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MIM retains Karwan seat
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 29.In a fiercely fought battle, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) retained the Karwan Assembly seat result for which was declared on Monday. The MIM candidate, Mohd. Mukhtada, scored an emphatic win over his BJP rival, ...
Woman throws 3 children into well, jumps to death
NALGONDA, SEPT.29.A woman threw her three children into a well before jumping off to death at Eedulagudem in Miryalaguda town last night. The local DSP, Madhusudan Reddy, on Monday said that Chimata Sridevi (28) left her house along with her ...
Sacred garlands coming from Andal temple
TIRUMALA, SEPT. 29. The sacred flower garlands tied along with the sacred `Thulasi' leaves shall be reaching the famous hill temple of Lord Venkateswara, Tirumala, on Wednesday from the ancient shrine of goddess Andal at Srivilliputtur in Tamil ...
Govt. vows to check trading in kidneys
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 29. The Government has thrown some light on the controversial issue of kidney transplantations with a statement in the Assembly that 21 such transplantations took place in five different hospitals in Hyderabad during 2002-03 and ...
Cloud-seeding yet to bring rain
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 29. The cloud-seeding experiment to induce rain in the chronically drought-hit Anantapur district has drawn a blank so far - a week after its launch on September 22. Agni Aviation, the Indan representatives for Weather ...
NHRC orders inquiry into suicide by family
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 29. The National Human Rights Commission has asked its Special Rapporteur, K.R. Venugopal, to conduct an on-the-spot inquiry into the suicide by a family of six members in Koppal district and send a report within four weeks to ...
Hampi Utsav from Nov. 3
BANGALORE, SEPT. 29.The Karnataka Minister for Environment and Information, Allum Veerabhadrappa, said today that the three-day annual Hampi Utsav would be held at Hampi from November 3. He told reporters here that a committee headed by the ...
Sonia to visit villages
BANGALORE, SEPT. 29. The Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, will arrive here on Tuesday morning to visit the villages where farmers have committed suicide. She is coming here from Indore and will be returning to Delhi in the evening. The KPCC ...
Order on rainwater harvesting likely
BANGALORE, SEPT. 29. The State Government, in view of the low storage in the Cauvery Basin reservoirs, is expected to issue a notification on rainwater harvesting and appeal to the people in the entire Cauvery belt to conserve water and be ...
LDF wins with handsome margin
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 29. The LDF Independent, Sebastian Paul, today won the Ernakulam by-election by a handsome margin of over 22,000 votes, defeating his nearest rival, M.O. John, of the Congress. The BJP-supported Independent, V. ...
MVR to discuss Vizhinjam project with Centre
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 29. The Minister for Cooperation and Ports, M.V. Raghavan, leaves for Delhi on October 3 for talks on the proposed Vizhinjam International Port. The main issues to figure during the discussions will be the ...
99 p.c. coverage achieved in RWH
CHENNAI, SEPT. 29. Rainwater harvesting structures have been installed in 99 per cent of the estimated one crore buildings in the State. ``We hope to achieve cent per cent coverage over the next two or three days,'' a senior government official ...
Give us education, children tell Govt.
CHENNAI, SEPT. 29.More than 150 children today asked for their basic needs of clean drinking water, nutrition and good education to be met by the State Government. ``I would like to study, but my parents are not permitting me. My mother wants ...
Resolution on property tax revision deferred
CHENNAI, SEPT. 29. The Chennai Corporation Council today deferred a resolution, which sought to revise property tax, setting at rest doubts that it would resort to a hike immediately. The resolution, aimed at restructuring the property tax ...
No further extension of deadline
CHENNAI, SEPT. 29. About 10 lakh persons who have a monthly income of over Rs.5000, have got their ration cards stamped `honorary', according to Food department estimates. Officials expect that another 10 lakh cardholders will get the `H' stamp ...
I was molested, faeces-mixed water thrown at me: Dalit woman
MADURAI, SEPT. 29. ``What happened to me last week should not befall on any other woman in the world.'' The visibly upset, P. Muthumari (38), a Dalit of Keezha Urappanur in Madurai district, let out a scream of pain, failing to control her ...
Transport officials seize 380 vehicles
CHENNAI, SEPT. 29.The Transport department authorities have seized a total of 380 vehicles of different types during raids conducted over the past fortnight in the city. Share autorickshaws, maxicab vans, vehicles bearing other State registration ...
Political slanging dominates council session
CHENNAI, SEPT. 29. Political slanging once again dominated the Chennai Corporation council proceedings on Monday leading to the passing of all the 48 resolutions without any discussion. Trouble started when the Deputy Mayor `Karate' R. ...
PONTEX sets Rs.1-crore sales target for Deepavali
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 29. PONTEX, the apex cooperative handloom weavers society here, aims at a sales turnover of Rs.1 crore during Deepavali this year, according to the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy. He told presspersons after inaugurating an ...
Cong. demo today
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 29. Volunteers and legislators of the ruling Congress will stage a demonstration at the head post office on Rangapillai Street here tomorrow to condemn `the anti-people policies of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance ...
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