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Bid to stop BJP chief's convoy foiled
HYDERABAD, AUG. 22. A determined bid by the Andhra Pradesh Youth Congress followers to obstruct the convoy of the BJP national president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, on his arrival from New Delhi was foiled by the police at the airport on Thursday. The ...
'TDP ready for referendum on Janmabhoomi'
HYDERABAD, AUG. 22. The Telugu Desam picked up the Congress gauntlet and has said it is ready for a referendum on Janmabhoomi. "We are ready for it anywhere, anytime. Let us do it at the next round of Janmabhoomi in January,'' Minister for ...
Taxing fresh air, the MCH way
HYDERABAD, AUG. 22. Imagine a trivial amount becoming a bone of contention. Yes, this is precisely the case. At the centre of the raging controversy between the MCH and the Indira Park Walkers Association is just Rs. 2. Both have taken ...
Ashraya scheme to be extended: Krishna
BANGALORE, AUG. 22.The Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, announced here today that the Ashraya Housing Scheme for the rural poor would be extended to urban areas, and the beneficiaries given a grant of Rs. 10,000 per unit. He was ...
Karnataka draws praise for irrigation projects
BANGALORE, AUG. 22. The Union Minister for Water Resources, Arjun Charan Sethi, today lauded the efforts of the Karnataka Government, in particular the Minister for Major and Medium Irrigation, H.K.Patil, in implementing a well-prepared plan ...
University college teachers join stir
BANGALORE, AUG. 22. The Bangalore University College Teachers' Association (BUCTA) began indefinite strike from Thursday in support of the State-level Agitation of Private College Managements and Employees' Co-ordination Committee. There were ...
Karunakaran hits out at Antony
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 22.The senior Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, has dealt yet another body blow to the ruling UDF's image lambasting, the Kerala Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, on various counts and questioning the Government's claim that ...
Heavy turnout at major tourist spots
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 22.With the Government downscaling the Onam Week celebrations by avoiding the illumination of landmark buildings in the capital and reducing the cultural programmes in the name of austerity, heavy turnout is being ...
New IT policy coming: Jayalalithaa
CHENNAI, AUG. 22. Outlining a road map to make Tamil Nadu the ``Information Technology-enabled services and business process outsourcing capital of the world'', the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today promised to come out with a new, medium and ...
Our dream will come true: Cong.
CHENNAI, AUG. 22. The AIADMK ``dream'' of renewing alliance with the Congress for the next Lok Sabha elections will be dashed, the TNCC president, E.V.K.S.Elangovan, asserted today. At a media conference here, he lashed out at the AIADMK ...
CM inaugurates redesigned govt. website
CHENNAI, AUG. 22. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, who also heads the Tamil Nadu Information Technology Council (TNITC), today inaugurated a redesigned web site of the State Government. The home page of the site ...
CJ flays Govt. for fee hike, lawyers to boycott court
CHENNAI, AUG. 22. The sudden steep hike in court fee effected by the State Government drew an angry reaction from the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, B. Subhashan Reddy, even as lawyers announced an `indefinite court boycott' from ...
AP to increase storage of Kandaleru, Somasila dams
CHENNAI, AUG. 22. With a view to making available more water for Chennai, Andhra Pradesh has programmed to store water at increased levels at the Kandaleru and the Somasila dams from December. The existing capacity of Kandaleru, which is 17 ...
Madras varsity revives Satyamurti endowment
CHENNAI, AUG. 22. An endowment, set up at the Madras University 50 years ago in memory of the Congress leader, S. Satyamurti, has been revived. In 1952, the Satymurti Memorial Committee comprising K. Kamaraj and Kasturi Srinivasan decided to ...
Now, it is DMK's turn to show clout
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 22. The DMK is leaving no stone unturned to prove its individual sway and strength by staging a motor cycle rally and a reception to the party youth wing leader, M. K. Stalin, during his visit to Pondicherry tomorrow. It was ...
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