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Medico's suicide sparks tension
ANANTAPUR, NOV. 17.The suicide by a second-year MBBS student, Prasad of the Government Medical College here yesterday triggered tense moments today. Parents of the student from Chittoor district alleged that ragging by senior students and the ...
Two women naxals killed in encounter
VISAKHAPATNAM, NOV. 17.Two women naxalites, suspected to be members of the Galikonda Local Guerrilla Squad of People's War, were killed in an encounter with the Visakhapatnam district police combing party at Battaluru village of Galikonda ...
Medal for paper presentation
HYDERABAD, NOV. 17.Siddhartha, radiology resident at NIMS, received the Prof. Kakarla Subba Rao Gold Medal for scientific paper presentation here on Sunday, according to a press release. Along with Dr. Siddhartha, papers by Shafeli Gokhale, ...
Naidu to lay stones for three projects
HYDERABAD, NOV. 17. The caretaker Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naid, will lay foundation-stones for three irrigation projects tomorrow, all in Prakasam district. This will be in addition to formal inaugurations and further stone-laying ...
Two naxalites shot dead, one injured
MANGALORE, NOV. 17. Police shot dead two suspected women naxalites in an encounter at Eedu village of Karkala taluk in Udupi district at about 3 a.m. today. While two more persons of a group of five, owing allegiance to the People's War Group ...
KSRTC to accept tenders online
BANGALORE, NOV. 17. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) launched an Internet-based e-tender facility today. The facility was launched with the technical support of the Karnataka Electronics Development Corporation. Speaking ...
35 acres in Silent Valley forests destroyed
PALAKKAD, NOV. 17.The world-renowned Silent Valley is facing an ecological threat as 35 acres of its corridor at Kakkivani Malavaram, under the Mannarkkad Forest Division, were cleared for plantain cultivation, allegedly, by a former village ...
Land-owners offered several incentives
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 17. The Thiruvananthapuram Development Authority and the City Corporation have announced a series of measures to encourage free surrender of private land for the development of 12 roads under the capital region ...
Vasan appointed TNCC chief
NEW DELHI, NOV. 17. The Congress today appointed G.K. Vasan president of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee, replacing S. Balakrishnan as TNCC chief and E.V.K.S. Elangovan as working president. The AICC general secretary, Kamal Nath, said the ...
587 Chennai employees dismissed
CHENNAI, NOV. 17. At last, the suspense has ended for dismissed/suspended Tamil Nadu Government employees, who went on strike in July last. The Government has decided to take back 2,350 employees working in the Secretariat and other departments ...
Revision of electoral rolls starts
CHENNAI, NOV. 17. Summary revision of electoral rolls, with January 1, 2004 as the qualifying date, began throughout the State today. The process includes inclusion of new voters, deletion and correction of names. The draft rolls are being ...
Elephants feel at home
UDHAGAMANDALAM, NOV. 17.Less than two days after the commencement of the month-long rest and restoration camp for elephants at the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary near here, participants from various parts of the State have "settled down". A ...
Five-fold hike in parking fee for four-wheelers from Dec.
CHENNAI, NOV. 17. Hourly parking fee for four-wheelers in the city is set for a five-fold increase to Rs. 10 from December 1. In the first revision of parking charges after 1988, the Chennai Corporation has also decided to raise the charge for ...
Star tortoises seized
CHENNAI, NOV. 17. Security personnel at the international airport wheeled away a suitcase that they thought contained a bomb. For a whole day, bomb squad staff watched the suitcase rattle and shake. This morning, ammunitions experts gingerly ...
Prize scheme soon to promote cleanliness
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 17. The Pondicherry Education and Tourism Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, said here today that a prize scheme would be introduced soon to promote cleanliness within town limits of the Union Territory. The town would be divided ...
The Mother of Ashram remembered
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 17.Devotees from different parts of the country paid homage at the samadhis of the Aurobindo and The Mother on the occasion of the 30th Memorial Day of The Mother on the main premises of the Aurobindo Ashram here today. They ...
Take steps to repair roads: CPI (M)
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 17. The poor roads on the main line and in interior blocks in Rainbow Nagar and Venkata Nagar, situated close to the boulevard limits in Pondicherry, and ill-maintained drainage are screaming for immediate attention, said the ...
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