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River grid: Naidu for all-party meet
KUPPAM, DEC. 6. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, today urged the Centre to convene an all-party meeting to hammer out a consensus on the execution of the Ganga-Cauvery linkage scheme.
Stray incidents mark 'black day'
HYDERABAD, DEC. 6. Except some stray incidents of stone-throwing in the old city resulting in injuries to two persons, the `black day' coinciding with Ramzan passed off peacefully in the twin cities on Friday. Windowpanes of three APSRTC ...
No mandatory HIV test for foreign students
HYDERABAD, DEC. 6. Foreign students who prefer to pursue higher education in universities here need not go in for the mandatory HIV test before taking admission from now onwards. The A.P. State Aids Control Society has issued a directive to ...
Editors' Guild seeks SC's intervention
NEW DELHI, DEC. 6. The Editors' Guild of India today sought the Supreme Court's intervention on the reported move by the Karnataka High Court to put curbs on the media from reporting on the activities of some judges under the provision of the ...
Severed head, arms found in dustbin
BANGALORE, DEC. 6. Severed head and arms of a daily wage labourer were found in a sack in Kalasipalyam here on Friday. Police said the killers had been very "methodical" in the way the parts had been severed. Police launched a search when some ...
KSPCB, a model for others: WB
BANGALORE, DEC. 6. The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has come in for praise by the World Bank for effectively implementing the Industrial Pollution Prevention Project (IPPP). It has suggested that the KPSCB should be a model to ...
CPI to lay siege to taluk offices
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 6. The Kerala CPI has decided to lay siege to taluk offices across Kerala on December 19 to protest against the `growing lawlessness' in the State and to press for urgent measures to revive the traditional ...
Hartal disrupts normal life in Kasaragod town
KASARAGOD, DEC. 6. An undeclared hartal was observed today in many parts of the district, especially in Kasaragod town and border areas, as part of the 10th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid. Barring a few incidents of stone ...
Seeking to grant citizens more rights to information
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 6. The Right to Information Bill proposed by the State Government seeks to grant more rights to citizens than the Freedom of Information Bill passed by the Parliament. However, the Government was yet to give any ...
Deal raises disturbing questions
CHENNAI, DEC. 6.The multi-crore Veeranam water project appears set to trigger yet another controversy, with Metrowater finalising the contract deal at a whopping Rs.55.97 crores more than department rates for the crucial pipeline packages of the ...
`Lukewarm' response to conversion ceremony
CHENNAI, DEC. 6. The much-publicised mass conversion of Dalits to other faiths at Selaiyur, about 20 km from here, today evoked `lukewarm' response. Only a few Hindu Dalits converted themselves to other religions. The `poor' response, ...
8,000 Dalits want to change their names: DPI chief
CHENNAI, DEC. 6. Continuing its aggressive protests against the Prevention of Forcible Conversion of Religion Act, the Dalit Panthers of India, joined hands with many Tamil organisations, today to hold a public meeting at Aminjikarai here, "to ...
HC takes up woman lawyer's plea against police
CHENNAI, DEC. 6. The Madras High Court has taken up as writ petition, a representation from a woman lawyer, Dorothy Thomas, who alleged that she was kept in police custody for a night, and the police had forcibly taken away some privileged ...
No end to Velachery residents' roadmap of miseries
CHENNAI, DEC. 6. Weeks after the high profile inspection of their rain-wrought plight, residents of Velachery and other adjoining southern suburbs of Chennai continue to lament the pathetic condition of the Velachery-Tambaram road, despite the ...
Tension at Uppalam AIADMK office
PONDICHERRY, DEC.6. Tension prevailed at the headquarters of the AIADMK in Uppalam, near here, with party volunteers protesting against the `haphazard manner in which office-bearers' for some branch units were appointed on the recommendation of ...
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