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TDP to avoid confrontation with Election Commission
HYDERABAD, NOV. 15. The Telugu Desam Party has resolved to avoid any confrontation with the Election Commission over the timing of the Assembly polls and has declared its willingness to accept the dates fixed by it. After a meeting of the ...
Five labourers electrocuted
VANNEL.K (NIZAMABAD DT.), NOV. 15. Five farm labourers engaged in removing submersible pumpsets were killed this morning when the metal pipe they were holding came into contact with an overhead 11 KV high tension electric wire in an agriculture ...
EVMs to cover all voters for Assembly elections
HYDERABAD, NOV. 15. The present Assembly elections will witness complete electronic voting for the first time in the State involving 70,000 electronic voting machines (EVMs) with a number of changes introduced in election law, also for the first ...
US-based NGO ties up with NIMS for cleft lip surgeries
HYDERABAD, NOV.15. A US-based NGO funding cleft lip surgeries in developing countries, Smile Train, has tied up with the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciencies (NIMS) here to provide free comprehensive treatment to cleft lip and cleft palate ...
Bangalore boy rescued from abductors
BANGALORE, NOV. 15. In a joint operation, the Bangalore city and Bagalkot district police on Friday night rescued an eight-year-old boy who was kidnapped from Nandini Layout Police Station limits here on November 7. The Bangalore Police ...
Opposition to Metro venture grows
BANGALORE, NOV. 15.Barely three days after Metro Cash and Carry opened its second outlet in Bangalore, trade and industry organisations in the State have decided to join forces to oppose it even as the State Government has thrown its weight ...
Centre blamed for suicide by farmers
BANGALORE, NOV. 15.Speakers at a seminar today on suicide by farmers were of the opinion that the Centre's "anti-farmer policies" and not drought was the reason for farmers taking the extreme step. "The Government says the drought has led to ...
Trade, industry oppose Metro venture
BANGALORE, NOV. 15. Barely three days after Metro Cash and Carry opened its second outlet in Bangalore, trade and industry organisations in the State have decided to join forces to oppose it even as the State Government has thrown its weight ...
Antony group sceptical about KPCC chief's offer
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 15.The KPCC president, K. Muraleedharan's expression of willingness for talks to solve the crisis in the State unit of the Congress has met with scepticism from the Antony camp. The Antony group sees Mr. ...
Four killed as lift collapses
KOCHI, NOV. 15.Four construction workers were killed when the lift gave way and tumbled from the 12th floor of the Navy quarters which were under construction, at Mundamveli, near here, this evening. The police said the workers were coming down ...
Medical facilities at Sabarimala
PATHANAMTHITTA, NOV. 15. The Health Department has made elaborate arrangements to provide maximum possible medical care facilities at Pampa, Appachimedu and the Sannidhanam during the Mandalam-Makaravilakku season beginning on November 17. The ...
200 lottery outlets sealed
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 15. In the continuing crackdown on unauthorised lottery outlets across the State, enforcement squads sealed as many as 200 outlets in various districts for violating the Kerala State Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998. A ...
Panel issues orders for Secretariat staff
CHENNAI, NOV. 15. The panel of former Madras High Court judges, which heard representations by employees dismissed or suspended, under the provisions of the Tamil Nadu Essential Services Maintenance Act, in the wake of the July strike, has issued ...
All set for rejuvenation camp
UDHAGAMANDALAM, NOV. 15. The stage is set for the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, near here, to host the first rejuvenation camp for domestic elephants in the State. Theppakkadu within the sanctuary, where the camp will begin tomorrow, is a beehive ...
World Bank to expand Chennai operations
CHENNAI, NOV. 15.The bank's back office operations here began in August 2001 with 80 staffers. Now functioning with a staff of 180 persons from a 27,000-sqft rented space, the bank plans to move to a 60,000-sqft premises of its own. A decision ...
`Complete development works in time for Mahamaham'
KUMBAKONAM, NOV. 15. The Chief Secretary, Lakshmi Pranesh, today asked officials to complete all development works in time for the March 6, 2004 Mahamaham to be held here. At the first meeting of a high-level committee, formed by the ...
Reinstate staff irrespective of panel report: TNGOU
CHENNAI, NOV. 15. The Tamil Nadu Government Officials Union has called upon the government to reinstate 5,729 employees, who were dismissed/suspended in the wake of the July strike, with all benefits, irrespective of the nature of recommendations ...
Corporation removes structures near Central
CHENNAI, NOV. 15. Officials of the Chennai Corporation today demolished a temple, a church and several wooden shacks near the Central station, amid protests from hawkers. The vendors, most of them women, surrounded the officials when they ...
Govt. plans to sell ornaments through Amudhasurabhi: CM
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 15. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, said today that the government proposed to sell gold ornaments through the Amudhasurabhi Cooperative Society. Inaugurating two cosmetic goods outlets of the cooperative society on East ...
Allegations against hospital, baseless: Medical officers
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 15. The Pondicherry State Medical Officers Association (PSMOA) today termed the recent allegations made by some politicians about the functioning of the Government General Hospital and the charge of `deficiency of service' as ...
Number of polling stations comes down
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 15. The Election Department has effected comprehensive rationalisation of polling stations in keeping with the directives of the Election Commission in the Union Territory (having a total of 30 Assembly constituencies), the ...
`Sarada Devi an embodiment of love'
PONDICHERRY, NOV.15. Saradha Devi was an embodiment of patience, motherhood and love, said R. Padmanabhan, Pondicherry Chief Secretary. Speaking at the celebrations organised to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Saradha Devi in Pondicherry on ...
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