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TD leaders quit party, official posts
NIZAMABAD, SEPT. 7. Telugu Desam Party leaders and workers in the Banswada and Bodhan Assembly constituencies, angry at the way the former Panchayat Raj Minister, Parige Srinivas Reddy, has been forced to quit, have resigned from their party and ...
Govt. gearing up to introduce LLS programme
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 7. The Andhra Pradesh Government is gearing up to introduce a "Learning for Life Skills' (LLS) programme from November first week in all high schools. With the State topping the HIV/AIDS chart of the country bringing no cheer to ...
Naidu vows to root out corruption at all levels
KARIMNAGAR, SEPT. 7. The Government would not tolerate corruption at any level and it would cleanse the system at all levels to provide good governance, said the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, here on Saturday. Mr. Naidu, after overnight ...
Loss due to drought put at Rs. 495 cr.
CHITTOOR, SEPT. 7. The Collector, P.V. Satyanarayana Murthy, has put the loss due to adverse seasonal conditions in the district at Rs. 495.20 crores. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Mr. Murthy said crop in an extent of 92128 ...
Minister confirms dengue fever death
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 7. A solitary death due to dengue fever has been reported in the city forcing the Department of Medical and Health to declare a state of alert to prevent its further spread. The victim, a 29-year-old woman, Sunita Agarwal, ...
The Hindu Young World painting contest today
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 7. The annual The Hindu Young World on-the-spot painting competition will be held on Sunday at the Institute of Engineers, Visveswaraya Bhavan, Khairtabad. The registration will be done at the venue and topics too ...
Two NGRI staffers for Antarctica
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 7. Come November and two staffers of the City-based National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) will set sail for a continent where winds blow at 300 kilometres per hour and temperature dips to as low as - 60 degree ...
Mandya bandh turns violent
MYSORE, SEPT. 7. The bandh in Mandya on Saturday protesting the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu turned violent when a mob of farmers ransacked the town railway station. Police lobbed teargas shells and resorted to lathicharge to bring the ...
`Difficult to evolve distress formula'
HOSPET, SEPT. 7. P.G.R. Sindhia, Leader of the JD(U) in the Legislative Assembly, has expressed doubts over whether any distress formula can be evolved on sharing the Cauvery waters without hurting the interests of Karnataka. Addressing ...
D-Link launches networking products
BANGALORE, SEPT. 7. Networking technology products and marketing them still require a specialised channel. While in the U.S., retail outlets and online malls sell networking products, companies need to utilise systems integrators and specialised ...
`Centre not responding to State's request for IIT branch'
BANGALORE, SEPT. 7. The State Government is disappointed with the Centre for not responding to its requests to sanction a branch of IIT. Giving expression to the Government's disappointment in the matter, the Minister for Higher Education, ...
Hydel generation in Kerala slashed further
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 7.The generation of electricity at the hydel stations in Kerala is being brought down to 10.6 million units (mu) a day with effect from today due to a further fall in the water level at the hydel reservoirs. This ...
Power problem: options before Antony
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 7.The Government has rolled back the power tariff hike fully even as it claimed that there is no other way than raising the tariffs. So what would the Government do next? The Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, and the Power ...
Academy to set up film library, museum
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 7. The Kerala State Chalachitra Academy will set up a cinema museum and library in the capital. The museum, the first of its kind in South India, will present a clear picture on the evolution of cinema. The equipment ...
Council approves draft proposals
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 7. The City Corporation Council today approved a draft outlay of Rs.192.95 crores for the Tenth Five-Year Plan. The policy approach for the activities under the Plan stresses the need to prioritise income-generating ...
Admission to professional courses from Sept. 16
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 7.Admission to various engineering, medical (except MBBS and BDS), agricultural and BPharm courses, will be held at the colleges concerned, from September 16 to 18. Based on the higher option order submitted by ...
Their eyes light up lives
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 7.
Suspense over water release ends
SALEM, SEPT. 7. The suspense over Karnataka releasing water in the Cauvery ended with a special team of the Tamil Nadu Public Works Department ``sighting freshes'' in the Cauvery near Kollegal late this evening.
No serious crisis: TNEB
CHENNAI, SEPT. 7. With the Tuticorin thermal station back on stream, hydel generation picking up at Mettur and the private sector Pillayarperumal Nallur plant supplementing generation, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board is confident of tiding over ...
Two students whiplashed by Salem college staff
SALEM, SEPT. 7. Posters showing deep lacerations suffered by two students who were allegedly whip lashed by the management staff of their college have appeared in city. The victims, Prabhakar and Khaleel Ahamed, are both BBA students of the ...
Truck collision triggers fears of chemical leak
CHENNAI, SEPT. 7. A tanker lorry, carrying a highly inflammable chemical, collided with an empty tanker lorry coming on the wrong lane on Saturday afternoon, creating fears of a chemical leak on the Irumbuliyur-Maduravoyal bypass road. The ...
Chennai patrolling goes hi-tech
CHENNAI, SEPT. 7. For a group indulging in violence near a city college, it was a shocking surprise when police could identify each person accurately. They had been caught on video and were not aware of it. The police personnel were filming by ...
Students clean up the Marina
CHENNAI, SEPT. 7. Visitors to the Marina beach on Saturday morning were greeted by the sight of about 500 students sweeping the beachfront to remove waste. The Marina faces the chronic problem of a large amount of waste thrown by the hundreds ...
Another complaint of torture in orphanage
CHENNAI, SEPT. 7.Arvind Seshadri is apparently not alone in suffering pain and torture. The Juvenile Welfare Board today sat in session here as seven-year old Manikandan, an inmate of the Sivananda Orphanage, Kattankulathur, near the city, spoke ...
Web-based Anna varsity M.S., Ph.D for college teachers
CHENNAI, SEPT.7. The Anna University proposes to offer web-based M.S and Ph.D courses, mainly to cater for teachers in affiliated colleges, the Vice-Chancellor, E. Balagurusamy, said on Saturday. They could do the course work online, but might ...
Breakfast scheme will be resumed soon: Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 7. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said the free breakfast scheme operated by the Education Department in schools in the Union Territory of Pondicherry has not been jettisoned and it would be resumed soon. Addressing ...
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