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Cong. targets Govt. on stamp paper scam
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 15. An informal CLP meeting chaired by Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy here today lashed out at the Government for its alleged attempts to hush up the stamp paper scam. The Chief Minister, N.Chandrababu Naidu, had allegedly allowed the ...
Work on stormwater drainage in Gaddiannaram to begin soon
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 15. People living in the colonies under the Gaddiannaram municipality, which are flooded every monsoon, can heave a sigh relief with the long-awaited stormwater drainage line ready to be laid. The municipality sanctioned Rs.3 ...
MCH crackdown on illegal slaughter houses
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 15. As part of its intensified drive against the illegal slaughter houses in the twin cities, the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad has seized more than 5,000 kg of meat, predominantly beef, and had closed down 14 such outlets ...
CET: HC issues notice to Govt. on its order
BANGALORE, SEPT. 15. The Karnataka High Court on Monday ordered issue of notice to the Government on a batch of writ petitions challenging a Government Order excluding students who have got admission to professional colleges in the admission ...
Many factors behind farmers' suicide
BANGALORE, SEPT. 15. The spate of farmers' suicides has perturbed and embarrassed the Krishna Government in no small measure. The suicides provided ammunition for the Opposition leaders to attack the Government, which announced a Rs. 856-crore ...
Residents to be involved in traffic management
BANGALORE, SEPT. 15. The city police have evolved a unique interactive scheme to redress traffic woes of people. The scheme is intended to involve residents and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in traffic management of the area. The ...
Kareem Lala's bail plea rejected
BANGALORE, SEPT. 15.A city court on Monday again rejected the bail application of Kareem Lala, alias Abdul Kareem Telgi, the main accused in the stamp paper racket. Telgi had earlier moved twice the City Civil and Sessions Court for bail. His ...
To discuss water sharing with TN
THRISSUR, SEPT. 15.The Kerala Water Resources Minister, T. M. Jacob, has said that Tamil Nadu and Kerala have agreed to hold an inter-State Ministerial meeting soon to finalise the review of the Parambikkulam-Aliyar Project (PAP) agreement on ...
Liberalisation widens regional disparities: study
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 15. Has the liberalisation policy being pursued by the country since 1991 helped bring down regional disparities in development? In theory, the pro-market liberalisation policy environment should have facilitated ...
LDF ready for any move to unseat Govt.: CPI
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 15. The CPI State secretary, Veliyam Bhargavan, has said that the Opposition LDF will welcome any move that will result in the ouster of the Antony Government. Mr. Bhargavan told a news conference here today that the ...
CM holds talks with AICC leaders
KOCHI, SEPT. 15. The Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, who was in Kochi today to bolster the electioneering efforts, held talks with the AICC secretary, Anil Sastry, and the two AICC observers for the Ernakulam Lok Sabha by-poll, Veerappa Moily and ...
Certification scheme for eateries in the offing
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 15. A State-level certification scheme, similar to the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system used in food industry, is to be introduced by the Kerala Tourism to ensure "clean and healthy practices'' among ...
Self-financing colleges: students to resume stir
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 15. The Students Action Council will boycott classes and take out demonstrations in engineering colleges across the State on Thursday to protest against the Government's failure to honour its commitment on reducing the ...
Digital earth station to be set up in capital
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 15. A digital earth station in Thiruvananthapuram to enhance the quality of the Doordarshan satellite channel programmes and upgradation of the radio station here to digital mode are the major features of the Tenth Plan ...
Amended ESMA not applicable to aided college employees: HC
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. The controversial Section 7 of the Essential Services Maintenance Act, which provides for mass summary dismissal, can be invoked to initiate disciplinary action only against government servants and not against non-government ...
No escape from dealing with employee costs: Secretary
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. Tamil Nadu has no option but to deal with the problem of employee costs, which have reached a level equivalent to 60 per cent of its revenue, the Development Commissioner and Finance Secretary, N. Narayanan, said today. A ...
TN seeks collateral sharing of water with Karnataka
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15.The storage of 24.65 tmcft in the Mettur Reservoir against the total capacity of 93.47 is hardly sufficient to meet even 25 per cent of the requirement for samba cultivation in delta areas. As the combined storage position in ...
Tributes paid to Annadurai
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. Party workers, belonging to the AIADMK, the DMK and the MDMK today celebrated the 95th birth anniversary of the late Chief Minister, C.N. Annadurai, throughout the State. Garlanding his statues and feeding the poor marked the ...
Be prepared for Sept. 29: Kadirgamar
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. "We must be prepared for September 29, when the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is expected to release its counter-proposals for peace in Sri Lanka," Lakshman Kadirgamar, the island's former Foreign Minister and Senior ...
A three-year long ordeal ends for family
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15.For the past three years, one family has been living a zombie existence in a Housing Board flat in Karaikudi. On Sunday, the members of the family broke out of their zombie existence with a whoop of joy, ecstatic that their long ...
Govt. move to shift school angers parents
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. The State Government decision to shift the Anna Gem Science Park School to make way for the new Secretariat has made parents hackles rise. On September 9, the Registrar of Anna University called for a meeting of the ...
Secretariat association locked
CHENNAI, SEPT. 15. The Public department, aided by the police, locked the office of the Tamil Nadu Secretariat Association at Fort St. George here today. The association said it had neither been served with a notice to vacate nor did this find ...
Narayanasamy Cong. nominee for RS poll
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 15. THE Pondicherry PCC president, V. Narayanaswamy, has been selected as the Congress candidate for a byelection to a Rajya Sabha seat from Pondicherry, scheduled for September 29. He was selected by the high command, a ...
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