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Minister non-committal on PW demand
VIJAYAWADA, APRIL 6. The Andhra Pradesh Home Minister, T. Devender Goud, on Sunday remained non-committal on the naxalites' demand for the release of its five arrested cadre in exchange for the abducted Prakasam policemen now in the custody of ...
Dalai Lama opens Buddhist cultural centre
HYDERABAD, APRIL 6.The Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader, said here on Sunday that non-violence and dialogue were the best ways to resolve any problem. Inaugurating the Buddhist cultural centre, he said ahimsa was not merely a concept but ...
Be ready for polls, Poojary tells partymen
BIDAR, APRIL 6. Stating that elections to Parliament and the Legislative Assembly can take place anytime, the KPCC president, B. Janardhan Poojary, on Sunday, called upon the Congress workers to be prepared for the "impending war''(elections). ...
Govt.'s decision, a big blow to Project Tiger
MYSORE, APRIL 6. The State Government's decision to abolish the office and post of Field Director (Project Tiger) in Bandipur contravenes the spirit of the Wildlife Conservation Strategy 2002 evolved and adopted by the Indian Board for Wildlife, ...
Ulsoor Lake to be ready by monsoon
BANGALORE, APRIL 6. The cleaning of Ulsoor Lake is expected to be completed in 10 days and lake "rejuvenated" before the onset of monsoon, the Chief Minister, S.M.Krishna, said here on Sunday. The Chief Minister, who inspected the lake, told ...
Products of Chittara artists released
BANGALORE, APRIL 6. The products prepared using Chittara Art (a typical way of painting practised by the Deeva community) were released here today by the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, and Information, Kagodu Thimmappa. The programme ...
New train to Bhubaneswar
BANGALORE, APRIL 6. A new weekly train service has been introduced between Bangalore and Bhubaneswar. Train No. 8416 Yaswantpur-Bhubaneshwar Express will leave from Yaswantpur station at 7.30 a.m. on Tuesdays and reach Bhubaneswar at noon on ...
IUML backs official Cong. candidates
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 6.In a major development that is sure to have a bearing on the current impasse in the Congress over the Rajya Sabha seats, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) today openly backed the official candidates nominated by ...
Minister's plea to Vajpayee
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 6. The Kerala Water Resources Minister, T. M. Jacob, has urged the Centre to include rubber and coir in the list of agricultural products for purposes relating to the WTO-agreement. He sent a fax message to the Prime ...
City family found dead in Ooty
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 6. The Vanchiyoor police have received an intimation from their counterparts in Ooty that four members of a city family were found dead at a lodge in the hill resort. Police identified the deceased as Krishnakumar (48) ...
Coronary artery disease on the rise: experts
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 6. Coronary artery disease is emerging as a major cause of mortality with about 12 to 14 per cent of the population affected in urban areas and about 7 per cent in the rural area. Coronary artery disease and modern ...
Anti-malaria programmes to continue
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 6. The hospital development committee (HDC) of the Valiathura Government hospital, which met here on Saturday, assessed the progress of malaria prevention programmes and the development activities to be taken up in the ...
High Court stays QMC demolition
CHENNAI, APRIL 6.Amid continuing student protests, the Madras High Court today restrained the Tamil Nadu Government from going ahead with its plans of demolishing the Queen Mary's College here and evicting hostelers till Wednesday. In an ...
`Save QMC' movement draws huge support
CHENNAI, APRIL 6.For students of the Queen Mary's College here staging a sit-in protest for the second day today, the court order restraining the Government from going ahead with its plan to demolish the college was not the only crumb of comfort. ...
It's time DMK decided on quitting NDA: Bardhan
CHENNAI, APRIL 6. "The AIADMK, though outside the National Democratic Alliance, is with the BJP, and the DMK, in spite of remaining officially within the BJP-led alliance, is not with it," the CPI general secretary, A. B. Bardhan, said ...
Hike in road tax worries maxi-cab users
CHENNAI, APRIL 6. Maxi-cab service users in the city are keeping their fingers crossed that the hike in the road tax for this class of vehicles does not translate into a heavy commuting burden. In the last four years road tax for maxi-cabs was ...
Shortage of vaccine hits dog-bite victims
CHENNAI, APRIL 6. Instances of shortage of anti-rabies vaccine in the Government hospital sector have been coming to light, forcing some dog-bite victims to spend a considerable sum to get vaccinated privately. The case of V. Sekar Babu, a ...
`Provide ARV drugs free to HIV patients'
CHENNAI, APRIL 6.With Tamil Nadu leading the country in the number of declared HIV positive cases, activists and professionals in the health care sector have made a call to the State Government and the Centre to provide anti-retroviral (ARV) ...
Forest dept. workers to stage dharna
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 6.The workers engaged on daily wage basis in the Department of Forests here would stage a dharna in front of the Assembly tomorrow demanding hike in wages. R Saravanan, secretary of the Association of Workers said in a ...
Rs.300-cr. Annual Credit Plan for Tiruvannamalai
TIRUVANNAMALAI, APRIL 6. An outlay of Rs.300 crores has been projected under the Annual Credit Plan (ACP) for Tiruvannamalai district for the year, 2003-2004 which was released by the Collector, Dheeraj Kumar at the district level review ...
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