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Alipiri blast: another naxal hideout found
TIRUPATI, NOV. 12.The Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the recent attack on the Chief Minister's convoy on the Tirumala ghat road busted in the early hours of Wednesday another hideout of the four-member PWG team reportedly involved ...
Cong. sending feelers to TRS, says KCR
HYDERABAD, NOV. 12.The Telangana Rashtra Samiti president, K. Chandrasekhar Rao, has said there are signals from the Congress for an alliance with TRS in the coming elections. He said proposals for a tie-up with the Congress were being ...
Govt. committed to Polavaram, Inchampalli: Naidu
TADIPUDI (WEST GODAVARI DT), NOV 12. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Wednesday spelt out his commitment to realise the long-pending twin irrigation projects across the Godavari -- Polavaram and Inchampalli. "This is my aim. I will ...
109 films to be screened during children's film fete
HYDERABAD, NOV. 12. All arrangements have been made for the 13th International Children's Film Festival-2003 being organised by the Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) in association with the State Government, beginning November 14, ...
Japanese aid sought for Hussain Sagar
HYDERABAD, NOV. 12.The Hyderabad Urban Development Authority (HUDA) has sought soft loans to the tune of Rs. 250 crores from Japanese banks for restoration and management of Hussain Sagar lake. Participating in `Public Consultation Workshop on ...
Hotel group ordered to pay damages for humiliating guests
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 12. In a complaint about a New Year bash in a resort that ended in a scuffle between some guests and hotel employees, the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has ordered the hotel management to compensate the ...
Govt. to institute Kuvempu award
BANGALORE, NOV. 12. The Karnataka Government has decided to institute Kuvempu award to mark the birth centenary celebrations of Kuvempu, winner of the Jnanpith award. Speaking to The Hindu after a high-power committee meeting chaired by ...
Five legislators join Janata Dal (S)
HOSPET (BELLARY DT.), NOV. 12. Five legislators under the leadership of M.P. Prakash joined the Janata Dal (Secular) along with many of their supporters at a party convention held here today. Amaregowda Byyapur, Bachchegowda, Mahadev Prasad, ...
Govt. awaiting concessions to start work on airport
BANGALORE, NOV. 12. The Minister of State for Infrastructure and Civil Aviation, T. John, said today that the State Government would provide a `subordinate debt' of Rs. 350 crore to the consortium which had been entrusted with the construction of ...
Child Rights Week from tomorrow
BANGALORE, NOV. 12. The Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) will organise a Child Rights Week from Friday. This is part of the national campaign to issue birth certificates to children aged less than 10. The campaign will cover children whose ...
Ultrasound machine seized in raid
BANGALORE, NOV. 12. Acting on a complaint received by Vimochana, a voluntary organisation, the Appropriate Authority for implementation of the Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PNDT), 1994, raided a private nursing home in Basaveswaranagar and ...
Vananjali launched to restore ecological balance
BANGALORE, NOV. 12. The Thippagondanahallli Reservoir, which meets about 20 per cent of the city's water needs, is parched, and desperately seeking the elixir that will give it a new lease of life. At a time when the prospect of a dry Bangalore ...
High command to take a `comprehensive view'
NEW DELHI, NOV. 12.The Congress today said it would take a ``comprehensive view'' on the developments in Kerala and described the remark of the senior leader, K. Karunakaran, on the party president, Sonia Gandhi, as an ``expression of ...
KSRTC staff strike total
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 12. With the entire workforce of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) joining in, the 24-hour token strike by the employees of the Corporation threw public transport through the nationalised routes out of ...
Be firm with Finance Commission: VS
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 12. The Leader of the Opposition, V.S. Achuthanandan, has urged the State Government to be firm in its dealings with the 12th Finance Commission. In a statement here today, Mr. Achuthanandan said the terms of reference ...
Tourist activities yet to pick up in beach resort
KOVALAM, NOV. 12. The arrival of the first chartered flight from Gatwick in the United Kingdom on Sunday signalled the start of the tourist season in the international beach resort, but the usual hustle and bustle witnessed on the famed Light ...
Sand-mining rights to local bodies may help mafia: Mayor
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 12. The Mayor, J. Chandra, has said that the Government decision to grant sand-mining rights to local bodies may work out to the advantage of the mafia involved in illegal extraction of sand from river beds. Fielding ...
United protest against gagging Press
CHENNAI, NOV. 12. In a major show of Opposition unity for a public cause, leaders and cadres of various parties today joined hands in various parts of the State to register their protest against the ``dictatorial attitude'' of the AIADMK ...
Withdraw action against journalists: Vaiko
CHENNAI, NOV. 12. The MDMK general secretary, Vaiko, today said the State Government should immediately revoke the arrest warrant against the six members five from The Hindu and one from Murasoli and not wait for ...
Chief Secretary clarifies
CHENNAI, NOV.12.The Chief Secretary, Lakshmi Pranesh, has clarified that the Joint Secretary, Union Home Ministry, Harminder Singh, wrote to her yesterday conveying that the Centre had decided to place the Central Industrial Security Force on the ...
Tale of woes of pavement vendors
CHENNAI, NOV. 12. A sliver of the road enough to spread a gunny bag - that's all Padmavati wants. But there is a threat to the very space that the hawker of Madhavaram High Road had taken for granted as her own over the last two decades. In ...
`Present cultural heritage in native language'
CHENNAI, NOV. 12. The country's rich cultural heritage should be written in native language so that both scholars and the common man could have an access to it, according to Devi Prasad Chattopadhyaya, chairman, Centre for Studies in ...
Technical study on improvement of traffic system
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 12. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today said that the administration had requisitioned the services of experts to present feasibility report after studying the potential for improvement of traffic system and its management ...
`Withdraw Assembly order against journalists'
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 12. A large number of volunteers of the DMK and a few other political parties responding to a call for a human chain agitation given by the DMK to protest the `gagging of press freedom and arrest of the DMK legislator in Tamil ...
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