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Ready for direct talks with PW: Minister
HYDERABAD, JULY 12. The Andhra Pradesh Home Minister, T. Devender Goud, on Friday, said that it was People's War emissaries who had, on their own, announced the date of July 20 for the next round of Government-naxalite talks after the second ...
Lok Ayukta sworn in
HYDERABAD, JULY 12. R. Ramanujam, High Court Judge, was sworn-in as Lok Ayukta by the Governor, C. Rangarajan, here on Friday. The brief function was attended by the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, the Chief Justice of the High Court, ...
Fake certificate racket busted
HYDERABAD, JULY 12.The Saroornagar police on Friday busted a fake certificate racket with the arrest of three persons in Madhuranagar colony near Malakpet. The police seized fake marks memos and certificates of Amaravati University Engineering ...
Steps afoot to award grades to jr. colleges
HYDERABAD, JULY 12. Intermediate colleges in the State would be awarded grades from the next academic year based on the academic atmosphere, infrastructure, quality of faculty and utilisation of financial and physical resources among other things ...
Probe only after Lok Ayukta report: Krishna
BANGALORE, JULY 12. The Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, today categorically told the Legislative Council that the Government had an open mind on ordering a probe into the allegations of Rs. 239-crore irregularities in the municipal ...
Zalki firing: Govt. writes to HC
BANGALORE, JULY 12. The Home Minister, Mallkarjun Kharge, told the Legislative Council on Friday that the Government had written to the High Court Registrar to appoint a Sessions Judge to hold an enquiry into the Zalki police firing incident in ...
College, California varsity plan tie-up
MANGALORE, JULY 12. The Dr. M.V.Shetty College of Social Work and the California State University will enter into a collaboration to provide quality training in Social Work. As part of the effort, faculty members from the State University will ...
`Monitor use of funds by local bodies'
BANGALORE, JULY 12. P. Ramiah (nominated member) on Friday criticised the seven city municipal councils on the outskirts of Bangalore for making bloated bills and squandering funds borrowed by the Government for providing infrastructure such as ...
MBBS student 'kidnapped'
BANGALORE, JULY 12. A 23 year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped from her house by five persons after assaulting her father in R.T. Nagar police station limits on Thursday. According to a complaint lodged with the police, Afsan Mehabooba, an MBBS ...
Anti-piracy cell mooted to check illegal business in CDs
Though checking pirated software, CD, and cassette trade has become a challenge all over the world, the police here do not seem to have accorded priority to it, writes K.V.SUBRAMANYA
Life term for key accused in Suryanelli case
KOTTAYAM, JULY 12.The key accused in the sensational Suryanelli sex scandal, Dharmarajan, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Special Court Judge, V. Chandrasekharan Nair, today. In a landmark judgment, the court extended the maximum ...
Kerala HC directive on medical entrance exam papers
KOCHI, JULY 12. The Kerala High Court today directed the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations to revalue the papers of the Medical/Agriculture entrance examination and recast the rank list. Partially allowing a batch of writ petitions filed by ...
Power reforms will be quickened: CM
CHENNAI, JULY 12.Committing the State Government to ``pushing through'' reforms in the power sector, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today announced that the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board would hold a series of discussions with the State ...
I won't seek bail, will take issue to people: Vaiko
VELLORE, JULY 12. The MDMK general secretary, Vaiko, who was arrested on Thursday under the Prevention of Terrorism Act for his pro-LTTE speeches, was today remanded to judicial custody till August 7. He was later shifted from the Madurai prison ...
6 courts to try POTA cases
CHENNAI, JULY 12. The Madras High Court has identified six courts to be notified designated POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act) Courts. While I and V additional sessions courts in Chennai have been identified to try cases booked under the POTA, ...
Sharp decline in Krishna water inflow
CHENNAI, JULY 12. The inflow of Krishna water for Chennai has dwindled sharply, raising doubts about its continuance in the current season. This morning, the flow at the Zero Point, on the border of Andhra Pradesh-Tamil Nadu was a mere 23 ...
Metrowater to go in for smaller, eco-friendly lorries
CHENNAI, JULY 12.Smoke spewing and water-splashing Metrowater tankers with a rear water pump emitting thick black smoke while residents wait for their fill, may give way to sleek and small 6,000-litre capacity lorries once Metrowater clears the ...
Steps on to make Tamil official language
PONDICHERRY, JULY 12. The committee, formed to keep track of implementation of the G.O. on using Tamil in all government departments, held one of its "periodic meetings'' at the chamber of the Art and Culture Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan. The ...
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