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Jammu & Kashmir
Dal beautification drive over
SRINAGAR, OCT. 1. Jammu and Kashmir Lakes and Waterways Development Authority today claimed to have treated 99 sq kms of the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar as part of its conservation and beautifying plan. This was disclosed by Chairperson of ...
Disaster plan to combat drought
RANCHI, OCT. 1. In a bid to arrest the discontentment on reported hunger-deaths, the Jharkhand government is working out details to finalise the Disaster Management Plan (DMP), besides, sanctioning 10 quintals of rice in all the districts of this ...
Promote community policing: Lakhera
Pondicherry Oct. 1. The Lieutenant Governor, M.M. Lakhera, today expressed concern over laxity in `maintenance of internal peace' in some parts of the country and said unless there was maintenance of peace and law and order no country could make ...
`Reduce bullion tax'
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 1. The World Gold Council has urged the Pondicherry Government to reduce bullion tax in the Union Territory. Speaking at the inaugural of a 42-day `Thanga Thiruvizha' gold festival organised by the Pondicherry Gold Club in ...
Mulk Raj Anand's death condoled
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 1.The Syndicate of Panjab University at its meeting held here yesterday condoled the death of the eminent novelist Mulk Raj Anand, regarded as one of the founding fathers of the English novel in India. Dr.Anand was an alumnus ...
Blood donation camp held
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 1.The National Voluntary Blood Donation Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at the PGI here. An official note said that two voluntary blood donation camps were conducted by the Department of Transfusion Medicine, PGI, at ...
Gandhi's `charkha' visible only in books, films
LUCKNOW, OCT. 1. As the country gears up to observe the 135th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi tomorrow, the `charkha' of Bapu has reduced to being a mere symbol of our freedom movement and `Swadeshi', visible only in books and the occasional ...
Epidemic warning sounded
DEHRA DUN, OCT. 1.Medical experts today warned of a severe epidemic following an indefinite strike by over 6,000 sanitary workers in Uttaranchal which has accumulated thousands of tonnes of rubbish. According to the preliminary findings of ...
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