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Low demand forces Than ceramic units to down shutters

February 9, 2009 2:28:38 am

Huge backlog has forced the Than ceramic industry in Surendranagar district,with nearly 150 units,to down the shutters for 15 days,leaving around 20,000 workers in a lurch.

Diamond industry crisis may prove blessing in disguise for textile units

February 9, 2009 2:25:53 am

The prevailing slump in the diamond industry may prove a blessing in disguise for the textile units in the city.

40-year-old man commits suicide

February 9, 2009 2:24:20 am

Rajesh Shukla (40) allegedly committed suicide by setting himself on fire at his Krishna Lok Colony residence in Lucknow on Saturday.

BPO executive dies in road mishap,colleague injured

February 9, 2009 2:23:40 am

In a hit-and-run incident,a BPO executive died and his colleague was seriously injured when a speeding vehicle hit their bike near Gujarat High Court on S G highway here on Sunday morning.

Two arrested for murder,theft

February 9, 2009 2:23:31 am

Two persons were arrested over a case of loot and murder which had occurred in the office of the Allahabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on February 2.


February 9, 2009 2:22:38 am

Chief Minister Mayawati has her own style of carrying out inaugurations and laying foundations. She does not visit any project site.

Mayawati slams BJP’s Mandir rhetoric

February 9, 2009 2:19:19 am

Chief Minister Mayawati has slammed the BJP for falling back on its age-old election plank of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya.

Hunt on for Faizabad maneater

February 9, 2009 2:17:24 am

Officials of the Forest department,along with wildlife experts,continued combing operations for the Faizabad maneater on Sunday.

Mid-day meal scheme: 5 NGOs to cook,distribute food in Lucknow

February 9, 2009 2:16:05 am

Within two months of introducing the mid-day meal scheme in government-aided primary and junior high schools,the project has already come under scanner.

Missing,police file se — cases against politicians

February 9, 2009 2:15:00 am

The government’s drive against mafias and criminals notwithstanding,around 50 case files on crimes against public representatives have gone missing from various courts and police stations.

BSP to woo Brahmins in Amethi

February 9, 2009 2:12:58 am

In a bid to make a dent in the Brahmin votebank of the Congress in Amethi,the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will begin to mobilise Brahmin voters from the constituency on Monday. At present,AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi represents the seat in the Parliament.

LDA removes 2 slums from gift list

February 9, 2009 2:10:58 am

The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) has removed two slums — Pratap Nagar and Harijan Basti — from the list of slums identified for giving land rights to slum dwellers under the Sarvajan Hitay Garib Avaas Malikana Haq Yojna.

A day after operation,19 cataract patients complain of eye infection,admitted in CSMMU

February 9, 2009 2:09:38 am

Around 19 people,who underwent cataract surgery in the Sarojini Nagar Primary Health Centre (PHC) last Friday,have been admitted to the Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (CSMMU) with post-operative eye infection.

Project take credit: Mayawati ahead in race with Centre

February 9, 2009 2:07:32 am

It is a race to hog credit for a proposed railway overbridge in Shyam Nagar.

Mulayam defends Kalyan,slams Cong: Na tala khulta,na masjid girti

February 9, 2009 2:05:56 am

Days after claiming seat-sharing talks with the Congress for the Lok Sabha polls were in the “final stages”,Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav...

Kolkata confidential

February 9, 2009 1:57:37 am

The CPM state secretary,Biman Bose,was apparently appointed the time-keeper

Despite poor facilities,Milan Mela manages fair share of sales

February 9, 2009 1:55:59 am

Even though the state Chief Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty met Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar in January to discuss the possibility of holding the next Kolkata Book Fair at the Maidan...

Two kids drown in illegal quarry

February 9, 2009 1:54:49 am

Two children drowned after falling into an illegal quarry in Salanpur,Asansol,on Sunday. Following the incident,locals held a protest and refused to part with the bodies.

CPM quells rumours: ‘Basu alive and kicking’

February 9, 2009 1:53:43 am

Rumour mills worked overtime about the health of former chief minister Jyoti Basu. Finally,CPM state committee Secretary Biman Bose had to clear the air at a Left Front rally...

Nanur toll rises to six,14 held from Papuri

February 9, 2009 1:52:39 am

The death toll in Saturday’s clash between the CPM and Trinamool Congress supporters in Birbhum’s Nanur block rose to six after one of the wounded succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.

Kidney racket: Three more arrested

February 9, 2009 1:51:34 am

Three persons,two of them employees of a renowned private hospital near Phulbagan,were arrested on Saturday night for their alleged involvement in the kidney transplant racket unearthed last week.

Four years on,20 families yet to get flats under rehabilitation schemes

February 9, 2009 1:50:41 am

Even as several meetings have been held in Delhi for the speedy execution of slum development schemes in the country...

Drive against corruption: inmates,jail officials’ nexus under scanner

February 9, 2009 1:49:20 am

Having given the additional charge of jails to Home Secretary Ardhendu Sen,Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has launched a drive for not only reining in erring prisoners but also the corrupt officials.

Defying terror,Jewish group in India to bond with bretheren

February 9, 2009 1:48:19 am

Terror strikes at the heart but cannot quite kill the spirit. This is exactly what a group of Jewish tourists from the US are out to prove.

KMC diverts funds meant for preservation of heritage sites

February 9, 2009 1:45:29 am

The annual report of the Examiner of Local Accounts on urban local bodies does not portend good news for the Left-ruled civic body.