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`Killing of boy was the trigger'
AHMEDABAD, JULY 28. A former police official, who was in charge during the communal riots here in 2002, has claimed that a "private firing" and the killing of a Hindu boy had caused the Gulmarg Society and the Naroda-Patiya carnage, in which more ...
`Haryana prepared to tackle drought'
Jammu & Kashmir
First militant strike at Dal Lake
SRINAGAR, JULY 28. In the first-ever attack on security forces at the famous Dal Lake here, two militants of a suicide squad of the Al-Mansooreen outfit were gunned down in the 11-hour-long battle, which started last evening. Five Central Reserve ...
Panel to work out special package for J&K
SRINAGAR, JULY 28. The Central Government will shortly set up a high-power committee to work out an economic and employment package for Jammu and Kashmir. It has also approved the State's Annual Plan at Rs 3,100 crores with an increase of Rs 600 ...
Congress protest on; Uma attends House
BHOPAL, JULY 28.The Opposition Congress MLAs continued with their protest in the Assembly today over the Chief Minister, Uma Bharti's absence from the House and sought an apology from her over certain remarks she had made against the Congress ...
CPI threatens to withdraw from Cabinet
NEW DELHI, JULY 28. The Communist Party of India has threatened to withdraw its Ministers from the Congress-led Ibobi Singh Government in Manipur if the Centre fails to take steps to redress the grievances of the people, especially the demand for ...
Panel to monitor welfare schemes implementation, says Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, JULY 28. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, told the Assembly today that a committee headed by him would monitor the implementation of schemes for the welfare of Scheduled Castes under the Special Component Plan (SCP) in ...
Kohli confesses to murdering British schoolgirl
NEW DELHI, JULY 28. Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, prime suspect in the murder of British schoolgirl Hannah Foster, today confessed to abducting, raping and killing her and said that he was ready to face all the consequences of his crime. "I am ...
Mother seeks release of son from Pak jail
CHANDIGARH, JULY 28.While the country observed the fifth anniversary of the Kargil war recently, a hapless mother appealed to the President and the Union Government to step up efforts for the release of her son who has been languishing as a ...
Assembly sees furore over old age pension
JAIPUR, JULY 28. The Rajasthan Assembly today witnessed noisy scenes during question hour over the issue of old age pension with the opposition Congress members alleging that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Government had discontinued the pension ...
Food-for-work programme sought to tackle migration
JAIPUR, JULY 28.The representatives of groups working on food and work-related issues in Rajasthan have asked the Central team which visited the State for assessment of drought conditions to begin a Food for Work programme immediately to avoid ...
Landslide claims six lives
DEHRA DUN, JULY 28.Six persons were killed when debris from a landslide hit a Yatri shed at Yamunotri last night. The landslides, sparked off by heavy rains over the past few days, have spelt disaster on many roads in Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi, ...
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