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Centre urged to honour recognition given to Naga history
GUWAHATI, MAY 31. The Amsterdam-based Naga International Support Centre (NISC) today appealed to the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government to honour the recognition of the unique history of the Nagas by the previous Bharatiya ...

India, Nepal to hold talks on solving floods in Bihar
PATNA, MAY 31. A pragmatic approach would be taken while planning the inter-linking of rivers after going into various suggestions forwarded by different organisations, the Union Minister of State for Water Resources, Jaiprakash Narayan Yadav, ...

Congress demands House probe into lathicharge
RAIPUR, MAY 31.Opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly today demanded a House Committee probe into the police action in Raigarh district on party workers and later staged a walkout on being dissatisfied with the Government's ...

Modi should improve style of functioning: Patel
NEW DELHI, MAY 31.As the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, faces growing dissidence and criticism of his style of functioning, the Central leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has provided him a reprieve by deciding to act tough ...

Gujarat dissident BJP MLAs rule out `Waghela-type' revolt
GANDHINAGAR, MAY 31. The dissident BJP MLAs in Gujarat have ruled out any "Shankarsinh Waghela-type" revolt, saying that the Chief Minister, Narendra Modi's fate will be decided by the party high command. "A decision on Mr. Modi's fate has ...

Chautala to hold more `open durbars'
CHANDIGARH, MAY 31. The Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, plans to hold day-long meetings at a single point in each Assembly constituency to redress the grievances of the people. Presiding over a conference of Deputy Commissioners ...

Bureaucratic reshuffle effected
CHANDIGARH, MAY 31. Three senior IAS officers of the Haryana cadre, Bhagwati Prasad, Chander Singh and R.R.Banswal, retired from service today after attaining the age of superannuation. Mr. Bhagwati Prasad, who served in various capacities for ...

Himachal Pradesh
Budget session on June 7
SHIMLA, MAY 31According to the Vidhan Sabha secretary, Ajai Bhandari, there would be 15 sittings of the House. He said the Bugdet estimates for 2004-05 would be presented by the Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, who also holds the Finance ...

Jammu & Kashmir
Security beefed up for Hurriyat leaders
SRINAGAR, MAY 31. Following attacks on the residence of the senior Hurriyat Conference leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and his uncle on Saturday, the authorities have strengthened the security for the separatists leaders engaged in talks with New ...

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    Madhya Pradesh
    RS polls to be a one-sided affair
    BHOPAL, MAY 31.Biennial elections to fill three Rajya Sabha seats from Madhya Pradesh and the by-election for another Rajya Sabha seat that has been vacated by the State unit Bharatiya Janata Party president, Kailash Joshi, following his ...

    Saradambal temple kumbhabishekam
    PONDICHERRY, MAY 31. Thousands of devotees thronged the Saradambal temple in the Sringeri Shivanganga Mutt (Pondicherry branch) at Ellaipillaichavady near here today for the ashtabandhana mahakumabishekam. Sri Satchidananda Bharathi Swamigal of ...

    Selvaraj new Power Secretary
    PONDICHERRY, MAY 31. B.V. Selvaraj, an IAS officer of the 1981 batch and belonging to the AGMU cadre (IAS officers coming under the Union Territories cadre) has been appointed Secretary to the Departments of Power, Education, Art and Culture and ...

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  • Unemployed youth demand jobs
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    Uninterrupted power supply for villages
    CHANDIGARH, MAY 31.The Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) has provided 24-hour domestic power supply to 8372 villages by the end of April, 2004 and the remaining villages would be convered during the current financial year, Punjab Chief ...

    17 more inducted into Rajasthan Cabinet
    JAIPUR, MAY 31.The Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje, today expanded her Cabinet by inducting 17 new Ministers and promoting a Minister of State to Cabinet rank. With this first expansion of the six-month-old Council of Ministers, ...

    Another first for State
    JAIPUR, MAY 31.Rajasthan will soon become the first State to formulate a human development report at the Panchayat Samiti level on the basis of development status index worked out with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) methodology. ...

    HC takes notice of Meerut's plight
    DEHRA DUN, MAY 31. The Allahabad High Court has issued notices to the Union and Uttar Pradesh government authorities, Indian Medical Association and the Nursing Homes Association of Meerut seeking their views to ensure hospital waste ...

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