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Eight electrocuted as live wire snaps
TIRUPATI, AUG. 12. Eight persons died on the spot and 10 were seriously injured when a live electric wire passing across the road fell on them during the local folk festival at Nellimanda village of Somala mandal in the wee hours of Monday. The ...
Six cops held hostage by tribals
LAKSHMIPURAM, AUG. 12. The tribals of Koya and Nayaka sub-castes held hostage a six-member police party, including the Sub-Inspector of Buttayagudem for about 10 hours in this habitation abutting the Polavaram-Khannapuram road in West Godavari ...
HC warns cops against `obstructing justice'
HYDERABAD, AUG. 12. A judge of the A.P. High Court, E. Dharma Rao, deprecated the practice of police officers addressing courts directly to stop further proceedings claiming that there is further investigation in the case though final report has ...
Architect robbed in Bangalore
BANGALORE, AUG. 12. In a daylight robbery that shocked the City, two gunmen robbed an architect of Rs. 9 lakhs after firing at him and his accountant this afternoon on Richmond Road in the heart of the City. According to police, Rakesh Mohan, ...
3 killed, nine injured in road accidents
BANGALORE, AUG. 12. Three people were killed and nine injured in three accidents in Bangalore City and Bangalore Rural District on Sunday. Madhamma (86) of Magadi taluk was killed on the spot when the jeep in which she and others were ...
Kerala HC bans endosulfan
KOCHI, AUG. 12.A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Monday prohibited the use of endosulfan and any of its formulations under any of the trade names in the State. The Bench comprising the Chief Justice, B.N. Srikrishna and Justice G. ...
Medical/agricultural counselling begins
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 12. The counselling for admission to medical/agricultural courses commenced today, with 778 candidates getting allotment. As many as 877 candidates had reported for counselling. On close of counselling today, all seats ...
Action against Madurai police chief likely
MADURAI, AUG. 12.The `gruel-biryani' clash at Sellur near here on August 9, which led to a lathicharge on DMK party workers injuring some senior leaders, is likely to have its repercussions on the Madurai Police Commissioner, M.V.N. Surya ...
Policemen firm on union
DHARMAPURI, AUG.12. Even as the police grievances day, initiated by the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, is being hailed as the first of its kind in the country, the need for a police association continues to be felt among the subordinate personnel. ...
Don't idolise Rajnikant, Ramadoss tells Vanniyar youth
MAYILADUTHURAI, AUG. 12.
Traffic wardens a law unto themselves?
CHENNAI, AUG. 12. Traffic wardens, roped in by the city traffic police to help bring order to the roads, have created considerable resentment among motorists by assuming an arbitrary style of functioning. Several complaints of boorish behaviour, ...
`Moopanar was only for coordination with Cong.'
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 12.The late TMC founder, G.K. Moopanar, wanted only ``coordination'' with the Congress and not merger, according to the former Pondicherry Minister and leader of the TMC legislature party, Theni C. Jayakumar. Even as ...
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