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Farmers resort to arson, looting
WARANGAL, JUNE 30. Hundreds of farmers went on rampage and resorted to looting and arson at the station road here today demanding refund of money from seeds and pesticide dealers. Tension prevailed for over eight hours while the police ...
Telugu made compulsory subject in schools
HYDERABAD, JUNE 30. The Government today made it clear that it would allow exemption from Telugu as a compulsory subject for all classes up to Class X only in "rarest of rare cases.'' Announcing this at a press conference on Monday, the ...
SCR to introduce five new trains
HYDERABAD, JUNE 30.Five new trains are being introduced on the Vijayawada-Secunderabad-Vijayawada, Secunderabad-Bikaner- Secunderabad, Vijayawada-Mumbai, Secunderabad-Guwahati- Secunderabad and Tirupati-Katpadi-Tirupati (passenger service) routes ...
Diarrhoea cases: MCH swings into action
HYDERABAD, JUNE 30. Twenty-four hours after 22 people were hospitalised, following complaints of vomiting and diarrhoea, the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad (MCH) put in place a medical and relief team in Ambedkar Nagar slum. On Monday ...
MMTS second phase launch on Nov.1
HYDERABAD, JUNE 30.The second phase of the Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS), to be introduced on August 10, will be ready for launch on the State Formation Day (November 1.) T. Stanley Babu, SCR General Manager, told a press conference here ...
HC directive to State Govt. on CET seats
BANGALORE, JUNE 30. The High Court of Karnataka on Monday ordered that 75 per cent of seats in unaided professional colleges should be filled through the Common Entrance Test conducted by the Government. A Division Bench, comprising Justice ...
Mysore's first woman Mayor
MYSORE, JUNE 30. The forty-six-year-old Congress leader, Modamani, was today elected the first woman Mayor of Mysore. She becomes the 19th person to occupy the post. The Congress corporator, Ayub Khan, was elected Deputy Mayor. Both were elected ...
Four students selected for Science Olympiad
BANGALORE, JUNE 30. A team of four school students consisting of Kshitij Bansal (Apeejay School, Noida), Ishaan Behroora (DPS, RK Puram, Delhi), Swarnendu Dutta (Krishnapur Adarsh Vidya Mandir, Kolkata) and Indraneel Mukherjee (Calcutta Boys ...
Four-time Mayor Sambhaji Patil creates record
BELGAUM, JUNE 30. History was created here today with Sambhaji Patil becoming the only person in the country to be elected Mayor of a city for the fourth time. After his election as Belgaum Mayor, Mr. Patil claimed that so far no person had ...
Row over Mayor's 'bias' in granting funds
BANGALORE, JUNE 30. The Opposition members in the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) Council on Monday accused the Mayor, C.M. Nagaraj, of indulging in favouritism in allocating funds from his discretionary quota for emergency works in various ...
Police to probe complaint against MLA
BANGALORE, JUNE 30. The Fourth Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate has ordered the J.P. Nagar police to investigate a complaint of extortion, cheating, and forgery allegedly committed by a Congress legislator. The court has asked the J.P. ...
Opposition walks out over Marad issue
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 30.Opposition LDF members staged a walkout in the Assembly today accusing the Government of having surrendered its Constitutional obligation to offer protection to the life and property of people who had to flee Marad ...
Intensified drive to control epidemic
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 30. The City Corporation is embarking on an intensified epidemic control programme from July 1. The first phase of the integrated ward-level programme will be organised from July 1 to July 10, the Mayor, J. Chandra, ...
Seven new dengue cases in city
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 30. At least seven new confirmed cases of dengue were reported in the city and suburban panchayats on Monday. While five patients, including four girls, from Kannanmoola, Vembayam, Manamboor, Kallara and Povatthur, were ...
No leave and no pay, warns Govt.
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. Even as a major section of the Tamil Government staff and teachers unions is gearing for a strike from July 2, the Chief Secretary, Lakshmi Pranesh, today directed all heads of departments and Collectors to take prompt ...
Temporary truce in Congress
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. Signalling a temporary ceasefire in the factional war in State Congress, the rebel camp led by AICC secretary, G. K. Vasan, has agreed to participate in the second round of the coordination committee meeting to discuss ...
12,000 teachers to be recruited
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. The School Education department will recruit 12,000 teachers to fill the existing vacancies. The Education Minister, S. Semmalai, in a release today said the Government was keen on meeting the requirement of ensuring 180 days ...
ERODE, JUNE 30. It is now a hunt for a police inspector, stated to be missing. Police teams have fanned out to trace Jothi Krishnan, inspector of the Karungalpalayam station in the Erode sub-division, whose whereabouts were not known after June ...
Charge sheet against ex-Minister
MADURAI, JUNE 30. The Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption today filed a charge sheet against the former DMK Minister, `Samayanallur' S. Selvaraj, in a disproportionate wealth case. According to police sources, the charge sheet accused Mr. ...
Biodiversity Authority for Chennai soon
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. The Union Environment Minister, T.R. Baalu, today said the National Biodiversity Authority, envisaged in the Biodiversity Act, would ``soon'' be set up in Chennai . The Authority would ensure that stakeholders of traditional ...
Blast at Pallavaram, youth injured
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. A youth was injured in a blast caused by explosive substances kept in a bag in his house at Eswari Nagar near Pallavaram this morning. Selvam has been admitted to the Chromepet GH and is out of danger. The police maintained that ...
HC ruling on joint family property
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. The division of a property among members of a joint family by partition would not amount to transfer or conveyance of the property warranting levy of stamp duty as per its market value, the Madras High Court has ruled. The ...
Row over eviction at Bharathi Nagar
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. Residents of Bharathi Nagar near Korukkupet today complained of being forced out of their homes by personnel of the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board without giving proper notices, even as officials maintained that the eviction ...
CHENNAI, JUNE 30. Work on conversion of one of the two metre gauge (MG) lines between Tambaram and Chengalpet will commence from Wednesday. As the conversion work would take at least four months, EMU services on the section will be rescheduled ...
City to host international trade fair from Dec. 27
CHENNAI, JUNE 30.The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) under the Commerce Ministry and the Tamil Nadu Trade Promotion Organisation (TNTPO) are promoting an international fair in the city on the lines of the annual IITF held at the Pragati ...
Oulgaret Commissioner injured in attack
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 30. A group of persons, said to be hailing from Dharmapuri village near here, today assaulted the Oulgaret Municipal Commissioner, K. Nagalingam, in his office after he reportedly refused to attest a copy of a birth certificate. ...
Camp to educate villagers on malaria
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 30. A programme for prevention of malaria was recently held by the Primary Health Centre, Kuyavarpalayam, in collaboration with voluntary organisations such as People's Welfare Association and the Pudhuvai Pradesha Annai Indira ...
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