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Naidu launches IT course for graduates
HYDERABAD, FEB. 16. The Chief Minister, N.Chandrababu Naidu, today launched the first course of the Institute of IT Enabled Services Training (IITEST) that will train graduates to be absorbed in the Information Technology sector. ITES will have ...
PWG arms unit unearthed
ADILABAD, FEB. 16. In a major breakthrough, the Adilabad district police on Saturday unearthed the People's War Group's sophisticated arms manufacturing unit meant for the armed squads in North Telangana. Disclosing the seizure at a press ...
Naidu throws the duster at engineering staff in Erramanzil
HYDERABAD, FEB. 16.The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has expressed anguish that even after 40 rounds of the Clean and Green programme, the Government staff were yet to get proper orientation of the concept. He made this observation ...
Govt., LIC join hands to insure farmers
BANGALORE, FEB. 16. The Department of Agricultural Marketing, in coordination with the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), will implement ``Janashree'', a scheme for paying compensation to the next of kin of farmers on the death of the latter. The ...
Nine killed as maxi-cab rams tree
BANGALORE, FEB. 16. Nine people were killed and 17 injured when a maxi-cab in which they were travelling rammed a roadside tree in Kottur Police Station limits in Bellary District on Saturday afternoon. According to the Additional ...
`Law must keep abreast of changing world'
The Supreme Court judge, B.N. Kirpal, on Saturday said there was a need to modify existing laws and develop a new administrative law structure to keep the country abreast of the changing world, especially with regard to Intellectual Property ...
CPI(M) politburo, secretariat draw flak
KANNUR, FEB. 16. The CPI(M) politburo(PB) and the State secretariat came under severe criticism from the delegates to the 17th State conference here today, the former for its indecision in handling issues arising from factionalism and the latter ...
CPI(M) stand on unity prejudiced: CPI
KANNUR, FEB. 16. The CPI has asked the CPI(M) not to approach the question of reunification of the Communist movement with a prejudiced, narrow or emotional perspective, especially at a time when the two parties have identical positions on most ...
BSNL land purchase move raises eyebrows
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, FEB. 16. The Bharath Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) move to purchase 6.2 acres of land at Cheruvikkal in Ulloor panchayat, in the suburbs of the city at an exotic price, has raised eyebrows. The land is being purchased for ...
'Don't be taken in by AIADMK promises'
ANDIPATTI, FEB. 16. ``What is the compulsion for Jayalalithaa to become Chief Minister when she is already enjoying the status de facto'' was the refrain of the DMK chief, M. Karunanidhi, during his election campaign in the Andipatti constituency ...
Arch-rivals trade charges of code violation
ANDIPATTI, FEB. 16. As the election day approaches, the two arch-rivals in State politics - the ruling AIADMK and the Opposition DMK - have been trading charges of violations of the model code of conduct prescribed by the Election ...
A DMK bid to distract voter attention: Vaiko
CHENNAI, FEB. 16. The DMK embarked on ``a pre-planned conspiracy'' to ``distract voter attention'' at a time the campaign for the Andipatti byelection was at its peak, the MDMK general secretary, Vaiko, said today. Responding to the DMK ...
Flyover project: Delay in land acquisition causes concern
CHENNAI, FEB. 16. The delay in land acquisition for a Rs. 22-crore flyover across the MIT gate in Chromepet, on the southern outskirts of the city, is giving anxious moments to the Highway authorities and locals alike. If the acquisition ...
Corpn. facing problem in procurement
CHENNAI, FEB. 16. The Chennai Corporation seems to be in a fix in the matter of procurement of some articles, especially heavy machinery parts and pesticides, as per the norms laid down in the Tamil Nadu Transparency in Tenders Act, 1998. If ...
Varsity to adopt a backward village
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 16. The Pondicherry University has drawn up a plan to adopt a backward village and develop it, the Vice-Chancellor, V.T. Patil, said today. He inaugurated a 10-day camp by the National Service Scheme volunteers attached to ...
'Ensure highest pass percentage in schools'
PONDICHERRY, FEB. 16. The Tourism and Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, today called upon teachers and heads of institutions to ensure that the schools produced highest percentage of passes and they work with determination to achieve the ...
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