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Wednesday, September 04, 2002
SC directs Karnataka to release water to T.N.
NEW DELHI, Sept. 3. In a major relief to lakhs of Cauvery delta farmers, the Supreme Court today directed Karnataka to release from its four reservoirs 1.25 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet) of water everyday to Tamil Nadu beginning from ...
PM confers with Ministers on disinvestment
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3. The Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, today held informal discussions with his senior colleagues in an effort to break the apparent impasse over the nature and direction of the disinvestment process, especially of public ...
Tax sops for US-64 unit holders
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3.The Government today spelt out its mind on the likely tax concessions for the unit-holders of the US-64 scheme of the Unit Trust of India in case they hold onto the units beyond May 2003. At the same time, reduction of the ...
NDA yielding to Farooq, says Shabir Shah
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3.Terming his visit to Delhi a success, the Kashmiri separatist leader, Shabir Shah, today accused the BJP-led NDA Government of succumbing to ``pressure'' from the Farooq Abdullah Government in Jammu and Kashmir, to sabotage the ...
Kashmir panel targeting NC: Farooq
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3.After a wait-and-watch response to the dialogue initiated by the Kashmir Committee headed by Ram Jethmalani with separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, the Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah, today accused them of having only ...
Indian cricketers may move court
LONDON, SEPT. 3.Unwilling to budge from their stand that they will not sign the ICC contract, the Indian players are said to be contemplating legal action against the game's governing body. If there is no solution to the stand-off between ...
Shankar sworn in CVC
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3.The Planning Commission Secretary, P. Shankar, was today sworn in Central Vigilance Commissioner at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, administered the oath of office to him. Mr. Shankar, who will ...
TANSI case hearing begins
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3. The final arguments in the `TANSI cases' started today in the Supreme Court, which has already granted leave to the DMK lawyer, R.S. Bharathi, and the Janata Party president, Subramanian Swamy, to challenge the Madras High ...
One more child dies
Kolkata Sept. 3. One more child died today at a State-run hospital here taking the toll in the last one week to 30 even as the West Bengal Government rejected a judicial probe into the deaths saying that there was ``nothing unusual''. ...
CBI probe into HDW case closed
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3. The CBI today informed the Delhi High Court that it had closed its probe in Germany into the Rs. 420-crore HDW submarine case after the authorities in that country refused to cooperate. Submitting a status report before a ...
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