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Thursday, August 29, 2002
SC stays Centre's order cancelling petrol pump dealerships
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28. The Supreme Court today stayed the Central Government's omnibus notification issued on August 9 cancelling petrol pump, liquefied petroleum gas (cooking gas) and kerosene dealerships allotted since January 2000. (After the ...
No ordinance to terminate allotments: Ram Naik
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28.The Centre today ruled out any immediate move to issue an ordinance for terminating the allotment of petrol pumps, gas agencies and kerosene dealerships, cancellation of which has been stayed by the Supreme Court. Disclosing ...
Jayalalithaa rakes up Sonia's foreign origin issue
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today made a surprise attack on the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, by raising the issue of her foreign origin and saying that having her as the prime minister would be a ...
`We want Veerappan dead or alive'
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28.The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today ruled out granting amnesty to the forest brigand, Veerappan, and asserted that the only aim was to get him "dead or alive". Ms. Jayalalithaa also ruled out the possibility of ...
STF arests 'informer'
MYSORE, AUG. 28.The Special Task Force (STF) engaged in operations against Veerappan took into custody a suspected informer of the forest brigand near Kanchagalli, in the Hanur police limits, today. The informer was identified as Madanayaka, ...
Some relief for small-scale sector
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28.The Union Finance Minister, Jaswant Singh, today announced relief to selected items under the small-scale sector and restored the exemption limit of Rs 1 crore for ball and roller industries. "We will take an encouraging ...
Shah hopeful of meeting PM
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28.Unfazed by the reported refusal of the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, to meet him, the Kashmiri separatist leader, Shabir Shah, today said that he was still hopeful that a meeting between him and the Prime Minister, Atal ...
Balasingham to head team
COLOMBO, AUG. 28. Anton Balasingham, who had been named by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam as their chief negotiator, will head a four-member team at the direct talks with the Sri Lankan Government, scheduled to start in Thailand on ...
Cong. leader found dead
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28.A local Congress leader of Dabri area in South West Delhi was today found dead, police said. The body of Ram Singh Sharma was found in the forest area of Shankar Vihar adjoining the Gurgaon National Highway early today by ...
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