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Power supply position in A.P. worsens
HYDERABAD, JULY 9. Andhra Pradesh experienced serious power shortage on Tuesday with most parts of the State coming under a staggered cut, up to five hours even as hectic efforts were on by the AP Transco to salvage the situation. The supply ...
Fearing police harassment, villager commits suicide
HYDERABAD, JULY 9.A villager, who was questioned by the police on information that a People's War squad visited his house, hanged himself fearing police harassment, in Ansanpally village of Medak district on Tuesday morning. Incidentally, the ...
Property tax collection up
HYDERABAD, JULY 9. Property tax collections in the City have registered a growth of 32 per cent, indicating good response from taxpayers. Up to July 1, the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad has collected Rs. 8.58 crores, as against Rs. 6.5 ...
In pursuit of a dream world
HYDERABAD, JULY 9. Who wouldn't like to live in an ideal society? A society perfect in terms of sanitation, education and health. People in the Old City are being encouraged to dream of a "Sunehra Hyderabad''. A serious effort in this direction ...
KSRTC set to take on maxi-cabs
BANGALORE, JULY 9. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has decided to compete with maxi-cab and private operators in the State by introducing buses with 20 or 24 seats. The maxi-cab operators are offering services on both ...
Kharge gets report on incident involving Srinath
BANGALORE, JULY 9. The Karnataka Home Minister, Mallikarjun Kharge, told the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday that he had received a report from the Commissioner of Police of Mysore on the alleged misbehaviour by an official of the Kuvempunagar ...
Krishna sitting pretty despite dissidence
BANGALORE, JULY 9. For the first time, the Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, has been challenged by a group of disgruntled Ministers and party legislators led by the Water Resource Minister, H.K. Patil, in the wake of the recent Cabinet ...
Shettar hits out at Govt. for its nonchalance
BANGALORE, JULY 9. The Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly, Jagadish Shettar, on Tuesday lashed out at the Government for its failure to take up relief operations in drought-affected areas. Initiating a discussion under Rule 69 ...
Govt. offers to discuss SAS
BANGALORE, JULY 9. The Urban Development Minister, D.K.Shivakumar, today defended, in the Legislative Assembly, the introduction of compulsory self-assessment scheme (SAS) for property tax. However, he promised to hold a meeting with members to ...
Manichan and 25 others convicted
KOLLAM, JULY 9. Twenty-six of the 36 accused in the sensational Kalluvathukkal-Pallikkal-Pallipuram hooch tragedy case have been convicted by the Kollam First Additional Sessions Judge, K. Chandradas Nadar. The judge gave the verdict that the ...
Controversy over article on Osama
PATHANAMTHITTA, JULY 9. The heat and dust generated over a controversial article in a college magazine in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala is snowballing into a major controversy with the college management suspecting a "wider conspiracy" behind ...
Study finds pesticide 'highly hazardous'
PALAKKAD, JULY 9. The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) have found that the controversial endosulfan pesticide is highly hazardous to health and environment. In a study, while the ...
KTDC-ITDC MoU for tourism promotion
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 9.The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has entered into a strategic partnership with the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) for the joint promotion and development of tourism and associated ...
Medicos' stir from tomorrow
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 9.A protracted stir beginning Thursday by junior doctors of Medical Colleges to press for a stipend hike is likely to impact on hospital services. According to the schedule of the agitation, junior doctors would launch ...
NBW issued against Vaiko
CHENNAI, JULY 9. A non-bailable arrest warrant was issued against the MDMK general secretary and Sivakasi MP, Vaiko, by a Tirumangalam court in Madurai district tonight. Mr. Vaiko, who is currently in the United States, has been booked under ...
Stalin only suspended, not displaced: CJ
CHENNAI, JULY 9. The Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, B. Subhashan Reddy, has clarified that the Chennai Mayor, M.K. Stalin, has only been ``suspended'' and not ``displaced'' by the interim order of the court. During arguments on a ...
Ensure peace in State: Jayalalithaa tells police
CHENNAI, JULY 9. While making it clear that her Government would continue to implement various welfare measures for police personnel, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today said they had a major responsibility in ensuring that the State remained ...
Demand for Salem rail division ignored again
CHENNAI, JULY 9. Amid the controversy over creation of new zones and divisions, the Southern Railway's long-pending demand for a new division in Tamil Nadu, with headquarters either in Salem or Coimbatore, has again been ignored by the Railway ...
T.N. Govt. firm on boycotting Cauvery meet
CHENNAI, JULY 9.With the Cauvery crisis yet to blow over, the Tamil Nadu Government has formally conveyed to the Centre the State Cabinet's decision to boycott the Cauvery River Authority headed by the Prime Minister. Amid reports of the Prime ...
`Flying squad' operation runs into rough weather
CHENNAI, JULY 9. An exercise by the Chennai Corporation's newly-formed ``flying squad'' today to remove what it called an unauthorised hoarding at the junction of Theagaraya Road and Dr. Nair Road in T.Nagar ran into rough weather when the ...
Govt. apathy keeps farmers away from market
CHENNAI, JULY 9. Since the change of guard at Fort St. George last May, withdrawal of free luggage service in government buses for farmers and a decline in standards of maintenance, the `uzhavar sandhai' at Ambattur has been dying a slow death ...
Civic issues more important than mayoral flag: CJ
CHENNAI, JULY 9. A civic body should concentrate on larger issues such as road, water and drainage, leaving aside `petty' things such as mayoral flags and facilities, the Madras High Court Chief Justice, B. Subhashan Reddy, said today. In the ...
Govt. schools to have KG sections
PONDICHERRY, JULY 9. The Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan said here today that the education department would open soon kindergarten sections in Government schools to ensure that the children were offered opportunities to experience play ...
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