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Naidu defends power tariff hike
HYDERABAD, MARCH 25. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has called the tariff order issued by the Electricity Regulatory Commission as "good'' doing justice to all stakeholders--power producers, the utility and consumers, and scoffed the ...
BJP flays Cong. stand on POTO
The Congress party's stand on the Prevention of Terrorism Ordinance (POTO) Bill reflected its `irresponsibility' and lack of concern for national unity and integrity, alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party Panchayat Raj Cell convenor, N. Thulasi ...
Statewide protests by TSS tomorrow
The Telangana Sadhana Samithi (TSS) and the Telangana Aikya Vedika have decided to organise dharnas throughout the State on March 27 to protest against the hike in power tariff. In the State capital the dharna will be organised before the Vidyut ...
Rs.239 cr. excess drawal in Karnataka
BANGALORE, MARCH 25. SEven as the Chief Minister, S.M.Krishna, who also holds the Finance portfolio, is struggling to find resources for development works in the State, 20 officers in the Bangalore Urban District Registrar's Office, two town ...
Dial 103, save an accident victim
The next time you see a person knocked down by a vehicle, do not chase it, but rush to the nearest telephone and call the toll-free number 103, and expect help in the next 25 minutes. Thanks to the new idea, which is called Comprehensive ...
CPI congress to focus on isolating BJP
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 25. The spatial distance that separates Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad is considerable, but the political distance that separates the 17th CPI(M) congress that drew to a close at Hyderabad on Sunday and the 18th CPI ...
Kerala moves to solve power crisis
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 25. The Government is planning to sell power from the Kayamkulam Thermal Power Project at competitive prices to Southern States as one of the measures to tide over the present crisis in the power sector. It would also ...
'Better obstetric care need of the hour'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 25. Dileep V. Mavalankar, public health expert, on Monday said that lack of public health perspective in policy-making on maternal health had resulted in an inequitable spread of health resources and led to restriction ...
Realignment on the cards
CHENNAI, MARCH 25. The DMK's announcement, severing its links with the BJP in Tamil Nadu, could well trigger a political realignment in the State. But it will be a long-drawn process. The State unit of the BJP and the Tamil Nadu Congress ...
Jana Krishnamurthy calls for report
CHENNAI, March 25. With the DMK snapping its ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Tamil Nadu, the national BJP president, Jana Krishnamurthy, has asked the State party for a report on the developments. Mr.Krishnamurthy would be in Chennai ...
A Dalit on a daunting mission
CHENNAI, March 25. Subban, a Dalit daily wage earner at Pappapatti in Madurai district, wants to file his papers for the April 8 village panchayat election. So, he took a train to Chennai, some 500 km away. An AIADMK member since 1989, Subban ...
A Hindu-Muslim Muharram rally at Pulimankulam
TIRUNELVELI, March 25. Residents of Pulimankulam and surrounding villages near Thisaiyanvilai, following different faiths today set an example for others observing Muharram, martyrdom of Hazrath Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohamed, who laid ...
CM to open 3 more women police stations tomorrow
CHENNAI, March 25. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, will inaugurate three more women police (WP) stations in the city on March 27. With this, Chennai will have six stations to handle issues involving women. The new stations are at Anna Nagar, ...
Session may focus on fare hike
Pondicherry, March 25. The budget session of the Union Territory Assembly begins tomorrow with the customary address by the Lt. Governor. The budget would be presented on March 28 by the Chief Minister, N. Ranagasamy, holding the Finance ...
Minister's fiat to mill on cane price
The Agriculture Minister, A. Namasivayam, has asked the New Horizon Sugar Mills, Ariyur, near here, to announce cane price of Rs. 777 for a ton of cane supplied to it by farmers during the 2001-2002 crushing season. The Minister, who chaired a ...
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