
'Trade unions should foil conspiracies of the rich'
JAIPUR, JUNE 20.The Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU) has termed the changeover of power at the Centre after the current elections as a positive sign for the working class in the country. The change, coming after a decade of suppression and ...
Budget on July 12
JAIPUR, JUNE 20.The Rajasthan budget for 2004-05 will be presented in the Assembly on July 12, the Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Rajendra Singh Rathore, said today. The Government had earlier announced that the budget session would start on ...
Curfew continues in Meerut area
LUCKNOW, JUNE 20.Indefinite curfew in the Sardhana area of Meerut district continued for the second day even as no fresh incident of violence was reported today. The DGP office said here that the curfew was clamped last afternoon following the ...
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