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We have evidence, says CM
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, today asserted that the intelligence wing of the police possessed "some information'' that the Congress leaders in Mahabubnagar district were providing shelter to naxalites. Mr. ...
CPI calls for front to defeat BJP, TDP
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21.The Communist Party of India (CPI) has asked the Left parties, the Congress and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to come together without setting any pre-conditions to defeat the TDP and the BJP. At a news conference here ...
Need for value education stressed
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21. The Cyberabad Police Commissioner, M. Mahender Reddy, has underlined the need for introduction of a separate subject in schools on core values in life to inculcate a sense of commitment, objectivity, creativity and ...
CM urged to revive Prudential Bank
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21. The Prudential Cooperative Bank Shareholders and Depositors' Welfare Association has appealed to the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, to take personal interest in reviving the bank. P. Suryaprakash Rao, general ...
Auto passengers dread the ride
HYDERABAD, DEC. 21. There is nothing unofficial about this daylight robbery. A Road Transport Authority (RTA) estimate reveals that a staggering 90 per cent of the over 69,000 autorickshaws in the twin cities run on tampered meters, taking people ...
Proposed amendment to Cooperatives Act decried
BIDAR, DEC. 21. Sahakara Bharati, a non-governmental organisation working in the field of cooperation, has taken exception to the State Government's move to amend the Karnataka Cooperatives Act, 1997, saying that such a move will reduce the ...
Maths propagating untouchability: Kharge
HASSAN, DEC. 21. The Home Minister, M. Mallikarjuna Kharge, on Saturday came down heavily upon the heads of religious maths for allegedly propagating untouchability and adhering to the principles contained in Manu Dharmashastra to exploit the ...
`Education and discipline can change country's destiny'
KALLADKA (DAKSHINA KANNADA), DEC. 21. Education and discipline can help change the course of the country and that is what Swami Vivekananda propagated to Indians after his return from the World Convention of Religions in 1897, the Deputy Prime ...
Deve Gowda sees irregularities in `land deal'
BANGALORE, DEC. 21. The former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda, today charged the Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, and the Chief Secretary, B.S. Patil, of trying to part with Government land on the outskirts of Bangalore under the garb of acquiring ...
Leaders hail services of Rajashekaran
BANGALORE, DEC. 21. The Congress leader and member of the Rajya Sabha, M.V. Rajashekaran, who is one of the three persons in the State to have the distinction of serving as a member of both Houses of the legislature and Parliament at different ...
G.V. Iyer dead
BANGALORE, DEC. 21. The doyen of Kannada cinema, G.V. Iyer, passed away at a hospital in Mumbai this evening. He was 86. Mr. Iyer, who had undergone an operation of his urinary tract, complained of uneasiness this morning at a friend's house in ...
High hopes as Finance panel arrives
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 21. The Twelfth Finance Commission (TFC), led by its Chairman, C. Rangarajan, arrived here today amid high expectations that its award, to be finalised by 2005, will do full justice to the State and not be a ...
No action yet on Nilambur forest encroachment: PUCL
PALAKKAD, DEC. 21.The inquiry commission constituted by the People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) on the encroachment of 1,241 acres of forest land at Kannath Malavaram in Nilambur North Forest Division has found that the area included 834 ...
Facelift for six historic buildings
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, DEC. 21. In one of the largest renovation projects taken up by the Archaeology Department, the Fort heritage zone in the city is undergoing a major facelift with six historic monuments being reconstructed simultaneously. ...
DMK grouse against BJP genuine: Kannappan
COIMBATORE, DEC. 21. The Union Minister of State for Non-Conventional Energy Sources and Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam treasurer, M. Kannappan, today said the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's grouse against the Bharatiya Janata Party was ...
Indian IT industry's presence in Japan increasing
CHENNAI, DEC. 21. Indian information technology (IT) industry's presence in Japan is expanding fast, with the number of Indian IT companies in the island nation more than doubling to 70 this year compared to 2000, according to Aftab Seth, former ...
Anna varsity, TCS to offer course in information systems
CHENNAI, DEC. 21. THEAnna University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the software major, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on offering a user-oriented postgraduate programme in Information Systems. The MoU, valid for five years, is ...
Oil companies keen on hard selling piped gas supply
CHENNAI, DEC. 21.Piped cooking gas supply to households in the city is poised to emerge as a major value-added facility from national oil companies, at least going by the strategies they are evolving to tap the potential. While the Bharat ...
Praying for rain through music concert
CHENNAI, DEC. 21.Ninety women artistes, led by noted violinist, A. Kanyakumari, participated in a 12-hour music recital praying for rain, at Kapaleeshwarar Temple at Mylapore on Saturday. Held on the initiative of `Vasantha Priya', a cultural ...
`Give informal sector products brand equity status'
CHENNAI, DEC. 21.Students from various parts of the country participated in the first student entrepreneur business plan competition 2003 being held here. Belonging to different fields including engineering, they attended a two-day competition ...
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