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Water released into Krishna delta
HYDERABAD, AUG. 7. For the first time this season, water is being released into the Krishna western delta covering Guntur district following increased availability of water in the intermediate catchment between Nagarjunasagar and Prakasam ...
Pushkaram managers sound flood alert in W. Godavari
ELURU, AUG. 7. The eighth day of the Pushkarams on Thursday was marked by heavy downpour that battered various holy places along the river course and the rising flood level in the Godavari. According to the Superintending Engineer, B.V.S. ...
HUDA `security' for vehicles comes at a price
HYDERABAD, AUG. 7. To pay or not to pay parking fee? The debate over the contentious issue continues while the vehicle owner has been left with a Hobson's choice - of cribbing and paying. After the MCH has introduced the `annual prepaid ...
Campaign for more powers to local bodies
HYDERABAD, AUG.7.The Federation of Empowerment of Local Governments, comprising representatives of various political parties in AP, and Lok Satta will launch a campaign from August 9 to October 2 to collect one crore signatures of people in ...
Fiscal sustainability within reach: Govt.
BANGALORE, AUG. 7. Presenting its third Medium Term Fiscal Plans (MTFP) to the Legislative Assembly today, the Government claimed that it was within the reach of establishing debt and fiscal sustainability despite two years of drought. The ...
Colleges need autonomy to develop: VC
SHIMOGA, AUG. 7. The Vice-Chancellor of Kuvempu University, K. Chidananda Gowda, has said that autonomy is required for colleges to develop. Inaugurating a seminar on "Autonomy for degree colleges and development of higher education" organised ...
PR Bill gets legislature's nod
BANGALORE, AUG. 7.The Karnataka Panchayat Raj (Amendment) Bill 2002, which was earlier referred to a Joint Select Committee before it was passed in the Legislative Assembly, was passed by the Legislative Council today with support from the ...
Assembly adopts amendment to KMC Act
BANGALORE, AUG. 7. The Legislative Assembly today adopted an amendment to the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Act, providing, among other things, for reduction of property tax on vacant land from the existing rate of minimum of 0.3 per cent and ...
Students, police clash, many hurt
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 7. Several persons, including policemen and students, were injured when Left student activists protesting against the education policy of the United Democratic Front (UDF) Government clashed with the police in front of ...
One more cholera case confirmed
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 7. One more case of cholera was confirmed in a 27-year-old patient who was under treatment at the Medical College on Wednesday. According to health officials, it was not clear whether the infection was an indigenously ...
Graft case against Excise official
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 7. The Vigilance Department has filed a case in the Special Court here against S. Jagannatha Pillai, Assistant Excise Commissioner, accusing him of receiving illegal gratification for issuing renewal licences for bars, ...
Reinstatement orders not yet
CHENNAI, AUG. 7.Two days after the Tamil Nadu Government agreed in the Supreme Court that it would take back 8,063 of the dismissed employees, hundreds of them flocked to government offices, but none was given reinstatement order today. As the ...
Consensus eludes monitoring panel meet
NEW DELHI, AUG. 7. Consensus on evolving a distress sharing formula among the four riparian States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and the Union Territory of Pondicherry eluded at the 18th emergency meeting of the Cauvery Monitoring Committee ...
Govt. hospital for women and children starts levying charges
CHENNAI, AUG.7. The Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Government Hospital for Women and Children, Egmore has begun levying charges for the additional services provided at the Special Class Maternity Ward. With this, the health ...
3 held, electronic goods seized
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 7. The Superintendent of Police, V.J. Chandran, today said three persons were arrested and electronic and electrical goods allegedly stolen by them seized. Talking to presspersons here, the SP said a team, comprising the ...
Outgoing Pondy VC assaulted
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 7. The police have arrested six employees, said to be non-teaching staff in the Pondicherry University, on a complaint from the outgoing Vice-Chancellor, V.T. Patil, that he was assaulted even as he was leaving the premises, ...
Arts colleges to admit 100 more students
PONDICHERRY, AUG.7. Hundred more students will be admitted to government arts and science colleges in the Union Territory, to meet the demand, according to a communication from the Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, here today. The ...
Villupuram Collector orders suspension of Gingee doctor
VILLUPURAM, AUG. 7.The Villupuram Collector, K.Gopal, who made a surprise visit to the Government Hospital at Gingee, near here, on Wednesday, ordered suspension of a doctor, who was not found in duty. On perusal of the attendance, the ...
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