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Cabinet nod for two more medical, dental colleges
HYDERABAD, NOV. 8.In a series of decisions relating to different sections of people, the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet, which met here on Saturday, gave its approval to two more private medical and two dental colleges, transfer of powers to local bodies ...
No official sanction for new Gandhi Hospital complex?
HYDERABAD, NOV.8. When the spanking new buildings of the Gandhi Hospital and College constructed on the premises that earlier housed the Musheerabad jail are inaugurated by the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, any day now, they fulfil a long ...
OU to provide land for raising medicinal plants
HYDERABAD, NOV.8.Conservation of bio-diversity holds the key to sustainable development and India should capitalise on its rich bio-diversity to take competitive advantage in the knowledge economy, according to the Osmania University ...
Distribution of ration cards from today
HYDERABAD, NOV. 8. The Government has decided to take up the much-awaited distribution of 30.31 lakh white and 6.61 lakh pink ration cards in different districts between November 9 and 14. Of the total white ration cards, 23.96 lakhs would be ...
`Practical steps needed to help farmers'
HASSAN, NOV. 8. Puttaswamy, a 32-year-old farmer from Dasarahalli village in Shravanabelagola hobli of Channarayapatna taluk committed suicide by consuming poison on Thursday. The owner of 1.5 acres of land, he had reportedly borrowed Rs. ...
Media projecting undeserving persons: Ananthamurthy
BANGALORE, NOV. 8. The eminent Kannada writer and Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, U.R Ananthamurthy, today decried vote-bank politics and the trend of newspapers highlighting the speeches of people who spewed ...
T.N. policemen intercept N. Ram's car
BANGALORE, NOV. 8. A day after a police team virtually invaded the offices of The Hindu in Chennai, a carload of policemen, identified by the Bangalore police as personnel from Tamil Nadu, intercepted the car in which N. Ram, the ...
Karunakaran firm on Antony's ouster
KOCHI, NOV. 8. Notwithstanding the decision of the ruling UDF partners in Kerala to remain united and not to seek a confidence vote for the present, the senior Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, today continued his "oust-Antony'' rhetoric, saying, ...
Govt. unlikely to convene Assembly session
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 8. The Government is likely to reject the demand for convening a special Assembly session to discuss the proposed Opposition notice against the Speaker, Vakkom Purushothaman. The State Cabinet at its next meeting on ...
Five children selected for bravery awards
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 8. Five children have been selected for this year's bravery awards jointly instituted by the State Council for Child Welfare and Asianet Communications. Those selected are R.M. Ramseena (nine), a resident of Kuttichal ...
Work on Killipalam-Karamana stretch to be expedited
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 8. The widening of the busy Killipalam-Karamana stretch of the National Highway 47, which has been dragging for years due to a plethora of problems including the delay in the completion of the Karamana and Killipalam ...
Touch screen system at Railway station opened
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 8. A Rs. 2 lakh Touch Screen Reservation kiosk, set up by the Railways, to provide easy real time access to information about reservation availability to passengers, was commissioned at the Central Railway Station at ...
`A condemnable infringement on the right to information'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 8. The Tamil Nadu Assembly's decision to imprison editors and senior journalists of The Hindu and the Editor of Murasoli on Friday is a "condemnable and undemocratic infringement" on the right to ...
Struggle should go beyond political barriers: Cong.
CHENNAI, NOV. 8.Leaders of political parties, journalists and rights activists have joined the mass of protests against the Tamil Nadu Assembly's decision to award 15 days simple imprisonment to five members of The Hindu and S. Selvam, ...
Opposition MLAs to meet PM, Advani
CHENNAI, NOV. 8.Opposition MLAs tonight left for New Delhi to explain to the Prime Minister, A.B.Vajpayee, and the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K.Advani, the November 7 Assembly incidents. They will also highlight the "authoritarian and ...
A reminder of Emergency days: BJP
COIMBATORE, NOV. 8. The State BJP president, C.P. Radhakrishnan, today described the situation arising out of the Speaker's order to arrest the editors and reporters of The Hindu and Murasoli as ``one which was seen only during the ...
Bill to amend TESMA adopted
CHENNAI, NOV. 8.The Assembly on Friday adopted a Bill to amend the Tamil Nadu Essential Services Maintenance Act (TESMA) 2002, replacing an ordinance promulgated in July. The entire Opposition staged a walkout, protesting the Bill, on the ...
T.N. Assembly action: Jounralists on warpath
CHENNAI, NOV. 8. Journalist organisations in Chennai today strongly condemned the Tamil Nadu Assembly's resolution against The Hindu on a privilege issue and chalked out a protest plan, which included observing a day's fast near the State ...
Journalists' fast today
CHENNAI, NOV. 8. The journalist associations tonight said the fast to protest the arrest warrant against senior journalists of The Hindu and the Murasoli, would be held on Sunday on the Chennai Press Club premises from 8 ...
International centre coming up in Madras University
CHENNAI, NOV. 8.An international centre will be set up in the Madras University for effectively coordinating internationalisation of higher education, the Vice-Chancellor, S.P. Thyagarajan, said today. Addressing a meeting here, Dr. Thyagarajan ...
Little progress in tank renovation work
CHENNAI, NOV. 8. A recent scheme aimed at desilting and providing rainwater-harvesting facilities to city temple tanks, which are essential to recharge groundwater, has made little headway, as a survey of the tanks showed. The temple tank ...
Swiss President meets Governor
CHENNAI, NOV. 8. Federal Counsellor Pascal Couchepin, Switzerland's President for 2003, and his wife, Brigitte Couchepin, arrived here on a two-day personal visit. (According to the Swiss Confederation Law, the seven Cabinet Ministers take ...
CHENNAI, NOV. 8. The Computer Society of India is hosting an international software contest for school students from the member countries forming Asia ICT Confederation (AGAMES) in New Delhi on December 10 coinciding with the annual ...
Leaders condemn TN Assembly action
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 8. Leaders belonging to the ruling Congress and opposition parties in Pondicherry today condemned the order of the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Friday, awarding 15 days imprisonment to the editor, the executive editor, the publisher ...
Journalists held for staging road-roko
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 8. Journalists including representatives of the news agencies and a section of electronic media persons were arrested today when they staged a road-roko here to protest the Tamil Nadu Assembly resolution, awarding 15 days simple ...
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