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Sunday, December 22, 2002
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Agonising moments for kin of victims
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21.The Kacheguda and Secunderabad railway stations witnessed anxious relatives of those aboard the ill-fated Bangalore Express that derailed near Gooty station spending agonising moments enquiring about their safety on Saturday ...
A noble mission that rekindles hope
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21. The dry twigs and wood pieces crackle as the old lady stokes the fire with great difficulty. The boiling rice and the stench of urine make a strange blend on this pavement. There is someone resting lying in another corner. ...
Karnataka to compensate victims
BANGALORE, DEC. 21. The Karnataka Minister for Small-Scale Industries, R. Roshan Baig, today said that the Government would grant compensation to the injured and the kin of those killed in the Kachiguda Express train accident.
Krishna calls for federal approach to planning
BANGALORE, DEC. 21. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, has said that greater fiscal discipline, aggressive resource mobilisation, and effective implementation are critical for achieving the goals of the Tenth Five Year Plan. In his speech at the ...
Handloom Expo from Monday
BANGALORE, DEC. 21. The State Government will organise "National Handloom Expo (NHE) 2002" from December 23 to January 15 at Palace Grounds here. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, will inaugurate the exhibition. The Union Minister of State for ...
Review Central aid norms: Antony
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 21.The Kerala Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, today appealed to the Centre to review the norms regarding Central assistance to State Governments in relation to loan and grant components, interest rates and the pattern of ...
Broken needle removed from patient's arm
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 21.Doctors at a private hospital in the city have managed to remove a broken hypodermic needle lodged in the arm of a patient, earlier attempts to retrieve which had proved to be unsuccessful. The needle, about an inch ...
Don't pamper non-performing States: CM
CHENNAI, DEC. 21. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today asked the Centre not to reward non-performing States with higher financial assistance and to limit "incentives and rewards" to the performing ones. "There is no case for handholding ...
Left seeks to find common ground with Dalit parties
CHENNAI, DEC. 21.Despite the none-too-pleasant experiences of the past, the Left parties are looking for coordination with the Puthiya Tamizhagam and the Dalit Panthers of India, forming a formidable front against the Hindu majoritarian twins, ...
Chromepet flyover hanging fire
CHENNAI, DEC. 21. Chennai's southern suburbs continue to suffer, as a flyover across the MIT gate at Chromepet, which will provide a vital road link, is hanging fire. Scheduled to be completed last month, the Rs. 22-crore project is for ...
`Kannathil Muthamittal' bags 6 Cinema Express awards
CHENNAI, DEC. 21. It was a memorable night for Madras Talkies when director Mani Ratnam's "Kannathil Muthamittal" swept home six awards at the 22nd Cinema Express awards ceremony on Saturday evening. Apart from being adjudged the best film and ...
Hike assistance, Rangasamy urges Centre
PONDICHERRY, DEC. 21. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has urged the Prime Minister to enhance the Central assistance to at least 60 per cent of the total plan outlay for Pondicherry. The Chief Minister was attending the National Development ...
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