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'No foreign hand in Godhra train carnage'
AHMEDABAD, JUNE 30. The involvement of a "foreign hand" in the Godhra train carnage in Gujarat was today virtually ruled out by the police official who first investigated the case. K.C. Bawa, former Deputy Superintendent of Police, Western ...

New Chief Secretary for state
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 30. The Haryana Government has appointed Sunil Ahuja, IAS, as Chief Secretary in place of A.N. Mathur, IAS, who retired today after attaining the age of superannuation after 37 years of service. Mr. Ahuja will hold charge of ...

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  • Officials reshuffled

    Jammu & Kashmir
    Govt. reviews Charar-e-Sharief project
    SRINAGAR, JUNE 30. The Jammu and Kashmir government today convened a meeting to review the implementation of Charar-e-Sharief development project and asked the authorities to work towards mobilising financial resources for early completion of Rs ...

    Minister dismissed
    RANCHI, JUNE 30.The Jharkhand Revenue and Land Reforms Minister, Madhu Singh, was today dismissed from the Cabinet following the decision of the Janata Dal (United) to suspend him from the party for his alleged involvement in an "underhand ...

    Small Cabinet means big headache for Munda
    RANCHI, JUNE 30.The Jharkhand Chief Minister, Arjun Munda, is finding the task of downsizing his ministry, to keep in tune the constitutional requirement, a tough one as any dissidence on this issue could threaten the existence of his ...

    Madhya Pradesh
    Jakhar sworn in M.P. Governor
    BHOPAL, JUNE 30. Veteran farmer leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker, Balram Jakhar, was today sworn in as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh. Mr. Jakhar was administered the oath by the acting Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, Rajiv ...

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  • 'Treat dam oustees like human beings'

    Ministers quit posts
    MUMBAI, JUNE 30. All Ministers in Maharashtra, except two, submitted their resignations today to facilitate the downsizing of the Ministry. The Chief Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde, told reporters after his weekly Cabinet meeting that he would ...

    Free medical education for SC/ST students
    MUMBAI, JUNE 30. Students belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, and Special Backward Classes (SBC), who have been admitted under the Government quota, will receive free education in private medical colleges in Maharashtra, ...

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  • Gustad, assistants get bail

    Police form special force to check crime
    PONDICHERRY, JUNE 30. Pondicherry police have set up a ten-member Special Task force (STF) to crack down on crime and anti-social elements in the Union Territory. The Senior Superintendent of Police (Law and Order), Sunil Garg, told a press ...

    Suggestions to decongest Pondy
    PONDICHERRY, JUNE 30. The Pondicherry State council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged the Administration to expedite the formulation of the scheme to establish a railway line between Tindivanam and Cuddalore via ...

    Congress stages walkout over power duty
    JAIPUR, JUNE 30.The Opposition Congress members staged a walk-out in the Rajasthan Assembly on the opening day today of its Budget session to protest against the recent increase in electricity duty, which the Congress termed as a breach of ...

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  • Gandhian hails PM's move on Panchayati Raj

    Uttar Pradesh
    Ministers submit resignations
    LUCKNOW, JUNE 30. All Ministers belonging to the Samajwadi Party handed over their resignation letters to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, here today to facilitate downsizing of the Council of Ministers to meet the ...

    West Bengal
    Bengal frets over great hilsa famine
    KOLKATA, JUNE 30.The hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) is a traditional favourite of the fish-loving Bengali, and any shortage of the variety in the market is indeed sad news around here. According to experts, the current year will most likely see ...

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