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Andhra Pradesh
Power tariff: Naidu flays Opposition
HYDERABAD, MARCH 26. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has charged the Opposition, the left parties in particular, with persisting with a `venomous propaganda' about the hefty hike in power charges while the latest revision averaged only ...
Furore in Assembly over power tariff hike
The State Assembly on Tuesday witnessed a furore over the power tariff hike and an unprecedented scene of Congress members rushing to the well of the House and holding a big banner demanding an immediate rollback of the hike. As soon as the ...
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  • Chances for rollback in power tariff hike bleak
  • Junior doctors'-nurses row sparks trouble in Govt. Hospital
  • Lack of infrastructure hits `Education for all'
  • Police lathicharge agitating CPI activists
  • Preserve natural resources: Governor
  • Tribals vow to prevent entry of naxals into villages
  • Cable operators hit out at pay channel firms
  • Govt. to move SC on Orissa notice to border village ryots
  • Ex-ZP vice-chairman's arrest demanded
  • Plea for self-reliance in all fields of technology


    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    Opposition seeks rollback
    Opposition parties demanded in one voice in the Assembly on Tuesday immediate rollback of power tariff hike as consumers were already reeling under the burden of high charges. Criticising the A. P. Electricity Regulatory Commission's tariff ...
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  • Polytechnic lecturers to go on indefinite hunger strike
  • HC directive to Care Hospital in Pratyusha case
  • 115 students booked for malpractices in Inter exam
  • Naidu-YSR spat


    Karnataka
    Budget conceals empty coffers: Sindhia
    BANGALORE, MARCH 26. The State budget for 2002-2003 is cosmetic in nature and conceals the poor finances of the State, which did not have funds even to pay salaries of teachers under the Operation Blackboard programme, the JD(U) Floor Leader, ...
    Water scarcity dominates Udupi ZP meeting
    The issue of drinking water scarcity dominated the special meeting of the Udupi Zilla Panchayat on Tuesday. The panchayat President, A.K.Hegde, told the house that Rs.25 lakh from the salaries and office maintenance head, which was lying in ...
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  • Hear villagers before clearing Mahadayi Project, CWC urged
  • `CEA approval essential for power projects'
  • `61 lakh ha. will be brought under irrigation'
  • `Definite stand' on modified seeds on April 17: KRRS
  • Govt. sounds alert on water scarcity
  • Teachers' list: DDPI taken to task for not informing CEO
  • DSS protests attacks on dalits
  • Rs.4 cr. allocated for SW Rly. Zone
  • Women members open Cong. office forcibly to hold meeting


    Karnataka-Bangalore
  • Karanth's works to be promoted in a big way
  • Shivanand dead


    Kerala
    CPI(M), CPI play it safe on unity
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 26. Caution seemed to be the watchword as top leaders of the CPI(M) and CPI used the inaugural session of the 18th CPI Congress here today to address the vexed question of Left unity. The CPI general secretary, A. B. ...
    No fresh taxes imposed in Kollam Corpn. budget
    While no fresh taxes have been shown in the budget for 2002-2003 of the Kollam Corporation presented today, the budget makes an allocation of Rs. 15 lakhs for each of the 50 divisions for various developmental works. The budget presented by ...
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  • KSEB crisis: Govt.'s `hidden' agenda
  • Railway conducts speed trials
  • ABVP protest
  • Hepatitis-B: medical team visits colony
  • Govt. failed to avert violence at Thaikkal, admits CM
  • Sanskrit camp organised for AICT students
  • Toddy coops.: tappers plan stir
  • Nurse raped by patient


    Kerala-Thiruvananthapuram
    `Democracy impossible without secularism'
    K. N. Panicker, historian and Vice-Chancellor of the Sree Sankara University, has said that the biggest challenge to secularism in the country is communalisation of administration. Participating in a discussion on `Challenges to secularism in ...
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  • Better facilities for bystanders planned
  • SriLankan airlines plans flights to Kochi
  • Cabinet approves renewable energy policy
  • Rousing start to CPI Congress
  • Move to close schools flayed


    Tamil Nadu
    BJP in no hurry to appease DMK
    In no hurry to appease the DMK, the BJP national president, Jana Krishnamurthy, who arrived here today, said he had no plans to meet its chief, M. Karunanidhi, to bring about a rapprochement between the two parties. Two days after the DMK ...
    EOs chasing students for spiritual classes
    As the state-sponsored Sunday spiritual classes in 63 Hindu shrines drew just a handful of children on the inaugural day, the temple administration has been given a curious task now: chasing children for the next Sunday lessons. The executive ...
    Indian cryogenic engine: Kalam hopeful
    COIMBATORE, MARCH 26. India is hopeful of launching its third geo-synchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV) with an indigenous cryogenic engine as the Indian Space Research Organisation was working on it, the former Principal Scientific Advisor ...
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  • Raising resources, cutting subsidies key budget issues
  • No bar on powerlooms using hank yarn, says SITMA
  • Decision won't harm NDA Govt: DMK
  • Prospects looking up for hosiery exports
  • Criteria for downgrading town panchayats `unacceptable'
  • Signature campaign to save ponds
  • Krishnasamy stopped from entering Madurai villages
  • Notice on plea for CBI probe into Balan case
  • Written test for recruitment of dt. judges
  • SSLC exams begin today
  • Helmet rule again, after campaign


    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    Four Guindy park employees suspended
    CHENNAI, March 26. Wildlife officials have placed four permanent mazdoors in the Children's Park, Guindy, under suspension. They also recovered two pieces of sandalwood and hacksaw blades, used for cutting the tree, from Rajaji hall, a couple of ...
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  • Corpn. to give fillip to health initiatives
  • Archaeology dept. assurance to NGO
  • Kite flying: Menace acute near slum areas
  • Petrol bunks gearing up to meet TNPCB directive
  • Kuwaiti girl appears before magistrate
  • Students in a fix as exam dates clash


    Pondicherry
    Promote key industries: Rajani Rai
    Pondicherry March 26 The Pondicherry Lt.Governor, Rajani Rai has stressed the need to indentify the key industries having potential for growth and provide assistance to them during the Tenth Plan in view of the implementation of the Uniform Floor ...
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  • Lt. Governor's address lacklustre: DMK
  • Tributes paid to Balayogi

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