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Tuesday, October 21, 2003
`Male-female ratio in the country alarming'
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20." `I am yours. Don't kill me,' is the silent plea of a girl-child for survival. If a woman going in for female foeticide could hear this cry of an unborn girl, she would change her mind. This message should be put up in the ...
Raman Puri takes over as CIDS
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20. A naval officer, Raman Puri, today took over as Chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (CIDS). The CIDS is half-a-step towards a unified military command at the top level. The original intention was to appoint a Chief of ...
Pak. team leaves for Baglihar
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20. A three-member Pakistani delegation led by their Indus Commissioner, Jamait Ali Shah, today left for Jammu and Kashmir for a spot inspection of the under-construction Baglihar power project on the Chenab in Doda district. The ...
Digvijay writes to PM, refutes charges
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20.The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Digvijay Singh, today joined issue with the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had charged that there was little development in the State during the decade-long Congress ...
Illegal cremations case: NHRC makes headway
NEW DELHI. OCT. 20. The National Human Rights Commission today appeared to have made some headway in an eight-year-old case relating to illegal mass cremations of persons who "disappeared" in Punjab during the insurgency. The Committee for ...
Soft drinks: JPC directive to scientists
NEW DELHI, OCT.20. The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) looking into the issue of standards for soft drinks and other beverages today asked the scientists of the CSIR's Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, and the Union ...
BJP joins issue with Sonia
NEW DELHI, OCT. 20. The Bharatiya Janata Party today questioned the Congress president, Sonia Gandhi's bona fides to become the Prime Minister. Responding to Ms. Gandhi's recent statements on the issue, the BJP spokesperson, Mukhtar Abbas ...
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