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Wednesday, October 30, 2002
PM, Advani push gets Cabinet nod for Tenth Plan
NEW DELHI, OCT. 29.The Union Cabinet today approved the Tenth Five-Year Plan with an "ambitious" growth target of eight per cent per annum for the years 2002 to 2007, but only after "adjustments" on controversial issues. There was a last-minute ...
Rajnath bid to bring round dissidents
LUCKNOW, OCT. 29. The Bharatiya Janata Party general secretary, Rajnath Singh, today started new efforts to resolve the crisis caused by dissidence in the legislature wing of his party in Uttar Pradesh by holding long discussions with the ...
RBI cuts bank rate, CRR
MUMBAI, OCT. 29. The Reserve Bank of India today cut the bank rate by 25 basis points from 6.50 per cent to 6.25 per cent a move that is expected to result in a further cut in the lending rates by banks. It also reduced the Cash Reserve ...
Amar Singh meets Arjun Singh
NEW DELHI, OCT. 29. The Samajwadi Party made yet another attempt to convince the Congress to support the party in its task of forming an alternative set-up in Uttar Pradesh. Following the meeting the SP chief, Mulayam Singh Yadav, had with the ...
No discrimination, says Mufti
SRINAGAR, OCT. 29. Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was today unanimously elected Leader of the PDP Legislature Party, clearing the decks for his taking over as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. He, along with the other coalition partners, will stake ...
15,393 cusecs released
MYSORE, OCT. 29. The outflow from the Krishnaraja Sagar Reservoir (KRS) near here was recorded today at 15,393 cusecs, official sources said. The inflow into the reservoir was 6,104 cusecs and the reservoir level was 109.77 feet as against the ...
Centre to release DA
NEW DELHI, OCT. 29.The Central Government today announced that it would release an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance of three per cent for its employees and dearness relief (DR) to pensioners which would cost the exchequer Rs.1,079 ...
NSS 1992 discontinued
CHENNAI, OCT. 29.The Central Government has discontinued the National Savings Scheme 1992 with effect from November 1. Post offices have already been directed not to accept deposits under the scheme, which offers a 20 per cent income tax rebate ...
New Delhi, Oct. 29. A bomb scare today caused a British Airways plane, flying from Singapore to London, to make an emergency landing at Delhi airport in the wee hours after the crew spotted an unclaimed packet and suspected it to be a bomb, ...
4 shot dead in U.S. varsity
LOS ANGELES, OCT. 29.Four persons were killed at a U.S. university nursing school after an angry student shot at least two professors before killing himself, officials said. ``As far as we know four people are dead as the result of the ...
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