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Sunday, February 08, 2004
Rumours of bird flu in state
GUWAHATI, FEB.7. The Dhubri district administration in lower Assam collected samples of dead poultry birds yesterday following rumours of a breakout of bird flu. The Deputy Commissioner, Prasanta Kumar Barua, told The Hindu that about ...
Examination centres ransacked
BIHARSHARIF, FEB. 7.Examination centres turned into battle fields here today as intermediate examinees fought with policemen, ransacked colleges and damaged vehicles after strict measures were taken by the district administration to prevent use ...
Chief Justice meets Rabri
PATNA, FEB. 7. In a bid to break the ice and avoid confrontation between the judiciary and the Bihar Government, the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court, R. S. Dhawan, held a meeting with the Chief Minister, Rabri Devi. The meeting, held at ...
Bodies of sisters recovered
AHMEDABAD, FEB. 7. After nearly 48 hours, the bodies of two girls, out of the five allegedly thrown into the Narmada river by their "debt-ridden" father near Bharuch, were recovered today. Rescue teams found the bodies of Suhana (3) ...
`Only Congress can protect minorities'
CHANDIGARH, FEB. 7. The former Haryana Chief Minister and president of the Haryana unit of the Congress, Bhajan Lal, today asserted that the Congress, if voted to power in the State, would constitute a State Minority Commission to safeguard the ...
Jammu & Kashmir
Ikhwani commander killed in J&K
SRINAGAR, FEB. 7. Eighteen persons, including five militants, four security personnel and two villagers were killed and 30 others injured in Jammu and Kashmir during the past 24 hours. According to an official spokesman, militants shot dead ...
Killing of bull: 5 arrested
VIDISHA (M.P.), FEB. 7.Five persons were arrested on Friday and remanded to judicial custody in connection with the killing of a bull and subsequent violent incidents at Seu village in Vidisha District of Madhya Pradesh earlier this week, police ...
Step-motherly treatment, says Govt.
MUMBAI, FEB. 7. When the Chief Minister, Sushilkumar Shinde, and a team comprising his Cabinet colleagues was meeting the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, in New Delhi, demanding funds for tackling a severe drought in Maharashtra , the ...
Powerful bombs recovered
IMPHAL, FEB. 7. Police today recovered and defused four powerful bombs, believed to have been planted by militants, in two places in Manipur, official sources said. They said a bomb disposal squad rushed to Aihang area, about 50 km south-east ...
Naxal attacks take police by surprise
BHUBANESWAR, FEB. 7. The simultaneous attacks by a large number of armed People's War men on several key installations in Koraput district of Orissa on Friday night have shaken the State police and the Naveen Patnaik Government. Three Central ...
INLD to go it alone in Lok Sabha elections
JAIPUR, FEB. 7.The Indian National Lok Dal leader, Ajay Singh Chautala today said the party would go it alone in the coming Lok Sabha elections. It would keep an equal distance from the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress and try to prove its ...
Left announces candidates for West Bengal
NEW DELHI, FEB. 7.The Left Front in West Bengal has declared its candidates for the all but one of the 42 Lok Sabha constituencies in the State, with the front deciding to re-nominate 24 of the 30 members of the dissolved Lok Sabha. The ...
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