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Naidu lashes out at Opposition
PONGURIVARI KANDRIGA (NELLORE), APRIL 26. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, had a dig at the Opposition for not extending its hand of friendship and co-operation to the Government in times of crisis like drought. ...
EAMCET held sans hitches
HYDERABAD, APRIL 26. The EAMCET-2003 went off smoothly without any bloomers in the question papers even as students claimed that the papers were tough compared to previous year due to the relatively high number of analytical questions. ...
Simplified passport forms by year-end
HYDERABAD, APRIL 26. The External Affairs Ministry would be introducing new passport forms that will be of just two pages in about two months time making it easier for the applicant to fill in details and all passports in the country would be ...
Elite blamed for drought
HYDERABAD, APRIL 26. Leaders of the Andhra Pradesh Jal Yatra, an initiative taken up by the Concerned Citizens and some NGOs in the State, after visiting Chittoor, Anantapur, Kurnool and Mahbubnagar districts have concluded that drought "is a ...
Orphan's fate hangs in balance
HYDERABAD, APRIL 26. Ultra modern testing facilities should have cleared all the doubts about her being afflicted with the deadly AIDS. But in the case of Asha, a 14-month-old orphan, confusion still prevails with conflicting lab reports about ...
New engg. colleges support Govt.'s stand
BANGALORE, APRIL 26. The "Forum of Unaided Private New Engineering Colleges" today demanded that the State Government increase the fee structure for engineering courses. After a meeting of the forum, its Chairman, C.M. Lingappa, MLA, said here ...
Govt. happy with Plan outlay: Krishna
MANGALORE, APRIL 26. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, said today that the State Government was happy with the Plan outlay for 2003-04 and the Planning Commission had promised a higher ceiling if needed. Speaking to presspersons at the Bajpe ...
Din in BMP Council over 'missing' files
BANGALORE, APRIL 26. As many as 18 files and documents pertaining to works under the Municipal Bond Scheme, motorable roads, and construction of crematoria are reportedly "missing" in the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP). The BMP Council had ...
High Court stays land acquisition by BDA
BANGALORE, APRIL 26. The President of the Bangalore District unit of the Janata Dal (Secular), H.Hanumantharayappa, and the President of the Byatarayanapura City Municipal Council, Chandrappa, have said that the Bangalore Development Authority ...
Cong. chief-CM ties worsen
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 26. The KPCC president, K. Muraleedharan's working relation with the Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, has virtually ended and the chances of restoring it appears to be remote. Mr. Muraleedharan's statements in the last ...
No confirmed SARS cases in State
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 26. No cases of the dreaded Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) have been confirmed in the State so far, though three persons were hospitalised under suspicion of having contracted the disease. Addressing a press ...
Anthrax: experts begin investigation
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 26. A team of experts under the Chief Disease Investigation Officer in the Animal Husbandry Department has begun investigations to confirm the veracity of reports about the incidence of Anthrax disease, at Panachikkadu ...
Byelections on May 29
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 26. Byelections to six gram panchayat constituencies and one municipality division in the district have been scheduled for May 29. The election notification will be issued on April 28, an official press release said ...
Home for nocturnal animals at zoo
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 26. The city zoo has drawn up a Rs. 40-lakh plan to construct a house for various nocturnal animals and a new reptile house. The Zoo Director, C.S. Yelakki, told The Hindu that the enclosures by the side of the ...
SARS Information: Round-the-clock helpline soon
CHENNAI, APRIL 26. The Tamil Nadu Health Department proposes to set up a 24-hour helpline at the office of the Directorate of Public Health here for providing information on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. It will be manned round the clock ...
Karunanidhi taken ill
COIMBATORE, APRIL 26.The DMK president, M. Karunanidhi, was taken ill, during a function got up here for the release of his book, Tholkaapiya Poonga, today. After a long series of felicitations which began at 10.30 a.m., Mr. Karunanidhi ...
MDMK wants DMK to lead walkout on NDA
CHENNAI, APRIL 26.The MDMK appears ready to quit the National Democratic Alliance, but wants the DMK to lead the pack. The Congress and Left parties have made it clear to the main Opposition in the State that there can be no solidarity or unity ...
Quarantined family shows no SARS symptom: Collector
VELLORE, APRIL 26.None of the 14 quarantined family members of Ezhumalai (40), Singapore-returned driver of Chinna Pushpagiri near Sandhavasal in Tiruvannamalai district, who was admitted to an isolation ward of the Christian Medical College ...
Tiruchi businessman kidnapped, robbed of jewels
CHENNAI, APRIL 26. A Tiruchi-based businessman was kidnapped from Egmore and robbed of gold and diamond jewellery, worth Rs. one crore, at knife-point by a two-member gang on Friday night. The culprits left him severely injured at ...
Centre must clarify on Pondy's status: Cong.
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 26. The PCC leader, V. Narayanasamy has called upon the Centre to clarify under which category would Pondicherry be considered in the context of the reported move of the Centre on the fixation of size of a Ministry in a State. ...
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