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Andhra Pradesh
Hold unconditional talks with naxals, A.P. Govt. told
HYDERABAD, OCT. 11.B.V. Raghavulu, secretary of the State Committee of the CPI(M), on Saturday wanted the State Government to hold unconditional talks with People's War, and found fault with it for setting the pre-condition of laying down arms. ...
Naxals kill `informer'
ANANTAPUR, OCT. 11.Naxalites belonging to the Penukonda dalam of the People's War killed a villager of Duddebanda in Penukonda mandal of the district late last night accusing him of being a police informer. They left a letter with the villagers ...
Child worker rescued
KURNOOL, OCT. 11. Officials of the National Child Labour Project rescued an 11-year-old boy who was allegedly handcuffed by the employer at Adoni on Saturday. According to reports, the boy, Noorbasha, who was working with a welding workshop, ...
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  • Naidu advised more rest
  • Centre urged not to block Dutch aid
  • PCC chief repeats free power promise
  • Concerted effort needed to help road mishap victims: Governor
  • Athlete to the fore
  • Lull in blast probe
  • TTD security wing chief shifted


    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    Metro Water Board may increase supply
    HYDERABAD, OCT.11. The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) has suspended pumping from the city reservoirs as drinking water to the twin cities now could be supplied through natural gravity because of the improved ...
    Regions identified for seismic study
    HYDERABAD, OCT.11.The Bhuj region in Gujarat, the Narmada-Son lineament that runs through Central India, the seismically active Koyna and the peninsular shield of India have been identified for taking up state-of-the-art studies jointly by Indian ...
    `Apply spiritual teachings in daily life'
    HYDERABAD, OCT. 11. A unique two-day workshop `LIFE' (Living in Freedom-an Enquiry) based on spiritual inputs from the east and west was inaugurated at the Dr. M. C. R. Human Resource Development (MCRHRD) Institute of Andhra Pradesh, here on ...
    Lakshmi Parvati calls on Naidu
    HYDERABAD, OCT.11.The president of the NTR-TDP, Lakshmi Parvati, noted film heroine of yesteryear, Anjali Devi and playback singer P. Susheela were among the prominent people who called on the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu and wished him a ...
    `BJP prepared for early polls in State'
    HYDERABAD, OCT. 11. The attack on Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, by the PW and its fall-out on State politics, including the possibility of the State Government going for early polls to cash in on the sympathy factor, figured prominently ...
    Other Stories

  • City BJP chief flays `behaviour' of Majlis MLAs
  • Explosives training for Cyberabad police
  • Games organisers leaving nothing to chance


    Karnataka
    BJP launches `Janasangharsha', lambasts Govt.
    BANGALORE, OCT. 11. The 11-day "Janasangharsha" movement of the BJP State unit against the "anti-people policies" of the S.M. Krishna Government was launched at Nelamangala near here on Saturday. Chalked out as a counter to the on-going ...
    Election budget next year: Krishna
    HOSPET (BELLARY DT.), OCT. 11.The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, today categorically stated that the next budget of the State Government would be an election budget. "The next budget is going to be my election budget," Mr. Krishna told ...
    Call to ban online lottery
    BANGALORE, OCT. 11. The senior Janata Dal (Secular) leader and former Home Minister, P.G.R. Sindhia, has demanded a ban on on-line lottery in the State and said apart from the serious drought, the lottery was a major reason for suicide by ...
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  • Sindhia seeks ban on online lottery
  • Janata Party to fight `attempts to betray JP's legacy'
  • Mallya to visit Dakshina Kannada, Udupi districts
  • Deepotsava at ISKCON Temple


    Karnataka-Bangalore
    New policy puts paid to metro bus project
    BANGALORE, OCT. 11. The metro bus project for Bangalore city, which was to be implemented with financial assistance from Sweden, has been given a decent burial due to the new "donor policy" announced by the Centre recently. Highly places ...
    Govt.'s role in IT sector's growth limited: Minister
    BANGALORE, OCT. 11. The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT-B), now has a building and campus of its own. The 75,000-sq. ft. building on 8.5 acres of land was inaugurated on Saturday by the Minister for Large and ...
    Only seven dialysis machines in Victoria Hospital
    BANGALORE, OCT. 11. Patients from economically weaker sections suffering from renal failure have no choice other than going to government hospitals for dialysis, as they cannot afford to pay the charge for the process in private hospitals. But ...
    Cash stolen from temple
    BANGALORE, OCT. 11. Burglars broke into the Sri Shanimahatma Temple at Doddakannahalli in Koramangala Police Station limits on Friday night and made away with cash from the "hundi,'' according to police. The amount stolen was not known, police ...
    `Policy soon for laying gas pipelines across the country'
    BANGALORE, OCT. 11. The Government will soon finalise a policy for laying gas pipelines across the country and a draft natural gas pipeline policy was notified last month, according to the Minister for Petroleum, Ram Naik. Dedicating to the ...
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  • VTU takes action against students on ragging charge
  • A lake gets a new lease of life


