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Naxal violence vs progress is poll issue, says Naidu
HYDERABAD, NOV. 14.The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, was hard put to explain at a press conference after the dissolution of the Assembly today how the 30-year-old extremist menace in the State could be overcome by seeking ...
Construction dispute sparks communal clash
HYDERABAD, NOV. 14. A dispute over the construction of a compound wall adjoining the open space of a mosque at Tallagadda sparked off communal clashes here today evening. Police opened fire in the air and clamped Section 144 in the Tappachabutra ...
Children's Day celebrated
TIRUMALA, NOV. 14. The 134th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was celebrated at Tirumala amidst great fanfare. According to the Congress district secretary, A. Satyanarayana, inter-school competitions such as sports and games and ...
Total immunisation is the goal: CM
HYDERABAD, NOV. 14. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, set the target of cent per cent immunisation of all children in Andhra Pradesh at a ceremony to launch the third phase of the immunisation programme here on Friday. He said that ...
Sachin bowls over little hearts
HYDERABAD, NOV. 14.This Children's Day was a dream-like experience for more than a dozen kids in Agartala when none other than India's batting maestro, Sachin Tendulkar, interacted with them through a telemedicine project from here and assured ...
Many multicornered contests in Council poll
BANGALORE, NOV. 14. As the last date for filing of nomination papers for the December 1 biennial elections to the Legislative Council from the local authorities' constituencies expired today, it emerged that most of the contests will be ...
JD(S) names 22 candidates
BANGALORE, NOV. 14. The Janata Dal (Secular), headed by the former Prime Minister and MP, H.D. Deve Gowda, has selected 22 candidates for 20 seats to contest the December 1 biennial elections to the Legislative Council from the local authorities ...
Bangalore ESI hospital to be referral centre
Bangalore Nov. 14. The Employees' State Insurance (ESI) Model Hospital at Rajajinagar here will now live up to its name. It will soon become the referral centre for all ESI hospitals in the State. The Director-General of ESI Corporation, Ajay ...
NITC stakes claim to IIT status
KOZHIKODE, NOV. 14. The Director of the National Institute of Technology, Calicut, (NITC), S. S. Gokhale, and spokesmen of its Faculty Association have staked claim to IIT status to the institution. Making a presentation at the Kozhikode Press ...
Coca-Cola plea dismissed
KOCHI, NOV. 14. The Kerala High Court today dismissed a writ petition filed by the Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited challenging the second show-cause notice issued by the Perumatty grama panchayat for closing down the company's soft ...
KOTTAYAM, NOV. 14. Electrification and doubling of lines would remain the top priority for the Thiruvananthapuram Division, the Southern Railway general manager, V. Anand, said here today. The electrification up to Kayamkulam would be ...
Alert on communicable diseases
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 14. The district health administration has issued an alert on the potential outbreak of communicable diseases as the North-East Monsoon moved into retreat mode. Preventive measures aimed at reduction of breeding sites ...
Asraya scholarship scheme launched
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 14. The Education Minister, Nalakath Soopy, today inaugurated the Asraya scholarship programme launched by the City Corporation for students from economically weaker sections. The critic, Sukumar Azhikode, who ...
Chennai looks to the sky as reservoirs go dry
CHENNAI, NOV. 14. Though the northeast monsoon has been beneficial to many parts of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is among the three districts which have received deficit rainfall till now, causing anxiety to its citizens and water experts alike. The ...
World Bank keen on supporting development works
CHENNAI, NOV. 14. Financial managers of the State hope to achieve higher growth rates over the next few years, ensuring a higher capital expenditure coupled with curtailment of non-plan expenditure. Though the State does not have enough ...
Review refugee confinement in camps, HC tells Govt.
CHENNAI, NOV.14.While upholding the Government's action keeping certain groups of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in special camps, the Madras High Court today directed it to review each case of confinement twice a year. During a review, the persons ...
Nine elephants board trucks for Mudumalai journey
TIRUNELVELI, NOV. 14.As many as nine elephants from places of worship in Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari districts were today put in trucks, which headed for Mudumalai for a month-long health camp starting on Sunday. Gopalan from the ...
500 children take part in painting contest
CHENNAI, NOV. 14.It was a splash of colour as the children's knew no boundaries. With spirits soaring high as it was their day, children from various city schools took part in a `stamp design competition', organised by the Department of Posts at ...
Jamarah Thottam residents suffer in silence
CHENNAI, NOV. 13. Residents of Jamarah Thottam in Park Town say their mornings begin with a struggle - making their way through the streets. A group of families has made roads their home, spreading their belongings all over. These families ...
`Teachers, parents should act as role model to students'
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 14. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said parents and teachers should function as role models to students. Distributing prizes to children proficient in competitions held by the Department of Women and Child Development ...
Need to tone up functioning of coop. units: Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 14. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today expressed concern over the `sustained losses' cooperative undertakings such as spinning and sugar mills were making over the years and said there was an urgent need to effect ...
Liberalise birth registration rules: CM
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 14. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has called upon the civic authorities to liberalise rules relating to the registration of childbirth when parents sought registration for children born at homes. Launching the national ...
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