Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Thursday, May 29, 2003
Andhra Pradesh |
Tamil Nadu |
Rs. 700-cr. package for farmers unveiled
TIRUPATI, MAY 28. Continuing the spree of sops for various sections of people, the TDP president, N. Chandrababu Naidu, announced a comprehensive package of concessions involving over Rs. 700 crores to farmers today, the second day of his party's ...
Naidu elected TDP president for fifth consecutive term
TIRUPATI, MAY 28. Nara Chandrababu Naidu was elected president of the Telugu Desam Party for the fifth consecutive term at the party's Mahanadu here today following which he gave a call to his party cadres to reach out to the masses. Responding ...
`TDP to focus on good governance to return to power'
TIRUPATI, MAY 28. Reiterating that "Good governance is good politics,'' the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has made it clear that the party would take this less-traversed route to seek a mandate in the coming ...
Heatwave toll 494 in State
HYDERABAD, MAY 28. The toll in the State due to heatwave conditions neared the 500 mark, with more deaths reported from different parts. According to information reaching the Relief Commissioner's office here, the toll till the afternoon on ...
Timely monsoon is the only hope
HYDERABAD, MAY 28.The Hyderabad Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) officials are in a quandary thanks to the "conflicting reports'' about the advent of the South West monsoon. All their hopes are hinged on the timely, if not an ...
Fireman's delay costs advocate dear
HYDERABAD, MAY 28.Nero fiddled while Rome burnt. Hyderabad Fire officials dilly-dallied and everything went up in smoke for the city-based advocate, Anil Tuljapurkar. A delay of 30 minutes in rushing a fire-tender to his Isamiabazar house which ...
Admissions to minority colleges headed for controversy
HYDERABAD, MAY 28. Admissions to minority professional colleges in the State appear to be heading for a controversy with some colleges deciding to go in for counselling ahead of finalisation of the schedule by the Government. The Planning ...
Chitravathi Project will go ahead: Krishna
BANGALORE, MAY 28. The Karnataka Chief Minister, S. M. Krishna, on Wednesday said the Government was determined to go ahead with building an anicut across the Chitravathi in Paragodu village of Bagepally, Kolar District. Mr. Krishna was ...
Extra load-shedding for nine days
BANGALORE, MAY 28. The Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) has said that in all parts of the State, except Bangalore, there will be an extra 30-minute load shedding in the morning and evening for the next nine days in the ...
`BWSSB can levy fine for excess consumption'
BANGALORE, MAY 28. The BWSSB Act allows the Board to cut water supply by 25 to 50 per cent. "If a consumer uses more water, we can penalise them or charge twice or thrice the normal rate," the BWSSB Chief Engineer (Corporate Planning and Waste ...
Ulsoor Lake project may be delayed
BANGALORE, MAY 28.The Rs. 6.8-crore project to rejuvenate Ulsoor Lake is likely to be delayed because of some "unexpected difficulties". The work is expected to be completed by the end of June with the original schedule getting upset. ...
Rag picker dies in scuffle near Mahadevapura
BANGALORE, MAY 28. A rag picker was murdered while another was injured in a scuffle between the two in Mahadevapura Police Station limits on Tuesday. Police have identified the injured as Srinivas. He has been admitted to Bowring Hospital with a ...
Cabinet panel for peace efforts in Marad
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 28.The Kerala Cabinet today set up a sub-committee to deal with restoration of peace at Marad in Kozhikode district where communal elements had massacred nine persons. The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, told presspersons ...
Land ceiling for cashew holdings to go
TIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 28.The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to bring legislation to exempt cashew plantations from land ceiling under the Land Reforms Act. The Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, who briefed presspersons on the Cabinet decisions, said ...
Indian press vulnerable despite guarantees: Ram
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 28. N. Ram, editor, Frontline, has said that the press in India is vulnerable despite the freedoms and protection it derived from the Constitution. Inaugurating the observances to mark the death centenary of ...
