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Tuesday, December 17, 2002
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Five A.P. irrigation officials suspended
GUNTUR, DEC. 16. At least five staff members of the Irrigation department have been placed under suspension by the Superintending Engineer for helping farmers draw water in the upper reaches of Nagarjunasagar Right Canal (NSRC). Farmers near ...
TDP support to NDA will continue, says Naidu
HYDERABAD, DEC. 16.The Telugu Desam Party president, N. Chandrababu Naidu, today said his party would continue to extend outside support to the NDA Government and maintain good relations with the Centre as before. Mr. Naidu stated this when ...
Body found in hospital's drinking water tank
CUDDAPAH, DEC. 16. The decomposed body of a 30-year-old unidentified man was fished out from the ground-level drinking water tank in Cuddapah Government Hospital on Monday. The man's bloated body in the water tank at the rear end of the hospital ...
HUDA Master Plan to be notified by month-end
HYDERABAD, DEC. 16. The much-awaited HUDA Master Plan for Hyderabad Metropolitan Area-2020, an important public document and what the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority describes it as a `Collector's item', will be notified by the ...
A pension adalat with a difference
HYDERABAD, DEC. 16. Pensioners and grievances go hand-in-hand. To find oneself in the lurch at the end of a long career is really an unpleasant situation. But there was nothing of the sort at the "Pension Adalat'' organised for retired railway ...
Four cops transferred
HYDERABAD, DEC. 16. Four Inspectors of the City Police have been transferred on administrative grounds with immediate effect, by the Commissioner, M.V. Krishna Rao. The transfers are as follows: J. Satyanarayana of the Central Crime Station is ...
United Christmas celebrations
HYDERABAD, DEC. 16.For the 24th year, united Christmas celebrations will be organised by all Catholic and Protestant denominations in the State at Public Gardens here on Wednesday. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, will be the chief ...
Deal cautiously with A.P. request for water, Krishna told
BANGALORE, DEC. 16. The Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, Basavaraj Bommai, has called upon the Chief Minister, S.M.Krishna, to exercise caution while arriving at any decision pertaining to the demand of Andhra Pradesh ...
Nagappa death: Govt. to order judicial probe
BANGALORE, DEC. 16. The Karnataka Government today decided to order a judicial probe into the death of the JD (U) leader and former Minister, H. Nagappa, who was held captive by the forest brigand, Veerappan, for over three months. The ...
British Library moves to new premises
BANGALORE, DEC. 16. Ushering in a new format in its facilities, ambience, and even schedule, the British Library formally shifted to its new premises on Monday. The library, into its 42nd year in Bangalore, will now function from 23, Kasturba ...
Lobbying on for BMP nominations
BANGALORE, DEC. 16. After the mayoral and standing committee election, it is time for nominations to the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) Council. Lobbying for nominations began soon after the Government announced doubling the number of ...
Rs. 960-cr. ADB loan for Kerala
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 16. The Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday approved a $ 200-million (Rs. 960 crores) loan to Kerala for the Modernising Government Programme and fiscal reforms. The Government of the ...
JBIC project: list of consultants approved
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 16.The Cabinet on Monday approved the list of consultants for the controversial Kerala Water Supply Project to be funded by the Japanese Bank for International Corporation (JBIC). The list ranks consortia formed by the ...
Eco study lists 3 high-risk wards
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 16. Dengue fever, which claimed the life of a nine-year-old child at Melaranoor, is emerging as a cause for concern with poor environmental hygiene contributing to the unbridled growth of the vector mosquito population in ...
DMK bid to ride two horses
CHENNAI, DEC. 16.Despite Congress and Left pressure to quit the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, the DMK has decided to ride two horses for now it will neither walk out of the alliance nor shut out the other combine. The DMK's ...
Jayalalithaa seeks CRA meeting
NEW DELHI, DEC. 16. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, has sought a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA). In a letter written earlier this month to the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, who is also the Chairman of the ...
HC stays policy decision, AICTE order
CHENNAI, DEC. 16. A State Government policy decision not to grant no-objection certificates for starting new engineering colleges or new MBA and MCA courses this year, and an All-India Council for Technical Education order rejecting applications ...
Road works: Novel are the ways of contractors
CHENNAI, DEC. 16. The showdown between belligerent thugs and a section of contractors at Ripon Buildings on Friday, last date for filing of applications for road works to the tune of Rs. 2.5 crores in zone VI, has again thrown up the issue of ...
Restoration work on, in patches
CHENNAI, DEC. 16. Nearly two months after heavy rains battered city roads and tore them up into strips of rubble, the Chennai Corporation today sought to demonstrate that it was working hard to close the bad patches. Mediapersons were taken ...
Lack of yard hits garbage disposal at Pallavaram
CHENNAI, DEC. 16. The Pallavaram municipality today finds itself `isolated'. Its civic workers are forced to dump garbage at just any place they can find as the neighbouring municipalities, Alandur and Tambaram, refuse to let them to use their ...
`Allow ryots to choose dealers'
PONDICHERRY, DEC. 16. The Pondicherry Agriculturists Union has called upon the Administration to allow farmers under the subsidy scheme to purchase tractors and other equipment for farm operations. T. Geethanathan, general secretary, said in a ...
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