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SC upholds Pande’s appointment,says it is govt’s will

January 14, 2009 3:15:17 am

The Supreme Court,on Tuesday,refused to issue any direction to set aside the appointment of Gujarat Director General of Police,P C Pande,who had came under a cloud for his alleged role in the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Gujarat worst in rural children education: Report

January 14, 2009 3:13:55 am

The Vibrant Gujarat summit and claims of resounding success in various fronts apart,Gujarat lags behind states like Orissa,Bihar and Rajasthan in providing education to children in villages,says the Annual Status of Education Report Rural 2008 released on Tuesday.

Modi’s ‘Taj Mahal’ to displace 35,000 families,says IIM-A study

January 14, 2009 3:12:43 am

They say its Modi’s ‘Taj Mahal’,but the Sabarmati Riverfront Development Project,which is expected to attract maximum attention during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit 2009...

Summit ends with promises worth Rs 12 lakh crore

January 14, 2009 3:09:47 am

Nearly 8,500 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) projecting an investment of Rs 12,00,000 crore were signed during the two-day Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit 2009,the state government informed.

Lohri celebrations continue in city schools

January 14, 2009 2:59:30 am

Green Grove Public School celebrated the festival of Lohri while Guru Gobind Singh Public School celebrated “Dhian di Lohri” on Tuesday Students arrived in traditional dresses.

Fire at historic tank

January 14, 2009 2:58:23 am

A fire broke out at Major Bhupinder Singh memorial tank outside Government College for Women on Tuesday because of the callous attitude of the residents.

Cop’s ‘high-handedness’ sparks protest

January 14, 2009 2:57:18 am

The activists of the Purvanchal Party today held a demonstration outside the SSP office to protest against the manhandling of one of their fellows allegedly by the in-charge of a police post.

Anti-encroachment drive draws hackles again

January 14, 2009 2:56:03 am

Tehbazari team of Ludhiana Municipal Corporation once again faced protests after it removed illegal encroachments in Field Ganj market on Tuesday.

She has got diligence down to a fine art

January 14, 2009 2:53:40 am

Her last year’s achievement brought laurels to the city. Shilpi,an alumnus of the BCM School at Focal Point,topped in Class XII Punjab School Education Board examination securing 93.8% marks.

Firing during kite flying: two youths booked

January 14, 2009 2:51:11 am

The Division number 4 police have registered an attempt to murder case against two youths along with their supporters for allegedly firing bullets at two brothers in the Old Bazar locality on Monday.

Councillors unhappy with Dawar,say he meddles in their affairs

January 14, 2009 2:50:10 am

After AICC spokesperson Manish Tewari gave an audience to despondent Congress councillors of Ludhiana east constituency,the elective members plan to meet Punjab Congress Affairs in-charge Mohsina Kidwai.

PU not to implement OBC quota from coming session

January 14, 2009 2:49:04 am

Come next academic session and OBC students applying to Panjab University might not be beneficiaries of the Supreme Court announced 27 per cent reservation as the university will not be implementing the OBC quota anymore.

Cops to arm bank guards with firearms training

January 14, 2009 2:47:16 am

To curb the spiralling incidents of thefts and burglary attempts at banks,the Ludhiana police will soon impart training to bank guards to make them combat assailants.

RPI chief seeks CBI probe into Satyam scam

January 14, 2009 2:41:56 am

Lok Sabha member Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the fraud in Satyam computers to expose any possible nexus between the Satyam promoters and the SEBI.

IIM-L conclave to teach ‘clean technology’

January 14, 2009 2:40:54 am

At a time when economies are facing recession and companies are giving least importance to striking a balance between environment and profits,Manfest-2009...

Students held for ‘extortion’ bid

January 14, 2009 2:39:49 am

The police on Tuesday arrested four students of a city college for alleged extortion...

Snipers gun for maneater

January 14, 2009 2:38:48 am

The Forest department has assigned four of its best officials to track and shoot the maneater tiger prowling in the jungles of the Faizabad district.

UK foreign secy to visit Amethi

January 14, 2009 2:37:45 am

British Foreign Secretary David Miliband,accompanied by Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi,will undertake a two-day tour of Amethi from Wednesday to get a first hand account of rural development activities in India.

Paswan calls Left parties irrelevant,a confused lot

January 14, 2009 2:36:15 am

Union Steel and Fertiliser Minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief Ramvilas Paswan said the Left parties were a “confused lot” and had become irrelevant in the present political situation in the country.

Gupta family asks for security,transfer of trial from Auraiya to Lucknow

January 14, 2009 2:34:53 am

Shashi Gupta,wife of PWD engineer Manoj Gupta who was murdered in Auraiya on December 23,has asked the state government to provide security to her family,fearing danger from the killers of her husband.

Execute PPP projects by Feb 15: CM

January 14, 2009 2:33:29 am

Taking into consideration the flaws in private public partnership projects,Chief Minister Mayawati has asked her officials to seriously consider the suggestions given by investors,and thereby ensure execution of all schemes by February 15.

EC’s micro observers to monitor polling booths in UP

January 14, 2009 2:32:22 am

Finding it difficult to deploy a large number of Central force in Uttar Pradesh during the next general elections,the Election Commission of India has decided to appoint micro observers at every polling booth in the state — unlike the last Assembly elections.

Mulayam hits out at Cong ‘media leaks’

January 14, 2009 2:24:50 am

With the recent public sniping between Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh and senior Congress leaders,particularly Digvijay Singh and Satyavrat Chatu-rvedi,reaching fever pitch,SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav hit out at the Congress in a statement on Tuesday.

Babus lose sleep over Maya b’day schemes

January 14, 2009 2:23:07 am

With the Opposition out to “spoil” her birthday,Chief Minister Mayawati has asked officials to come up with “practical and viable” welfare schemes,which can be executed within a short time.

Centre grounds Maya govt plan to shop for jet in US: no need to go,do it from here

January 14, 2009 2:20:46 am

The Ministry of Extrernal Affairs has denied clearance to a group of top UP officials totravel to the US to negotiate the purchase ofan aircraft for the state government.

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