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Naxalites kill five
HYDERABAD, NOV. 23. The People's War cadre went on the rampage killing five persons, including two who were accused of being "coverts,'' in Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda, Visakhapatnam and Ranga Reddy districts on Sunday. The PW which called a ...
TRS sets terms for tie-up with Cong.
HYDERABAD, NOV. 23. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has asserted that it will not have any truck or even understanding with the Congress for the coming Assembly elections unless that party gave a "clear-cut assurance" on the formation of a ...
CAT candidates shell-shocked
HYDERABAD, NOV. 23. A sense of disappointment and frustration prevailed among aspirants of the Common Admission Test (CAT) in the city with the CAT paper being leaked in Delhi leading to the cancellation of the highly acclaimed test held for ...
Kharge rules out probe into encounter killing
GULBARGA, NOV. 23. The Home Minister, M. Mallikarjun Kharge, on Sunday ruled out a probe into the encounter killing of two alleged women naxalites in a village near Karkala in Udupi district recently. Referring to the criticism against the ...
Judicial inquiry into encounter sought
BANGALORE, NOV. 23. The People's Democratic Forum (PDF) and Alternative Law Forum (ALF) have demanded a judicial probe into the killing of two women said to be naxalites, at Bollottu near Karkala in Udupi district. Addressing presspersons here ...
Three IIMs may have to defend their stand
BANGALORE, NOV. 23. Following the leak of question paper of the Commission Admission Test, the three older Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in<243> Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Bangalore may now have to defend themselves over their refusal to ...
Community policing soon
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 23.A Student Community Corps (SCC) on the lines of the National Cadet Corps and Community Policing Resource Centres where citizens can avail themselves of basic police services such as passport verification and obtaining ...
LDF to back Karunakaran
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 23.The LDF State committee which met here today decided to support the efforts (of the Karunakaran faction) to form a new government that could "correct the wrong policies of the present dispensation under A. K. ...
Perumatty panchayat sticks to its guns
PALAKKAD, NOV. 23. The final decision of the Perumatty grama panchayat on the closure notice served on the Hindustan Coca-Cola Limited unit at Plachimada, scheduled for December 2, would be crucial for both as the panchayat says that it has "the ...
Putherikandam maidan to be beautified
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 23. Having completed the renovation of the Gandhi Park, the City Corporation is preparing to take up a project to beautify the sprawling Putherikandam maidan at East Fort. The Kumar Group, which had undertaken the ...
Diabetes detection programme from next month
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 23.A district panchayat-aided programme for the early detection of diabetes is being launched in the district next month. The Panchayat Enhanced Adolescent Reproductive Health and Lifestyle Scheme (PEARL) will focus on ...
Reservation for KTDC's Sabarimala trip
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 23.The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) has made arrangements for advance reservation to the Sabarimala trips conducted during the Sabarimala pilgrimage season. The reservation facility would be available ...
Cusat to study functioning of neurotransmitters
KOCHI, NOV. 23. The Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) will embark on a research project in collaboration with some major city hospitals to study the functioning of neurotransmitters and their use in treating diseases. ...
Science fair: St. Teresa's adjudged best school
KOCHI, NOV. 23. The four-day State Schools Science Fair concluded here today with the Minister for Tourism, K.V. Thomas, giving away the trophies to the overall champions in various categories. Ernakulam district won the trophy in different ...
Four held on charges of robbery
KOCHI, NOV. 23. The Kalamassery police today arrested four persons in connection with many robbery cases in Kochi.The latest is the robbery of Rs. 51,000 from a mini lorry at Edapally last week, after the gang members beat up the driver and ...
Children a victim of govt. building projects too
CHENNAI, NOV. 23.Although the State Government claims it is committed to eliminating child labour, children are being employed for its own projects. At least half a dozen boys are at work at a construction site in the Government General ...
CM seeks Centre's approval for forest land diversion
CHENNAICHENNAI, NOV. 23.NOV. 23. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today sought the Prime Minister's intervention for early approval of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests for laying a line in the reserved forests areas of the Nilgiris ...
Maran's death leaves a void in the DMK
CHENNAI, NOV. 23. Though Murasoli Maran was out of active politics for more than a year, his passing away has created a void in the DMK and shaken his uncle and party chief, M. Karunanidhi. Mr. Maran was never in the State legislature and had ...
Corporate-style packages in GH soon
CHENNAI, NOV. 23.When the Government General Hospital starts functioning from its new twin towers in March, it will have on offer a host of corporate-style health packages. For instance, a hernia operation may cost Rs.3,000 for treatment and a ...
Be affectionate to students, teachers told
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 23. "Teachers can give minimum punishment to students for making them realise their wrong actions. However, the punishment should be one that does not cause mental or physical harassment", V. J. Chandran, Superintendent of ...
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