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Monday, September 08, 2003
Govt. to distribute free medicines
CHANDIGARH, SEPT. 7. The Haryana Government has decided to give away 225 medicines free of cost to patients at its health institutions to provide economical health facilities to people in the State, according to the Chief Minister, Om Prakash ...
Malaysia to build expressway
CHANDIGARH, SEPT. 7. The Haryana Government proposes to construct a 130 km. long Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway with Malaysian help. The Malaysian Minister for Works, Dato Seri S. Samy Vellu, met the Haryana Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, ...
Jaffar Sharif flays BJP for `friendship with Pakistan'
BHOPAL, SEPT. 7. The chairman of the minority wing of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC), C.K. Jaffar Sharif, has said that the forthcoming Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections would provide an opportunity to the people of this State to give a ...
Khurana Yatra hits a big roadblock
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 7. It started with a whimper and hardly had it reached the mid-way point of its bumpy journey, that the Parivartan Yatra of the Delhi BJP president, Madan Lal Khurana, has run into rough weather. Faced with a lukewarm response, a ...
Third Front seeks justice for villagers
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 7. A "Mahapanchayat" of the Capital's 365 villages today demanded that all the villages that had come up after 1908 be declared "authorised" and all civic amenities be provided to them. Organised by the newly-floated Third Front, ...
BJP favours relocation of slums
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 7. The Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson, Vijay Kumar Malhotra, today defended his party which was criticised by the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president, Prem Singh, yesterday for allegedly undertaking selective ...
Monument stripped of old stones
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 7.In its zeal to stick to the "old", the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is stripping the historic flooring of the Chaumukha Darwaza opposite the Qutab Complex for reuse in the Alauddin Khalji Madrassa. With big holes in the ...
Toll up to 41 in floods
BHUBANESWAR, SEPT. 7.The toll in the Orissa floods increased to 41 today as the situation in the coastal districts of Cuttack, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Jajpur continued to be grim with the third round of floods in the Mahanadi and its ...
Cong. leader dead
BHUBANESWAR, SEPT. 7. The senior Congress leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Orissa, Basant Kumar Biswal, passed away here this morning after prolonged illness. Mr. Biswal was 70. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. He ...
Mahasabha seeks quota for forward caste poor
JAIPUR, SEPT. 7. The Rajasthan Brahmin Mahasabha held a public meeting here today demanding reservation for the community. Leaders from both the ruling Congress and the Opposition BJP were seen on the dais along with the mahasabha leaders as ...
Stress on more cooperation for prison reforms
JAIPUR, SEPT. 7.The non-official visitors (NOVs) to the prisons in Rajasthan, appointed by the State Government from the community, need to have greater cooperation with the jail officials and make efforts to garner public support to improve the ...
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