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Nod for metro rail project
HYDERABAD, OCT. 26.The poor response to the recently-launched Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) notwithstanding, the Union Urban Development Ministry, in principle, gave its nod for the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project. The Union Ministry has ...
"Road project in State to be showcased for polls"
GUNTUR, OCT. 26.The Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Ch. Vidysagar Rao, said that the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K.Advani, will launch the election campaign of the TDP-BJP combine in the State for the forthcoming elections at the ...
Congress bus yatra futile, says BJP
HYDERABAD, OCT. 26. The BJP has called the proposed bus yatra of the Congress from Rajahmundry a show of exhibitionism. If the yatra is intended to show to the world that there were no differences between Congress leaders, then it was bad. The ...
Indo-Pak battlefield shifts to Gachibowli stadium
HYDERABAD, OCT. 26. It's time for the war of wits to give way to the battle of grit, temperament and character. For sure, diplomacy and peace moves will take a backseat for next 24 hours. The focus shifts from the Siachen Glacier to Gachibowli ...
The Cyberabad Police Commissioner, M. Mahender Reddy, has sought the cooperation of the public in making security arrangements for the India-Pakistan hockey match to be held at Gachibowli stadium at 8 p.m. on Monday. In a press release, Mr. ...
Five killed as car, lorry collide
BANGALORE, OCT. 26. Five persons were killed in a road accident near R.V. College of Engineering on Mysore Road early on Sunday. According to police, the car in which the victims were travelling to Mysore collided with a lorry in the vicinity ...
Fall in tobacco price has growers worried
MYSORE, OCT. 26. Tobacco growers in the Mysore region are a distressed lot these days because of the steep fall in the average price of tobacco. Nearly five million kg of tobacco has been traded in the market since its opening on September 10, ...
Many senior officers promoted, transferred
BANGALORE, OCT. 26. The Government has promoted a number of IAS officers to the super-time scale and transferred a number of senior IAS/IPS officers. The officers promoted to super-time scale are: I. Devendran, waiting for posting, has been ...
Max Mueller Bhavan to host film festival from Friday
BANGALORE, OCT. 26. Max Mueller Bhavan, in association with FilmFernsehFond Bayern and gotoBavaria, will hold film festival showcasing the cream of recent films produced in Bavaria, Germany and South India. The eight-day festival will start on ...
Chocolate samples sent for test
BANGALORE, OCT. 26. The Bangalore Mahanagara Palike Health Department on Saturday sent 17 samples of chocolates to its food laboratories after fungus was found on one of them. The department collected the samples in the last 10 days from ...
State Police to have videoconference facility
BANGALORE, OCT. 26. The State Police, after providing computers to all the police stations, have decided to set up a comprehensive videoconference facility. The facility, when fully implemented, will not only reduce the need for police officers ...
AICC seeks explanation from faction leaders
NEW DELHI, OCT. 26.After testing the waters on Saturday with the threat of a show-cause notice to some senior party functionaries of the faction-ridden Kerala unit, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) today set in motion a process that could ...
Graphite case to be dropped
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 26.The Vigilance and Anti-corruption Bureau will shortly seek the permission of the Vigilance court to withdraw the second module of the graphite case against the Transport Minister, R. Balakrishna Pillai, it is ...
Nayanar's condition stable
KOTTAYAM, OCT. 26.The condition of the former Chief Minister, E. K. Nayanar, who suffered a mild reinfarction in the wee hours of Sunday, is stable, according to the Kottayam Medical College authorities. According to the Medical College ...
AICC move will not solve crisis: Murali
KOZHIKODE, OCT. 26.The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president, K. Muraleedharan, MP, has expressed his displeasure over the decision of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) to issue show cause notices to K. Sudhakaran and P. T. ...
I discussed party affairs with Sonia: Vakkom
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 26.The Speaker, Vakkom Purushothaman, has said that he discussed party affairs during his meeting with the AICC president, Sonia Gandhi, in New Delhi on Saturday. Talking to reporters on his arrival at the ...
IUML steps in to `protect' UDF
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 25.The Indian Union Muslim League has stepped in to ``protect'' the UDF from disintegration by making it clear that it would no longer be a bystander in the mounting crisis that has cast a shadow on the functioning of the ...
Five arrested on charges of murdering BJYM leader
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 26. The city police have so far arrested five persons in connection with the murder of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) district committee member, R. Santhosh Kumar alias Chanthu, who was hacked to death by an ...
Murinjapalam attack: four held
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 26. The Medical College police have arrested four persons in connection with the armed attack at Murinjapalam Junction on October 20 in which five persons, including a police constable, were injured and few shops damaged. ...
KCHR bid to digitise State's past
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 26.The Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) has initiated a project to conserve documents and images relating to the social, scientific, cultural and historical heritage of the State. This project, `Digitising ...
CM opposes move to amend POTA
CHENNAI, OCT. 26. The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today opposed the move to amend the Prevention of Terrorism Act and give statutory powers to the Central and State Review Committees. Taking note of media reports that the amendments would ...
Govt. takes over retail liquor trade
CHENNAI, OCT. 26.In an attempt at ending cartelisation in liquor trade, the State Government has decided to take over retail vending. Announcing the decision, the Government, in a press release said, "the TASMAC (Tamil Nadu State Marketing ...
Centre to consult CMs on CAS in metros
CHENNAI, OCT. 26. The Centre has decided to seek recommendations of Chief Ministers before implementing the "Conditional Access System" (CAS) in other metros, the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, said today. "It ...
85 per cent of farmers pay electricity bills
CHENNAI, OCT. 26.Nearly 85 per cent of farmers have paid power bills, even as five more days are to go for the expiry of the extended deadline. "The collections from this category have been of the order of Rs. 80 crores," says a senior ...
Togadia to distribute `trishuls'
MADURAI, OCT. 26.Though the district administration maintained that no request came from any organisation seeking permission for holding functions to be addressed by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's international general secretary, Praveen Togadia, ...
Corporation begins cleaning of Mylapore temple tank
CHENNAI, OCT. 26. The Chennai Corporation today commenced the cleaning of the Mylapore Kapaleeswarar temple tank and the work to arrest the seepage of sewage from a storm water drain pipeline at the intersection of South and North Mada Streets. ...
`Integrate Indian medicine with modern science'
CHENNAI, OCT. 26. Knowledge of traditional Indian medicine should be integrated with modern medicine and science, so it could be exploited by adding value and creating new products for a wider market, R.A. Mashelkar, Director-General, Council of ...
National Institute of Science coming up
CHENNAI, OCT. 26.After outbidding neighbouring States for securing the high-profile National Institute of Science to be located here, the Anna University is working on proposals for starting five-year integrated M.Sc programmes in basic ...
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