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Five-nation tour for MLAs in A.P.
HYDERABAD, APRIL 8.The Andhra Pradesh Government has sponsored a five-nation tour for 253 members of the State Assembly to travel in four different batches, visiting Malaysia, Singapore, China, Korea and Thailand. Each contingent will consist ...
Fined for contempt of court
HYDERABAD, APRIL 8.Justice B. Prakash Rao of the A.P. High Court on Monday punished Subba Rao, Special Collector, Srisailam Project, and Lal Singh, Special Deputy Collector, Gadwal, Mahabubnagar district, for contempt of court and imposed a fine ...
Dalit/BC groups put Govt. on notice
HYDERABAD, APRIL 8. Sixteen State-level SC, ST and BC organisations have demanded that the Government choose an eligible person/professor from among these sections as Vice-Chancellor of Osmania University and have threatened to launch an ...
Consumer groups join hands with Commercial Taxes dept.
HYDERABAD, APRIL 8. The Commercial Taxes department here today launched a special drive involving activists/volunteers from consumer organisations to ensure that traders issued bills for every retail transaction involving above Rs. 100. Decoy ...
SC admits PIL on Bheema waters
BIJAPUR, APRIL 8. Farmers in the Bheema Basin were jubilant on Monday after hearing the news that the Supreme Court had admitted a public interest litigation (PIL), which has sought to ensure supply of drinking water in the river throughout the ...
Model township planned for Gulbarga city
GULBARGA, APRIL 8.The Karnataka Housing Board will build a model township on a 210-acre plot on the outskirts of Gulbarga city on Afsalpur-Gulbarga Road with an international consultant overseeing its design and construction. Disclosing this to ...
Credit card racket unearthed, three held
BANGALORE, APRIL 8. The City police have unearthed a major racket in fake international credit cards. Three racketeers were arrested, when the owner of a showroom on Avenue Road, which they visited on April 4, alerted police. The Chickpet Police ...
Law to tame headload workers
KOLLAM, APRIL 8.An Ordinance aimed at effectively bringing under control the ``menace'' posed by headload workers on all domestic loading and unloading activities will be promulgated by the State Government shortly. The law has a provision ...
Move on for inter-religion talks
KOZHIKODE, APRIL 8. The agenda for an inter-religion dialogue between the top brass of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the spiritual leaders of the Muslim community was set in motion in Malabar today. The National Minorities ...
Health project launched to mark World Health Day
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 8. The launch of the Indian Medical Association's "Keralites move for Health'' project, mass walk attended by people from all walks of life, seminars and discussions on public health marked the observance of World Health ...
Antony misleading people: VS
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 8. The Leader of the Opposition, V.S. Achuthanandan, has accused the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, of misleading the people about what is happening in West Bengal. In a statement here today, Mr. Achuthanandan pointed ...
Get us better deal, Ponnaiyan tells DMK
CHENNAI, APRIL 8. The Tamil Nadu Finance Minister, C. Ponnaiyan, today accused the Centre of discriminating against the State in allocation of funds and urged the DMK, which was part of the National Democratic Alliance Government, to get it a ...
A budget for `overall development'
CHENNAI, APRIL 8. Rejecting the Opposition criticism of the State budget, the Finance Minister, C.Ponnaiyan, today asserted that it was an exercise with a direction, aimed at the ``overall development'' of Tamil Nadu. In his reply to the budget ...
Look ahead, stop blaming DMK Govt.: Anbazhagan
CHENNAI, APRIL 8. ``Look ahead, or you may lose the race,'' the Leader of the Opposition, K. Anbazhagan, cautioned the AIADMK today, countering its persistent criticism of the erstwhile DMK regime for the financial crisis facing Tamil ...
Bogus voting mars Chennai poll
CHENNAI, APRIL 8. Violence, booth capturing and bogus voting marred the byelections to the Chennai Corporation wards 16 (Grace Garden at Royapuram) and 99 (Pattalam near Perambur) today. Trouble began one hour into polling at Pattalam, when DMK ...
Opposition parties demand re-election
CHENNAI, APRIL 8. Opposition political parties condemned the ``widespread bogus voting and booth capturing by the ruling AIADMK'' and demanded a repoll in the two Chennai wards, to which elections were held today. The DMK, demanding ...
Speaker functioning like super Chief Minister: Anbalagan
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 8.There was a near heated argument between the AIADMK member, A. Anbalagan, and the Speaker, M D R Ramachandran, during the question hour in the Assembly today. When the member, who tabled a question on the implementation of ...
Auroville to launch clean village programme
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 8.Auroville, the international spiritual township, has started to help cleaning the surrounding villages. For the first time, a pilot garbage collection and segregation project will be launched in Kuilapalayam and ...
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