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Heated exchanges over G.O. in House
HYDERABAD, MARCH 26. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly witnessed acrimonious exchanges between the Telugu Desam and the Congress members on Wednesday over the implementation of the interim report of the House Committee on Government Order 610, which ...
Death of `RK' major blow to PW
NIZAMABAD, MARCH 26.In a career spanning 13 years, the North Telangana Special Zone Committee member and Nizamabad division committee Secretary, Polam Sudarshan Reddy alias Ramakrishna alias RK, (35), who was killed in an encounter with the ...
Top IAS official alleges smear campaign
HYDERABAD, MARCH 26.In what could lead to a controversy in bureaucratic circles in the State, the Chief Commissioner of Land Administration, C. Arjuna Rao, a senior IAS officer of the rank of Special Chief Secretary, has alleged that an official ...
Govt. allays fears on water supply
BANGALORE, MARCH 26. The Karnataka Government reiterated in the Legislative Assembly today that there was no dearth of funds for provision of drinking water and a standing order was in force which enabled authorities to drill borewells in any ...
BANGALORE, MARCH 26. The Government is seeking approval for the vote-on-account budget and the connected Bills on Friday, well in advance of March 31, the end of the current financial year. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, will reply to the ...
MLAs' plea on grants rejected
BANGALORE, MARCH 26. A demand by members from both sides of the House that they be made eligible for separate grants as ex-officio members of zilla panchayats, was rejected in the Legislative Assembly today by the Minister for Rural Development ...
Rs. 5,000 cr. needed to complete Cauvery Basin projects
BANGALORE, MARCH 26. The Minister for Water Resources, H.K.Patil, has said that Rs. 5,000 crore is required to complete the ongoing projects in the Cauvery Basin, including the modernisation of some of the irrigation canals. Replying to ...
BMTC starts 'Ring Road Service'
BANGALORE, MARCH 26. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) today introduced the "Bangalore Ring Road Service" (BRRS), covering the entire stretch of the Outer Ring Road from Banashankari to Hebbal (East), and from Hebbal to ...
Insurance scheme for BMTC pass holders on the anvil
BANGALORE, MARCH 26.The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is thinking of launching an ambitious scheme, `Rainbow', to provide insurance coverage to its monthly pass holders. Apart from insurance, pass holders can be winners of ...
Gulf returnees: Yashwant Sinha's assurance to Antony
NEW DELHI, MARCH. 26. The Kerala Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, returns to the State with an assurance from the External Affairs Minister, Yashwant Sinha, that the Government would make every effort to secure the jobs of Kuwait-based Indians ...
Medico's death: legal notices served on 6 persons
KOLLAM, MARCH 26. The former Chathannur MLA, N. Anirudhan, has sent legal notices to six respondents in connection with the `unnatural' death of his only son, A.S. Anish, a final year medical student at the T.D. Medical College, ...
HC drops contempt plea against Chief Secy.
KOCHI, MARCH 26.A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Wednesday dropped a contempt of court case pending against the Chief Secretary, N. Chandrasekharan Nair, and two other officers in connection with the M.Pharm. admission case. The Bench ...
Polluted rivers to be cleaned up
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 26. A package of programmes aimed at improving the health profile of the city populace is the highlight of the Corporation's budget for the year 2003-04, which was presented in the council today. A project to clean up ...
Debate waits as CM 'sets record straight'
CHENNAI, MARCH 26. Discussions on the Tamil Nadu budget and drought conditions took the backseat in the Assembly for the second day running, even as the events which led to pandemonium in the House on March 25, 1989 took centrestage, resulting in ...
DMK denies Jayalalithaa's version of pandemonium in House
CHENNAI, MARCH 26. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's, version of the events which led to pandemonium in the Assembly on March 25, 1989, as detailed in the House today, was rebutted by the DMK president, M. Karunanidhi. According to her, just ...
Rice scheme cover not adequate in delta
THANJAVUR, MARCH 26.Even as distribution of 30 kg of free rice to farmers, in place of noon meal, is getting under way in Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam districts, the demand for inclusion of names and complaints of omission of "true ...
Goods train derails, services suspended
VELLORE (TAMIL NADU), MARCH 26. Ten wagons of a goods train from Jittoor in Andhra Pradesh, which was going to Kalamassery in Kerala derailed near the Katpadi railway station on Wednesday morning. Following the derailment services in both the ...
68 agencies chosen for two zones by draw of lots
CHENNAI, MARCH 26. A draw of lots for introducing the `Hyderabad model' of private conservancy operations in areas coming under the Kilpauk and Nungambakkam Corporation Zones was held today at the Ripon Building, but further procedures were ...
Qualis found, hunt on for two aides of militants
CHENNAI, MARCH 26.The Toyota Qualis used by assailants to escape from Kotturpuram after a shootout on Tuesday, in which two Tamil extremists were killed and four police personnel were injured, was found abandoned at Taramani. The police ...
Multistorey car parking proposed near Panagal Park
CHENNAI, MARCH 26. The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) was considering the setting up of an `automated ramp car parking system' near the Panagal Park in T.Nagar, the Deputy Mayor, `Karate' R. Thiagarajan, told residents at a ...
Exams won't deter QMC protest
CHENNAI, MARCH 26.Students and staff of the Queen Mary's College here are determined not to allow demolition of their college to make way for the proposed new Secretariat. They are gathering daily after their examinations to plan protests and ...
Civic issues may dominate budget session
PONDICHERRY, MARCH 26. The Lt. Governor, K. R. Malkani, will address the budget session of the Assembly at 9.30 a.m. tomorrow. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, who is in charge of Finance, will present the budget at 2.30 p.m. on Friday. Mr. ...
Poll petition against Janakiraman dismissed
CHENNAI, MARCH 26. An election petition filed by the former Pondicherry Chief Minister, D. Ramachandran, seeking to set aside the election of another former Chief Minister, R.V. Janakiraman, from Nellithope in April 1996 was dismissed by the ...
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