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Chandrababu Naidu's brother to join Congress?
TIRUPATI, NOV. 28. Nara Ramamurthy Naidu, estranged younger brother of the Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu, has almost decided to cross the floor to the Congress, angered over what he called the "continued neglect he was being subjected to by ...
Cotton farmer ends life
NALGONDA, NOV. 28. Unable to cope with mounting debts, a cotton farmer, Yenna Narsi Reddy (30), of Kodandapur village in Nalgonda mandal committed suicide last night. Reddy, who had been depressed for a long time, was found dead and villagers ...
Book exhibition opens
HYDERABAD, NOV. 28.Books are windows that help one comprehend the changes in the world. History is being made every day and it is only through interaction between individuals and countries through the aid of books, one would position oneself in ...
Jayalalithaa, CM meeting turns into big media event
HYDERABAD, NOV. 28.The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa's meeting with her Andhra Pradesh counterpart, N. Chandrababu Naidu, at the Secretariat today turned out to be a big media event curiously witnessed by scores of employees. At ...
State receives directive in Jayalalithaa case
BANGALORE, NOV. 28. The stage is set for setting up a special court here to try the two disproportionate assets cases against the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, and others, with the Karnataka Government receiving the Supreme Court's ...
Congress poised to retain Bellary seat
BELLARY, NOV. 28. The Congress is poised to retain the seat in the Legislative Council from the Bellary Local Bodies Constituency. Polling will be held on December 1. Due to a "blunder'' committed by the leaders of Janata Dal (Secular) in general ...
Public holidays in 2004 announced
BANGALORE, NOV. 28.January 15 - Uttarayana Punyakala (Sankranti); January 26 - Republic Day; February 2 - Bakrid; February 18 - Maha Shivaratri; March 2 - Last day of Moharrum; April 3 - Mahaveer Jayanti; April 9 - Good Friday; April 14 - Dr. ...
Ramesh's supporters have a field day
BANGALORE, NOV. 28. It was a show of strength by the new Mayor, P.R. Ramesh, on Friday. A large group of his supporters followed him and were seen garlanding him in the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BMP) Council hall where outsiders are allowed. ...
Architects, engineers should use IT: Dattatreya
BANGALORE, NOV. 28. The Union Minister of State for Urban Development, Bandaru Dattatreya, has called for a close working relationship between the IT industry and the building construction sector. Mr. Dattatreya was inaugurating a two-day ...
Editor of Urdu daily dies of injuries
BANGALORE, NOV. 28. Mir Badruddin Ali, Editor of Daily Salar, an Urdu daily, who was injured in a hit-and-run accident on Thursday night, died at a hospital early today. He was 58. Mr. Ali is survived by wife, four daughters, and a ...
Online lotteries fail to get Government nod
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 28. The application filed by the marketing agent of the Sikkim Government Lotteries, M/s Tashi Delek Gaming Solution (P) Ltd., seeking provisional permission to continue its online lottery business here has been rejected ...
'No permission for ADB officials'
THRISSUR, NOV. 28.The Finance Minister, K. Sankaranarayanan, today made it clear that the State Government would not permit officials of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to inspect the Government offices in the State. Speaking to presspersons ...
Gulf return airfare clause to be dropped
NEW DELHI, NOV. 28. The Union Labour Minister, Sahib Singh Verma, today assured the three-member official delegation of the Kerala Government that the Centre would remove the clause in the visa regime mandating that Indian job-seekers in the Gulf ...
Crackdown on traders employing minor girls
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Police seek custody of accused in hit-and-run case
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 28. The city police have moved an application in the Judicial First Class Magistrate court seeking the custody of `Pantham' Jayan, the prime accused in the hit-and-run case witnessed by the Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, ...
ADB to review conduct rules
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 28. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be undertaking a `Review of Existing Conduct Rules of Civil Servants' in India as part of a plan to "improve the performance and productivity of the Civil Services". The review ...
Naidu to consider Jayalalithaa's request for Kandaleru water
HYDERABAD, NOV. 28.Andhra Pradesh has agreed to consider the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's request for release of Telugu Ganga water from Kandaleru, its balancing reservoir in Nellore district, within two days, for mitigating the ...
Hooch toll 13, two policemen suspended
CHENNAI, NOV. 28. The toll in Thursday's hooch tragedy at Lakshmipuram near Ponneri in Tiruvallur district has gone up to 13. Two sub-inspectors, Mahboob Sharief attached to the Prohibition Enforcement Wing, Ponneri and Gunasekaran of the Ponneri ...
Direct-to-Home TV arrives in Chennai
CHENNAI, NOV. 28.A two-foot tall dish-antenna on the roof could soon transform TV watching in Chennai. Direct-to-Home TV has arrived. Consumers need no longer worry about cable cuts or be at the mercy of cable operators or brood over sudden ...
Public prosecutor subverted justice: DMK
CHENNAI, NOV. 28. The DMK today submitted a memorandum to the Governor, P.S. Ramamohan Rao, asking him to bring to the notice of the Centre the "illegal intervention by the State Government into the avenue of justice, breakdown of constitutional ...
Number of public holidays reduced
CHENNAI, NOV. 28. Next year, Government offices will remain open for nearly a week longer than this year. And, unlike as in previous years, the employees will work on the New Year's Day. In 2003, Government offices remained closed for 22 public ...
Young World painting contest on Sunday
CHENNAI, NOV. 28. The Hindu Young World on-the-spot painting competition 2003 for juniors (classes 4 to 7) and seniors (classes 8 to 10) will be held at the Vidyodaya School auditorium on Thirumalai Pillai Road, T. Nagar, Chennai-600017, ...
Govt. will take care of housing needs of people: Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 28. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today said his government had been evolving plans taking into consideration the requirements of the people and to promote their well being without discriminating between urban ...
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 28. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, and the Opposition leader in the Assembly, R.V. Janakiraman, offered prayers at the Peria Palayathu Amman temple at Nellithope on the occasion of the kumbabishegam and also jeernotharana ...
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