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Cong. has no future, says Naidu
HYDERABAD, AUG. 14. The TDP president, N. Chandrababu Naidu, launched a veiled attack on the nationality of AICC president, Sonia Gandhi, by saying that the Congress could not find a single leader among 100 crore Indians and had to bring one from ...
Auto driver's death: RTA office attacked
ELURU, AUG. 14. The death of an autorickshaw driver triggered off an attack by a frenzied mob of auto drivers on the office of the Road Transport Authority here on Thursday. The autorickshaw driver, M. Venkateswara Rao (38) of Denduluru, came in ...
Human intrusion threatens `golden gecko'
TIRUPATI, AUG. 14. `Golden gecko' of the reptile family, endemic in Tirumala, is feared to be moving close to extinction. Thanks to the increasing human interference with nature on the hills, the abode of Lord Venkateswara, mostly in the garb of ...
TRS team to leave for Delhi today
HYDERABAD, AUG. 14. With the State Government not conceding its demand for closure of construction sluices of the Rajolibanda Diversion Scheme, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti has decided to approach the Central Government seeking its intervention ...
Plastic ware godowns gutted in Visakhapatnam; 40 rescued
VISAKHAPATNAM, AUG. 14.Forty employees of a nationalised bank and an insurance company were rescued by the fire department personnel from smoke-filled upper floors of a four-storeyed building, near Jagadamba Junction here, on Thursday when three ...
Halt at MCH offices comes at a price
HYDERABAD, AUG. 14.Charity begins at home. For the MCH it's not the case. The civic body expects private commercial complexes not to charge parking fee from visitors, but does not mind doing so itself. Try parking your vehicle in any of the ...
Governor asks people to build just society
HYDERABAD, AUG. 14. The Governor, Surjit Singh Barnala, has called upon the people of the State to dedicate themselves to building a society that is progressive, just and harmonious. Conveying his greetings to the people, he said that the ...
New brand of insulin launched
HYDERABAD, AUG. 14. Wosulin, Wockhardt's recombinant human insulin brand, which took about 10 years for research and development, was launched in Andhra Pradesh market on Thursday. The company claimed this was India's first recombinant human ...
CET Cell suspends counselling
BANGALORE, AUG. 14. The Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell suspended counselling for admission to engineering courses in Karnataka today after the Supreme Court ruled that the Government and private unaided college managements should share the seats ...
Better equipment for STF likely
BANGALORE, AUG. 14. The Union Government has assured the State that modern equipment to apprehend the forest brigand, Veerappan, including the latest firearms and night-vision binoculars, will be supplied in about a month. The Home Minister, ...
Impasse ends, new films from today
BANGALORE, AUG. 14. The Karnataka Chalana Chitra Pradashakara Mahamandala, the Nirmapakara Vedike, and the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) have reached an agreement to screen new films in all languages in cinema halls from Friday ...
`Cong. trying to create vote banks'
MANGALORE, AUG. 14. The BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders, who appeared on a common platform here today, criticised the State unit of the Congress, and alleged that its leaders were misusing official machinery for creating vote banks among minority ...
A school that functions as a 'lodge' too
BANGALORE, AUG. 14. The Bangalore Mahanagara Palike Composite Higher Elementary School in Austin Town functions as a school only for part of the day. Then, it turns into a ``lodge'' for visitors. Between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on working days, over ...
'Teachers' role crucial in quality education'
BANGALORE, AUG. 14. The role of teachers is crucial in establishing total quality management, as they are the ones who can assure quality in education. The purpose of total quality management is to motivate teachers to communicate effectively ...
'Chinkara' the main attraction at Vahan Yatra
BANGALORE, AUG. 14. A wide range of motorcycles, including sports bikes, cars and auto accessories are on display at Vahan Yatra here. The Bangalore city Police Commissioner, S. Mariswamy, inaugurated the four-day exhibition of automobile and ...
Unauthorised structures demolished
BANGALORE, AUG. 14. The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) on Thursday demolished unauthorised structures in Indiranagar and recovered prime property worth Rs.8 crores. The property in HAL II Stage was acquired by the BDA in 1964-65. It took ...
Law to decommission unsafe dams
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 14.The Kerala Assembly today enacted a legislation of far-reaching consequence for neighbouring Tamil Nadu, reserving for the State Government the right to decommission a dam, if found unsafe, by draining out the water ...
Student violence cannot be condoned: CM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 14.The Government would take a lenient stand on cases against students which did not involve violent acts, the Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, told the Assembly today. Replying to a submission by the Leader of the ...
Helmets to be must from Sept. 5
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 14.Helmets would be made mandatory for two-wheeler riders, including pillion riders, in the State from September 5. The Transport Commissioner, K. P. Somarajan, in a release here today said that those travelling in ...
CM to take up FACT issue with Centre
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 14.The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, would take up with the Centre the proposal to transfer the ownership of the Fertilizers and Chemicals (Travancore) Limited (FACT) to the cooperative sector, the Industries Minister, P. ...
Internet obscenity: one held
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 14. The Crime Detachment unit of the city police has arrested a 30-year-old computer professional on the charge of posting derogatory and obscene material on the Internet about women employees of a multi-national software ...
'Labour Clubs' to be set up
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 14.With a view to providing jobs and implementing income-generating schemes for the technically-qualified youth belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), `Labour Clubs' are to be set up in the urban areas. Announcing this ...
Review Vaiko arrest, MPs tell POTA panel
NEW DELHI, AUG. 14. A delegation of MPs from Tamil Nadu today presented a memorandum to Justice R.B. Saharya, heading the Centre-appointed committee for review of all POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act) cases, and pleaded for a declaration that ...
Fixing qualification well within Govt. purview: HC
CHENNAI, AUG. 14. The Madras High Court has upheld the mandatory minimum percentage of marks prescribed by the Anna University for engineering admissions. Justice A. Kulasekaran, dismissing two petitions seeking to quash a government order, ...
Answering machine facility soon for basic subscribers
CHENNAI, AUG. 14. Basic telephony subscribers of Chennai Telephones will soon be bidding goodbye to their worries over missed calls when they are not home or while their line is busy, as the Answering Machine Service (AMS) is on its way. The ...
Electronic surveillance stepped up
CHENNAI, AUG. 14.Apart from a general alert sounded all over the State, security has been tightened at the Secretariat and its surroundings here in view of the Independence Day celebrations. All vehicles entering Fort St. George premises are ...
Malkani, CM extends greetings
PONDICHERRY, AUG.14. The Pondicherry Lt. Governor, K. R. Malkani has extended his heartiest greetings and good wishes to the people on the occasion of Independence Day tomorrow. In his message the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy said that the ...
PONDICHERRY, AUG. 14. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy accompanied by the Education Minister, K. Lakshmianrayanan, the Speaker of the Assembly, M. D. R. Ramachandran, the ruling party legislators and a host of representatives of various ...
Birth anniversary of Aurobindo today
PONDICHERRY, AUG.14. The 131st birth anniversary of Aurobindo is being held here tomorrow. Thousands of devotees from various parts of the country are expected to visit the Aurobindo Ashram to pay their reverence to the saint on the occasion. ...
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