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A.P. wants Alamatti water for drinking needs
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 1.A plea both to the Prime Minister and the Karnataka Chief Minister for sparing a portion of water in the Alamatti and Narayanpur dams for Andhra Pradesh for drinking purpose and the green signal to a U.S. firm, IMG Bharata, for ...
Reforms will continue: Naidu
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 1. N. Chandrababu Naidu reached a new milestone on Monday when he entered the ninth year in office the longest unbroken stint for any Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. The earlier record over 7 years and 7 months ...
Separate Telangana demand purely political: Naidu
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 1. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, is of the firm view that the demand for separate Telangana is purely political as there is no proven record to show that smaller States are more viable. On the contrary, ...
No development on any front: YSR
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 1. The CLP leader, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, has termed the eight-year TD rule "an irresponsible, incompetent and undemocratic rule which has seen no notable development on any front. The Government has come to be associated with ...
Karwan poll: BJP candidate confident of victory
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 1. The Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for the Karwan Assembly constituency by-election, Baddam Bal Reddy, has exuded confidence of wresting the seat from the Majlis party in the forthcoming election. Expressing his gratitude ...
Moves afoot to impose community service on convicts
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 1. The State Government has decided to impose "community service'' on convicts as a punishment, instead of confining them unproductively in jails. For effecting this jail-reforms measure, the Cabinet, at its meeting here today, ...
India plans to set up permanent base station in Antarctica
HYDERABAD, SEPT.1. India is planning to set up a "permanent base station'' in Antarctica to expand and intensify exploratory studies, especially those that provide a better understanding of the Indian monsoon and earthquake risks in the country. ...
Six more farmers commit suicide
BANGALORE, SEPT. 1. A farmer committed suicide in the home stretch of the Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, Maddur taluk in Mandya district, known for its irrigated expanses on Saturday when he visited the family of one of the ...
Lawyers plan rail blockade, picketing in Gulbarga
GULBARGA, SEPT. 1. The Gulbarga Bar Association (GBA) and the Hyderabad Karnataka Yuva Horata Samiti (HKYHS) today decided to step up their agitation demanding the establishment of a permanent Bench of the Karnataka High Court in Gulbarga by ...
Two lakh women to attend meet in Tumkur today
TUMKUR, SEPT. 1. It is again the women who are enthusiastic over the visit of the AICC President, Sonia Gandhi, to Hebbur, near here, on Tuesday, her second visit to the district. In September 1999, she addressed a public meeting in Tumkur. ...
GBA rejects call for bandh on Thursday
GULBARGA, SEPT. 1. The Gulbarga Bar Association (GBA), Hyderabad Karnataka Horata Samiti (HKHS), and Hyderabad Karnataka Yuva Horata Samiti (HKYHS) today rejected the call for a bandh in North Karnataka on Thursday in support of the demand for ...
Civil works on airport to begin on November 1
BANGALORE, SEPT. 1. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, has said that the civil works on the proposed international airport at Devanahalli near here will begin on November 1, the Rajyotsava Day. ``This time, we will do it,'' Mr. Krishna said ...
Bypoll notification issued
BANGALORE, SEPT. 1. The Election Commission today issued a notification fixing the date for the September 26 byelections to the Assembly constituencies of Hungund in Bagalkot district and Vemgal in Kolar district. The vacancies were caused by the ...
Decision on radar likely today
BANGALORE, SEPT. 1. The team of experts connected with Project Varuna returned from Hubli on Monday after a survey in terms of logistics and ground support personnel for a second radar there to aid the cloud seeding operations. The team will ...
A kind gesture from Justice Jain
BANGALORE, SEPT. 1. It was a nice gesture on the part of the Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court, N.K. Jain, towards presspersons. Over two dozen presspersons, including TV personnel, had gathered at the official residence of the Chief Justice ...
Antony for early settlement of Marad issue
PATHANAMTHITTA, SEPT. 1. The Kerala Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, has underscored the need for settling the Marad issue at the earliest. During a chat with presspersons here today, the Chief Minister said the Government was trying to bring about ...
Local Self-Govts. heading for functional crisis
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 1. Local Self-Government Institutions are heading for a functional crisis as a result of the State Government's failure to take an unambiguous decision on the redeployment of staff as part of the second phase of ...
BSNL hunt for elusive cell customers
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 1.The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched a hunt in Kerala for certain mobile phone customers who were proving to be elusive after reportedly making calls worth lakhs of rupees. The department has prepared ...
Fort heritage zone: curbs on construction
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 1. The Government will enforce strict architectural controls on the construction of buildings within the Fort heritage area in the city, the Minister for Archeology, T.M. Jacob, has said. Inaugurating the heritage ...
Coca-Cola issue: VS seeks Govt. intervention
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 1. The Leader of the Opposition, V.S. Achuthanandan, has sought the intervention of the Central and State Governments into the pollution threat posed by the Coca-Cola company at Plachimada in Palakkad. Inaugurating a ...
Chennai resents abrupt changeover to CAS
CHENNAI, SEPT. 1. Chennai today greeted the Conditional Access System for pay television with a `lukewarm' response. Only about 2,000 set-top boxes were reported sold in the metropolis, which has a strength of more than 10 lakh Cable TV ...
`Govt. determined to make TN number one'
PUDUKOTTAI, SEPT. 1. Taking a swipe at her political opponents, who "blindly criticised" her constructive programmes, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today said she was overcoming impediments, created by the "pseudo intellectuals", to usher in ...
Hearing begins, sacked staff explain absence
CHENNAI, SEPT. 1. Scores of dismissed/suspended Tamil Nadu government employees, clutching medical certificates, marriage invitations or any other proof to explain their absence from duty on July 2, thronged the designated court halls off P.S. ...
Police presence prevents slaughter at temples
MADURAI, SEPT. 1. With a posse of police and revenue officials camping at select temples round-the-clock in the southern districts, there was no animal and bird sacrifice at temples and their precincts in the last 48 hours. In a bid to educate ...
Suryakirans are here for crowd-pulling manoeuvres
CHENNAI, SEPT. 1. Suryakirans, one of the three nine-aircraft aerobatics teams in the world, arrived here to take part in the September 6 Indian Air Force exercises in the city. The team will conduct familiarisation runs from tomorrow. The ...
90 per cent of buildings complete installation work
CHENNAI, SEPT. 1. Almost 90 per cent of buildings in the city have been equipped with rainwater harvesting structures, says Metrowater, based on a preliminary estimate done after the deadline for compulsory installation of the facilities expired ...
To buy STB or not is the dilemma
CHENNAI, SEPT. 1. One day into the CAS regime and Chennai remains confused as to the benefits of the system. While on the one hand, it promises to bring down the minimum tariff to the tune of Rs. 90 (basic tier of Rs 72 coupled with local ...
Buildings for all schools in two years: Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 1. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said that only 16 schools of the Education department are in need of full-fledged buildings. The building requirement of these schools will be met in the next two years as the ...
Protect textile mills: JD(S)
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 1. The Pondicherry unit of the Janata Dal (Secular) has called upon the administration to initiate steps to protect textile mills here. A special industrial tribunal headed by Kaliarathinam had already presented a report on ...
ST Commission chairman reviews welfare measures
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 1. The Chairman of the National Commission of Scheduled Tribes, Dillip Singh Bhuria, and vice-chairperson, Chokila Iyer, today held discussions with the Welfare Department Secretary, R. I. Jaiprakash, and reviewed welfare ...
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