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Naidu to meet Krishna on water issue
HYDERABAD, APRIL 7.The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, will talk to his Karnataka counterpart, S.M. Krishna, about the drawal of residual water in the Tungabhadra Low Level Canal by farmers in Karnataka mobilising hundreds of pumpsets, ...
Girl escapes from naxalites' clutches
KARIMNAGAR, APRIL 7. A 13-year-old girl, Shanigaram Amrutha alias Prameela, who was lured by People's War Group naxalites last May, escaped from the extremists' clutches and surrendered before the Koyyur police on Sunday by taking the help of ...
A century and a half in public service!
HYDERABAD, APRIL 7. A century and half in public service is no mean job. Those who boarded the steam locomotive on April 16, 1853 for a distance of 34 km between Boribunder and Thane would never have imagined the present day transformation of the ...
Five injured in bus, truck collision
HYDERABAD, APRIL 7.Five persons were injured in a head-on collision of an RTC bus and a lorry at Abdullahpurmet under Hayathnagar police station limits on Sunday evening. While two bus passengers suffered minor injuries, the condition of the ...
Lifetime Achievement Award presented
HYDERABAD: Ranbir Bakshi, chairman of RAPHEAL, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, working for the welfare of the differently abled, was given Lifetime Achievement Award here on Sunday. Maj.Gen.Bakshi is working for the welfare of the leprosy patients ...
Oscar Fernandes to replace Allum?
BANGALORE, APRIL 7. The Congress circles are agog with the talk of a possible change in the KPCC leadership. It is stated that the KPCC President, Allum Veerabhadrappa, will relinquish his post and join the Krishna Cabinet. The name being ...
Minister promises water supply to Hubli-Dharwad
DHARWAD, APRIL 7.The Water Resources Minister, H.K.Patil, has said that water will be supplied once in five days in Hubli-Dharwad. Speaking to presspersons after visiting the Malaprabha Project here on Saturday, he said there was enough water ...
Exciting camps beckon go-getters
BANGALORE, APRIL 7.The long summer holidays are in again but this time it is impossible to catch up with a game or two of street cricket, shuttle badminton or throw ball. But the summer has brought in scores of exciting classes for children in ...
Antony allays fears over retrenchment
KOZHIKODE, APPRIL 7.The Chief Minister, A.K.Antony, has categorically stated that retrenchment of employees is not his Government's policy. "Any unjustified retrenchment process, if brought to my notice, would be dealt with accordingly. ...
Directive on the use of elephants in festivals
THRISSUR, APRIL 7.The Thrissur sub divisional magistrate, T.C. Kochuthresia, has ordered that elephants with a tendency to panic, or those in musth or `naughty' by nature be not included in the Pooram festival or other celebrations in the ...
Customs to grill airport security CI
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, APRIL 7.The Air Intelligence Unit of the Air Customs at the International Airport here has sought the custody of a Circle Inspector of Police (Airport Security), Krishna Pillai, for questioning in connection with the seizure ...
Record number of students for SSLC exam
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Vaniyambadi bypoll behind DMK gameplan
CHENNAI, APRIL 7. Taking advantage of the ruling AIADMK's tilt towards the BJP, the DMK is making fresh overtures to the minorities, particularly eyeing the coming byelection to the Muslim-dominant Vaniyambadi Assembly constituency. Without ...
`Research vital for development'
KARAIKUDI, APRIL 7.Enhanced thrust on research activities was called for to catch up with the knowledge frontier of the developed countries, at the fourteenth convocation of the Alagappa University here today. Stressing higher education and ...
Security tightened in Pappapatti, Keeripatti
MADURAI, APRIL 7. Unprecedented security arrangements have been made in Pappapatti and Keeripatti village panchayats in Madurai district to ensure peaceful polling tomorrow. Elections for these two villages (reserved) are being held after ...
Police storm Madurai village in search of Imam Ali
MADURAI, APRIL 7.In a pre-dawn operation, hundreds of police personnel stormed Muslim dwellings in Sakkimangalam village near here today based on a tip-off that the Jihad Committee militant, Imam Ali, who escaped from police custody in ...
Winged visitors arrive at Koonthankulam
TIRUNELVELI, APRIL 7.The arrival of birds in large number from various foreign countries to the Koonthankulam bird sanctuary in Tirunelveli district, following release of water into the tank from the Manimuthar reservoir, has gladdened the hearts ...
A must-win battle for AIADMK, DMK
CHENNAI, APRIL 7.The Corporation wards 16 and 99 go to polls on Monday, in an atmosphere charged with political developments at the civic body that make the elections a must win battle for both the AIADMK and the DMK. Polling would be held from ...
Forum pulls up private travel operator
CHENNAI, APRIL 7. Coming down heavily on omni-bus operators for cheating the public by giving false promises about the facilities in their vehicles, a city consumer forum has directed a private travels operator to pay Rs.8,000 to a complainant ...
Govt.'s privatisation move opposed
PONDICHERRY, APRIL 7.The president of the Pondicherry unit of the United Trade Union Congress (UTUC), M. Manjini, and its secretary, Kadhir Su. Mani told newsmen here on Saturday that the Congress-led coalition ministry's move to hand over ...
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