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Congress sees bid to advance poll
HYDERABAD, OCT. 15. The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee today launched a trenchant attack on the ruling Telugu Desam Party for its "efforts to advance the Assembly elections and derive political mileage out of the attack on the Chief Minister, ...
South African President coming
HYDERABAD, OCT. 15.The President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, will visit the city on October 17. He is slated to visit Bharat Biotechnology, ICICI Knowledge Park, CCMB, IIIT, NASSCOM and Aurobindo Pharmaceuticals during his day-long visit to the ...
Minor reshuffle of IAS, IPS officers
HYDERABAD, OCT. 15.In a minor reshuffle of IAS/IPS officers today, the Government posted G. Sai Prasad, who was relieved as Chittoor district Collector after the Tirupati blast incident, and M. Malakondaiah, DIG (Training) as joint managing ...
State seeks policy on drought proofing
BANGALORE, OCT. 15. The Minister for Water Resources, H.K. Patil, today requested the Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, "to urge the Prime Minister, A.B Vajpayee, to formulate a national weather modification policy". He also wanted the Centre to ...
`Godhan' programme for farmers' families
BANGALORE, OCT. 15.Abbas Ali Bohra, political activist and social worker, has come out with a novel plan to provide succour to the families of the farmers who have committed suicide in the State. Mr. Bohra, who was for some years a member of ...
Antony, Karunakaran stick to their guns
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 15. EVEN AS THE Senior Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, has asserted that the party high command has not rejected his faction's demand for a change in leadership in the Government, the Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, has ...
Recognition to Sanskrit varsity
KOCHI, OCT. 15.The Parliamentary Sub-committee for Universities and Higher Education, which visited the Sree Sankara Sanskrit University at Kalady and the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) here today said that UGC recognition ...
LDF panel meet today
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 15.The Opposition LDF State committee is meeting again here on Thursday to discuss its future course of action vis-a-vis the crisis in the ruling UDF. The main thrust of the discussions at tomorrow's meeting would be ...
Restore law & order: Cong.
CHENNAI, OCT. 15. Two days after the Congress MP, Mani Shankar Aiyar, was attacked near Karaikal, a delegation of party leaders today petitioned the Governor, P.S. Ramamohan Rao, for "restoration of law and order and constitutional Government" in ...
Minor incident being blown up: Jayalalithaa
CHENNAI, OCT. 15. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today described the attack on Mani Shankar Aiyar, Congress MP, as a "minor incident" "sought to be blown up" by him and other Opposition parties. The "alleged attack" on Monday took place ...
Govt. to launch textile, horticulture missions
CHENNAI, OCT. 15. The State Government proposes to establish special missions on textiles and horiculture, besides promoting a Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, announced here today. The industrial policy ...
Pollution board bans 1000 walas, hydrogen bombs
CHENNAI, OCT. 15. Many popular Diwali crackers were blacklisted this year, as part of the government drive to keep the festival less noisy and pollution-free. The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has banned production of crackers with over ...
Water tanker runs over boy
CHENNAI, OCT. 15. A `triples' ride on a cycle proved fatal for a teenage boy on Kathivakkam High Road near Ennore on Wednesday afternoon. M. Prem, 15, hailing from a nearby fisherman colony at Nettukuppam died on the spot, while his brother M. ...
Woman hurt as balcony in slum board tenement gives way
CHENNAI, OCT. 15. A 60-year-old woman was injured when a newly constructed balcony in a Slum Board tenement near Nehru Park at Egmore gave way on Wednesday morning. Khider Nisha, a resident of the Tamil Nadu Slum Board tenement off Poonamallee ...
Aged fishermen to get pension
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 15. Aged fishermen in the Union Territory would be paid a monthly pension of Rs 500 from December this year, the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, announced today. Presiding over the inauguration of a Rs 6-crore fishing harbour ...
Assistance for medical, engg. students
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 15.The Pondicherry Government will disburse a sum of Rs 50,000 or 50 per cent of the fees (whichever is less) to each student admitted to the medical course through the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) under the ...
Aided-school teachers to get bonus
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 15. The Pondicherry Administration has amended the Pondicherry State Education Rules, 1996, framed under the Education Act, 1987, to pave the way for bonus payment to teachers in the government-aided private educational ...
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