    Kerala
    Ship-breaking yard at Azhikkal opposed
    NEW DELHI, OCT. 11. Even as environmentalists are busy fighting ship-breaking activities at the Alang yard, another ship-breaking yard is fast coming up on the Kannur beach in Kerala. According to environmentalists, the new ship-breaking yard ...
    Speedboat service
    KOCHI, OCT. 11. The State Government is giving final touches to a scheme to run a daily speedboat service from the capital to Kochi and extend it to Kozhikode to promote water transport and tourism, the Transport Minister, R. Balakrishna Pillai, ...
    Cong. factional feud: action shifts to Delhi
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 11. The State's Congress politics is all set to shift to Delhi with the veteran Congress leader, K. Karunakaran's visit to the national capital, even as leaders of the rival factions slogged it out in the districts, ...
    Flower show to be held in January
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 11.The Tourism Department has decided to organise a flower show in the State capital again, with the Kanakakkunnu Palace as the main venue. The Suryakanthi exhibition grounds within the palace premises, the Observatory ...
    Cruelty to dog: case registered
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 11.The Kovalam police have registered a case of `cruelty to domestic animals' in an incident in which a dog was found tied to a post at Azhakulam, near Kovalam, with its muzzle wound up tightly with rope on July ...
    Migratory birds skipping wetlands?
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 11.The need for conserving the wetlands in the district in order to maintain the ecological balance has been stressed in a study carried out as part of the National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) of the Union ...
    Other Stories

  • `Spreading religious hatred will help enemies'
  • FACT: State yet to decide on Centre's offer
  • Marad panel to collect evidence from public
  • State to seek `fair share' of resources from Centre: CM
  • LDF for `wait-and-watch' policy: Pinarayi
  • `SC ban on strikes part of globalisation agenda'
  • Chartered flights to usher in tourist season
  • BSNL scheme to woo low-use subscribers


    Kerala-Thiruvananthapuram
    Chartered flights to kick off tourist season
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 11. Two chartered flights, one from the Netherlands and the other from the U.K., are expected to arrive here early next month, kicking off another tourist season. The flight from the Netherlands, with 220 ...
    Plea to repeal capital punishment
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 11. Capital punishment forecloses the chance for reformation and hence should be repealed as was done by most civilised nations, the former Supreme Court Judge, K.T. Thomas, has said. Delivering the second K.S. Rajamani ...
    Country bombs seized
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 11. The Thumba police seized 15 country bombs and some bomb-making material from a shed in the Kattukulam area on Friday evening. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the shed. No arrests have been made yet, said the ...


    Tamil Nadu
    CMDA planning for traffic management in new Secretariat area
    CHENNAI, OCT. 11. The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority is chalking out a comprehensive traffic management system in the Kotturpuram-Adyar area, to cope with a likely increase in vehicular and pedestrian movements, when the new ...
    Turn system introduced in delta
    THANJAVUR, OCT. 11. Water was released from the Grand Anaicut in Thanjavur district today for samba cultivation in the districts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and South Arcot and the Karaikal region of Pondicherry. As the shutters were ...
    Cong. to take part in farmers' protest
    CHENNAI, OCT. 11.The State Congress will participate in the stir, organised by farmers associations on Monday, in protest against the withdrawal of free power supply to farm pumpsets. The TNCC president, S. Balakrishnan, and the working ...
    Other Stories

  • Govt. moves HC to cancel bail in Kiruttinan case
  • Advani view pernicious: Chidambaram
  • Heroin seized, Sri Lankans held


    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    Call-in facility soon to monitor meter reading
    CHENNAI, OCT. 11. A call-in facility to monitor daily meter reading of fixed telephone lines is the next offering from Chennai Telephones. The service, which will be launched in three months, will provide basic telephony subscribers a facility ...
    Birds start nesting at Vedanthangal
    CHENNAI, OCT. 11. Birdwatchers, naturalists and ornithologists are heading towards the country's oldest bird sanctuary at Vedanthangal. Unlike last year, birds have already started nesting and roosting activities. Already, more than 10 species ...
    Woman found murdered at Ramapuram
    CHENNAI, OCT. 11. A 52-year-old woman was found murdered in the living room of her house at Natesan Nagar in Ramapuram on Friday. Personnel of the Valasaravakkam police station, who are investigating the murder of Kasturi, suspected that ...
    `Police boys club' demolished
    CHENNAI, OCT. 11. The T.Nagar police are in the process of identifying an alternative location to construct the `police boys club', as its present building, which was an encroachment on the Mambalam canal, was demolished to facilitate the Chennai ...
    Other Stories

  • Pilot projects for 8 districts
  • Engg. students win acclaim at Paris meet
  • Exhibition on child health care


    Pondicherry
    Motivate students to take civil service exams, teachers told
    PONDICHERRY, OCT. 11. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today called upon teachers in arts and science colleges to motivate students under their control to prepare for the civil service examinations after graduation. Inaugurating the Alumni ...
    Centre sanctions education board for Pondy
    PONDICHERRY, OCT. 11.The Centre has approved the Pondicherry Government's proposal to form its own education board, the Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, said today. He told newsmen here that the Government would bring in a bill in this ...
    University convocation on Oct. 16
    PONDICHERRY, OCT. 11. The 14th convocation of the Pondicherry University, Kalapet, near here will be held on October 16. The Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, Justice B. Subhashan Reddy, would deliver the convocation address, according ...



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