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Micro irrigation report by October-end, says Naidu
DICHPALLY (NIZAMABAD DT.), SEPT. 4. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, said today that the Central task force on micro irrigation, headed by him, would submit report by October-end. Mr. Naidu was speaking to a group of ...
Sorcery: two men beaten to death
NIZAMABAD, SEPT. 4. Two persons, including a former sarpanch, were allegedly beaten to death by irate residents of Gundekallur village under the Bichkunda police station limits late last night on the suspicion that they were practising ...
`Telangana Independence Day' to be celebrated in big way
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 4. With the State Government not conceding its demand for organising official celebrations of the `Telangana Independence Day' on September 17, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti has decided to organise the celebrations in all the ...
Commuters want more MMTS trains
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 4.Though regular commuters of the nearly month-old Multi-Modal Transport System feel the ride to be "comfortable, reliable and safe,'' they want the frequency of the trains to be increased and the afternoon gap filled. The ...
Cop suspended on fake passport issue
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 4.An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Begumpet police station, P. Chandrashekhar, was suspended on the charge of dereliction of duty while conducting passport application verification of Mohd. Osman, who was arrested by the Bangalore ...
Mukhtada files papers for Karwan bypoll
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 4. The MIM nominee, Mohammed Mukhtada, on Thursday filed nomination for the Karwan byelection which was necessitated by the death of Syed Sajjad recently. Mr. Mukhtada filed a set of four nominations. He also filed two ...
Gowda blames it on Krishna Govt.
BANGALORE, SEPT. 4. The former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda, along with senior leaders of the Janata Dal (Secular), staged a dawn-to-dusk satyagraha here today in protest against what he termed the callousness of the State Government towards ...
Four held for serial murders
MYSORE, SEPT. 4. Three women and a child reported missing here have been found murdered. Police have arrested Narendra, an unemployed youth posing as an occultist, his wife, and two other persons in this connection. The City Police ...
Bandh total in Dharwad, near total in Hubli
HUBLI, SEPT. 4. The bandh called in support of the demand for a Bench of the Karnataka High Court in North Karnataka today was total in Dharwad and near total in Hubli. It was peaceful, barring stray incidents of stone throwing. In Dharwad, ...
Six idols seized; three held
BANGALORE, SEPT. 4. The Peenya Police seized six antique Panchaloha idols, said to be about 400 years old, here on Wednesday. Three persons, including an archak, have been arrested in this connection. The Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), ...
Man wanted in 20 cases held
BANGALORE, SEPT. 4. The Anti-rowdy Squad of the North Division Police on Wednesday arrested Praveen alias Malayali Praveen (31), said to be wanted in 20 cases, and three of his associates, Subash (27), Ganapathi (28) and Krishna Murthy ...
Baby's death: nurses suspended
BANGALORE, SEPT. 4. In the case where a baby died immediately after birth because of the alleged negligence of the staff at the Corporation Hospital in JJ Nagar on Wednesday, the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) health officials have sent a ...
False bomb alert at rly. station
BANGALORE, SEPT. 4. Passengers at the Bangalore City Railway Station were put to trouble on Thursday after a false bomb alert. A search of the Bangalore-Hubli Inter-city Express train proved the call a hoax. At 1.50 p.m. as the train was ...
Murali hits out at `A' faction
KOCHI, SEPT. 4. The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) today kick-started its campaign for the Ernakulam Lok Sabha by-election at an impressive gathering here, but conspicuous by absence was the rank and file owing allegiance to the ...
The onus is on Antony, says Karunakaran
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 4.The senior Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, has said that it is the sole responsibility of the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, to ensure the victory of the Congress candidate, M.O. John, in the Ernakulam Lok Sabha ...
Helmets sell like hot cakes
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 4. With the use of helmets becoming mandatory for two-wheeler riders and those riding pilli,99> on from September 5, there was a last-minute buying spree in the city on Thursday. Large crowds of buyers were seen in ...
Museum SI suspended
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 4.The DIG (Thiruvananthapuram Range), Vijayanand, today suspended the sub-inspector (Museum), Rajendran, after a preliminary departmental inquiry found him prima facie guilty of official misconduct. The inquiry was ...
Onam Week celebrations start today
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 4. The curtains will go up on the Onam Week celebrations being organised in the capital and other district headquarters, with the Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, lighting a traditional lamp at the Nishagandhi auditorium ...
Thampanoor Road reopened
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 4. Traffic along the Thampanoor- Overbridge Road was temporarily restored from Thursday evening following the partial reconstruction of the railway culvert. The Public Works Minister, M.K. Muneer, who visited the project ...
'No prolonged wait for POTA repeal'
TIRUPUR, SEPT. 4. The DMK president, M. Karunanidhi, today indicated that he might not put up with the continued rejection of his plea for withdrawal of the Prevention of Terrorism Act by the NDA Government for long. ``I am not going to lose ...
Decision likely today on nature of revamp
CHENNAI, SEPT. 4. The State Government is expected to decide on the nature of revamp of the Secretariat here on Friday. The Finance Minister, C. Ponnaiyan, and four other members of the committee constituted for the purpose, will meet the Chief ...
Probe disappearance of IAF pilot: Pakistan rights panel
CHENNAI, SEPT. 4. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has requested authorities in the country to thoroughly investigate the disappearance of an Indian Air Force flight sergeant after his plane crashed near the border 35 years ago. ...
Cable operators demand Rs. 98 for free channel
CHENNAI, SEPT. 4. Ninety eight. That is the likely figure for monthly subscription payable for the free channel package, rather than the "ambiguous" Rs. 72 plus tax that are being given out widely in the media. The Federation of Cable ...
Traffic diversions for air show
CHENNAI, SEPT. 4. The stretch from Gandhi Statue to Labour Statue on Kamaraj Salai will be closed for vehicular traffic from 9 a.m. on September 6, except for pass holders in view of the Indian Air Force air show on the Marina. The stretch ...
Slums are no high-risk HIV zones: study
CHENNAI, SEPT. 4.Contrary to a widespread perception, HIV prevalence in Chennai slums is a mere 0.4 per cent, well below even the Statewide incidence of about one per cent. A recent study conducted by a Chennai-based non-governmental ...
Contribute liberally to teachers' fund: Malkani
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 4. Teachers' Day is an opportunity to appreciate the work done by teachers in preparing the next generation to function effectively in a changing world, the Lt. Governor, K. R. Malkani, has said. In a message today, Mr. ...
AICC guidelines sought on RS poll: Narayanasamy
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 4. The PCC president, V. Narayanasamy, today said he had sought the guidelines of the All-India Congress Committee on the Rajya Sabha election slated for September 29. He told The Hindu over phone from Kerala that he ...
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