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Extension of Devagiri Express to Nizamabad runs into trouble
NIZAMABAD, SEPT. 30. The hopes of the people of the district for extension of the Mumbai-Nanded Devagiri Express train to Nizamabad, consequent to the conversion of the Dharmabad-Nizamabad section into broad gauge (BG), have temporarily been ...
Power crisis due to `excessive' drawal by other States: Minister
ELURU, SEPT. 30. The Minister for Power, Mr. K. Subbarayudu, attributed the current crisis in the power sector in the State to the `excessive' drawal of power by the member States of the Southern grid such as Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and ...
Another scholarship scam unearthed
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 30. A new post-matric scholarship scam of Rs. 22 crores was unearthed by the Central Crime Station (CCS) sleuths of Hyderabad today with the arrest of a city-based advocate and the Hyderabad District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO) ...
MCH resumes demolition drive
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 30.Resuming the drive against unauthorised construction, the Town Planning staff of the MCH, Secunderabad division, on Monday demolished a penthouse on the sixth floor of an apartment in West Marredpally. According to the City ...
Pollution testing centres to be upgraded
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 30. The Joint Transport Commissioner, C.L.N. Gandhi, has said that all petrol machines of pollution testing stations in Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA) limits will be upgraded and that they will issue computerised ...
Liver ICU facility in Global Hospitals
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 30. A Liver Intensive Care Unit (LICU), one of the few in the country dedicated exclusively for management of severely ill liver disease patients, will be opened at Global Hospitals here on October 2. Its opening is a ...
Madiyal new Karnataka DGP
BANGALORE, SEPT. 30. Thimmappayya Madiyal was appointed the Director-General and Inspector-General of Police of the State on Monday. He is the 17th officer to occupy the position. Mr. Madiyal took charge from the outgoing Director-General and ...
Krishna promises help for HAL projects
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 30. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, on Monday met the Defence Minister, George Fernandes, and promised help from the State Government for the projects being taken up by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Mr. Krishna ...
Abduction: JD(U) threatens to intensify stir
BANGALORE, SEPT. 30. The Bangalore City unit of the Janata Dal (United), which organised a road blockade on St. John's Church Road near Coles Park, here today, has threatened to launch similar agitations in various parts of Bangalore every day if ...
Garment industry sees red in ST decision
BANGALORE, SEPT. 30. The festive shopping season ahead may be bigger drain on your wallet if you are buying readymade garments. The State Government is planning to hike the local sales tax on readymade garments from four per cent to eight per ...
Get your ID cards at these centres
BANGALORE, SEPT. 30. Photo ID cards for voters will be issued at the following places in Bangalore Urban District, between 8.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. on Tuesday: CMC Dasarahalli - Government Higher Primary School, Kempegowdanagar; ARO Koramangala - ...
BMP to improve efforts to control mosquito menace
BANGALORE, SEPT. 30. The Commissioner of the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP), M.R. Sreenivas Murthy, said here on Monday that the BMP would soon purchase innovative "hand-held fogging machines" in its efforts to tackle the mosquito menace. ...
State plans free, payment seat admissions for BAMS
BANGALORE, SEPT. 30. The State Government is considering introduction of the system of free and payment seats in admissions to the bachelor's courses in Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, and Unani systems of medicine from the next academic year. However, ...
Of rights and public taps
THERE IS a saying that people get the governments they deserve. Well, it is also true that if people do not fight for their rights, they truly deserve what they get. Take this example. On a certain cross road off Hennur Main Road ...
BMP plans to generate power from garbage
BANGALORE, SEPT. 30. After all the controversy over garbage clearance and disposal in the recent past, over 2,200 tonnes of garbage generated in Bangalore daily may become precious. For effective solid-waste management and ecological ...
Kerala police looking for Imam Ali's aides
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 30. There is mounting concern in the Police Department about the likely presence of terrorist elements who could be looking for a safe haven in Kerala. Highly-placed police sources said that Imam Ali alias Harikumar, ...
High 'point mutation' in DNA of fisherfolk along Kollam coast
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 30.People living by the seaside in the Chavara-Neendakara area, near Kollam in Kerala, with some of the highest natural background radiation in the world, exhibit a high rate of hereditable " point mutation'' in their ...
Non-bailable warrant against Shobhana George
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 30.The Crime Branch has procured a non-bailable arrest warrant for the arrest of Shobhana George, MLA, who has been named as third accused in the sensational ``intelligence letter'' forgery case. The application for ...
Power crisis: all-party meet fails to find solution
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 30.The all-party meeting convened by the Chief Minister today to discuss the crisis in the power sector failed to come up with a solution acceptable to all. The Electricity Minister, Kadavoor Sivadasan, told the ...
Indigenous health care mooted for city development
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 30. Traditional health care systems, including Ayurveda could be effectively harnessed to give a strong impetus to the development of the capital city region, according to a package of proposals prepared by the ...
'Police helping liquor mafia at Vellarada'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 30. The action council of the Madhya Virudha Samithy at Vellarada has given a memorandum to the Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, accusing the rural police of tacitly supporting the activities of the powerful hooch and ...
Is Bangalore a hideout for fugitives?
CHENNAI, SEPT. 30. Is Bangalore, particularly its outskirts, becoming a safe hideout for criminals trying to escape the Tamil Nadu police? This apprehension has arisen as, after the killers of the former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi, did so in ...
Helplines for trauma victims short of government care
COIMBATORE, SEPT. 30. A project which has saved more than 900 lives so far may not live long if the Government fails to extend a helping hand. K.A.Kuriachen, Past Governor of the Rotary District 3200, who spearheaded a campaign for launching ...
Cauvery panel visiting Mettur dam today
CHENNAI, SEPT. 30. A 12-member team of the Cauvery Monitoring Committee is to visit the Mettur reservoir and the delta in the composite Thanjavur district on Tuesday and Wednesday. This follows a directive by the Supreme Court today to the CMC. ...
Left lukewarm, AIADMK going slow on third front
CHENNAI, SEPT. 30. After having called for an alternative to both the Congress and the BJP at the national level, the AIADMK is now going slow on efforts at forming a third front. With the Left parties and the Rashtriya Janata Dal not showing any ...
Cricket betting scam busted, 9 held
CHENNAI, SEPT. 30. The police on Sunday busted a cricket betting scam, involving crores, following the arrest of nine bookies from different parts of the city. Computers including laptops, 34 cellphones and television sets were seized from ...
Spotlight on civic issues, for a change
CHENNAI, SEPT. 30.An issue raised by the AIADMK, alleging that the DMK had not adhered to a G.O. of 1988 to maintain a section of the Anna Arivalayam premises as a public park dominated the proceedings of the Chennai Corporation council meet ...
Rowdy-sheeter goes on the rampage at Egmore
CHENNAI, SEPT. 30.
Pondy Cabinet reviews welfare schemes
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 30. The nearly seven-hour long cabinet meeting today reviewed the various schemes and evolved a blueprint to accord priority to welfare programmes for the weaker sections. According to informed sources, Pondicherry would ...
Bandh was not against minorities: BJP
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 30. The BJP legislator, A.M. Krishnamoorthy, said here today that the recent bandh called by the party in Pondicherry was not against the minorities but was to condemn the terrorist attack on the temple in Gujarat. ...
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