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Blast outside PV's guest house
ANANTAPUR, MARCH. 4. An explosion of a plastic bottle near the guest house, where the former Prime Minister, P.V. Narasimha Rao, was put up in Prashanti Nilayam at Puttaparthi in the district today, caused panic among the security staff, ...
Goud for acquiring private borewells, if need be
HYDERABAD, MARCH 4. The Home Minister, T. Devender Goud, has asked officials to acquire private borewells or even seize them from their owners for supply of drinking water if no other source is available. As per the A.P. Tree, Land and Water ...
Make industrial safety a way of life: Minister
HYDERABAD, MARCH 4. The Minister for Labour and Factories, P. Babu Mohan, emphasised the need to stick to safety regulations at the place of work and that they should become a way of life. Speaking at the 32nd National Safety Day celebrations ...
State to get report on on-line lottery
BANGALORE, MARCH 4. The Karnataka Chief Minister, S. M. Krishna, accepted in the Assembly on Tuesday an Opposition suggestion to get a report from the Bangalore City Police Commissioner and the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro ...
Flaws in property tax scheme to be rectified
BANGALORE, MARCH 4. The provision in the law relating to self-assessment scheme of property tax is being amended to remove discrepancy in regard to vacant land, the Urban Development Minister, D. K. Shivakumar, told the Assembly here on Tuesday. ...
Police enforce peace in D.J. Halli
BANGALORE, MARCH 4. The communally sensitive D.J. Halli and K.G. Hall, which witnessed violent incidents in the past three days, was incident-free on Tuesday, even as tension was palpable in the localities. Peace was enforced in the strife-hit ...
Manual on waste disposal distributed to hospitals
BANGALORE, MARCH 4. To ensure safe disposal of biomedical waste in community health centres, taluk-, and district-level hospitals in the State, the Karnataka Health Systems Development Project (KHSDP) officials have came out with a manual on ...
Motor workers' strike today
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 4.Various trade unions representing motor workers in the State are observing a strike on March 5 in protest against the increase in the price of petrol and diesel. In a joint statement here today, the CITU, AITUC, STU ...
Govt. Websites do the vanishing act
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 4. Government Web sites are doing the vanishing act these days. More than a dozen Web sites, some of which were launched with much fanfare, have ceased to exist in cyber space. (A few of their domain names now point to ...
NCERT survey: schools to submit data
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 4. The headmasters of all Government, aided and recognised schools in the district have been directed to submit the documents relating to the ongoing seventh all-India educational survey to the Assistant Educational ...
TRIDA draws up action plan for widening main roads
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 4.The Thiruvananthapuram Development Authority (TRIDA) has drawn up an ambitious action plan to expedite the widening of important roads in the city at an estimated cost of Rs. 219 crores and to complete it in a time ...
76 fishermen detained after mid-sea clash
RAMANATHAPURAM, MARCH 4. Following a violent clash between Sri Lankan and Tamil Nadu fishermen in mid-sea, 76 persons from the State were detained by authorities in the island nation late last night. Two Tamil Nadu fishermen, who sustained ...
Thilakavathi transferred, Nanchil Kumaran DVAC chief
CHENNAI, MARCH 4.Two Additional Directors-General of Police were promoted and a new Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) was posted in the latest reshuffle involving nearly 30 police officers in Tamil Nadu. G. Thilakavathi, till ...
Sasikalaa appearance dispensed with in FERA case
CHENNAI, MARCH 4. The Madras High Court has dispensed with the personal appearance of N. Sasikalaa in Economic Offences Court-I, Egmore here, in connection with the FERA (Foreign Exchange Regulation Act) cases trial against her. Dismissing a ...
Fire rages in Western Ghats near Mekkarai dam
TIRUNELVELI, MARCH 4. A devastating fire broke out in the Western Ghats, barely a kilometer away from the newly-built Adavi Nainar dam at Mekkarai near the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border today, endangering the fauna and flora in a few square ...
Unaided colleges must fill 50 p.c. of seats under SWS
CHENNAI, March 4.The State Government today unveiled its admission policy applicable to all professional colleges this year. Unaided non-minority professional colleges can now fill 50 per cent of their seats. The remaining will be filled by the ...
Chennai office refusing to clear sanctioned amount: workers
CHENNAI, MARCH 3. The benefits of the increased allocation for nutrition in anganwadis (from 23 paise to 35 paise per child) approved in December last are yet to reach the children of Chennai. While near satisfactory implementation has been ...
`Step up interaction between academicians, industry'
PONDICHERRY, MARCH. 4.R. Chidambaram has stressed that every effort should be made in the science and technology field for synergy among concerned parties and there must be coherence among all efforts. Delivering a talk under the third Vijaya ...
Computer education in middle schools
KARAIKAL, MARCH 4. The Pondicherry Government proposed to introduce computer education in middle schools and steps have been initiated to provide computers and other equipment to the middle schools as part of the scheme, the Education Minister, ...
AIYF members plan steps to curb mosquito menace
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 4. Volunteers of the Pondicherry unit of the All-India Youth Federation will take steps to eradicate mosquitoes in the Union Territory. The resolution was adopted at a conference held here on Sunday. K. Murugan, AIYF ...
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