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Kaul Singh is Himachal Pradesh Congress chief
Shimla, July 7 (IANS) Kaul Singh Thakur, a former speaker of the Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly, was Monday appointed the president of the Himachal Pradesh unit of the Congress, replacing Viplove Thakur.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:47:19 PM

Orissa titanium plant offers villagers jobs, work resumes
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) The work at the site of a proposed titanium dioxide plant in Orissa's Ganjam district was resumed after the company assured employment opportunities to villagers affected by the project, a government official said Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:24:44 PM

Azad or no Azad, Amarnath land protests to continue
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) The agitation against the cancellation of land transfer to the Amarnath shrine authorities would continue, protesters said after the Ghulam Nabi Azad government in Jammu and Kashmir fell Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:24:27 PM

Maharashtra minister resigns over poaching allegations
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Maharashtra's Transport and Tribal Development Minister Dharmarao Baba Atram resigned Monday over his alleged involvement in the poaching of an endangered Chinkara deer.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:24:08 PM

Riers in spate in Uttar Pradesh receding
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Water levels in the rivers of Uttar Pradesh that have been in spate for the last few days have started receding as the heavy rains in the state have subsided, officials here said Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:21:52 PM

Vaghela calls for withdrawal of import duty on cotton
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Shankarsinh Vaghela Monday said he favours the withdrawal of import duty on cotton to enable the textile industry source cheaper cotton from other countries at affordable prices.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:20:55 PM

Dasmunsi recovering fast at Kolkata hospital
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Doctors performed an angioplasty on Information and Broadcasting minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi Monday who is recovering fast at a private hospital here.

Monday, July 07, 2008 6:20:35 PM

ESI hospitals to extend healthcare to labourers too
Bhiwadi (Rajasthan), July 7 (IANS) Employees' State Insurance (ESI) hospitals currently providing healthcare facilities to industrial workers have now opened their doors to millions of labourers working in the unorganized sector, Minister of State for Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes said Monday.

Monday, July 07, 2008 5:39:40 PM

Kashmir government fall ends a week of uncertainty
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday resigned from the office, ending a week of uncertainty about his government but leaving the poll-bound state in a severe political crisis.

Monday, July 07, 2008 5:38:48 PM

Bhopal gas victims take the musical route to protest
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bhopal gas tragedy victims, who have been protesting in the capital to demand rehabilitation and compensation for themselves and their children, have now found a new way to voice their demands and express their anguish - music.

Monday, July 07, 2008 5:38:29 PM

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