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Rice procurement target is 45 lakh tonnes
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 17. The Centre has fixed a target for procurement of 45 lakh tonnes of rice for the current kharif season on a par with last year. However, only 36 lakh tonnes could be delivered to the FCI and other procurement agencies due to ...
Illicit liquor toll goes up to 4
MAHABUBNAGAR, SEPT. 17. The death toll in the illicit liquor tragedy at Khillaghanapur mandal headquarters has gone up to four. According to the headquarters hospital sources, 66 affected persons are undergoing treatment there. The condition of ...
Elaborate arrangements for immersion of Ganesh idols
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 17. Elaborate arrangements have been made for immersion of Ganesh idols on September 20 (Friday) at the Hussain Sagar. As many as 30 cranes are being arranged at different immersion spots along the lake by the Irrigation ...
Farmers promised water from `dead storage'
BANGALORE, SEPT. 17. The Karnataka Government is yet to decide on requesting the Prime Minister and Chairman of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA), A.B.Vajpayee, to convene another meeting of the CRA on the release of water to Tamil Nadu. The ...
Farmers launch `jail bharo', 39 held
MANDYA, SEPT. 17. As the agitation against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu intensified, 39 persons courted arrest today in Mandya by storming Union Government offices. Police dispersed a mob that stormed the Telecom Office this ...
Cauvery Stage IV to be inaugurated on Friday
BANGALORE, SEPT. 17. Water shortages faced by residents in some of the areas in Bangalore may be solved when the Cauvery Stage IV (Phase I) Water Supply Project is inaugurated on Friday. The Chief Minister, S.M.Krishna, will launch the ...
Debate on methods of teaching children
BANGALORE, SEPT. 17. On Tuesday, teachers debated on ways to educate young children at an ``open forum'', organised by Indiranagar-based Sutradhar, an educational resource centre, at Ashirwad, St. Mark's Road, here. The topics discussed were ...
CPI(M) dissolves Alappuzha, Thrissur DCs
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 17. Continuing its `Operation Clean-up', the CPI (M) Kerala State Committee has dissolved its Alappuzha and Thrissur district committees to nullify the effects of `blatant factionalism' that came into play during ...
Govt. to prepare masterplan for city development
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 17.The Cabinet sub-committee that met here today has decided to prepare a master-plan for development of the city. The meeting chaired by the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, took the decision on the basis of discussions ...
A shot in the arm for KSHB
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 17.The tripartite agreement signed by the Kerala State Housing Board (KSHB), the Housing and Urban Development Corporation (Hudco) and the State Government the other day is expected to end the crisis the KSHB had been ...
LLB five-year course
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 17. The seat allotment for those candidates who have been selected for the five-year LLB course will be held at the Science and Technology Museum auditorium on September 26 and 27. The allotment will be based on the ...
Athur explosion claims 17 lives
SALEM, SEPT. 17. Seventeen persons were killed and 24 others injured in an explosion which occurred on Bharathiar Street at Athur town, near here, late last night. Six terraced houses collapsed and nine tiled houses suffered extensive ...
Residents won't buy cracker blast theory
CHENNAI, SEPT. 17.SALEM, Sept. 17. What caused the severe destruction in last night’s explosion on Bharathiar Street at Athur, about 55 km from here, is a point of contention. People in the vicinity are not ready to subscribe to the theory that ...
Lift ban on LTTE: Vaiko
CHENNAI, SEPT.17. The MDMK general secretary, Vaiko, has urged the Centre to revoke the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam for facilitating a smooth conduct of the peace talks now being held in Thailand between the Sri Lankan Government ...
Govt. orders probe
CHENNAI, SEPT. 17. The State Government has ordered an inquiry by the District Revenue Officer into last night's ``gas cylinder and cracker'' blast at Athur in Salem district. In a statement, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, said 15 houses ...
`Tattooed' ray fish caught off Tuticorin coast
TUTICORIN, SEPT. 17.For the first time, the Fisheries College and Research Institute (FCRI) here has come across a ray fish with peculiar markings, probably by acquired by tattooing done by researchers or scientists. The tattooed fish was ...
STF suspends sorties over forests
CHENNAI, SEPT. 17.CHENNAI, SEPT. 17. Helicopter sorties over jungles have been suspended, pending receipt of fresh intelligence on the movements of the forest brigand, Veerappan's gang. Besides its own team of officials, the Special Task Force ...
Task force chiefs meeting today
CHENNAI, SEPT. 17. Amid reports that Karnataka has halted its hunt for the jungle outlaw, Veerappan, Special Task Force officials of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka will meet tomorrow to discuss strategies to locate the bandit, who has kidnapped the ...
Problems of sending an emissary
CHENNAI, SEPT. 17. The Karnataka Government's desperate search for an emissary to be sent to the jungles to meet the forest brigand, Veerappan, cannot be easy. Even if civil rights activists such as Kalyani agree to undertake the mission on ...
Traffic hit as bus crew go on flash strike
CHENNAI, SEPT. 17. Traffic on the Anna Salai was disrupted this afternoon for about an hour following a flash strike by the crew of government buses, protesting the assault on one of their colleagues allegedly by New College students. The ...
SHRC orders today in bullock death case
CHENNAI, SEPT.17. The Chief General Manager of the Chennai Telephones and on behalf of the Chairman, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, the Chief Engineer, Distribution (South), appeared before the State Human Rights Commission today in connection ...
Breakfast scheme to be revived from Sept. 23
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 17. The Rajiv Gandhi free breakfast scheme (distribution of milk and bread to school children), kept on hold since September 5, will be resumed in all schools in the Union Territory from September 23, according to the Education ...
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