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Panels to revise syllabi for schools, colleges
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 5.The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Friday launched the ambitious 2-lakh cycle scheme for girl students by distributing 75 of them to the beneficiaries here marking the Teachers' Day, and announced ...
Soft drink claims one life?
NELLORE, SEPT. 5. A contaminated soft drink claimed one life here on Friday while another person is undergoing medical treatment. According to information, at around 8-30 a.m., Koduru Murali purchased the bottled soft drink from a shop of G. ...
CM sees mischief behind RDS breaches
HYDERABAD, SEPT 5. Even as the Rajolibanda Diversion Scheme suffered breaches resulting in short supplies to the State, the Chief Minister, N.Chandrababu Naidu,on Friday said that there were apprehensions that breaches were created deliberately ...
An unwelcome arch at Habsiguda crossroads
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 5. A huge arch hoarding that acts more as a traffic hurdle than a signboard, lorry drivers caring two hoots for traffic rules and callous traffic policemen have all together made Habsiguda crossroads a dangerous place to drive ...
Passport verification needs tightening up
After confirming that Abu Salem obtained passport by producing fake documents from Kurnool district, the Government suspended three employees. Considering it a serious lapse, the Home Minister, T. Devender Goud, announced on September 23 that ...
Patil stresses on indigenous technology
BANGALORE, SEPT. 5. The Minister for Water Resources, H.K. Patil, believes that developing indigenous cloud seeding technology "is the need of the hour". Mr. Patil was speaking at the inauguration of a two-day `Farmers' workshop on water ...
Police campaign against drunken driving
BANGALORE, SEPT. 5. The Bangalore city traffic police have started a strong campaign against drunken driving. Since the campaign began this week, 200 drivers have been charged with driving after consuming alcohol. The police have reasons to ...
10,023 engineering seats available
BANGALORE, SEPT 5. A total of 10,023 engineering seats in different categories were announced on Friday by the CET Cell. The availability of seats in different streams: Electronics - 965; Computers - 1,969; Mechanical - 1,572; Electrical - ...
Helmet: police to go soft on violation till Onam
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 5. With the expiry of the grace period allowed by the High Court, the police started taking action on two-wheeler riders without helmets in different parts of the State today. But the action consisted mostly of mild ...
NGO assn. moves SC against strike verdict
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 5. The Kerala NGO Association has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a review of the judgment in the case of dismissal of 1.70 lakh Tamil Nadu Government employees holding that "employees have no fundamental, statutory ...
Colourful start to celebrations
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 5.The Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, lit a traditional lamp today at the Nishagandhi auditorium here, to inaugurate the State-level Onam Week celebrations. The song `Onanilavu vilakku koluthiya veedhiyil...'' was ...
Uphill task for the police
Though helmets have become mandatory for those travelling on two-wheelers, many are yet to be convinced about its use, says G. Anand
Compensation awarded for kin of accident victim
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 5.The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal here today awarded Rs.8.95 lakhs as compensation to the family of a telecom employee who was crushed to death by a private bus at Karamana in 1997. The order was issued by the MACT ...
Petition against ban on animal sacrifice
CHENNAI, SEPT. 5. A devotee of a village deity in Tirunelveli district has moved the Madras High Court seeking to declare the Tamil Nadu Animals and Birds Sacrifices Prohibition Act, 1950 illegal and violative of Articles 14 and 25 of the ...
Not enough paddy for TNCSC to procure
CHENNAI, SEPT. 5. With poor coverage under kuruvai in delta districts, the Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation may not have enough paddy to procure in the current season. As against the normal area of about 2.07 lakh hectares, the coverage ...
Govt.'s confrontational attitude to blame, says Karunanidhi
SALEM, SEPT. 5. The ``confrontational'' attitude of the Tamil Nadu Government towards a neighbouring State is the primary reason for the failure in arriving at an amicable water-sharing formula with Karnataka on the Cauvery issue, the DMK chief, ...
Botanical garden in full bloom
UDHAGAMANDALAM, SEPT. 5. Even as this hill station is getting ready for the Autumn season, the Government Botanical Garden, the main attraction here is wearing an attractive look with most of the flowers in bloom. Thanks to the favourable ...
HC allows panel to conduct Music Academy annual festival
CHENNAI, SEPT. 5. The executive committee of the Music Academy, Chennai, can hold and conduct the annual music festival and could act as such till February 3, 2004, a Division Bench of the Madras High Court has held. Passing interim orders on a ...
HC asks TNPCB to evolve scientific method
CHENNAI, SEPT. 5. The Madras High Court today suggested to the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to evolve a scientific method for immersion of idols of Lord Vinayaka made from plaster of Paris, coloured and polished with plastic paints, ...
Govt. institutes cash award for police personnel
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 5. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today said his Government had instituted a cash award of Rs 2,000 in the name of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and it would be presented to each of 15 police personnel of ...
Regulatory order promulgated in Pondy North
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 5. An order under the Police Act has been promulgated in the whole of Pondicherry North area and it would remain in force for 15 days from today. The Superintendent of Police, V.J. Chandran, in a release, said the order had ...
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