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Wednesday, November 24, 2004
RAIPUR, NOV. 23.The Chhattisgarh Assembly was adjourned on the opening day of the Winter Session today after Opposition Congress created a pandemonium in the House alleging the law and order had collapsed in the State. "The situation has ...
Bravery award for Haryana girl
CHANDIGARH, NOV.23.Priyanka, an eight-year-old student of Class IV hailing from Gujriwas village in Rewari district of Haryana, has been selected for the National Bravery Award to be presented by the Prime Minister on January 26, ...
Minister's removal sought
SHIMLA, NOV. 23.Disturbed over the continuous threat by the Tourism Minister on privatising some prime properties of State Tourism Development Corporation, the employees unions today sought his removal from the Ministry. Three main unions of the ...
Chopper service for tourists in Himachal on the cards
CHANDIGARH, NOV. 23.The Himachal Pradesh government is planning to introduce a helicopter service to enable tourists a comfortable and quick journey in the hill State. Addressing a press conference here, the State Tourism Minister, G.S. Bali, ...
Woman killed in civic poll firing
BHOPAL, NOV. 23.A woman was killed in firing in Bhind today during the second and final phase of polling for civic elections in Madhya Pradesh. Incidents of booth capturing and bogus voting were reported from some other parts of the State in the ...
Lakhera's advice: be positive
Pondicherry, Nov. 23. The Pondicherry Lt. Governor, M.M. Lakhera, has appealed to citizens to work towards the constructive development of the Union Territory instead of dissipating their energy in mutual accusations and ...
Hike mill wages, demands MLA
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 23. The former Local Administration Minister and Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) MLA, `Theni' C. Jayakumar, was among those who courted arrest here today during a road blockade demanding a wage hike for workers of the Bharathi and ...
Fast against Acharya's arrest
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 23. Volunteers of the Pondicherry unit of the Hindu Munnani and other pro-Hindu organisations staged a nine-hour fast at Avvai Thidal at Saram near here today, protesting the arrest of the Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra ...
Residents protest against dumping of garbage
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 23. Although the municipality is lifting 350 tonnes of waste every day, it is finding it difficult to dispose of it. There have been strong protests against the dumping of garbage in and around residential areas here. A group ...
Murasoli Maran remembered
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 23.Officebearers of the Pondicherry unit of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today paid homage to the former Union Minister, Murasoli Maran, on his first death anniversary at the party office here ...
Top leaders to attend martyrdom tercentennial
CHANDIGARH, NOV. 23. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, and the Chairperson of the ruling UPA, Sonia Gandhi, have accepted the Punjab Government's invitation to attend functions related to the 300th anniversary ...
Kalam's vision statement for students
UDAIPUR, NOV. 23.The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today called for self-reliance in critical technologies to meet the challenges of global competition and bring to fruition the goal of making India a developed nation by 2020. The ...
Rajasthan seeks Haryana's help in water use
JAIPUR, NOV. 23.The Rajasthan Government has sought concurrence of Haryana in utilization of its share of the Yamuna waters as per the agreement signed among various States back in 1994. A memorandum of understanding, seeking the Haryana ...
Desert State losing charm for tourists
JAIPUR, NOV. 23. Rajasthan has reasons to feel threatened as a favourite destination for international tourists going by the recent trends. Its growth rate in the arrival of foreign tourists does not compare well with those of the newly popular ...
Experts press for agro-forestry
CHANDIGARH, NOV.23.Prominent environmentalists, experts on agro-forestry and afforestation feel that the national vision of bringing 33 per cent of the geographical area under tree cover can be realised through agro-forestry. Participating in ...
U.P. to speed up development in naxal-hit areas
LUCKNOW, NOV. 23.The U.P. government has decided to speed up development of infrastructure and land reforms in the naxal-affected areas of Sonebhadra district under the direct supervision of the Chief Minister's secretariat in the wake of the ...
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