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Seven killed in IDL blast in Hyderabad
HYDERABAD, NOV. 25.A blast ripped through the fuse-wire manufacturing unit of Indian Detonators Limited (IDL) today killing seven workers and injuring eight at Kukatpally here. While five died on the spot, two were declared dead at the Gandhi ...
Tension at Mudhole town, 15 hurt in clash
ADILABAD, NOV. 25.Tension prevails in communally-sensitive Mudhole town in Nirmal sub-division of Adilabad district on Tuesday after clashes broke out between two groups belonging to different communities resulting in injuries to 15 persons, ...
CPI to team up with `likeminded parties'
GUNTUR, NOV. 25. The State secretary of the CPI, Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy, has said that his party will contest about 50 to 60 Assembly seats in the coming elections. He has predicted that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Bharatiya Janata ...
Governor, CM greet Muslims
HYDERABAD, NOV. 25. The Governor, Surjit Singh Barnala, has extended cordial greetings and good wishes to Muslims on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr on Thursday. In a message, he said the austerities and the discipline practised by the devout in the ...
Blast leaves them shaken
HYDERABAD, NOV. 25.It was around 3.25 p.m. Srinivas of Moosapet was having a nap after lunch. Suddenly, he heard a deafening sound. "We are used to explosive noises from IDL. But, this was so huge that all of us were scared", said Srinivas. ...
NIMS apologises to patient
HYDERABAD, NOV. 25. The Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) here has apologised for the inconvenience caused to a patient with cleft lip problem from Kurnool who wanted to avail of the free surgery facility recently started by the ...
CM plans legal action against four dailies
BANGALORE, NOV. 25. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, is considering legal action against some persons and publishers of four newspapers for "disseminating false and unfounded reports alleging his involvement in the stamp paper scam wilfully, ...
Intellectuals plan peace meet
BANGALORE, NOV. 25. Writers, artists, and thinkers will hold a peace and communal harmony meet at Chikmagalur on December 7 and 8 if the State Government fails to ban the "Shoba Yatra" at Bababudangiri. Eminent writers, artists, film-makers, and ...
Scholars, seers to attend meet on Gita
BANGALORE, NOV. 25. A three-day Global Gita Conference will be held here from Friday. Acclaimed scholars and religious leaders will present their views on the Gita at the conference. To be held at the J. N. Tata Auditorium, the event will to ...
Bomb hoax causes panic at Vidhana Soudha
BANGALORE, NOV. 25. A call that said a bomb had been planted in the Vidhana Soudha caused panic on Tuesday morning. Police said a search of the premises proved that the call was a hoax. The city police control room received the call around ...
BMTC to introduce 20 AC buses
BANGALORE, NOV. 25. Come Christmas Day, Bangaloreans will enjoy the luxury of air-conditioned (AC) buses to commute within the city. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) is all set to introduce 20 AC buses on that day. The ...
Status quo ordered at Kakkivani Malavaram
PALAKKAD, NOV. 25.The Palakkad District Collector, Sanjeev Kaushik, today directed the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) there to order status quo on Kakkivani Malavaram, a corridor between the Silent Valley National Park and the Muthikulam reserve ...
Women's panel to seek legislation
KOZHIKODE, NOV. 25. The Kerala State Women's Commission will submit a proposal to the State Government to formulate legislation that would ensure the dignity and safety of women at the workplace. A core committee would be set up to draft the ...
KOCHI, NOV. 25.After a month of dawn-to-dusk fasting and prayers, Muslims across the State today celebrated Id-ul-Fitr (Cheriya Perunnaal). The festival, whose date is determined by the sighting of the new moon on the previous evening by the ...
The `I' factor in Thiruvalla by-election
PATHANAMTHITTA, NOV. 25.With the `I' group in the State unit of the Congress launching a `direct action' against the UDF candidate in the Thiruvalla Assembly by-election in the last lap of the poll campaign, the electoral battle in the heart of ...
Funds crunch hits sewage plant project
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 25. Even as efforts to set up a sewage treatment plant at the city's sewage farm has faltered due to lack of funding, concerns have been raised afresh on the continuing environmental and health hazards posed by the ...
Women's Commission to launch drive against dowry
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 25. The yearlong campaign being launched by the State Women's Commission against dowry system begins on November 26, the day being observed by the National Commission for Women as the Anti- Dowry Day. Massive awareness ...
Archaeologists claim rare pottery find
KOCHI, NOV. 25.An archaeologist today claimed to have identified a large collection of rare pottery dating back to the 1st and early 2nd century AD from Pattanam, near North Paravur. The archaeologist, K.P. Shajan, told mediapersons here today ...
Cellular company directed to pay compensation
KOCHI, NOV. 25.A consumer court has directed a cellular company to pay Rs.2,000 as compensation to a customer for failing to activate a mobile connection despite its authorised agent's promise to do so within two hours. The compensation was ...
Let another judge hear Serijabanu case: Karpagavinayagam
CHENNAI, NOV. 25. Justice M. Karpagavinayagam of the Madras High Court, hearing a bail plea by Serijabanu and her mother, Rameeza, who were arrested for allegedly possessing a huge quantity of ganja and cash, has requested the Chief Justice to ...
Elangovan gets chargesheet in TESMA case
CHENNAI, NOV. 25. The former TNCC working president, E.V.K.S. Elangovan, today received a copy of the charge sheet in the case booked against him under the Tamil Nadu Essential Services Maintenance Act for allegedly instigating government ...
Grant for indigent families of deceased artistes increased
CHENNAI, NOV. 25.The State Government today increased the grant from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 6,000 to indigent families of deceased artistes. This was announced by the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, after distributing `Kalaimamani Awards' for 2001,2002 ...
Not an honourable acquittal: Swamy
CHENNAI, NOV. 25. The Janata Party president, Subramanian Swamy, today said the AIADMK had no reason to celebrate the Supreme Court order in the TANSI land deal cases as the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, had not obtained an "honourable ...
Prosecution witness not aware of ban on TNLA, TNRT
CHENNAI, NOV. 25.A prosecution witness in the POTA case against the MDMK general secretary, Vaiko, told a special court at Poonamallee near here today that he was not aware of the ban imposed on the Tamil Nadu Liberation Army and the Tamil ...
Awards to recognise skills of MTC crew instituted
CHENNAI, NOV. 25. The Chennai Traffic Task Force (CTTF), Traffic Police and the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) have instituted a series of awards for MTC crew to recognise their skills in the area of safe driving and vehicle ...
Govt. fixes concessional life tax for vintage vehicles
CHENNAI, NOV. 25.The State Government has fixed a concessional rate of life tax for 33 vintage vehicles manufactured before 1950. A life time tax at the rate of Rs 1,000 has been determined for 25 vintage cars and Rs 250 for eight motorcycles, ...
New Colony public toilets, a picture of neglect
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 25. Frustrated over the Government's apathy towards maintaining public toilets at New Colony at Murungapakkampet near here, a group of youth has asked the authorities to hand over their maintenance. The youth, belonging to ...
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