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Stamp paper scam: Naidu for CBI probe
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 9. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, today announced that he would urge the Deputy Prime Minister, L. K. Advani, to order a CBI probe into the multi-crore fake stamp paper scam in which TDP MLA, C. Krishna ...
Krishna waters: Naidu to visit Bangalore soon
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 9. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, will visit Bangalore soon for discussions with his Karnataka counterpart, S. M. Krishna, on the inter-State dispute over sharing of Krishna waters. Mr. Naidu confirmed that he had ...
Medical colleges: SC asks Centre to file response
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 9. The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to file its response on an application filed by ad hoc committee appointed by the court to manage the affairs of Medical Council of India (MCI) alleging that the Centre had bypassed the ...
Ganesh immersion passes off peacefully
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 9. The city on Tuesday called curtains to the 10-day-long Ganesha festivities as devotees in large numbers marched to the Hussainsagar for immersion of the idols. The event passed off peacefully and without any untoward incident. ...
Procession over? Krishna Rao can't hide his delight
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 9. It was 4.20 p.m. on Tuesday and the Charminar ACP office lit up with smiles all around. As the last vehicle carrying the Ganesh idol from the old city crossed Charminar, police officials, including the Commissioner, M.V. ...
AIDWA picks holes in TDP Govt. policies
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 9.The food, liquor and two-child policies of the Telugu Desam Government have come in for strong criticism from the All- India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) for going against the basic rights of people. Speaking to ...
Suicide cases being probed
BANGALORE, SEPT. 9. The Development Commissioner of the Karnataka Government, Vijay Gore, told presspersons that the Karnataka Government was investigating the death of 63 farmers while in 23 cases of suicide compensation of Rs. 1 lakh had been ...
Krishna, Jain `favour consensus' on HC Bench
BIJAPUR, SEPT. 9. Members of the Bijapur High Court Peetha Horata Samiti (BHCPHS) on Tuesday met the Chief Justice of the High Court, N.K. Jain, and the Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, in Bangalore and pleaded their case for a Bench of the High ...
Agitation will be intensified: BJP
HUBLI, SEPT. 9. The Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly, Jagadish Shettar, has warned that the agitation for a Bench of the Karnataka High Court in North Karnataka will be intensified if the demand is not conceded at the ...
Seven truck terminals planned
BANGALORE, SEPT. 9. Heavy transport vehicles are always blamed for the chaos on city roads, particularly those linking national highways. Attempts to ensure that these vehicles did not enter the city have failed so far. The lone truck terminal at ...
BU to start six honours courses
BANGALORE, SEPT. 9. Bangalore University has chalked out a plan to start integrated honours courses from the next academic year to meet the challenges posed by globalisation and provide young talent to industry. The university has decided to ...
Not on a patch-up mission: Moily
KOCHI, SEPT. 9. The AICC poll observer, Veerappa Moily, has said that he was not here on a mission to patch up differences between the Kerala Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, and the senior Congress leader, K. Karunakaran. ``My duty here is to ...
Krishnakumar withdraws nomination
KOCHI, SEPT. 9. The former Union Minister, S. Krishnakumar, today withdrew his nomination to contest the September 23 by-election to the Ernakulam Lok Sabha constituency. Mr. Krishnakumar announced his decision this morning at a press ...
No action yet on water contamination
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 9. The Government is yet to draw up plans to check the high levels of contamination of water sources reported during the past decade. Sample surveys have shown that majority of wells in the State suffer from ...
Corporation to take up sterilisation of stray dogs
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 9. The City Corporation is working on a phased implementation of the Animal Birth Control programme for sterilisation of stray dogs following the initial setback to the project which led to a delay of seven months. The ...
Tiger cubs hold zoo visitors spellbound
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 9.The city zoo offered an Onam bonanza to its visitors today by putting on display, three tiger cubs, for the first time since their birth in May this year. The frisky cubs achieved instant celebrity status among the ...
`35 p.c. of State's ST potential not being tapped'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 9.Roughly 35 per cent of Kerala's Sales Tax potential still remains untapped and, if not addressed immediately, this would have serious consequences for the sustainability of the State economy in the years to come, a ...
`States not consulted on power tariff draft'
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9.Tamil Nadu and other southern States have expressed their opposition to the Centre over the methodology of preparation of the discussion paper on the national power tariff policy as also some aspects of the document. The ...
Government doctors under DVAC scanner
MADURAI, SEPT. 9. With last month's raids on government hospitals exposing several "irregularities", particularly unpunctual attendance on the part of medical officers and technical staff, the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption has ...
Going the extra mile to keep an ally in good humour
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9. Whenever a fissure appears in the DMK's equations with the BJP and in the smooth functioning of National Democratic Alliance partners, at least at the national level, the BJP leadership seems ready to go the extra mile to iron ...
Srinivasan denies involvement
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9.The AIADMK MP and party treasurer, Dindigul Srinivasan, today denied any involvement in a case of payment of Rs. 65 lakhs for getting a no-objection certificate for a teacher training college, but did not refute people involved ...
HC judge must probe payment for NoC: Cong.
DINDIGUL, SEPT. 9.The TNCC State president, S. Balakrishnan, today sought a probe by a commission headed by a High Court judge into the alleged payment of Rs.65 lakhs for getting a no-objection certificate for a teacher training college. The ...
Defamation complaint against The Hindu
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9.The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today initiated her 14th defamation complaint against The Hindu through the Chennai city public prosecutor. The complaint pertains to a report `Corporation Commissioner calls on ...
We need more land: Madras varsity faculty
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9.Academics in the Madras University want the Government to grant it a large tract of land in lieu of space to be taken over for building a new Secretariat complex at Kotturpuram in south Chennai. The university may have to give ...
Why CAS only for Chennai, HC asks Centre
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9.The Madras High Court today wanted to know from the Centre why the Conditional Access System for pay channels was being implemented in Chennai alone, leaving out Mumbai and Kolkata. When two public interest petitions against ...
AIYF demo against Sharon's visit
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9. About 150 members of the All-India Youth Federation staged a demonstration near the Collectorate here today, to protest the visit of the Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, to India. They raised slogans denouncing the ...
Govt. sanctions Rs. 1.46 cr. for desilting Kandaleru canal
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9. The State Government today issued an order, sanctioning about Rs. 1.46 crores for desilting and other repair works in the Tamil Nadu portion of the Kandaleru-Poondi Canal, in preparation for Krishna water arrivals. According ...
`High cost a hurdle to coronary heart surgeries'
CHENNAI, SEPT. 9.Twenty years and 25,000 heart surgeries later, M.R.Girinath says he still has miles to go before he sleeps. Beginning with 100 surgeries in his first two months at the Apollo Hospitals, Dr.Girinath went on to wield the scalpel ...
Pondy making good progress in industrial sector: CM
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 9. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said the teledensity (phone subscribers for every 100 people) in Pondicherry was 10.43 per cent and this was higher than any other centre in the Tamil Nadu Telecom circle. This showed ...
Cong. drops train picketing, plans demonstration
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 9. The Pondicherry PCC president, V. Narayanasamy said here today that the party`s plan to stage a `picketing of train' on September 22 and road roko on September 30 at the local bus terminal to condemn the `anti people' ...
World bank aid for water management scheme
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 9. A Hydrology Project-II scheme, involving an investment of Rs 13.69 crores, would be implemented in Pondicherry to comprehensively collect all the data relating to surface water and groundwater and also meteorological ...
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