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Andhra Pradesh
Naidu rules out talks with naxalites
HYDERABAD, OCT. 9.Declaring that he held no personal animosity against the People's War even after its abortive attempt to assassinate him last week, the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, said here today that if extremists felt that killing ...
Other Stories

  • CM thought it was an accident
  • Fake currency racket busted
  • Role of bomb detection squad comes under cloud
  • RTC to introduce mini buses in some parts of State
  • CPI leader calls for reason from Govt., PW
  • Nation needs CM's services: Bitta
  • Guntur chilli market in grip of crisis
  • Sunflower seeds seized
  • Naidu for completion of sanitation scheme by Oct. 15
  • YSR dharna hasty, say detractors


    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    Priority for VIP security: new CP
    HYDERABAD, OCT. 9. Controlling communal elements, developing expertise to tackle white-collar offences and checking the ISI activities, besides stepping up VIP security will be the priority areas for R.P Singh who has been made City Police ...
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  • DWCRA Bazar extended
  • MCH releases `colour code' for Games
  • Engineering student held on charge of stealing cell phones
  • Nacharam residents have little hope


    Karnataka
    Centre urged to focus on `drought-proofing'
    CHITRADURGA, OCT. 9. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, on Thursday criticised the Union Government's approach to tackling drought, and urged it to formulate a permanent policy on "drought-proofing". Addressing presspersons after visiting the ...
    Other Stories

  • 'No report on suicide by farmers'
  • Krishna refutes abduction report
  • One more farmer commits suicide
  • 461 engineering seats in non-State category
  • Rs. 16 crore released for seed subsidy
  • Bill on economic zones may get President's nod soon
  • Many problems are likely to persist, says Krishna
  • Power bills for defunct borewells may go
  • Protests, petitions at `Janaspandana'


    Karnataka-Bangalore
    Hostels still a practical choice for women
    BANGALORE, OCT. 9. Women's hostels have long been and still are the obvious choice for many young, single women, living, working or studying in Bangalore. Equally, they are the obvious setting for many women's "horror'' stories, be they cases of ...
    Other Stories

  • Two drowned in sea
  • Bid to burgle bank near police station
  • Only 12 confirmed cases of dengue fever this month
  • Mayor lauds Territorial Army


    Kerala
    Marad rehabilitation begins today
    KOZHIKODE, OCT. 9.Water, dark and dense with dirt, is pumped out of wells. Broken windowpanes of houses are being fitted with glasses. Floors, dirty and dusty, are being swept clean. Similar images were aplenty at Chulliyamvalappil, near Marad, ...
    Jacob, Pillai worried over Cong. groupism
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 9. The Kerala Congress (Jacob) and Kerala Congress (B) have expressed concern at the negative impact of Congress factionalism on the functioning of the UDF. In separate statements, the two leaders of the respective ...
    Other Stories

  • VS plea on admissions
  • `Railways not neglecting Malabar'
  • Muthanga case: CBI submits material
  • IUML playing double role: Nayanar
  • Janu criticises CPI(M)
  • `CM should seek vote of confidence'
  • Ace swimmer meets with watery grave


    Kerala-Thiruvananthapuram
    India Village project dropped
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 9. The general council of the Thiruvananthapuram Development Authority(TRIDA) which met here today decided to abort the project to set up an India Village cultural complex and amusement park along the National Highway ...
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  • KPCC president visits Killi
  • Priority for road development
  • Peppara dam overflowing
  • The Hindu-Young World quiz on Sunday


    Tamil Nadu
    Exploitation is still explosive here
    SIVAKASI, OCT. 9. Eleven-year-old N. Kathamuthu of Vijayakarisalkulam, near Vembakottai, has just come home after visiting a doctor in the village. His viral fever is into the second day, but the boy has to complete his portion of the ``job ...
    Ban extended
    CHENNAI, OCT. 9. The total ban on sand quarrying, by both government agencies and private leaseholders, imposed by the Madras High Court yesterday, has been extended up to Tuesday. When an appeal against the stay on the October 1 GO, cancelling ...
    Can Govt. scrap leases without serving notice?
    CHENNAI, OCT. 9. Does the Government have powers to terminate the existing leases for sand quarrying without serving notices on permit-holders? This seems the only question which will decide the validity of the October 1 government order, taking ...
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  • Explosion damages houses in Erode
  • Speak with dignity, Karunanidhi tells party orators
  • AIDS campaign generates more curiosity than awareness
  • MDMK leaders meet Vaiko
  • S. Railway, Postal dept. showcase services
  • No vested interest in our stand on Cauvery: BJP
  • Fear-stricken Dalits stay away from Pappapatti poll
  • `Create patents bank for peace'


    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    Judge flays EB & Metrowater, orders compensation
    CHENNAI, OCT. 9. Moved by the plight of the kin of two persons who were electrocuted when they stepped on a live wire lying on a road here in 2000, the Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board to pay Rs. 3 lakhs each as ...
    CMDA withdraws layout plan approval
    CHENNAI, OCT. 9. The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority has withdrawn its layout plan approval in the Koyambedu land case in which the property developer's claim of ownership has been challenged by opposition parties in the Chennai ...
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  • Officials hold talks with architectural firm
  • Encouraging creativity will help children learn quickly: Governor
  • Mobile unit to the rescue of pre-term infants
  • Warm reception to Kalam


    Pondicherry
    Major share spent on welfare: CM
    PONDICHERRY, OCT. 9. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today said nearly 97 per cent of the total plan outlay of Rs. 412 crores obtained from the Planning Commission last year (2002-2003) was spent on welfare programmes. The ...
    `Fight atrocities against women'
    PONDICHERRY, OCT. 9. The general secretary of the National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW), Sahia Farooqui, has called upon the women to fight the atrocities against them and felt that there should be a joint struggle to protect the rights of ...



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