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    Assam
    AGP demands photo ID cards for religious minorities
    GUWAHATI, MARCH 17. Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has demanded that all those who came to Assam before March 25, 1971, and their descendants be given photo identity cards to remove the feeling of insecurity among the religious minorities in the State. ...

    Chattisgarh
    Two children `sacrificed'
    DURG, MARCH 17.In two ghastly incidents reported from as diverse places as Durg in Chhattisgarh and Jagadhari in Haryana, two children were `sacrificed'. A woman hacked to death her 12-year-old nephew and drank his blood, allegedly as part of ...

    Haryana
    IPS officers transferred
    CHANDIGARH, MARCH 17.The Haryana Government tonight issued transfer and posting orders for 59 Indian Police Services Officers (IPS) including the Inspectors-General of all the four police ranges, 17 District Police Superintendents and 15 Haryana ...

    Wildlife sanctuary likely for Haryana
    CHANDIGARH, MARCH 17. The new Haryana Government is all set to explore and tap the vast potential of the State's forest ranges, said the Forest Minister, Venod Sharma, here today in an exclusive interview. Mr. Sharma, who is also the Excise and ...

    Haryana officials reshuffled
    CHANDIGARH, MARCH 17. The Haryana Government today posted Ram Niwas, Special Secretary in the State Finance Department and Member-Secretary of the Second Finance Commission, as Director and Special Secretary, Science and Technology, in addition ...

    Scholarships given
    KARNAL, MARCH 17. As many as 117 children of various life insurance policy holders were given scholarships at a unique programme organised as part of the Social Security Seminar organised by the Haryana Gyan Vigyan Samiti in Gharonda ...

    Madhya Pradesh
    Bird reserve along Upper Lake mooted
    BHOPAL, MARCH 17.Environment and conservation experts who attended a consultative committee meeting at Van Vihar here today to evolve a long-term strategy as a follow-up of the Bhoj Wetland Avifauna study unanimously supported the idea of ...

    Rajasthan
    Rajasthan plans to involve trusts in mid-day meal scheme
    JAIPUR, MARCH 17.The Rajasthan Government's Devasthan Department has chalked out an ambitious plan for distribution of mid-day meals to students up to the primary classes in association with the charitable trusts registered with it. The ...

    Uttar Pradesh
    Scams, agitation dominate House proceedings
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 17. Various scams and state government employees' agitation over the demand of dearness allowance merger in their basic pay dominated the proceedings of the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Parishad today. The BJP, which had been insisting ...

    Amended Bill on Urdu University tabled in Assembly
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 17.After failing to get the nod of the Governor, T.V. Rajeswar, for setting up the Urdu University, the Uttar Pradesh government today tabled an amended Bill in the Assembly seeking to sugarcoat the proposal by remaining silent on ...

    Three held for betting on Sachin's record
    KANPUR, MARCH 17. Kanpur police arrested three persons involved in betting over the reaching of the 10,000 run mark by cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and seized Rs 40,000 cash from them. Acting on a tip-off, some policemen posing as persons ...

    Power staff on strike
    LUCKNOW, MARCH 17.The Uttar Pradesh power department employees today boycotted work and staged demonstrations at the district headquarters demanding merger of 50 per cent DA with their basic salary. The workers, who struck work on the call of ...

    High Court directive on load shedding
    ALLAHABAD, MARCH 17.The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation to exempt from load shedding all state-run hospitals. A division bench comprising Justice Sunil Ambawani and Justice Dilip Gupta passed the order while ...

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    Uttaranchal
    Father ends life after killing his daughters
    DEHRA DUN, MARCH 17.Surendra Kumar Verma, a resident of Kedarpuram colony here, committed suicide after allegedly killing his five teenaged daughters last night. The tragedy came to light when a neighbour got no response on knocking at the door ...



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