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Friday, October 29, 2004
Chautala makes a case for Sky Bus
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 28. The Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, today urged the Centre to introduce the Sky Bus on an experimental basis on some select routes in Haryana to ease congestion of traffic. Speaking at a meeting of the National ...
Cong. to widen support base
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 28.The Haryana unit of the Congress has decided to set up committees at the market level to widen its support base, according to the former Chief Minister and PCC president, Bhajan Lal. Mr.Bhajan Lal disclosed that this was ...
Bhuria quits BJP, floats new party
BHOPAL, OCT. 28.The former chairman of the National SC/ST Commission, Dilip Singh Bhuria, today floated a new political outfit -- Jan Vikas Party -- and said that he had been forced to sever ties with Bharatiya Janata Party due to its ...
Sweet times are back at Cadbury
MALANPUR (MADHYA PRADESH), OCT. 28.Making a recovery now after a fall in sales due to controversy over "worm-infested" products, Cadbury India Limited is looking at closing the year with a double-digit growth rate. While regaining consumer ...
New rabies vaccine launched
MUMBAI, OCT. 28.Pune-based Serum Institute of India, the largest manufacturer of vaccines in India, launched a rabies vaccine `Rabivax' today. "Rabivax is the only indigenously developed Human Diploid Cell (HDC) rabies vaccine in India'', said ...
Mindless mining posing serious threats
BHUBANESWAR, OCT. 28. Ceaseless mining in the dense forests of Orissa will lead to severe environmental degradation and endanger wildlife too in the bargain, Wildlife Society of Orissa (WSO) Secretary Biswajit Mohanty today cautioned. ``The ...
Rename Pondicherry Puduchery: Ramadass
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 28. The PMK Parliamentary party leader, M. Ramadass, has called upon the Administration to rechristen Pondicherry as `Puduchery' synchronising with the current celebration of the golden jubilee of de facto merger (freedom) of ...
CBI probe into land grab sought
CHANDIGARH, OCT. 28.The Congress MLA, Karan Singh Dalal, has once again levelled serious allegations of "land grabbing'' against the powers that be in Haryana and has urged the State Governor, A.R. Kidwai, to order a CBI probe into "capturing'' ...
Rain lashes Pondy
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 28. Heavy rain lashed Pondicherry today. Most of the roads were waterlogged and normal life was affected. In spite of the inclement weather, arrangements at the venues where the President would participate on November 1 went ...
Bank branch opened
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 28. The General Manager of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Pondicherry, S.M. Kalavathi, today declared open a Canara Bank (Pondicherry unit) branch at Reddiarpalayam near here. The Assistant General Manager of Canara ...
Pak artists invited for fair
AMRITSAR, OCT. 28.About 100 artists from Pakistan are expected to participate in the two day long Virasat Mela (heritage fair) to be held at Guru Gobind Singh stadium, Jalandhar from November 19. This was disclosed by Punjab minister for ...
Watershed project bags award
JAIPUR, OCT. 28.Rajasthan has bagged the prestigious India Tech Excellence Award-2004 for successful implementation of a watershed project in Mangaliawas village of Ajmer district. The project has been hailed as an example of sustainable ...
DM's office locked, demand for new Capital gathers steam
DEHRA DUN, OCT. 28. Activists of Uttarakhand Mahila Manch and Uttarakhand Sanyukt Sangharsh Morcha demanding establishment of a permanent capital of Uttaranchal at Gairsen in Chamoli district today locked the office of the District Magistrate of ...
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