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A.P. coal miners call off stir
HYDERABAD, AUG. 10.rWorkers and employees of the Singareni Collieries called off their strike on Saturday following the signing of an agreement with the management conceding three major demands. Mining activity in all 55 underground and 11 ...
FP shop dealer shot dead by naxals
NIZAMABAD, AUG. 10. Suspected People's War naxalites shot dead a fair price shop dealer in Gundaram village of Tadwai mandal, about 80 km from here, in the early hours of today after a dispute arose between a relative of a naxal and the victim ...
CD on all-India PIN codes
HYDERABAD, AUG.10. An all-India PIN code directory brought out by the Chief Postmaster-General, Andhra Pradesh, was released here on Saturday by S.B. Bhattacharya, Member (Operations), Postal Services Board. The CD, priced at Rs. 250, will be ...
JD (U) asks Bommai to devise merger formula
BANGALORE, AUG. 10. The National president of the Janata Dal (United) and the Union Minister, Sharad Yadav, has said that the party has left it to the wisdom of the Janata Dal (Secular) leader, S.R. Bommai, to finalise an acceptable formula for ...
Grow trees to avoid disasters: Seer
MANGALORE, AUG. 10. The country should adopt "one child, one tree" norm to protect future generations from possible natural disasters, Sri Balagangadharanatha Swamiji of Adichunchanagiri Math has said. Participating in one of the biggest ...
`It was state terrorism in Gujarat'
BANGALORE, AUG. 10. The former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda, has said that the Gujarat pogrom is an example of "state terrorism" by a "fascist Government" in the State, backed by a similar dispensation at the Centre. Mr. Gowda expressed this ...
Thomas, Sankaran need not quit: KPCC chief
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 10. The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president, K. Muraleedharan, has said that there is no need for the Tourism Minister, K.V. Thomas, and the Health Minister, P. Sankaran, to step down though the Vigilance ...
Flow of illicit spirit worries police
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 10.The Rural police are facing an uphill task in stemming the flow of illicit spirit from across the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border into the capital. Illicit spirit trade has emerged as a main source of income for hundreds of ...
Security guard killed
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 10. In what is described by the police as a case of murder for gain, unidentified persons murdered a 65-year-old security guard of a private firm dealing in still cameras and film and the godown ransacked of goods worth ...
Veeranam project set to take off, finally
CHENNAI, AUG. 10.The ambitious Rs.720-crore project to bring Veeranam water to Chennai is all set to take off, with Chennai Metrowater awarding contracts for a few packages. About ten days ago, agreements were signed by Metrowater with successful ...
DMK demands inquiry into Sellur violence
CHENNAI, AUG. 10. The DMK today urged the Governor, P.S. Ramamohan Rao, to suspend the Madurai City Police Commissioner and conduct ``a full-fledged enquiry'' into the Sellur incident, where some DMK men were injured in a lathicharge by police ...
Remarks against CM triggered violence: Govt.
CHENNAI, AUG. 10. The State Public Secretary, T. Pitchandi, today said the abusive remarks made by a few DMK volunteers against the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, triggered the violence. In a statement justifying the police lathicharge on the ...
TMC suspends Kumaradas
CHENNAI, AUG. 10.A day after the open revolt by five TMC MLAs, the party president, G.K. Vasan, today suspended the leader of the rebel group, D. Kumaradas and issued show-cause notices to two other MLAs, M.A. Hakeem and R. Easwaran. The ...
Metrowater digs up re-laid road in Nungambakkam
CHENNAI, AUG. 10. It was a short-lived joy for the residents of Josier Road in Nungambakkam after the Chennai Corporation laid the road two months ago. After a span of six years, the tar road was relaid in the area at a cost of Rs. 9 lakhs. ...
Awards for industrial relations announced
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 10.The Labour Commissioner of Pondicherry, Rattan Singh, announced here today the awards instituted by the Department of Labour to promote good industrial relations in the Union Territory. Applications were received from 18 ...
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