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339 surrendered militants recruited by CRPF
GUWAHATI, MARCH 3. The first batch of 339 surrendered militants of the erstwhile Bodo Liberation Tigers was yesterday recruited by the Central Reserve Police Force. The Director-General, CRPF, J.K. Sinha, handed over the recruitment letters ...

Jharkhand issue rocks Chhattisgarh Assembly
RAIPUR, MAR. 3.The Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha could not transact any business except question hour today as the ruling party and opposition Congress members raised slogans and counter-slogans over the Jharkhand issue. Soon after the question ...

Haryana suspense may end today
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 3.It was yet another day of endless suspense for the 67 newly- elected Congress MLAs in Haryana as the party High Command did not announce the name of the Chief Minister. According to sources, the name, which has reportedly been ...

IAS officer reinstated
CHANDIGARH, MAR.3.Even before the change of guard at the Chief Minister's office in Haryana with the power yet to be formally handed over to the Congress in the wake of the State Assembly election outcome, the officiating Indian National Lok Dal ...

Arrangements in place for Board exams
CHANDIGARH, MARCH 3.The Haryana Board of School Education has made all arrangements to ensure the conduct of Matric and senior secondary annual examinations free from the menace of copying and use of unfair means. Over 5.10 lakh candidates would ...

Madhya Pradesh
Government criticised on roads front
BHOPAL, MARCH 3.The Madhya Pradesh Government's performance on the roads front came in for severe criticism during a discussion on the budgetary demands of the State Public Works department in the State Assembly today. The Opposition members were ...

Diamond jewellery designing my passion: Lata
MUMBAI, MARCH 3. `Gaana meri zindagi hai aur diamond jewellery designing mera shauk hai' (singing is my life and diamond jewellery designing my passion), melody queen Lata Mangeshkar has disclosed. "I have a weakness for diamond jewellery. The ...

Merchants oppose excise duty on ornaments
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 3. The Pondicherry Shroff Merchants Association has protested against the proposal in the Union budget to impose a two per cent excise duty on gold ornaments. Addressing presspersons here today, the association president, P. ...

Licence needed to sink new tubewells
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 3. The Pondicherry Groundwater Authority today said that licences should be obtained to sink new tubewells or replace old ones. Farmers, government departments, industrial entrepreneurs and others in Pondicherry, Karaikal, ...

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Amarinder to lead team to Pakistan
CHANDIGARH, MAR. 3.The Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh, will make a courtesy call on the Pakistan President, Parvez Musharraf, and hold wide-ranging discussions with officials in Pakistan's Punjab province during his four-day visit to the ...

Gold deposits found
JAIPUR, MARCH 3.The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found sizeable reserves of gold in Banswara and Dausa districts of Rajasthan and taken up exploration work for the precious metal to establish its good potential in the two regions. While ...

Uttar Pradesh
Walkout in U.P. House over foodgrain scam
LUCKNOW, MAR. 3.Accusing the Mulayam Singh Yadav Government of trying to shield the culprits in the alleged multi- crore foodgrain scam in Uttar Pradesh, Congress and BSP members today staged a walkout in the Vidhan Sabha in protest against its ...

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