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Literacy, a must for development: Naidu
BRAHMASAMUDRAM (ANANTAPUR DT.), NOV. 27. Increase in the number of functional literates is a must for development of the State, the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has said. Total literacy will help realise the goal of Swarnandhra Pradesh, ...
Two bodies recovered from canal
KURNOOL, NOV. 27. Police recovered the bodies of a woman, Hasina (25) and her three-year-old daughter, Parvin, from the KC canal here on Thursday. It was suspected that they were pushed into the canal along with the autorickshaw they were in by ...
Ryots besiege sub-station
CUDDAPAH, NOV. 27. Farmers, under the aegis of the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, besieged the electrical sub-station at Nandimandalam mandal headquarters and disrupted power supply on Thursday, decrying what they called coercive recovery of power ...
Grand occasion, grander show, grandest gathering
HYDERABAD, NOV. 27. The mood was The Hindu, the moment The Hindu as the who's who of Hyderabad raised a toast to the publication at the 125th anniversary celebrations dinner at the grand ballroom of Hotel Taj Krishna here on ...
RTC to run more services
HYDERABAD, NOV. 27. The city region of the A.P. State Road Transport Corporation is introducing four trips between Sahara Estates and Dilsukhnagar in addition to the bus service presently running between Sahara Estates up to Women's ...
Six brainfever deaths at VIMS this year
BELLARY, NOV. 27. A heart-rending sight awaits those who visit the children's ward of the Women's and Children's Hospital, a wing of the autonomous Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) here. Children, most of them semi-conscious, are ...
VHP to take out 'rath yatra'
MANGALORE, NOV. 27. Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajrang Dal will take out a "rath yatra" from Kasargod to Chikmagalur on November 30 in connection with Datta Jayanthi on December 7 and 8. Speaking to presspersons here ...
Meet on temples
BANGALORE, NOV. 27. Visvesha Thirtha Swamiji of the Pejawar Math has called upon the State Government to establish an autonomous body for regulating the activities of temples instead of taking over their management. He was inaugurating a ...
Rally to protest crimes against women
BANGALORE, NOV. 27. Three dowry-related deaths are reported each day in Bangalore on average, and the city is no longer safe for women. To highlight this ugly face of the city, the Karnataka State Women's Commission is organising a rally on ...
Karunakaran unlikely to meet Governor soon
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 27. The senior Congress leader, K. Karunakaran, today stuck to his stand demanding a leadership change, but diluted his position on the deadline on meeting the Governor with a list of 34 MLAs which might topple the Antony ...
Jail term for Ayyankalippada activists
PALAKKAD, NOV. 27. The Palakkad Additional Sessions Judge, K.N. Raghunath, today sentenced three Ayyankalippada activists to three years' simple imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 5,000 for holding the then District Collector, W.R. Reddy, hostage in ...
Honorary D.Litt. for Laurie Baker
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 27. The University of Kerala would honour the architect, Laurie Baker, by conferring on him the honorary D.Litt. degree. A special convocation would be held at the University Senate Hall, at 11-15 a.m. on November 29, ...
Lion enclosure to open today
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 27.The new open enclosure for the lions at the city zoo will be inaugurated tomorrow, by the Minister in Charge of Zoos, T. M. Jacob. The 3500 sq m enclosure replaces the cramped cages in which the big cats are housed ...
Charge sheets served on Karunanidhi in TESMA case
CHENNAI, NOV. 27. A city court today furnished to the DMK president, M. Karunanidhi, copies of two charge sheets in a case booked against him under the Tamil Nadu Essential Services Maintenance Act. It posted the matter for December 24. The ...
EC may call all-party meet
NEW DELHI, NOV. 27. The Election Commission is expected to convene an all-party meeting in Chennai after December 8 to discuss a reduction of over 5,000 polling stations in Tamil Nadu. This indication was given to a delegation of DMK MPs, who ...
Exploit IT opportunities, says ISRO chief
CHENNAI, NOV. 27. The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, G. Madhavan Nair, today stressed the importance of exploiting opportunities, provided by information superhighway together with low-cost access to associated ...
Allocation for roads increased in revised budget
CHENNAI, NOV. 27. The revised budget for the year 2003-2004, with an increased allocation for interior roads and storm water drains, was presented at the Chennai Corporation Council today. Allocation for interior roads had been increased to Rs. ...
Illicit liquor claims 4 lives at Ponneri
CHENNAI, NOV. 27. Four casual labourers died today after they consumed spurious liquor at Lakshmipuram in Ponneri in the adjoining Tiruvallur district. Twentyfive other labourers have been admitted to the general hospital here. The police have ...
DMK lawyers protest HC judge `remarks' against Karunanidhi
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 27.A batch of lawyers, affiliated to the DMK, who held a demonstration a few metres away from the court premises on Lal Bahadhur Sastri Street, was arrested today. They were later released. The advocates demanded action ...
`Legislation should be framed in vernacular languages'
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 27. Former judge of the Madras High Court, David Annousamy, has stressed the need for framing of legislation in vernacular languages instead of codifying them and their rules in English. Legislation should also reflect the ...
Surprise checks on liquor, arrack shops proposed
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 27. There are certain specific zones, where burglaries and robberies have been reported repeatedly so it is proposed to conduct surprise checks frequently on liquor and arrack shops, according to a Superintendent of Police. He ...
`Censor Board has its own limitations'
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 27. The Regional Officer of the Central Board of Film Certification (Chennai), S. Raju, has said it was not proper to criticise the Censor Board for quality of a movie as it had its own limitations. Addressing a ...
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