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Telugu Desam MPs to petition EC for early poll
HYDERABAD, NOV. 30.A delegation of the Telugu Desam Parliamentary Party (TDPP) will represent to the Election Commission the need for early elections in Andhra Pradesh in view of the compulsions of the Assembly having to pass the budget before ...
Congress manifesto to focus on development
HYDERABAD, NOV.30.The Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee president, D. Srinivas, has said that the party manifesto for the coming Assembly elections will focus on welfare and development by giving priority to the irrigation and power ...
Counter naxals courageously: CM
HYDERABAD, NOV. 30. The TDP president, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has asked party leaders not to be afraid of death and face the challenge from naxalites courageously. Summing up the proceedings of the daylong workshop of the 160-member core group ...
Free power slogan a poll gimmick: Naidu
HYDERABAD, NOV. 30. Deriding the `free power' slogan of the Congress, the TDP president and Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, has said the TDP Government is also capable of implementing the scheme but it would adversely affect investments. ...
94 in fray for today's Council election
BANGALORE, NOV. 30. The stage is set for tomorrow's elections to fill 25 vacancies in the Legislative Council arising out of the retirement of members from the Local Authorities Constituencies in January next. The elections is considered ...
Two burnt to death in slum fire
BANGALORE, NOV. 30. A man and his wife were burnt alive in a fire that destroyed 13 huts at Kunthigrama, a slum in Cholanayanakahalli in Hebbal Police Station limits here in the early hours of Sunday. The names of the victims were given as ...
It's living death for them
BANGALORE, NOV. 30. "I wish I had been a little more careful. Alcohol is the root cause of my condition," repents Subbanna (name changed). A contractor, Subbanna was diagnosed as being HIV positive in 1998. He says he contracted HIV from a sex ...
Army JCOs to enjoy more privileges
BANGALORE, NOV. 30. For an establishment that is demarcated by strict hierarchy, where privilege goes with rank, the Indian Army has made an unprecedented move in providing its Junior Commission Officers (JCOs) with entertainment facilities, ...
Why Thiruvalla is crucial for UDF
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 30.Under normal circumstances, Thiruvalla would have been like any other Assembly constituency witnessing a by-election. But owing to an unseemly factional feud in the Congress and the "Catch-22" situation in the ruling ...
Living with HIV
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 30. Bindu states boldly that she has been Human Immuno Virus positive for the past seven years and that she leads as normal a life as anybody else. She is voicing the agony and torment of hundreds who are denied dignity ...
Deer sterilisation starts in zoo
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 30. The city zoo has recommenced the sterilisation of spotted deer in an attempt to control its deer population. During the past week, nine spotted deer have been sterilised and let into the elephant enclosure. The ...
Importance of Hindi stressed
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV.30.The need for learning Hindi along with gaining knowledge in one's mother tongue was stressed at the valedictory meeting of the Kerala Hindi Prachar Sabha on Sunday. The Culture Minsiter, G.Karthikeyan, called upon the ...
Slum women show the way to fight HIV stigma
CHENNAI, NOV. 30. Ten women of Satyavani Muthu Nagar slum here made a world of difference to Malar. They gave her a decent funeral. When she was in her late 30s, Malar found she was HIV positive. Then, her family came to know of it. That was ...
DMK MPs discuss alliance for Lok Sabha poll
CHENNAI, NOV. 30. The DMK president, M. Karunanidhi, today said the party initiated preliminary discussions on alliance for the Lok Sabha elections. As there was still time for the elections, the question of firming up an alliance could wait, ...
Karunanidhi to write history of Dravidian movement
CHENNAI, NOV. 30. The DMK president, M. Karunanidhi, today said he would take up the unfinished job left behind by his nephew and the late Union Minister, Murasoli Maran that of writing the history of the Dravidian movement. He made ...
`Right to strike implicit in Constitution'
CHENNAI, NOV. 30. The right to strike is implicit in the Constitution though not expressed explicitly. Referring to the recent Supreme Court verdict, which said government employees had "no moral or equitable right to go on strike," speakers at ...
Fate of medical college hangs in balance
CHENNAI, NOV. 30.Students of the Balaji Medical College may lose their seats if the State Government establishes that its deemed university status is not valid. The Government had asked the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University to inquire into ...
Seven held for forging documents
CHENNAI, NOV. 30. The Central Crime Branch police today arrested seven persons for allegedly forging documents to get housing loans from a multinational bank. The police said the bank sanctioned them loans amounting to Rs. 1.98 crores after ...
Pondy receives 17.1 cm rainfall
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 30. Pondicherry recorded 17.1 cm rainfall during the last 24 hours ended 8.30 a.m. today. Several low-lying areas and thoroughfares were inundated. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, who visited some of the rain-ravaged ...
Steps taken to augment police force: Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 30. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, today said there was need to augment the strength of the police force and steps had already been taken in this regard. Distributing prizes and medals to the best cadets and ...
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 30. There will be no power for three hours from 2 p.m in the following areas tomorrow owing to maintenance work at the Villianoor sub-station. The areas are: Villianoor, Kanuvapet, Arumpathapuram, Manaveli, Odiampet, Tiruveni ...
One held for murder
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 30. The police on Saturday arrested Ramesh on a charge of murdering a 70-year-old petty shopowner at Pakkamodayanpet near here. The accused, allegedly involved in some crimes, was picked up by the police for interrogation ...
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