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A.P. Govt. to compensate farmers
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 24. The Andhra Pradesh Government has agreed to compensate the farmers who had opted for transplantation in Zone One of Nagarjunasagar command area following release of water into Nagarjunasagar canals from September 1. Their ...
Two dalit youths die in police custody
KHAMMAM, SEPT. 24. A police sub-inspector and three constables were placed under suspension and two others were shifted from the station following the death of two dalit youths of Ravikampadu village in police custody at Chandrugonda in ...
Surrendered naxal threatens to commit suicide
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 24.A naxalite of the Praja Pratighatana's Mohananna dalam, Ajmira Saraiah of Pattipelli village in Warangal district, who surrendered in May this year, has threatened to launch indefinite hunger strike in front of the State ...
Karnataka House adjourned abruptly
BANGALORE, SEPT. 24. The emergent session of the two Houses of the Karnataka Legislature on Tuesday adjourned sine die with the same abruptness as it was convened, without discussing either the Cauvery issue as intended initially or the ...
BU hosts workshop on suicide prevention
BANGALORE, SEPT. 24. A 20-year-old dental student of a Bangalore-based college committed suicide last week. Bangalore has reported 990 cases of suicide this year. Almost half of them were women and many were youngsters, including a large number ...
CPI(M) studying legal aspects of notice
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 24. The CPI(M) leadership is examining the legal implications of the Justice V.P. Mohan Kumar Commission's notice to the party district secretary, M. Vijayakumar, to appear before the Commission to give evidence relating ...
Power crisis: UDF to try for consensus
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 24. The UDF has decided to convene a meeting of political leaders including, former Chief Ministers, here on September 30 to discuss the problems of the power sector and the reforms to be brought about in the area. The ...
The Hindu-Young World quiz contest
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 24. The Hindu-Young World Quiz 2002 for school children will be held in the AKG Centre here on September 28. The competition is open to students of classes eight to 12. Any two students from these classes can form a ...
Elangovan demoted working president
CHENNAI, SEPT. 24.By demoting the aggressive Tamil Nadu Congress chief, E. V. K. S. Elangovan, working president and elevating a sober four-time MLA, S. Balakrishnan, new TNCC president, the high command has clearly succumbed to pressures from ...
6 women killed in match factory blaze
KOVILPATTI, SEPT. 24. Six women were killed and 54 others sustained severe burns in a major fire at a private match factory at Mudukkumeendanpatti near here, today. The deceased were in the age group of 17 to 20, most of them hailing from ...
Parched fields, dry lakes greet Central team
CHENNAI, SEPT. 24. An eight-member Central team, led by the Joint Secretary in the Union Agriculture Ministry, Joginder Singh, today had a feel of the gravity of drought in different parts of the State. Dividing itself into four groups, the ...
Few takers for new LPG booking system
CHENNAI, SEPT. 24. The response of the cooking gas consumers in the city to the "modern technology" introduced for refill booking systems continues to be subdued. Only a negligible percentage of the LPG households use the facilities, especially ...
Training to improve skills of women in handicrafts
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 24. The Health and Labour Minister, E. Valsaraj, has said there will be 33 per cent reservation for women in local bodies to enable them function as decision makers. The Minister was inaugurating a five-day training camp on ...
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