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Andhra Pradesh
A.P. Govt. to the rescue of small ryots
HYDERABAD, OCT. 20. The Andhra Pradesh Government has assured that there is no scarcity of subsidised seed for immediate sowing as alternative crop as part of the drought contingency plan and said 1.70 lakh quintals of seed of all varieties are ...
Three top naxals escape after encounter
VISAKHAPATNAM, OCT. 20. The special party of the Visakhapatnam district police at Gandhibanda on the Andhra-Orissa border recovered an arms dump of the People's War Military Platoon on Sunday after an encounter. There were, however, no casualties ...
Ganga-Cauvery link may remain a dream
HYDERABAD, OCT. 20.Budgeted at an unbelievable 5,60,000 crores at current rates by the National Water Development Agency, the proposed Ganga-Cauvery link works out to more than 25 per cent of our Gross Domestic Product. This is two and a half ...
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  • Curtains for Bodhan unit of NSL
  • Yadavas seek their 'share' in politics
  • Emu breeding catching on in State
  • Watershed project a boon to farmers


    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    Cong. protest against Togadia remarks
    HYDERABAD, OCT. 20. The Congress-I organised a dharna here in protest against the derogatory remarks made by the VHP leader, Pravin Togadia, against Sonia Gandhi. The State Congress leaders reacted sharply to Mr. Togadia's diatribe and demanded ...
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  • MBA admissions: minority colleges throw all norms to the winds
  • Major achievements by NDA Govt. in three years: Dattatreya


    Karnataka
    VHP scared of Sonia's popularity: Krishna
    BANGALORE, OCT. 20. The "babbling'' by the VHP leader, Praveen Togadia, against the AICC President, Sonia Gandhi, indicates the sheer desperation into which the VHP has been pushed after its protector, BJP, dumped it on several issues, ...
    StampIT seizes stamp papers worth Rs. 7 cr. in Chennai
    BANGALORE, OCT. 20. StampIT, the State police team investigating the multi-crore fake stamp paper racket of the criminal mastermind, Karim Lala, has seized more stamp papers in a raid on a godown in Chennai on Sunday. Initial reports said the ...
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  • 'Judicious use of water only solution'
  • Don't test our patience, say Madigas
  • Heavy rain lashes Mysore
  • 'State must start rehabilitation work to utilise Krishna waters'
  • Master plan to develop roads in border dists
  • Bar associations moot federation


    Karnataka-Bangalore
    Bhimsen Joshi to perform in Bangalore
    BANGALORE, OCT. 20. Bhimsen Joshi, well-known Hindustani vocalist, will be performing here on October 26 at the Chowdaiah Memorial Hall. The concert is being organised in aid of Kallur Mahalakshmi Tabla Vidyalaya. The founder of vidyalaya, ...
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  • IT professional develops application server
  • An artist with a touch for the ordinary
  • KPRS seeks compensation for potato growers
  • Seer's remarks on Sonia draw flak
  • Non-KAS officers have some cause to cheer
  • Krishna's stand on DA freeze surprises few


    Kerala
    Antony assails banks' 'negative attitude'
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 20. The Kerala Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, today lashed out at nationalised banks in the State for their negative attitude towards the Government and the State's development needs. Addressing a press conference here ...
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  • UDF sets off on a difficult route
  • Govt. charts reforms package for industrial units
  • VS visits sinking plantations
  • Their tales of woes


    Kerala-Thiruvananthapuram
    Govt. plan to placate banks backfires
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 20.The question the statistics brought out by the latest meeting of the State Level Bankers' Committee (SLBC) raise is whether the UDF Government's strategy of being gentle with nationalised banks in the State is doing ...
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  • CBI probe sought
  • Better facilities at Erumely promised
  • A digital path out of WTO maze for the State
  • Hudco ready to help projects
  • Rajagopal on a 'good word' mission
  • Centre promised help for Defence projects: CM


    Tamil Nadu
    Govt. sticks to stand on DA
    CHENNAI, OCT. 20. After the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's unequivocal statement in New Delhi on the need to contain the financial outgo on government employees' salaries and benefits, the unions say there is hardly any room for a last-minute ...
    Over 5,000 cadres held on eve of DMK blockade
    CHENNAI, OCT. 20. The DMK today claimed that thousands of its volunteers were arrested in the districts on the eve of its `blockade agitation' scheduled for Monday. The party's youth wing is organising the blockade protesting the anti-people ...
    Conversion ordinance bold, timely: Hindu leaders
    MADURAI, OCT. 20.In a sharp reaction to the spontaneous consolidation of minorities and secularists against the Tamil Nadu Government Prohibition of Forcible Conversion of Religion Ordinance, Hindu leaders and heads of various mutts have extended ...
    TNGCTA calls off strike
    CHENNAI, OCT. 20. The Tamil Nadu Government Collegiate Teachers Association (TNGCTA) today decided to call off its agitation against conversion of government colleges into constituent units of universities. The TNGCTA leaders said although they ...
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  • Three 'Ds' to prevent terror attacks
  • Northern Rly. told to pay compensation for delay in parcel delivery
  • Central-Egmore rail link may fail to get official nod
  • Scheme to clean up Ooty lake launched
  • 'Assembly should probe Palar pollution'
  • LPF seeks support for stir
  • HC sets aside election of Veliyanur panchayat president


    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    Sriperumbudur tank falls prey to sand quarrying
    CHENNAI, OCT. 20. The Sriperumbudur tank, situated at about 40 km from Chennai, is the latest victim of illegal sand quarrying. Miners, who faced stiff opposition in other suburbs, have been helping themselves to sand from this tank that serves ...
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  • Dug-up roads in Kodambakkam yet to be repaired
  • Tamil writers honoured


    Pondicherry
    Globalisation concept needs critical examination: Malkani
    PONDICHERRY, OCT. 20. The Pondicherry Lt Governor, K. R. Malkani has called upon the youth to go into the whole gamut of slogans like globalisation, liberalisation or open market and find out how far they were helpful to the country given the ...
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  • School teachers permitted to draw from GPF
  • Develop team spirit, students told
  • Karnataka stand will affect federalism: Chidambaram

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