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Quota Bill: Cabinet may do a rethink

THE STATE Cabinet is likely to reconsider the Bill to grant reservation to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes in private engineering and medical colleges on Tuesday.

india Updated: Jun 27, 2006 01:44 IST

THE STATE Cabinet is likely to reconsider the Bill to grant reservation to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes in private engineering and medical colleges on Tuesday.

According to sources, the State government had decided to take the Bill to the State Cabinet again after making certain changes in the original draft.

The Cabinet had deferred a decision on the Bill at its last meeting when some ministers pointed out that the Bill in its present form would have an adverse impact on setting up new engineering and medical colleges.

The Cabinet is likely to consider another proposal regarding increasing trade tax levied on the food served in star hotels. This will result in hike in the prices indicated in the menu at five star, three star and other star hotels.

855 doctors shifted
IN A major reshuffle, the State Government on Monday transferred 855 doctors of Provincial Medical Health Services. A Health Department officer said the transferred doctors include those who have completed 10 years of posting in a district and had been awaiting posting after promotion. All the doctors have been directed to join their new posts by June 30.  

Search continues for Chandauli cop
THE STATE Government stated on Monday that it did not have any information about Naxalite links of PAC constable Laxman Ram who had killed two and injured three of his colleagues in Naugarh area of Chandauli district.

Home Secretary Mohan Swaroop said combing operations had been launched to arrest the constable who had fled after the incident.