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    Bio-diesel mission launched
    CHANDIGARH, AUG.19. A Bio-diesel Mission Programme was launched in Haryana today with the planting of a sapling of Jatropha Cureas by the State Governor, A.R. Kidwai, at the Centre for Research and Application in Plant Tissue Culture at ...

    Himachal Pradesh
    Trade unions to observe Demands Day today
    SHIMLA, AUG 19. Various trade unions have decided to observe a National Demands Day tomorrow. Warning the Central Government against treading the NDA path, they have decided to hold a dharna and rally here. The employees from banking, ...

    1.18 lakh families to be covered
    SHIMLA, AUG. 19.The Himachal Pradesh Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister, Singhi Ram, today said 1,18,200 families would be covered under `Antodaya Ann Yojna' in the State. Presiding over the meeting of the officers of Food, ...

    Madhya Pradesh
    Claims over timber revenue lack clarity
    BHOPAL, AUG. 19.The Madhya Pradesh Government is finding itself in a piquant situation and there is considerable ambiguity regarding the situation vis--vis the exploitation and utilization of timber from the submergence area of the Indira Sagar ...

    Common entrance test on August 23
    PONDICHERRY, AUG. 19. The Common Entrance Examination (CET) for management quota seats in engineering colleges in Pondicherry will be held on August 23, according to a press release from the Director of Technical Education, T. Karikalan. He ...

    Tributes paid to Moopanar
    PONDICHERRY, AUG. 19.Rich tributes were paid to the late Congress leader, G. K. Moopanar, on the occasion of his birth anniversary today by the Congress leaders and workers. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, along with Ministers and MLAs and ...

    No plan to quit: Khurana
    JAIPUR, AUG. 19.The Rajasthan Governor, Madan Lal Khurana, today made it clear that he had no immediate plans to quit his gubernatorial assignment and return to Delhi politics. Terming the reports appearing in a section of the media about his ...

    A case for uniform drug pricing policy
    JAIPUR, AUG. 19.Rajasthan has called for formulation of a uniform policy at the national level on the pricing and availability of drugs to do away with the discrepancies in the wholesale and retail prices of medicines and prevent the sale of ...

    Union Territories
    Global meeting on science, technology
    CHANDIGARH, AUG.19.The Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), Chandigarh, and the National Institute of Science and Development Studies (NISTAD), New Delhi, are jointly organising an international conference here next ...

    Uttar Pradesh
    U.P. employees plan stir
    KANPUR, AUG 19.Uttar Pradesh Rajya Karmachari Sanyukta Parishad would organise a `dharna' in front of the State Assembly in Lucknow on August 27 to protest non-implementation of their various demands. Parishad general secretary V P Mishra told ...

    Rain bring cheers to farmers
    LUCKNOW, AUG. 19.Widespread rain in the last 24 hrs in Uttar Pradesh has brought cheers to farmers grappling with the drought situation in the State even as the water-level of major rivers was rising steadily. According to the Met office here, ...

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