Thursday, September 10, 1998
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Sept 9 (UNI) The Communist Party of India (Marxist) Kerala unit secretary, Mr Chadayan Govindan, died here early today. He was 69. He is survived by his wife and four sons. Mr Govindan had been under treatment for lung cancer for the past two years. He was admitted to the Regional Cancer Centre here on August 25 following deterioration of his general health. His condition took a turn for the worse at midnight last night and the end came at 2.40 a.m. Though Mr Govindan had been under treatment, he was taking part in all meetings of the party till two weeks ago.
12 more dropsy
Pipeline blown up
Flood toll 306
NEW DELHI, Sept 9 (PTI) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved 10 railway projects involving a total expenditure of Rs 4,700 crore for new lines of 1,343 km and 417 km of gauge conversion. Of these, one project is in the North-East and the construction on this line from Diphu to Karong will meet the long-standing demands of the people of Manipur for a rail line leading to their capital. The other lines include rail links to the pilgrim tourist resorts of Puttaparthi and Sabarimala and also the upgradation of the existing meter gauge links to broad gauge at the pilgrim centres of Sitamarhi and Rameshwaram.
22 pc DA
announced for central staff
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