Dist. administration gears up to face monsoon
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 28.With the monsoon likely to set in within a week, the district administration is gearing up to face all eventualities. According to the District Collector, E. Ayyappan, a meeting of the Fisheries, Coast Guard, Revenue, ...
Centre of excellence status for two city colleges mooted
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 28.A 15-member Parliamentary Standing Committee delegation on Human Resource Development, which inspected facilities at indigenous medicine centres in the city today, will initiate measures to accord centre of excellence ...
Engg.:management quota fixed at 50 p.c.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 28.The Government has passed orders fixing the management quota for admission to self-financing engineering colleges in the State at 50 per cent of the total seats. This is also applicable to the engineering colleges ...
Govt. reneging on promises to tribals
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 28.The Government is reneging on its promises to the tribals, even as it is preparing for a fresh round of talks with the Adivasi Gothra Maha Sabha leaders, C.K. Janu, and M. Geethanandan, early next month. The Minister ...
Campaign against Elangovan resumes
CHENNAI, MAY 28.The `oust Elangovan' campaign has been renewed with full vigour in the State Congress, with a majority of members of the newly-formed steering committee at a meeting in Delhi yesterday, calling for scrapping the post of TNCC ...
'Kathri' comes to an end, but dog days continue
CHENNAI, MAY 28.As Chennaiites reeled under sweltering heatwave conditions, with Nungambakkam recording 42.6 Celsius (108.7 F) and Meenambakkam 42.0 (107.6 F) on Wednesday, fag end of `Agni Nakshathiram', officials of the Regional Meteorological ...
`Make B.Sc curriculum interesting to attract talent'
CHENNAI, MAY 28. Improving the value of science education and giving incentives to toppers in basic sciences are some measures which academic experts suggest for strengthening science education in colleges and attracting talented youngsters to ...
Azhagiri bail plea dismissed
MADURAI, MAY 28.A bail petition of M.K. Azhagiri, son of the former Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi, was dismissed by a Madurai court today. The city police arrested Mr. Azhagiri last week in connection with the murder of the former DMK ...
Giant wheel tragedy: Irregularities come to light
KARUR, MAY 28.While a pall of gloom has descended on Karur town following yesterday's giant wheel collapse, which claimed 11 persons besides injuring 26 others on Tuesday night, the tragedy has brought into focus the negligent attitude of the ...
Civic activists hope for strong Govt. measures
CHENNAI, MAY 28. A day after the calculated attack on V. Santhanam, president of the Civic and Welfare Associations of Pallavaram Municipality, there was growing public disgust against the crime and many civic activists expressed hope that the ...
Water meet to discuss interlinking proposals
CHENNAI, MAY 29.Arguments on river networks will be presented by experts of the Commission on Interlinking of Rivers, while activists will press for an alternative scheme of sustainable use of water, at the second Rashtriya Jal Sammelan opening ...
Panel visits Siddha college
CHENNAI, MAY 28. Academics of the Arignar Anna Government Hospital of Indian Medicine and the Government Siddha Medical College here took advantage of a recent visit by the Union Human Resource Development Department to apprise it of several ...
Women voters outnumber men
PONDICHERRY, MAY 28. There are 1,83,335 women voters spread over the Pondicherry, Oulgaret, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam municipal limits in the Union Territory of Pondicherry against 1,73,042 men voters. The women voters outnumber men in all commune ...
Financial assistance distributed to women
PONDICHERRY, MAY 28. A total of Rs. 15,99,400 was today distributed to 1981 women beneficiaries under various government schemes including the Balika Samvridhi Yojana, the Kulavilakku scheme for pregnant mothers and assistance for widow ...
Read Today's supplements: | Life | Metro Plus | Sci Tech |
Send: Comments to: email@example.com
Letters to the Editor to: firstname.lastname@example.org with full postal address
News: Front Page | National | Southern States | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Features: Life | Magazine | Literary Review | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education | Book Review | Business | SciTech | Entertainment | Young World | Quest | Folio |
Copyright © 2003, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu