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Friday, October 08, 2004
India, Pakistan discuss dates for meetings
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7. India and Pakistan today exchanged suggestions on specific dates for a whole range of meetings including on the contentious and, so far, unresolved issue of how to put into motion the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus link. ...
Supreme Court defers permission for night viewing of Taj Mahal
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7.A three-Judge Bench, comprising Justice Ruma Pal, Justice S.B. Sinha and Justice S.H. Kapadia, was hearing an application by the Uttar Pradesh Government seeking the lifting of the decade-old ban in the light of the Union ...
E.U. ready for greater role in global affairs: Schroeder
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7. The European Union was ready to assume greater international responsibility commensurate with its size, economic clout and standing in the world, the German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroeder, said today. Delivering the Seventh ...
Cabinet to decide on Press Note 18
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7. The controversial policy regulation known as Press Note 18 was reviewed today by a committee of secretaries, presided over by the Cabinet Secretary, B.K. Chaturvedi. The Left parties and some industry chambers had opposed this ...
Ela Bhatt presented Lal Bahadur Shastri award
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today presented the fifth Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management to Ela Ramesh Bhatt, founder general secretary of the Self ...
65 per cent polling in Arunachal Pradesh
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7. The Election Commission today said that an estimated 65 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly elections. Briefing reporters, the Deputy Election Commissioner and spokesman, ...
Mumbai's poor will decide the outcome
MUMBAI, OCT. 7. They are waiting for Lalu Prasad in Dimtimkar Road. In the heart of central Mumbai, hundreds of families who have lived for over three decades on the pavements of Nagpada consider the Railway Minister their saviour. All these ...
Vajpayee, Thackeray to address joint rally
MUMBAI, OCT. 7.The Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party said today that the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and the Sena chief, Bal Thackeray, will address a rally here on October 10, a day before campaigning for the Maharashtra ...
Normal northeast monsoon forecast
COIMBATORE, OCT. 7.The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has forecast normal rainfall in most of the districts in the State in the coming northeast monsoon (NEM). According to a release from the Department of Agricultural Meteorology, ...
Nair to continue as Kalam's Secretary
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7. P.M. Nair, a senior IAS officer serving as Secretary to the President and slated to retire on October 31, will continue in his post with effect from November 1, 2004 on a contract basis. His appointment has been approved by the ...
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