Monday, February 23, 2004, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)

PM launches insurance scheme from Lucknow
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Lucknow, February 22
Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee today launched an ambitious social security scheme for 370 million workers of the unorganised sector in the country. Launching the pilot project in 50 districts of the country, Mr Vajpayee said the scheme was a revolutionary step towards boosting the morale of the unorganised labour force in the country.

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Rudy’s ‘Jetsetting’ move upsets
Indian Airlines
New Delhi, February 22
The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Mr Rajiv Pratap Rudy, seems to be going out of his way to pass on Indian Airlines assets to the private airliners, especially Jet Airways.
On the “initiative” of the minister, there is a move to hand over part of the Indian Airlines terminal at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport to Jet Airways.

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt having a word with L.K. Advani’s daughter Pratibha during an exhibition circket match Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt having a word with L.K. Advani’s daughter Pratibha during an exhibition cricket match ‘Score with a Smile’, organised to raise funds for the NGO ‘Khushii’ in New Delhi on Sunday. Indian stars from the field of cricket and the screen participated in the match. — PTI




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Hizb issues warning to voters
Srinagar, February 22
Pakistan-based militant outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen, has warned the people of Kashmir of dire consequences if they took part in the Lok Sabha elections.

Curfew in Ujjain
Ujjain, February 22
Curfew continued in parts of Ujjain district today following a communal dispute last night during the ongoing encroachment drive for the Simhasta Mahakumbh in April this year.

SIT summons Chhagan Bhujbal
Mumbai/New Delhi, February 22
The Special Investigation Team, probing the multi-crore take stamp scam, has summoned former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal and his nephew Sameer Bhujbal.

Sukhoi-30 to replace old  MiG-21
Lucknow, February 22
Defence Minister George Fernandes today said that the Indian Air Force would start phasing out the oldest of the MiG-21 fighters from next year and the fighting machines would be replaced by the state-of-the-art Sukhoi-30 aircraft.

Editorial: Another MiG crash

Awaiting bus service to PoK
Following the initiation of the peace process between India and Pakistan, all eyes are now set on the beginning of the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service the modalities for which will be worked out by March-end.
A worker widens the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road near Uroosa, 117 km north of Srinagar A worker widens the Srinagar- Muzaffarabad road near Uroosa, 117 km north of Srinagar.
— Photo by
Amin War

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