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More cases of dengue confirmed
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 13. After much dithering, the Government has conceded the incidence of dengue fever in Andhra Pradesh. As many as seven cases have been confirmed in different parts of the State, including four in Warangal district, by the ...
School correspondent among five PW militants arrested
ADILABAD, SEPT. 13. A private school correspondent-cum-headmaster, who doubled up as an important courier for the banned People's War, was among five militants arrested by the Mandamarri police on Friday. The Superintendent of Police, Mahesh ...
Project KEO comes to city
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 13.The Alliance Francaise de Hyderabad is bringing the international project KEO to Hyderabad. ``KEO is a satellite that shall take flight at the end of 2003, laden with precious tokens destined for our future generations. It ...
Footprint clue leads to killers
A `bloody mark' left by one of the killers helped the police trace the former in a murder case, writes MARRI RAMU.
'Rs. 3.5 lakhs paid to Vice-Chancellor'
MYSORE, SEPT. 13. The corruption charges against the Mysore University Vice-Chancellor, S.N. Hegde, took a new turn with the chairman of the TTL College of Business Management, Mysore, K.L. Ramadas, alleging that he paid Rs. 3.5 lakhs to the ...
NSG departure highlights confusion
MYSORE, SEPT. 13. The departure of the National Security Guards (NSG), five days after being inducted to assist the Special Task Force (STF) in its operations against Veerappan, underlines the confusion, and the conflicting signals being sent by ...
HMT board told to consider workers' plea
BANGALORE, SEPT. 13. The Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Balasaheb Vikhe Patil, has asked the board of management of the Hindustan Machine Tools to consider the request of the employees of the watch unit of the ...
Police drives run out of steam
The two main reasons for the drives not yielding results are the inability of the law-enforcing agency to sustain the programmes for long, and limiting them only to a few areas in the City, writes K.V.SUBRAMANYA
Sandalwood looted from strong room
PALAKKAD, SEPT. 13.In a sensational case, 1,425 kg. of sandalwood, 582 kg. of sandal oil and 55 kg. of ivory, worth Rs. two crores, were found stolen from the strong room of the Forest Department at the office complex of the Conservator of ...
One dies of rat fever at MCH
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 13.The death of a 20-year-old youth, suspected to be due to `Leptospirosis, has put the health administration on alert in the capital where mounting piles of unremoved garbage is posing an added health risk. Though the ...
Rural roads turning into death-traps
More accidents are being reported from the rural areas due to a combination of poor roads, lax enforcement and heavily overloaded `parallel services', writes G. Anand
AIADMK ropes in Cong., DMK councillors
CHENNAI, SEPT. 13.In an attempt to piece together a majority in the Chennai Corporation Council, the Chief Minister and AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, today admitted five Congress councillors and two DMK councillors into her party. The ...
Goel pulls up S. Railway for MRTS project delay
CHENNAICHENNAI, SEPT. 13.SEPT. 13 The Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation, Vijay Goel, today came down heavily on the Southern Railway for the delay in completion of phase II of the MRTS project between Tirumailai ...
`Seek police permission for joint procession'
CHENNAI, SEPT. 13. The Madras High Court has asked the Hindu Munnani (Ramagopalan) and the State Vinayaka Chaturthi Central Committee comprising the Hindu Makkal Katchi, Shiva Sena (Thangaswamy) and Hindu Munnani (Jayaraman) among others to make ...
Rumours come in handy for anti-socials
The absence of an effective mechanism to trace the source of rumours often led to panic among the public and emboldened the mischievous elements, says S. Shivakumar.
Plan to build 170 houses in slums
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 13. The Pondicherry Slum Clearance Board has evolved a project involving an outlay of Rs. 72.25 lakhs for constructing 170 houses and 40 units of toilet blocks in various notified slum areas under the Valmiki Ambedkar Awas ...
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