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`Put pressure on naxalites to join mainstream'
HYDERABAD, OCT. 13. The Cabinet has come out with an appeal to the people of the State to "come forward" for bringing pressure on naxalites of the People's War enabling them to eschew violence and join the mainstream. A resolution seeking ...
36 child labourers rescued
NIZAMABAD, OCT. 13. Officials of the District Primary Education Project (DPEP) have freed 36 children engaged as labourers in brick kilns and building construction sites in Dichpalli mandal. The DPEP Community Mobilisation Officer, Sudhakar ...
Tight security for CM's Tirumala visit
TIRUMALA, OCT. 13.Unprecedented security arrangements are being made at the twin temple towns of Tirumala and Tirupati and on the two ghat roads, in connection with the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu's visit, scheduled for October ...
Goud rejects critics' demand for resignation
HYDERABAD, OCT. 13. The Minister for Home, T. Devender Goud, who came under heavy flak from Telugu Desam leaders and others demanding his resignation, is understood to have given a spirited reply to the criticism and rallied solidly behind the ...
Biometric fingerprinting gadgets at CM's residence
Hyderabad: Biometric fingerprinting gadgets were introduced at the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu's residence at Jubilee Hills here, starting with the Cabinet meeting on Monday. Ministers attending the meeting and the officials serving as ...
Dutch voice concern over `aid ban'
HYDERABAD, OCT. 13. Paul ter Weel, a representative of the Development Corporation Department, The Royal Netherlands Embassy, on Monday said a number of Netherlands-aided programmes would be affected in the State by the Central Government's ...
High Command will decide next CM: Sharief
BANGALORE, OCT. 13. S.M. Krishna might not lead the Congress Government after the next elections, C. K.Jaffer Sharief, MP and former Union Minister, said here today. He was speaking at a function organised by the Karnataka Minorities ...
`ILO aiming at better deal for women workers'
BANGALORE, OCT. 13. Lin Lean Lim, Director, Gender Promotion Programme (GPP), International Labour Organisation (ILO), said here today that the GPP was aimed at ensuring there were more and better jobs for women. Participating in a seminar on ...
Post offices to be more customer friendly
BANGALORE, OCT. 13. Your neighbourhood post office will get you "prasadam", change its timings to suit yours, and even be a foreign currency exchange centre. All that, says K.B.H. Nayar, Chief Postmaster-General (Karnataka Circle), is to make ...
Hyderabad-Tandur train extended up to Sedam
WADI (GULBARGA DT), OCT. 13. The Union Minister of State for Railways, Basanagouda Patil R. Yatnal, today announced the extension of the Hyderabad-Tandur passenger train up to Sedam and that the Bijapur-Yeshwantpur Express train would run twice a ...
HC extends interim stay
BANGALORE, OCT. 13. Justice H. Rangavittalachar of the Karnataka High Court today passed orders extending the interim order granted earlier by three weeks and also granted 10 days' time to the government advocate to file objections. The judge ...
VHP workers leave for Ayodhya
BANGALORE, OCT. 13. A good number of workers of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) left for Ayodhya on Monday despite the serious doubts over the convention of "Ram bhakts" scheduled to be held there on October 17 being allowed by the Uttar Pradesh ...
LDF for mid-term poll if Govt. falls: VS
PALAKKAD, OCT. 13.The Leader of the Opposition and CPI(M) Politburo member, V. S. Achuthanandan, has said that the Left Democratic Front (LDF) favours a mid-term Assembly poll if the Antony Government collapses due to the internal fight in the ...
KOZHIKODE, OCT. 13. The rehabilitation programme in Marad has entered a critical phase. A majority of the displaced families are back home. Today, 18 more families returned to Marad, taking the total number of rehabilitated Muslim families to ...
Marad rehabilitation enters critical phase
KOZHIKODE, OCT. 13.A majority of the displaced families are back home. Today, 18 more families returned to Marad, taking the number of rehabilitated Muslim families to 203. The resettlement process has slowed down considerably since there is a ...
Agency to study toll issue
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 13. The Government on Monday decided to reduce the toll being collected at the Mattancherry Bridge on a temporary basis and to work out a permanent solution to the issue of high toll rates within a month. The decision ...
Hassan's plea to Centre
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 13.The Information and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, M.M. Hassan, who is also in charge of the department for handling the affairs of the non-residents, has urged the Union Labour Minister, Sahib Sigh Verma, to cancel ...
Aiyar attacked after spat with CM
NAGAPATTINAM, OCT. 13.The Congress MP, Mani Shankar Aiyar, was attacked at Vanchur, near Karaikal, by a group of persons, allegedly belonging to the AIADMK, as he was returning from a meeting addressed by the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, here ...
Police question Karunanidhi on Rajkumar kidnap
CHENNAI, OCT. 13.The CB-CID today held enquiries with the former Chief Minister, M. Karunanidhi, in connection with the kidnapping of the Kannada filmstar, Rajkumar, by the forest brigand, Veerappan, in 2000. Led by a Deputy Superintendent of ...
Go ahead with confidence, CM tells delta ryots
NAGAPATTINAM, OCT. 13. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today called upon delta farmers to take up farming operations with the confidence that monsoon would not fail them this time. Pointing out that her Government was making all-out efforts ...
Bail or detention depends on VC daughter-in-law's statement
CHENNAI, OCT. 13. The Madras High Court has told the Periyar University Vice-Chancellor and his family, facing dowry and sexual harassment charges, that its granting them anticipatory bail or ordering their detention will depend entirely on the ...
PUCL protests `intemperate' police remark
CHENNAICHENNAI, OCT. 13.OCT. 13. The People's Union of Civil Liberties has condemned the reported statement by a Joint Commissioner of Police, Chennai, that the police ``will wipe out gangs involved in illegal mediation (katta panchayat)''. ...
One killed, three injured as lorry goes out of control
CHENNAI, OCT. 13. One person was killed and three others were injured when a lorry, being driven to a police station for involving in an earlier accident, went out of control and hit four vehicles on Nelson Manickam Road during the morning peak ...
Malayalam translation of Thirukkural released
CHENNAI, OCT. 13. The Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker, K. Kalimuthu, released the Malayalam translation of Thirukkural here recently. Releasing the book at a function organised by the Malayalee Club, Dr. Kalimuthu said Malayalam writers always ...
Tirunallar in for a major facelift
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 13.The Tourism Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, and officials from various government departments today discussed proposals to beautify Tirunallar, famous for its Saneeswara temple, and set up several facilities in the temple ...
Steps to ease congestion in Pondy
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 13. A Traffic Advisory Committee comprising representatives of government departments and opinion leaders has been formed and its recommendations are being implemented in a phased manner. The Superintendent of Police, K. S. ...
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