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A.P. farmers clash over anicut closure
KURNOOL, JULY 4. The row over closing of hume pipes in the Rajolibanda anicut across the Tungabhadra turned violent on Friday with farmers from Mahabubnagar and Kurnool districts throwing stones at each other. Scores of people were hurt in the ...
Five naxals, two others killed
HYDERABAD, JULY 4.Five People's War naxals, including a special action team leader, have been shot dead in three different incidents in Adilabad, Guntur and Prakasam districts by special police teams during last 24 hours even as the extremist ...
Two PW commanders killed in gunbattle
ADILABAD, JULY 4.In a major anti-extremist operation, the Adilabad district police shot dead three People's War action team members including two LGS commanders -- Janjepalli Sridhar alias Shankar and Ippa Hanamanthu alias Narsanna -- in ...
Focus on education, civic amenities at `basthi sabhas'
HYDERABAD, JULY 4. It was a smooth run in the city on the fourth day of the 19th round of Janmabhoomi with no embarrassing posers or protests and those in the `basthi sabha' playing an attentive audience on Friday. The Minister for Tourism and ...
LAW & ORDER
A gory deed, verily
One would have expected the woman to remain defiant and take the questions in her stride. After all, she was being accused of drugging a man to death and later chopping his body into pieces. But she was not. She was most taciturn, while the ...
Favouritism in sanctioning grants?
BANGALORE, JULY 4. Amidst apprehensions of having violated the norms in sanctioning financial assistance to a section of institutions, the Directorate of Kannada and Culture has displayed a list of beneficiaries who availed help from it in May ...
Alamatti Dam power unit to be ready in record time
ALAMATTI, JULY 4. It appears that the Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL), which set a record by constructing thermal power units in a minimum time of 26 months, is gearing up to register another benchmark, this time in establishing a hydel ...
300 children taken ill in Davangere
DAVANGERE, JULY 4. About 300 schoolchildren were taken to the Chigateri General Hospital today after they had their midday meal at the Bharath Colony School here. Lunch was served to all 520 children in the school. Half an hour later, many of ...
Fraudster's associate arrested for cheating
BANGALORE, JULY 4. S.K. Paramesh (49), advocate, who is alleged to be an associate of the fraudster, Karunakara Vijay, deported from Nigeria to India, was arrested on Friday. The Kengeri police arrested Paramesh in his house at Kumara Park on ...
LAW & ORDER
Impasse in probe of shootout cases
THE PROWESS of the City police in investigating sensational shootout cases has come under a cloud. The recent robberies in which the criminals had shot at their victims as well as similar cases of the past have not been solved. The case of ...
HC directive to Kerala Govt. on Thomas case
KOCHI, JULY 4.A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court today directed the State Government and the Superintendent of Police, Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau, to produce the original records relating to the investigation into the ...
No need to withdraw palmolein case: Karunakaran
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 4. The veteran Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, today said that he had not made any formal request to withdraw the ten-year-old Palmolein case against him and that there was no need to withdraw it. Talking to media ...
Govt. bid to protect sandal lobby?
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 3. Even High Court orders are being made something of a joke as the Government searches for loopholes to help the sandal lobby in the State. The Forest Minister, K. Sudhakaran, had claimed the other day that his ...
Youth dies of suspected dengue fever in MCH
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 4. A 30-year-old youth hailing from Kattakkada died due to viral fever complications at the Medical College here today. According to hospital sources, the youth, Aji Kumar, had been admitted to the hospital on Thursday ...
LAW & ORDER
Danger in the streets
A SERIES of simple thefts in the vicinity of commercial establishments and offices on the M.G. Road between Spencer Junction and Overbridge, has left the city police baffled. The thefts have been reported on and off for the past one year. ...
Ordinance issued for mass dismissal
CHENNAI, JULY 4. Getting tougher with the staff and teachers on the third day of their strike, the Tamil Nadu Government today promulgated an ordinance providing for summary, mass dismissal of the strikers. Introducing another stringent feature ...
Govt. to go ahead with recruitment
CHENNAI, JULY 4. After arming itself to summarily dismiss employees, the State Government today decided to go ahead with recruitment of 1,000 assistants in the Secretariat and about 14,500 junior assistants in the districts in temporary posts on ...
Stop midnight arrests, avoid agitations: HC
CHENNAI, JULY 4. The Madras High Court today advised the Government to stop midnight arrests and harassment of striking employees and, at the same time, asked the staff to eschew agitations keeping in mind the duty they owed to the ...
Corporation orders dismissal of over 120 teachers
CHENNAI, JULY 4. The Chennai Corporation has ordered dismissal of more than 120 of its school teachers who absented themselves from duty on July 3, in accordance with today's amendment to the Tamil Nadu Essential Services Maintenance Act. The ...
LAW & ORDER
Look before you gulp!
A college student orders a 200 ml bottle of her favourite orange flavoured aerated bottled drink at the canteen of a Central government establishment near the Marina. In the hot summer, she gulps down half the bottle without even a glance at the ...
Priority for promotion of hardware industries
PONDICHERRY, JULY 4. The Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, S. Tirunavukarasar, has said that efforts were on to promote computer hardware industries in the country and the Ministry was holding dialogue with 20 ...
Rs. 34-cr. maternity hospital for Pondy
PONDICHERRY, JULY 4. The Health Minister, E. Valsaraj, said here today that a Rs. 34-cr super speciality maternity hospital at Ellaipillaichavady in Reddiarpalayam Assembly constituency would be got ready in another two years. Addressing ...
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