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Rousing welcome to Naidu at Tirumala
TIRUPATI, OCT. 16.The Chief Minister, N.Chandrababu Naidu, who had a miraculous escape in the claymore mine blast triggered by People's War naxalites on the Tirumala ghat road on October 1, arrived tonight at Tirumala, the abode of Lord ...
Power supply position worsens
HYDERABAD, OCT. 16.The power supply position in the State deteriorated further on Thursday with one unit each of the Vijayawada and Kothagudem thermal stations tripping due to technical problems, causing a loss of another 420 MW to the grid and ...
Traffic curbs for South African President's visit today
HYDERABAD, OCT. 16.The city police have announced several traffic restrictions/diversions between 7.45 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday in view of the visit of the President of the Republic of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki. Accordingly, a press release ...
K.M. Khan dead
HYDERABAD, OCT. 16. Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member, K.M. Khan, passed away on Thursday morning while he was undergoing treatment of liver damage at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences at New Delhi. He is survived by wife, ...
Naidu's directive to Games officials
HYDERABAD, OCT. 16.The Games Technical Conduct Committee (GTCC) meeting today was gobbled up by respective federation representatives of the eight disciplines which figure in the Games as they were keen on extracting some last minute favours with ...
Fight globalisation, privatisation: CITU
MYSORE, OCT. 16. The ninth State-level convention of the CITU began here today with a call to protect the interests of the working class and oppose the forces of globalisation, liberalisation, and privatisation. The conference being held at the ...
Pharmaceutical teachers' meet
HUBLI, OCT. 16.A two-day national convention of the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) begins in Hubli tomorrow, with the focus on "Self-Regulation and Professional Standards in Pharmacy Education". According to R.S. Gaud, ...
'State's interests not safeguarded'
HUBLI, OCT. 16.The president of the State unit of the BJP, H.N. Ananth Kumar, today charged the State Government with having failed to safeguard the interests of the State on the utilisation of water resources. Mr. Ananth Kumar said the State ...
Board proposes Rs. 753-cr. scheme
BANGALORE, OCT. 16. The Karnataka Slum Clearance Board (KSCB) has proposed a comprehensive development programme for slum areas in 21 Class I cities and towns at a cost of Rs. 753.27 crore under the Nirmal Jyoti Yojana of the Union ...
SILK unit denies pollution charge
KANNUR, OCT. 16.The crisis-ridden unit of the Steel Industrials Kerala Ltd. (SILK) at Azhikkal here has denied the allegation that its ship-breaking operation is causing environment pollution in the coastal areas. Officials of the SILK unit ...
Rs. 650-cr. package for FACT
KOCHI, OCT. 16.The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved a Rs. 650-crore financial package for the Fertilisers and Chemical Travancore (FACT), it is learnt. FACT officials, however, said they had not received any communication from ...
CM for Delhi
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 16. The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, will leave for Delhi on Friday to hold discussions with the party high command on resolving the problems in the party's Kerala affairs. Mr. Antony is scheduled to meet Mrs. Sonia ...
`Common language can minimise digital divide'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 16.The principal general manager, BSNL, Kerala, K. Sreekantan Nair, has said that India has all the necessary infrastructure to gain superiority in the field of software development. Inaugurating the 34th World ...
Quarrying scheme encounters problems
CHENNAI, OCT. 16.Even as the Public Works department is fine-tuning the new scheme of sand quarrying and selling, the arrangement faces teething problems, it appears. Shortage of staff, long wait for lorries and complaints of soaring prices ...
Despite curbs, Sivakasi gearing for Chinese challenge
SIVAKASI, OCT. 16.An anticipated market invasion by the Chinese has put the Sivakasi fireworks industry in the `top alert' mode. Unlike as in other industries, where there is an inherent fear over inability to compete with high quality products ...
Panel hearing will be over on Oct. 31
CHENNAI, OCT. 16.A panel of former Madras High Court judges, hearing appeals by 6,072 suspended/dismissed government employees under the Tamil Nadu Essential Services Maintenance Act, is scheduled to complete the exercise on October ...
Corpn. to decide on awarding of contract on Monday
CHENNAI, OCT. 16. The Chennai Corporation Council on Monday would decide the fate of the city's parking lots when a proposal to cancel the tenders called from private parties and award the contract to the Tamil Nadu Ex-Servicemen's Corporation, ...
4 of family hurt in car-bus collision
CHENNAI, OCT. 16. Four members of a family, three of them women, sustained injuries when a car in which they were travelling was involved in a head-collision with an MTC bus at the junction of the Kamarajar Salai and Dr. Besant Road at ...
CJ for close coordination among three State organs
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 16.has called for a close coordination among the three organs of the State-- legislature, executive and judiciary-- to achieve good governance. Delivering an address at the 14th convocation of the Pondicherry University, ...
6 injured in blast
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 16. Six persons of Veerampattinam coastal village in Ariankuppam commune panchayat near here sustained injuries today when powerful explosives reportedly buried in the earth, went off when an excavator machine was digging the ...
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