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Fight poverty, Kalam tells scientists
HYDERABAD, JUNE 7. The President, A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, has called upon scientists to fight poverty, which he termed as the "nation's enemy'' and a "great challenge'' to them. Speaking at the B.M.Birla Science Prize distribution function here on ...
Dream, dream and dream, students told
KUPPAM, JUNE 7. In course of his rendezvous with students here on Saturday, the President, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, left no stone unturned to, as he always puts it, "ignite the young minds''. Dr. Kalam, who was here on a two-hour whirlwind tour to ...
1 killed in Tirumala ghat road mishap
TIRUPATI, JUNE 7. In yet another fatal accident on the Tirumala ghat road in less than four days, one pilgrim was killed and four others were injured when the jeep they were aboard rolled off the road this morning. It was hardly four days ago ...
Cong. fears Azad's visit may be ill-timed
HYDERABAD, JUNE 7.A fresh controversy is brewing in the State Congress over the proposed visit of the new AICC incharge of the AP affairs, Ghulam Nabi Azad, to Hyderabad on June 13. Mr.Azad's visit, his first after assuming charge of party's ...
Old city violence: BJP blames police
HYDERABAD, JUNE 7. The BJP has squarely blamed the police for the riots in parts of the old city on Friday following group clashes after the death of a youth at Mallepally the previous day. The police did not take any precautionary measures ...
Normalcy returns to city
HYDERABAD, JUNE 7. The situation in the trouble-torn areas of the old city of Hyderabad returned to normalcy with no fresh untoward incidents being reported on Saturday. A massive police force drawn from AndhraPradesh Special Police, Rapid Action ...
Kalam launches mid-day meal programme
BANGALORE, JUNE 7. Spiritualism, the presidency, and food merged in perfect harmony as the President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, gave company to schoolchildren who had gathered for the launch of a midday meal programme at the International Society for ...
Poverty, our worst enemy: Kalam
BANGALORE, JUNE 7. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, was in familiar surroundings and obviously enjoying his role more as a senior scientist talking to young researchers than another Head of State visiting a research facility. Speaking to ...
Guide, student cleared of plagiarism charge
BANGALORE, JUNE 7. A Bangalore University Ph.D. guide, B.C. Mylarappa, and his student, Venkataramanappa, both accused of "plagiarism" in their doctoral theses, have been cleared of the charges by two expert committees constituted by the ...
BMP plans food courts in all wards
BANGALORE, JUNE 7. In an effort to check footpath vending and close down eateries functioning in unhygienic surroundings, the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) is planning to set up food courts in all the 100 wards of the City. Surveys on the ...
Pressure on Antony to take on Karunakaran
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 7. With the KPCC executive scheduled to meet on June 9, the supporters of the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, are putting pressure on him to go on an offensive against the senior Congress leader, K. Karunakaran. The ...
Maveli stores for all panchayats
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 7.The Food and Civil Supplies Minister, G. Karthikeyan, has said that the State Government would open Maveli stores in all panchayats in the next two years, Maveli medical stores in all taluks, besides bringing 2 lakh ...
Syndicate fixes engg. fees
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 7. Students securing admission to the merit seats in the University Engineering College, Kariavattom, will be charged fees as applicable to Government and aided engineering colleges. A decision to this effect was taken ...
Mayor authorised to take steps for development
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 7. A meeting of the Capital City Development Forum held here the other day authorised the Mayor to initiate steps to see to it that the hurdles in the way of the development of the international airport are removed and ...
'GO on admissions meddlesome'
CHENNAI, JUNE 7.Self-financing arts and science colleges in the State have resented a recent Higher Education department order, revising the norms for filling up seats and setting out the admission procedure. The order came at a time when most ...
Jayalalithaa may plead for additional relief package
CHENNAI, JUNE 7. Tamil Nadu's plan outlay for the current financial year will be finalised at a meeting between the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, and the Central Planning Commission Deputy Chairman, K.C. Pant, in New Delhi on June 11. According ...
Submit Azhagiri letter, court tells Karunanidhi
CHENNAI, JUNE 7. A city court has issued notice to the DMK president, M. Karunanidhi, asking him to submit two letters on party matters, which are required in connection with the probe into the May 20 murder of the former Minister, T. Kiruttinan, ...
LPG tanker drivers call off Kerala stir
SALEM, JUNE 7. The drivers and cleaners of LPG tankers, who are on an indefinite strike for the past one week, today decided to withdraw their agitation within Kerala, following a settlement of wages with the owners who operate tankers inside ...
Corporation drive signals new resolve
CHENNAI, JUNE 7. The sudden move by the Chennai Corporation, sweeping down on unauthorised hoardings late Friday night, signals a new determination on the part of the civic body to put an end to the "looming" problem. In all, five hoardings ...
Police deny permission for Chromepet rally
CHENNAI, JUNE 7. A procession and all-party meeting organised by the residents, traders and members of the major political parties at Chromepet on Saturday, demanding police action to nab the attackers of V. Santhanam, a social activist of, ran ...
Wildlife authorities take up desilting of tanks in Guindy Park
CHENNAI, JUNE 7. Wildlife authorities in the city have taken up deepening and desilting of three tanks inside the Guindy National Park (GNP) with financial assistance from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. Improving the water ...
'Number one judge' lands in jail
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 7. The judicial magistrate-II, S. Isvaran, on Friday convicted and sentenced an imposter to undergo simple imprisonment for six months and ten months under various sections and also slapped a fine of Rs. 500 and in default to ...
Prevent entry of banned outfits: AIADMK
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 7. A one-day workers' meeting of the Pondicherry State AIADMK held here today under the chairmanship of the party secretary and MLA, A. Anbalagan, called upon the Rangasamy Government to set up check posts on the outskirts of ...
Plus-Two: residence certificate rule modified
PONDICHERRY, JUNE 7. The Director of Education, G. Theva Needhi Dhas, said here on Friday that candidates seeking admission for Plus-Two in government schools need not have to attach residence certificates if they studied continuously for five ...
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