Rozgar Yojana weighed down by bad debts
Gurgaon, March 19
The Prime Minister Rozgar Yojna (PMRY) for providing self-employment for educated youth of the country has failed to serve the purpose for which it was set up. As the banks refuse to consider collateral security or surety from the applicants for sanctioning loans, few bother to return the loans.
BJP changes tack: It is back to basics
New Delhi, March 19
Even as Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit gets down to campaigning for the Congress in the few days remaining, ahead of Sunday’s civic elections, in a bid to rub off her government’s “achievements” on the party’s fortunes at the hustings, the “performance” of her government has come under fire from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Delhi housing shortage projected at 2.9 lakh
New Delhi, March 19
The Department of Drinking Water Supply, Government of India, has provided central assistance of Rs two crore during the year 2001-2002 to the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi under the Prime Minister’s Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY).
Water theft by ‘big’ farmers leaves tail-end fields dry
Sonepat, March 19
Farmers in the villages falling under the jurisdiction of the Rai Water Service Division and the Samalkha subdivision have been facing an acute shortage of canal water for irrigating their fields for the past a few months.
for rollback of reforms
Panipat, March 19
Coming down heavily on the economic and liberalisation policies of the Union Government, Dr Yogindra Yadav, Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi, today demanded a “rollback of the second generation reforms”.
GLITZ & GLAMOUR
Leave your footprints on the sands of time
|Gone are the days when you could hide your cracked heels under a saree or pull your socks up. Feet are no longer the can-be-neglected part of your body. For tiptoeing on the sands of time and leaving your footprints behind, make sure you pay them the same attention that your face
deserves. Get rid of dirt, the very first step to beautiful feet. If you can’t go for a pedicure, try giving your feet a good wash at home. Add a capful of shampoo to some lukewarm water, soak your feet in this for a while.
Best foot forward.
Grooms have a reason to smile this season
Renu Nigam hit headlines when Bill Clinton, in the royal Mughal tradition, wore a sherwani stitched by her during his visit to India last year. Renu’s expertise lies in ‘special
sherwanis’ that include Kangani, Pita Dahka and flat Kasab.
SSIs cry for short-term steps to revive business
Rohtak, March 19
The union and the state Budgets have disappointed the small-scale industry in Haryana which was facing tough competition from the large and multinational companies.
Lok Adalat disposes of 499 cases
Faridabad, March. 19
A Lok Adalat held here disposed of as many as 499 pending cases. It was presided over by Ms Nirmal Yadav, District and Sessions Judge. According to Ms Yadav, the majority of the cases were settled with mutual understanding and cooperation.
- House burgled
- Students quizzed
- Truck recovered
- Power theft
- Chhachhia on bail
- Eve-teaser held
- Man killed
- Job melas