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Viral fever toll mounts to 112 in A.P.
HYDERABAD, JULY 15. Four more children succumbed to viral fever taking the toll to 112 on Tuesday even as the Andhra Pradesh Government stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the viral encephalitis epidemic through a statewide sanitation ...
Girl, woman naxal killed in encounter
KARIMNAGAR, JULY 15. A minor girl, who was abducted by People's War naxalites from Rudraram village of Tadicherla mandal three months ago, and another woman cadre were killed in an encounter with the police near Boggulavagu on the outskirts of ...
Diarrhoea death puts officials on toes
KURNOOL, JULY 15. The district administration swung into action to contain the cases of diarrhoea in isolated villages across the district. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, the Collector, Ajay Jain, said diarrhoea broke out in ...
Plea to reform primary education exam system
HYDERABAD, JULY 15.The Progressive Recognised Teachers' Union, Andhra Pradesh (formerly Panchayat Raj Teachers' Union, AP) which held its two-day executive meeting here on July 12 and 13 demanded reforms in the primary education examination ...
`Laparoscopic urology emerging frontier area'
HYDERABAD, JULY 15. Urology, the branch of medicine dealing with genito-urinary system, is undergoing a significant change with the advent of laparoscopy, a minimally invasive surgical procedure. With its inherent advantages like shorter ...
EC to publicise candidates' antecedents
BANGALORE, JULY 15.For the first time in Karnataka, antecedents of the candidates contesting an election will be made known to voters during the election to the K.R. Puram City Municipal Council (CMC) on August 10. C. Chikkanna, State Election ...
Load shedding scrapped in Mysore
MYSORE, JULY 15. The high-level committee of the Mangalore Electricity Supply Company (Mescom) has decided to end load shedding in the city completely, the Managing Director of Mescom, Gaurav Gupta, announced here on Tuesday. The decision was ...
Cheats take motorists for a ride
BANGALORE, JULY 15. To prevent unauthorised people from collecting parking fee, the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) introduced the white parking fee receipts bearing its official seal on July 7. But cheats continue to take motorists for a ride ...
A 'celestial' chance to know more about Space
BANGALORE, JULY 15. Space will be the dominant theme from July 16 to 27 at the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum which is celebrating the Space Week. It was on July 16, 1969 that man first landed on the moon. On July 27, the museum ...
AIYF marches turn violent
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 15. The march organised by the CPI-led All India Youth Federation (AIYF) to the Kerala Assembly today to protest against "commercialisation of education by the Antony Government" turned violent here when the police ...
Marad: BJP's plea to Muslim leadership
KOZHIKODE JULY 15. The BJP State vice-president, P. S. Sreedharan Pillai, has appealed to the Muslim leadership to lead the efforts to restore lasting peace in violence-ravaged Marad. In an open letter addressed to leaders of Muslim ...
PSC posting of Plus Two teachers in three months
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 15. The Education Minister, Nalakath Soopy, has said that the recruitment of higher secondary teachers through the Public Service Commission (PSC) would commence in three months. Responding to a calling-attention motion ...
Ban on plastic carry-bags imminent
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JULY 15. The Government will soon ban plastic carry-bags in the State. A recommendation to this effect has already been made to the Government to prevent the use of plastic bags of less than 40 microns thickness, Cherkalam ...
End to crisis not in sight
CHENNAI, JULY 15. The crisis over the dismissal of thousands of government employees in Tamil Nadu showed no sign of ending early, as key employees' unions failed to get an appointment with the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, for the second day ...
Time to put back TN on national track: Amarinder
VIRUDHUNAGAR, JULY 15."Growth, prosperity and deliverance from darkness and corruption for the State will be possible only by revival of the `golden rule' of Kamaraj." This was the message to cadres by Congress leaders at the birth centenary ...
Charges to be framed against Vaiko on July 25
KANCHEEPURAM, JULY 15. L. Rajendran, judge of the special POTA court at Poonamalle near Chennai, today rejected discharge petitions filed by eight MDMK men, arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act, and extended the remand for them and for ...
Administrative Tribunal notice to Govt.
CHENNAI, JULY 15.The Tamil Nadu Administrative Tribunal today ordered notice to the Government, returnable in a week, on a petition filed by a panchayat union employee, who was dismissed under the Tamil Nadu Essential Services Maintenance ...
Burglary in Mehta Nagar computer company
CHENNAI, JULY 15. Burglars broke into a computer software company in Mehta Nagar and decamped with the source code and other materials, reported to be worth several lakhs, early today. The culprits broke open the lock of the main door of Softview ...
Hippopotamus dies at Vandalur
CHENNAI, JULY 15. A young hippopotamus, acquired from the Tiruvananthapuram Zoo under the animal exchange programme by the Arignar Anna Zoological Park (AAZP), Vandalur, died a few days ago. According to zoo authorities, the death was sudden ...
Pondy to seek revision of pension for freedom fighters
PONDICHERRY, JULY 15.The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today said he was persuading the Union Home Ministry to revise the monthly pension up from Rs. 2,200 for freedom fighters in the Union Territory. He was distributing umbrellas, suitcases ...
CM distributes assistance
PONDICHERRY, JULY 15. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said that once the Centre conceded the request of the administration to sanction a State Government run medical college for Pondicherry, it would be named after Kamaraj. ...
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