Plea to fill vacant posts
In a statement, association general secretary M.Kamalanathan said about 200 posts of assistants and typists were vacant. Existing strength of Tahsildars and Deputy Tahsildars was insufficient. If the vacancies were not filled, it would have serious repercussions on the elections.
Office-bearers of the association met Chief Electoral Officer Naresh Gupta, who assured them that he would discuss the issue with the Chief Secretary and the Revenue Secretary. They met the Revenue Secretary and submitted a memorandum. Among other things it demanded that junior assistants in the election wing of the Revenue Department should be allowed to take the special Tamil Nadu Public Services Examination, being conducted for temporary junior assistants. Special Correspondent
EC observers for Tirupur, Theni
Tsunami rehabilitation initiative
Manpower has drawn up a detailed implementation plan for the next 15 years. About 1,000 people will be trained each year. The first centre at Tharangambadi is offering training in computer applications, servicing of appliances, construction and tailoring. The project will also provide seed money for self-help groups and create at least 70 businesses for women.
Soumen Basu, Executive Chairman, Manpower India, during a visit to Nagapattinam said they were looking to provide third party employment opportunities for students. Special Correspondent
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Farmers hail verdict on Mullaperiyar dam
Left stir against Bush visit
Over 65 cadres belonging to the two major left parties gathered at the Light House Corner in the town and raised anti-US and anti-Bush slogans. They also criticised the ``hegemonistic policies'' adopted by the Bush administration on world affairs. Speakers at the protest took strong exception to various ``anti-Third World'' attitude of the US.
The CPI district secretary, M. Rathinam, and his CPI (M) counterpart, D. R. Periathambi, led the demonstration.
Elsewhere, the Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kazhagam, the Viviasayigal Viduthalai Munnani, the Puratchikara Manavar Ilaignar Munnai and the Puratchikara Jananayaka Thozhilalar Munnani protested Mr. Bush's visit by hanging by neck a caricature of the US President near the bus stand.
Career guidance programme
H. Parveen, Dean of Continuing Education, said that our country's population was an advantage and our resource was knowledge. She advised the student community to have application and analytical mind. She emphasised that the students must possess technical and communication skill to succeed in life.
A. Ayyakannu, Regional Director, Central Board of Apprenticeship Training (Southern Region), said that there was an ample opportunity for diploma holders than engineering graduates in
multi-national companies. Industries are looking forward to the candidates with right attitude.
B.Vimala, senior lecturer of architectural assistantship, welcomed the gathering. R. Malliga, Vice-Principal, participated in the function.
A. Hemalatha, Placement and Training Officer, proposed a vote of thanks.
A statement said all government establishments and schools would remain closed. However, banks would function normally and sub-treasuries would be working with minimum workforce. To compensate this holiday, government establishments would function on May 13.
Woman commits suicide
According to police, Dhanalekshmi (39) of Monday Market came to know that her husband had an illicit affair with a girl. So she took this extreme step. The police rushed to the spot, recovered the body and sent it for post-mortem.
Dies in accident
Student killed in accident
When she tried to negotiate a turn in Sakthinagar junction on Perundurai main road, she ran into another motorcycle from the opposite direction.
Both Akila and Piju sustained serious injuries, were removed to a private hospital in Coimbatore, where Piju died on Wednesday. - Staff Reporter
Blue metal scarce in Erode
The Perundurai Special grade Panchayat and Karumandichellipalayam panchayat have decided to develop the panchayat road at a total cost of Rs one crore. Tender for the works were also issued.
But the contractors said that due to sudden hike in the prices of blue metal by Rs 200 per unit and also non-availability of the product, they could not undertake the works.
They urged the Collector to instruct the quarry owners and quarry crusher factories to supply the blue metal. - Staff Reporter
They were shifted to other subdivisions.
Similarly the Deputy Inspector General ordered the transfer of 13 Inspectors of Police from Erode district to Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts.
Mr. Nagarajan said that 16 new Inspectors from other districts had been posted to Erode district. - Staff Reporter
Rs. 8 cr. for road works
Under the scheme, the present Erode-Perundurai road from Paneerselvam Park to Perundurai Police station area will be developed.
The Perundurai MLA K.S. Palanisamy, the Perundurai MLA, said as a result Perundurai road would have easy access to SIPCOT Industrial growth centre. - Staff Reporter
Rice bags seized
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