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RJD workers vent ire on Thackeray
PATNA, DEC. 24.RJD workers yesterday burnt the effigy of the Shiv Sena chief, Bal Thackeray, venting their anger over his observation on their supremo, Laloo Prasad Yadav, in a signed article in the Sena mouthpiece, Saamna. They demanded ...

Himachal Pradesh
Virbhadra accused of double standards
SHIMLA, DEC. 24.The Bharatiya Janata Party leadership here has expressed surprise that the Congress, which had strongly demanded a CBI probe into the Judev and Jogi tape scandals, is backtracking from a similar probe in Himachal "where the voices ...

Jammu & Kashmir
Joy in Jammu over Centre's decision on Dogri
SRINAGAR, DEC. 24. There is great joy in Jammu over the Central Government's decision to include Dogri in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution. Huge numbers of people came on to the streets today to celebrate the occasion. Dogri writers, poets ...
First batch of J&K Haj pilgrims leaves
SRINAGAR, DEC 24.The first batch of Haj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir left here on a direct flight to Jeddah to perform the annual Muslim pilgrimage. ``Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and several other leaders were ...
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  • Vaishno Devi pilgrimage breaks all previous records

    Madhya Pradesh
    M.P. officials worried over transfers
    BHOPAL, DEC. 24. While the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party continues to remain in the celebratory mood after its massive victory in the recent Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, a large section of State Government officials, particularly those in ...

    New Delhi
    Metro completes one year of glorious run
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24. There were no firecrackers or large-scale celebrations as the Delhi Metro completed one year of operations today. In fact the only noticeable event during the day was the launch of the special weekly conducted tours for the ...
    `Rs. 10-lakh relief to Marad victims on NHRC intervention'
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24. The Kerala Government, following intervention by the National Human Rights Commission, has paid a compensation of Rs. 10 lakhs each to the next of kin of the deceased Hindu fishermen who had been allegedly killed by a gang of ...
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  • Transport meeting on December 29
  • Fiction a winner at Sahitya Akademi Awards
  • Differences within BJP over CAS

    Tohra for solemn `Jor Mela'
    CHANDIGARH, DEC. 24. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in tandem with the district administration has initiated various steps to revive the solemnity of the annual `Jor Mela' at Fatehgarh Sahib, associated with the commemoration ...

    Rajasthan gets funds for link roads
    JAIPUR, DEC. 24.The Centre has sanctioned the Rajasthan Government's demand for Rs. 600 crores to construct link roads connecting over 1,300 villages with highways and main roads in the State under the Prime Minister's Gram Sadak Yojana. As ...
    Vasundhara for more industries
    JAIPUR, DEC. 24. The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, has underlined the need for setting up the maximum number of small-scale industries under different schemes in the State to generate more employment opportunities and called for ...

    West Bengal
    KLO got firearms from Bangladesh through ULFA
    Kolkata Dec. 24.The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has been arranging for the purchase of arms, including AK47s, for the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), from arms dealers in Bangladesh. The KLO leaders captured recently by the ...

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