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A.P. Govt. to the rescue of small ryots
HYDERABAD, OCT. 20. The Andhra Pradesh Government has assured that there is no scarcity of subsidised seed for immediate sowing as alternative crop as part of the drought contingency plan and said 1.70 lakh quintals of seed of all varieties are ...
Three top naxals escape after encounter
VISAKHAPATNAM, OCT. 20. The special party of the Visakhapatnam district police at Gandhibanda on the Andhra-Orissa border recovered an arms dump of the People's War Military Platoon on Sunday after an encounter. There were, however, no casualties ...
Ganga-Cauvery link may remain a dream
HYDERABAD, OCT. 20.Budgeted at an unbelievable 5,60,000 crores at current rates by the National Water Development Agency, the proposed Ganga-Cauvery link works out to more than 25 per cent of our Gross Domestic Product. This is two and a half ...
Cong. protest against Togadia remarks
HYDERABAD, OCT. 20. The Congress-I organised a dharna here in protest against the derogatory remarks made by the VHP leader, Pravin Togadia, against Sonia Gandhi. The State Congress leaders reacted sharply to Mr. Togadia's diatribe and demanded ...
VHP scared of Sonia's popularity: Krishna
BANGALORE, OCT. 20. The "babbling'' by the VHP leader, Praveen Togadia, against the AICC President, Sonia Gandhi, indicates the sheer desperation into which the VHP has been pushed after its protector, BJP, dumped it on several issues, ...
StampIT seizes stamp papers worth Rs. 7 cr. in Chennai
BANGALORE, OCT. 20. StampIT, the State police team investigating the multi-crore fake stamp paper racket of the criminal mastermind, Karim Lala, has seized more stamp papers in a raid on a godown in Chennai on Sunday. Initial reports said the ...
Bhimsen Joshi to perform in Bangalore
BANGALORE, OCT. 20. Bhimsen Joshi, well-known Hindustani vocalist, will be performing here on October 26 at the Chowdaiah Memorial Hall. The concert is being organised in aid of Kallur Mahalakshmi Tabla Vidyalaya. The founder of vidyalaya, ...
Antony assails banks' 'negative attitude'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 20. The Kerala Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, today lashed out at nationalised banks in the State for their negative attitude towards the Government and the State's development needs. Addressing a press conference here ...
Govt. plan to placate banks backfires
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 20.The question the statistics brought out by the latest meeting of the State Level Bankers' Committee (SLBC) raise is whether the UDF Government's strategy of being gentle with nationalised banks in the State is doing ...
Govt. sticks to stand on DA
CHENNAI, OCT. 20. After the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa's unequivocal statement in New Delhi on the need to contain the financial outgo on government employees' salaries and benefits, the unions say there is hardly any room for a last-minute ...
Over 5,000 cadres held on eve of DMK blockade
CHENNAI, OCT. 20. The DMK today claimed that thousands of its volunteers were arrested in the districts on the eve of its `blockade agitation' scheduled for Monday. The party's youth wing is organising the blockade protesting the anti-people ...
Conversion ordinance bold, timely: Hindu leaders
MADURAI, OCT. 20.In a sharp reaction to the spontaneous consolidation of minorities and secularists against the Tamil Nadu Government Prohibition of Forcible Conversion of Religion Ordinance, Hindu leaders and heads of various mutts have extended ...
TNGCTA calls off strike
CHENNAI, OCT. 20. The Tamil Nadu Government Collegiate Teachers Association (TNGCTA) today decided to call off its agitation against conversion of government colleges into constituent units of universities. The TNGCTA leaders said although they ...
Sriperumbudur tank falls prey to sand quarrying
CHENNAI, OCT. 20. The Sriperumbudur tank, situated at about 40 km from Chennai, is the latest victim of illegal sand quarrying. Miners, who faced stiff opposition in other suburbs, have been helping themselves to sand from this tank that serves ...
Globalisation concept needs critical examination: Malkani
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 20. The Pondicherry Lt Governor, K. R. Malkani has called upon the youth to go into the whole gamut of slogans like globalisation, liberalisation or open market and find out how far they were helpful to the country given the ...
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