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HYDERABAD, DEC. 24. The former Union Minister and one-time firebrand Telangana leader, Mallikarjun, died of a heart attack here this evening. He is survived by wife and three sons. The 61-year-old leader complained of chest pain at his ...
AP Transco will not target ryots: CM
NIZAMABAD, DEC. 24. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has assured the farming community that the AP Transco authorities would not resort to forcible collection of power dues in view of the prevailing drought ...
Report on train accident in a week
RAJAHMUNDRY, DEC. 24. The Minister of State for Railways, Bandaru Dattatreya, has said that the preliminary report of inquiry into the accident of Kachiguda-Bangalore Express by the Commissioner of Railway Safety would be available within eight ...
Rs. 542-cr. draft budget for MCH
HYDERABAD, DEC. 24. A draft budget of Rs. 542.10 crores for the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad has been approved by its Standing Committee for the year 2003-2004. Dubbed as "development budget'', it seeks to give major chunk of revenue to ...
IT players unfazed by New Jersey bill
HYDERABAD, DEC. 24. The New Jersey Senate's decision in passing a bill banning shifting of Government contracts to off-shore centres abroad, particularly to countries like India, was received with caution by software firms in the city. Over ...
Grounding problems for meal scheme
HYDERABAD, DEC. 24. Stung by the unexpectedly adverse feedback from the trial run of the ambitious mid-day meal programme for over 6 million schoolchildren, the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has ordered `summary enquiry' into each ...
TRS calls bandh on December 27
HYDERABAD, DEC. 24. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has resolved to go ahead with its bandh throughout Telangana on December 27 demanding the region's legimitate share of water from Krishna and Godavari rivers. Addressing a press conference ...
Assembly adjourned amid pandemonium
BANGALORE, DEC. 24. There was pandemonium in the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday forcing the Chair to adjourn the House for the day without transacting any business with the main Opposition, the BJP, shouting slogans demanding the resignation of ...
PM to open science congress on Jan. 3
BANGALORE, DEC. 24. Eighty foreign scientists will participate in the 90th Indian Science Congress (ISC) to be held from January 3 to 7 at the Jnana Bharati campus of Bangalore University here, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ...
BJP draws flak for disrupting proceedings
BANGALORE, DEC. 24. The Janata Dal (Secular) members were conspicuous by their absence in the Legislative Council on Tuesday when the BJP members raised slogans against the Government and disrupted proceedings, raising the issue of the death of ...
No seventh cassette received, says CM
BANGALORE, DEC. 24. The Chief Minister, S.M.Krishna, today emphatically denied in the Legislative Council that the Government had received a seventh cassette from the forest brigand, Veerappan. Intervening in the discussion on the kidnapping ...
Contempt proceedings against 7 dailies
BANGALORE, DEC. 24. The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday moved yet another suo motu criminal contempt of court petition against 28 persons, including editors, printers, publishers and reporters of seven publications for publishing news ...
Consumer courts in new districts soon
BANGALORE, DEC. 24. The State Government has approved the constitution of consumer redressal forums in the new districts, the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Civil Supplies, Ramalinga Reddy, said here on Tuesday. Mr. Reddy was speaking ...
Rare vegetables impress Bangaloreans
BANGALORE, DEC. 24. Heard of ginger priced at Rs. 500 a kg.? Seen a pumpkin that weighs over 30 kg. or a brinjal of the size of papaya, or did you know there is something called black carrot? The rare exhibition of vegetables organised by the ...
No MoU signed: Minister
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 24. The Industries Minister, P. K. Kunhalikutty, said here on Tuesday that no water from the Malampuzha irrigation reservoir had been pledged for an industrial water supply project in the private sector. The Minister ...
HC directive for bunds in Periyar
KOCHI, DEC. 24. A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court today directed the State Government to take immediate steps to construct bunds at Manjumal, Pathalam and Purappalikavu to curb the high level of salinity in Periyar waters within one ...
Shake-up in varsity panels
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 24.The Syndicate of the Kerala University (KU), which met here on Monday, decided to nominate Madhu Nair, Syndicate member, as convener of the Finance Standing Committee. Syndicate member, Koliakode Krishnan Nair, whose ...
Tirumavalavan surrenders in court
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. It seems to be the turn now of the Dalit Panthers of India general secretary, R. Tirumavalavan, to come under the microscope of the state machinery. After the police launched a search for him last night in connection with a 1997 ...
Newcomers uncomfortable in BJP
CHENNAI, DEC. 24.December 24 is the death anniversary of M. G. Ramachandran. And, December 25 is the birthday of the Prime Minister, A.B. Vajpayee. The two events have unmasked a growing rivalry in the Tamil Nadu BJP. Supporters of the Union ...
Jayalalithaa homage to MGR
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. The Chief Minister and AIADMK general secretary, Jayalalithaa, today led her partymen in paying homage to M.G. Ramachandran at his samadhi to mark his 15th death anniversary. The party chairman, Pulamai Pithan, administered a ...
Nine more MDF men arrested
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. The City police today claimed to have arrested nine activists of the Muslim Defence Force (MDF), including a `key member' of the Force, who was allegedly involved in providing physical training to its members. A police release ...
V. K. Ramasamy dead
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. The veteran character actor and comedian, V.K. Ramasamy, died in the city on Tuesday, after a brief illness. He was 76. Coming on the familiar stage-to-screen in the early 1940s, Ramasamy shot into prominence when, at the age ...
Model test project for BE, MBBS aspirants
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. A State-level model test which seeks to give a real time experience for students who want to take the Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Examinations (BE/MBBS) is to be conducted in February next by a private learning ...
Theosophical Society meet
CHENNAI, DEC. 24. The annual international convention of the Theosophical Society will be held here from December 26 to 30. To be declared open by its international president, Radha Burnier, the meet will be attended by participants from Brazil, ...
35 kg rice for red cardholders
PONDICHERRY, DEC. 24. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today announced that 35 kg rice would be given to red colour ration cardholders identified as those living below poverty line from January as New Year gift. Addressing the National ...
Rs. 94 lakhs grant to varsity
PONDICHERRY, DEC 24. The Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi has released Rs 94 lakhs to the Pondicherry University to carry work improvement in teaching and research facilities in the Department of Earth Science in the University ...
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