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Govt. to discuss terms of talks with PWG
HYDERABAD, MAY 8. The State Government has announced that it is "committed to creating a conducive atmosphere to facilitate talks'' with the CPI-ML People's War Group (PWG). A brief official statement issued on Wednesday night said that the ...
Two arrested for illegal confinement
NELLORE, MAY 8. A prawn dealer of Jonnavada in Butchireddipallem mandal ofNellore district, Sudhakar, and his wife have been arrested for illegal confinement and torture of two persons belonging to the weaker sections_Penchalaiah and Seenu_on ...
KERC allows 16 p.c. average tariff hike
BANGALORE, MAY 8.The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has allowed the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. (KPTCL) an average tariff increase of 16.20 per cent and transmission and distribution (T&D) loss of 28 per cent ...
Elephant and gaur census 'making good progress'
MADIKERI, MAY 8. The Elephant and Gaur Census at the Nagarhole (Rajiv Gandhi) National Park and the three wildlife sanctuaries in Kodagu is making good progress. The three-day Census, which started on Tuesday, will end on Thursday, according to ...
Mathikettan: Mani sticks to decision
KOTTAYAM, MAY 8.The Kerala Congress(M) leader and Minister for Revenue, K.M. Mani, today made it clear that under no circumstances would he retract from his decision to renounce the claim of the Revenue Department over the Mathikettan Shola. ...
Govt. releases ADB papers
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 8.The Government on Wednesday released eight documents pertaining to the loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to Kerala. This follows a policy decision by the Government to release documents which were kept ...
Administrative City to house Secretariat
CHENNAI, MAY 8.The Tamil Nadu Government is considering a proposal to build off Chennai an Administrative City, which will house the Secretariat and government offices, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, announced in the Assembly today. The city ...
No share for local bodies from Central devolution
CHENNAI, May 8. The Tamil Nadu Government has rejected the Second State Finance Commission recommendation that it give a five per cent share to local bodies from Central devolution. In an explanatory memorandum on the action taken report on the ...
Plastics Bill for select panel
CHENNAI, MAY 8. The Government today decided to refer the Bill on banning all non-reusable plastics to a select committee. This was announced by the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, in the Assembly, after she heard political parties, which ...
Power cuts play havoc with people's lives: members
CHENNAI, MAY 8. Unannounced power cuts in most parts of the State played havoc with electronic equipment and put people to great hardship, the Opposition complained today. The Speaker, K. Kalimuthu, granted leave for raising the issue through a ...
`TN stands second in software exports'
CHENNAI, MAY 8.With a growth of 67.6 percent in one year, Tamil Nadu has moved up to the second position in software exports behind Karnataka, the Finance Minister, C. Ponnaiyan, told the Assembly today. Replying to the debate on the demands ...
Encroachment menace haunts airport
CHENNAI, MAY 8. The Chennai airport, with growing national and international flight operations, is facing a danger to its air safety due to the proliferating encroachments around its periphery, including those likely to attract birds through ...
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