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Unruly scenes mar padayatra at Khammam
KHAMMAM, MAY 8. The padayatra by the Andhra Pradesh Congress Legislature Party leader, Y. S. Rajasekhar Reddy, was marred by the feuds in the district Congress groups in Khammam town today. Some unruly elements who sought to keep the rival group ...
Vijayawada police chief told to surrender
VIJAYAWADA, MAY 8. The Mahila Sessions Court Judge, K. S. Appa Rao, directed the Vijayawada Police Commissioner, N. Surendra Babu, today to surrender to the Third Metropolitan Magistrate Court where an NBW is pending against him within four ...
Tapping of water goes on unabated, day and night
HYDERABAD, MAY 8. A harsh summer at its peak and a majority of borewells in the area having dried up. A steeply falling groundwater table, thanks to indiscriminate commercial and illegal exploitation by unscrupulous operators. Day and ...
DMK men clash with police in Bangalore
BANGALORE, MAY 8. Police lobbed teargas shells and resorted to lathicharge to disperse an irate mob which indulged in stone throwing in Srirampuram Police Station limits here today while protesting against the removal of a DMK flag by Kannada ...
JD(S) threatens stir over Shivakumar's fiat to CMCs
BANGALORE, MAY 8.K.N.Chakrapani, Working President of the Yuva Janata Dal (Secular) State unit, has said that the Chief Minister, S.M.Krishna, should withdraw the order issued by the Minister for Urban Development, D.K.Shivakumar, restraining ...
Lokayukta unearths funds embezzlement
BANGALORE, MAY 8. In a surprise raid on the Bannerghatta National Park, a Lokayukta team on Thursday detected embezzlement of funds to the tune of several crores of rupees. Unkempt zoo cells, inadequately fed animals and a waiter-turned-cashier ...
Govt. takes over Marad mosque
KOZHIKODE, MAY 8. The District Administration today took over the control of the Marad Juma Masjid from where a large cache of arms were seized by the police during its investigation into the massacre on May 2. The take-over of the mosque was ...
Communal situation can go out of hand
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 8. The communal situation in Kerala is not out of hand. However, it will soon be, if the Government does not act strongly and decisively. The record of the Government in containing communal trouble so far has not been ...
Police obtain definite clues about culprits
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 8. The Cantonment police is learnt to have received certain definite clues about the daring daylight heist in the State capital on April 10 in which Rs. 1 lakh had been robbed from a person after he withdrew the amount ...
Doctors ignore ESMA threat
CHENNAI, MAY 8. Shrugging off the State's threat of use of the Essential Services Maintenance Act, government doctors today announced that they would launch a series of agitations starting Saturday and an indefinite strike from May 21 if the ...
Over 15,000 govt. employees arrested
CHENNAI, MAY 8.Over 15,000 government employees were taken into custody throughout the State, including 400 in the Chennai Ezhilagam complex, when they staged a picketing programme as part of an agitation seeking restoration of certain benefits ...
Strike hurts GH services
CHENNAI, MAY 8. Services in the Government General Hospital here, apex health institution in the State sector, have been badly hit by the ongoing medicos' strike, with a marked fall in the number of elective surgeries and a decline in the number ...
Announce new policy to boost Pondy industrialisation: SSIs
PONDICHERRY, MAY 8. Ten associations of small scale units in Pondicherry and Karaikal regions have urged the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, to come out with a new policy to bolster sagging industrial activities. The associations, which submitted ...
Homage to martyrs
PONDICHERRY, MAY 8. The French Consul-General, Michel Seguy, the Pondicherry Collector, A. Anbarasu (representing the Lt. Governor), and the two French delegates representing the overseas French nationals in Superior Council in France Mohammed ...
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