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Saturday, April 27, 2002
Sinha gives partial relief
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26.The Union Finance Minister, Yashwant Sinha, today did the expected while moving the Finance Bill 2002 for consideration of the Lok Sabha and announced a partial rollback of his original budget proposals outlined on February ...
A colossal tragedy: Sonia
NEW DELHI, APR. 26.The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, today warned against economic growth breeding ``pernicious fundamentalism'' and stressed that it should take place in an all-inclusive social framework. In a hard-hitting address at the ...
Repeat exams for affected students
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26. The Gujarat Government today informed the Supreme Court that it would hold a repeat examination for the X and XII students of Ahmedabad and Baroda. However, the court suggested to the Government to consider holding the test ...
Riot victims leaving Gujarat?
AHMEDABAD, APRIL 26.Sporadic incidents of violence continued in several parts of the Ahmedabad today in which at least one person was killed in police firing and seven persons, including two policemen, were injured in stabbing and stone throwing. ...
Kanwal Sibal is next Foreign Secy.
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26.Kanwal Sibal, Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs, will be the new Foreign Secretary. He would take over from Chokila Iyer on July 1. Mr. Sibal, a 1966 batch officer of the Indian Foreign Service, would ...
TANSI hearing after SC vacation
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26.Ignoring the plea of the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court today directed listing of the appeals challenging her acquittal from the TANSI land scam case after the court reopens in July. ...
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26.Assuring that the country's nuclear and missile programme will not be affected by the ``accidental fire'' at a DRDO laboratory in Pune, the Government today announced a court of inquiry to probe the incident in which six ...
Relief to blind students
NEW DELHI, APRIL 26. In a major relief to the blind and handicapped students, the Supreme Court today directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to allow these students with 50 per cent marks in the Master's degree to sit for the examination ...
NEW DELHI APRIL 26. The Government today announced the extension of the ceasefire with the NSCN (Khaplang). Making a brief statement in the Lok Sabha, the Union Home Minister, L.K.Advani, said the agreement would come into effect from April ...
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