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Monday, September 13, 2004
Plan to release aged prisoners
PATNA, SEPT. 12.The Bihar Government is planning to release prisoners aged over 70 languishing in different jails of the state on humanitarian ground to ease overcrowding. The Bihar Jail Minister, Raghwendra Pratap Singh, told PTI today that ...
Intellectuals' role hailed
CHANDIGARH, SEPT.12.The Haryana Governor, A.R.Kidwai, today appreciated the role played by the All India Conference of Intellectuals (AICOI) in expanding the network of associations of intellectuals at the national and State level. The Governor ...
Need money? Borrow it at 50 per cent interest
RANCHI, SEPT 12.For years, poverty striken tribal families followed in the footsteps of their ancestors by approaching moneylenders in exigencies like farming or sickness. In the hills of Pakur in Jharkhand's Santhal Pargana, the tribal family ...
Bhopal roads or death traps?
BHOPAL, SEPT. 12.The monsoon rains this year have played havoc with roads in the State capital. The top layer of even some of the most important roads in the city that are supposed to be meticulously maintained round the year to ensure smooth ...
`Punjab power situation grim'
LUDHIANA, SEPT 12.Terming the power situation in the state as ``grim'', Punjab's Minister for Rural Development, Irrigation and Power Lal Singh has assured people that the government way trying to arrange power from alternate sources. Singh ...
Jat issue surfaces again
JAIPUR, SEPT. 12.In what is likely to further polarise caste groups ahead of approaching by-polls to two Assembly seats and local body elections, the issue of reservation to Jats once again reared its head in Rajasthan today. Thousands of ...
Delhi industrialists meet Khurana, seek help
JAIPUR, SEPT. 12.The Rajasthan Governor, Madan Lal Khurana, today found himself in a piquant situation when a large delegation of industrialists from his erstwhile political constituency, Delhi, pleaded with him to come to their rescue on the ...
Call to strengthen panchayat bodies
JAIPUR, SEPT. 12.The Rajasthan Education Minister, Ghanshyam Tiwari, has called for making a provision for giving share in the State revenue to the Panchayati Raj institutions as a step to strengthen them. Rajasthan was the first State that had ...
Energy conservation in building designs mooted
CHANDIGARH, SEPT 12.Experts in the field of architecture seem to be developing a consensus over the need to adopt approaches and promote practices that are eco-friendly and favour efficient as well as cost effect conservation of energy. These ...
SBI initiative for customer satisfaction
CHANDIGARH, SEPT.12. The Chandigarh Circle of the State Bank of India, has rolled out another initiative under its Business Process Re-Engineering Project (BPR) by launching "Grahak Mitra" to attain higher level of customer satisfaction and ...
Sonia to visit Rae Bareli
LUCKNOW, SEPT. 12.The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, would visit her Parliamentary constituency of Rae Bareli for three days, beginning September 14. Confiriming her tour programme, UP Congress sources claimed Ms Gandhi would visit all the ...
Lawyers suspend 10-day-old strike
LUCKNOW, SEPT. 12.The 10-day old lawyers' strike by Oudh Bar Association (OBA) has been temporarily suspended and the agitating lawyers today announced they would resume work from tomorrow. The decision was taken by the joint action committee ...
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