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Another scam surfaces in Atta Dal scheme

February 1, 2009 1:33:24 am

In less than a month,another scam in the state government’s much-hyped “Atta Dal” scheme has surfaced in Kharar sub-division.

WR launches drive to curb trespassing on tracks

February 1, 2009 1:31:00 am

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Western Railway (WR) has prosecuted 200 trespassers over the last two days.

Nallasopara won’t forget his fight for justice,against all odds

February 1, 2009 1:29:15 am

On 28 January 2009,90-year-old Narsingh Dube of Nallasopara died at Leelavati Hospital. His funeral was attended by the common folk,businessmen,members of the medical fraternity...

Case adjourned to March 14

February 1, 2009 1:27:38 am

The District and Sessions Judge G K Rai today adjourned the hearing of the infamous multicrore Ludhiana City Centre case to March 14.

Stop construction activity on Alibaug beach: HC

February 1, 2009 1:26:24 am

The Bombay High Court in a recent interim order to the state revenue department and the collector of Raigad,has asked them to put a stop to encroachments on a beach at Nandgaon,Alibaug.

Land dispute: Torched youth dies at hospital

February 1, 2009 1:23:46 am

Bhupinder Singh,a 24-year-old resident of Sundra village in Dera Bassi,succumbed to his injuries at GMCH-32 in Chandigarh on Saturday,police said.

Govt move to make Marathi compulsory in schools

February 1, 2009 1:23:44 am

The government of Maharashtra has decided to introduce Marathi as a compulsory subject in all non-Marathi medium schools from standard one to four in the state from the coming academic year.

ATS vehicle stolen from Samta Nagar

February 1, 2009 1:22:43 am

A white Bolero jeep that had been allotted to a senior inspector of the Thane Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) was stolen from Samta Nagar on Saturday morning.

Sukhbir in favour of Anandpur Sahib resolution

February 1, 2009 1:22:12 am

With an eye on the Lok Sabha elections,Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal today supported the Anandpur Sahib resolution...

MNVS ‘sting’: activist walks off with varsity answer sheets

February 1, 2009 1:20:47 am

An activist of the Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena (MNVS) on Saturday conducted a ‘sting operation’ to bring out ‘lapses’ during evaluation of answers-sheets at the examination department of the University of Mumbai,Kalina campus,on Saturday.

Sukhbir was de-facto CM earlier too: Capt

February 1, 2009 1:20:20 am

Speaking for the first time after Sukhbir Badal took over as the Deputy Chief Minister,former CM Capt Amarinder today said that earlier too,the junior Badal was the de-facto CM and not Parkash Singh Badal.

Scribes shooting ‘lapses’ in airport security caught by CISF

February 1, 2009 1:16:56 am

Two journalists of a TV news channel were caught by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel on Saturday while they were reportedly shooting ‘lapses’ in the city airport’s security.

Sales tax officials held on bribery charge

February 1, 2009 1:14:38 am

The Mumbai unit of the state Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Saturday arrested two officers from the department of sales tax,for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from an employee of a firm in Byculla.

Samaritans from Delhi play off-season Santa to 26/11 victims

February 1, 2009 1:13:26 am

Post 26/11,the city has seen a flood of donations for the terror victims. However,while most people preferred to send the money and necessities through some channels...

Higher reaches of HP continue to reel under cold waves

February 1, 2009 1:12:09 am

There is no let up in the cold wave conditions in the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh while the capital also saw a dip in mercury on Saturday.

Aluminium plant to come up in Kangra: CM

February 1, 2009 1:09:45 am

Himachal Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal announced on Saturday that an aluminium project would soon be set up in the industrial area of Kangra district under the private sector...

‘Need to increase production of Kangra tea’

February 1, 2009 1:08:04 am

Union Minister of State for Commerce,Jairam Ramesh,today suggested that the tea industry of Kangra switch to mass production of organic tea...

This 12-year-old can now dream big

February 1, 2009 1:07:51 am

As an youngster — he’s still only 12 — Campion School student Porus Shroff had told his father Firdaus that since the Sr Shroff had played club cricket in England...

Trucker loses control of vehicle,kills 2

February 1, 2009 1:06:28 am

Two people,including a teenager,were killed and two injured when the driver of a container truck lost control of the vehicle and rammed it into three autorickshaws and a two-wheeler on the Mumbai-Thane highway near Shramjeevi Nagar in Kurla on Saturday.

Shimla LS ticket: BJP core committee rules out change

February 1, 2009 1:05:11 am

The BJP’s core election committee,that met in Dharamsala on Friday to strategise for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls...

Heritage status: Matheran rly joins race

February 1, 2009 1:04:56 am

With the dossier for the Matheran Light Railway’s nomination for the World Heritage Site status finally being dispatched to the UNESCO office in Paris late last week...

No surprises in HP Cong panel for party tickets

February 1, 2009 1:03:28 am

The state election committee of the Congress has included names of all three sitting party MPs in the panel of candidates for tickets for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.

No money for second home? Own it along with others

February 1, 2009 1:03:27 am

With the second home market for scenic luxury villas and weekend getaway bungalows finding no takers in slowdown times,developers are looking at alternative means.

City lad declared ‘Best Speaker of India’

February 1, 2009 12:56:47 am

City lad,Gaurav Chhibbar,has been adjudged the Best Speaker of India and has won a gold medal at the National Youth Festival,which was recently held in West Bengal.

Ban both Bt cotton and Bt brinjal in India: GMO expert

February 1, 2009 12:55:32 am

Both BT cotton and BT Brinjal have adverse effects on humans and should be banned in India...

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