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Thursday, June 12, 2003
He is `Laloo chacha' now
PATNA, JUNE 11.He has taken a fancy for children and turned "Laloo chacha" on his 56th birthday today. While his supporters have been projecting him as the "second Gandhi" in Bihar, the RJD supremo, Laloo Prasad Yadav, is now sought to be ...
Another coop bank scam in Gujarat
GANDHINAGAR, JUNE 11. In yet another cooperative bank scam in Gujarat, a police complaint has been lodged against a Minister in the Narendra Modi Cabinet and several others for allegedly duping the Panchamahals Central Cooperative Bank. The ...
Cong. sweeps H.P. by-polls
SHIMLA, JUNE 11.The Congress has won all three seats in the by-elections in the tribal belt of Kinnaur, Bharmaur and Lahul-Spiti. The party's tally has now increased to 43 in the 68-member Himachal Pradesh House. The polling in these ...
Himachal hydel deals to be reviewed
SHIMLA, JUNE 11.The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Virbhadra Singh, said that his Government was committed to safeguarding the interests of the State in all hydro power projects, especially with a view to providing due share of employment to ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Singing of national anthem `forbidden'
JAMMU, JUNE 11. After issuing diktats on a "dress code" and imposing a number of socio-economic curbs on women, militants have now "banned" the singing of the national anthem in educational institutions. Fearing ``punishment'' from militants, ...
Under a canopy, they tied the knots
BADI (MADHYA PRADESH), JUNE 11.All roads in this rural tract today led to the tehsil headquarter, 100 kms from the State Capital, in Raisen district, where a mass marriage ceremony was being organised for girls belonging to the economically ...
Rly.-Defence MoU on accident relief?
MUMBAI, JUNE 11. The Railways is getting closer to signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Defence on using aircraft, including helicopters, and medical facilities during train accidents, senior officials said ...
Cong. plans stir against power tariff hike
LUCKNOW, JUNE 11. The Uttar Pradesh Congress today threatened to block road and rail traffic later this week to protest the hike in power tariff by the State Government. The U.P. Congress president, Jagdambika Pal, asked partymen today to hold ...
Brothers thrashed to death
NEW DELHI, JUNE 11. Three brothers, who were drug addicts and had a criminal past, were bludgeoned to death with a cricket bat and wickets allegedly by a man and his three sons at Chandni Mahal in Central Delhi on Monday. The accused have been ...
`CAS will protect customer interests'
JAIPUR, JUNE 11.The Union Information and Broadcasting Secretary, Pawan Chopra, today said the Government would not regulate the pay channels but it was mandatory for them to inform the rates. Every cable operator would have to declare the rates ...
Many functions mark seer's felicitation
JAIPUR, JUNE 11.The Kanchi Shankaracharya, Jayendra Saraswati, announced opening of a school for Vedic and moral education and hostels for tribal students, besides organising eye care camps in Rajasthan, but refrained from making any comment on ...
BKU workers for reviving stir
CHANDIGARH, JUNE 11.History repeats itself, it is said. Last May and June saw a massive violent agitation in the Jat heartland of Haryana by activists of the Bharatiya Kisan Union and blood of innocent farmers was shed in police action. Not only ...
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