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No water for Krishna delta during rabi
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. The Andhra Pradesh Government on Thursday decided to stop water release to the Krishna delta through the Nagarjunasagar project during the ensuing rabi season. At the same time, the Government also decided to provide regulated ...
Farooq admits lapses in Inter revaluation
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. The Minister for Higher Education, N.Md. Farooq, has denied reports that the Tourism Minister, T. Srinivas Yadav, and the Government Chief Whip, Kagita Venkat Rao, are involved in the Intermediate marks scandal. He, however, ...
Bring CMO under Lok Ayukta: Cong.
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. The Congress has asked the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, to bring the Chief Minister's Office under the purview of Lok Ayukta, if he is committed to curb corruption in administration. Addressing a press conference ...
Top brass glows in Games glory, staff gropes in dark
HYDERABAD, OCT. 30. While the top brass takes justifiable pride in the smooth conduct of the Afro-Asian Games, the 60 and odd specially recruited staff in the run-up to the mega sporting event, are still groping in the dark about their salaries. ...
Rajyotsava Award for Srinath, Baragur, 54 others
BANGALORE, OCT. 30. Writer Baragur Ramachandrappa, poet H.S. Venkatesha Murthy, theatre and film personalities Prema Karanth and T.S. Nagabharana and film artiste Srinath figure in the list of 56 persons selected by the Karnataka Government for ...
10,000 houses for slum dwellers
BANGALORE, OCT. 30. The Union Minister of State for Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, Bandaru Dattatreya, on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the second phase of construction of houses for slum dwellers under Valmiki Ambedkar Awas ...
BMP to computerise mode of paying tax
BANGALORE, OCT. 30. The Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) would computerise the mode of paying property tax under the Self-assessment Scheme, the Commissioner of the Mahanagara Palike, M.R. Srinivas Murthy, told a Council meeting here on ...
E-nabling Malappuram dist. wirelessly
BANGALORE, OCT. 30. Having created India's first computer-literate village, and widened the scheme to benefit around 6.5 lakh families, Kerala is now poised to link over 500 centres with a futuristic communication technology. Three months from ...
NSS against change in Govt.
KOTTAYAM, OCT. 30. The Nair Service Society (NSS) has come out against a change in the UDF Government and warned of a popular backlash against those who try to pull down the present Government which was elected to power with a clear mandate for ...
Kerala HC to have 40 judges
KOCHI, OCT. 30. With the Central Government sanctioning new 11 post of judges, the strength of the judges in the Kerala High Court will go up to 40. The present sanctioned strength of the high court judges is 29. However, there were altogether 27 ...
Panel on cards to monitor Gandhi Park functioning
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 30. The Gandhi Park at East Fort is likely to be handed back to the City Corporation by the first week of November after beautification of the premises by the Tourism Department. Corporation sources said the park would be ...
Govt. challenges dismissal of defamation case
CHENNAI, OCT. 30. Following dismissal of a defamation case against Junior Vikatan by the principal sessions judge here, the Government has moved the Madras High Court to get the order set aside. The city public prosecutor, who has filed ...
CM unveils stone for Secretariat complex
CHENNAI, OCT. 30.The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today presided over a bhoomi pooja and unveiled the foundation stone for the new Secretariat complex at Kotturpuram here. The ultra-modern, centrally air-conditioned complex will come up on a ...
Corporation Commissioner's financial powers enhanced
CHENNAI, OCT. 30. The State Government has raised the financial powers of the Chennai Corporation Commissioner from Rs. 10 lakhs to 35 lakhs. This will enable sanction of estimates for development works without delay. An ordinance amending ...
Leaders pay homage to Thevar
PASUMPON (RAMANATHAPURAM DIST.), OCT. 30. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, paid homage to Muthuramalinga Thevar at his memorial here on the occasion of his 96th jayanthi and 41st Guru Pooja today. Accompanied by her close associate, Sasikalaa, ...
'Time Chennai had urban arts panel'
CHENNAI, OCT. 30.At a time when a debate on the site selected for a new Secretariat at Kotturpuram here is on, architects and urban planners wonder whether it is time Chennai had its own urban arts commission on the lines of the one in New ...
Telecom firms asked to provide common ducts for cables
CHENNAI, OCT. 30. In a bid to eliminate road-cuts, the Chennai Corporation has asked the telecom companies laying optic fibre cables to provide common underground ducts to run the cables. At a meeting of the telecom majors and service agencies ...
Issue White Paper on treatment to Malkani: BJP
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 30. The State BJP committee president, R. Kesavalu, and the secretary, Raghu Sundararaman, today urged the Administration to come out with a White Paper on the treatment given to the Lieutenant Governor, K. R. Malkani, who died ...
Homoeopathic cure for obesity
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 30.The Sri Aurobindo International Institute for Integral Health and Research (a wing of the Sri Aurobindo Society) here has established a separate cell in its homoeopathic clinic for treatment of obesity. The three-year ...
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