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Thursday, December 16, 2004
Widow abducts girl, enters into `wedlock'
PATNA, DEC. 15.A woman has been arrested on the charge of `kidnapping' a 19-year-old girl and entering into a `wedlock' with her. Sarita, a student of BA part-I in a college here, was allegedly kidnapped by Pooja Singh, a widow, on November 27 ...
One-day polling in Haryana: CEC
CHANDIAGRH, DEC.15.The Chief Election Commissioner, T.S.Krishnamurthy, said here today that the date for the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections would be announced shortly. Addressing mediapersons after meeting representatives of political ...
Sale of municipal land to old occupants allowed
CHANDIGARH, DEC.15.The Haryana Cabinet, which met here today under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Om Prakash Chautala, decided to reduce the rates of assessment fee for rum and whiskey from Rs. 15 and Rs. 30 per bulk litre to Rs. 6 and ...
Himachal lawyers meet Chief Justice
SHIMLA, DEC. 15.Perturbed over the practice of some lawyers practising before their immediate family Judges in the Himachal High Court and other subordinate courts, the Himachal Bar Association once again met the Chief Justice of the High Court ...
Poll panel directive to Government
RANCHI, DEC. 15. The Election Commission today directed the Jharkhand Government to transfer officials posted in sensitive Assembly segments in the State for over three years, thus implicitly endorsing the demand of some Opposition parties. ...
Vidisha student develops Hindi browser
BHOPAL, DEC. 15.Jagdeep Dangi, a computer engineering graduate from Samrat Ashok Technological Institute (SATI) in Vidisha, claims that he has come up with the world's first Hindi browser with Internet Explorer. After obtaining his degree, Mr. ...
Efforts on to arrange dialogue among feuding Naga factions
DIMAPUR, DEC. 15. As the National Socialist Council of Nagaland chairman, Isak Chisi Swu, and its general secretary, Thuingaleng Muivah, are set to hold talks with different Naga organisations, the Naga Hoho, apex tribal council of the Nagas, are ...
Relief sought for women workers
PONDICHERRY, DEC. 15. The Pondicherry unit of the All-India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU) today urged the State Women's Commission to direct the Administration to pay relief to women workers for whose health was affected because of ...
Opposition demands longer session, walks out
CHANDIGARH, DEC 15.The Punjab Assembly was adjourned sine die today amid protests by members seeking longer sessions. The entire Opposition consisting of legislators from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Bharatiya Janata Party and two ...
Conference on labour issues
JAIPUR, DEC. 15.Economists, social scientists, trade union activists, representatives of International Labour Organisation (ILO), Government officials and policy makers will discuss the current labour issues and various aspects of human capital ...
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