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Andhra Pradesh
PWG announces unilateral ceasefire
HYDERABAD, MAY 7.In a move that bolsters the ongoing effort to organise peace talks between the Government and the CPI-ML People's War Group (PWG), the banned outfit has announced a month-long unilateral ceasefire effective from Friday. During ...
SBI goes hi-tech
VISAKHAPATNAM, MAY 7.The State Bank of India, with its large domestic and global branch network, is marching forward on the hi-tech route by implementing seven projects. Giving details of the ongoing projects at a media conference here on ...
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  • Mock Edcet at four centres in city
  • Shifting of statues causing traffic congestion proposed
  • Mango farmer commits suicide
  • Concern over `nexus' between drug manufacturers, doctors
  • New device to prevent AIDS soon

    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    Free power to farmers possible, says MSR
    HYDERABAD, MAY 7. The APCC president, M. Satyanarayana Rao, has said the consent of the AICC will be taken for inclusion of the promise of free power to farmers in the party's election manifesto. Talking to presspersons, he claimed that the ...
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  • Hi-tech in naxal hideout
  • Yanamala sets the record straight on NSL units' sale
  • TDP pities YSR's 'ignorance'
  • No move to privatise Genco, says Minister

    Karnataka to seek water from Ujini dam
    BANGALORE, MAY 7.The Supreme Court's directive on Monday to the State to provide drinking water immediately to 157 water-starved villages in the Bheema Basin has sent the Government looking for short-term and long-term measures. The Chief ...
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  • I am not afraid of anybody: doctor
  • State's financial position precarious, says BJP MLA
  • Academies told to fund Dept. of Kannada's jubilee
  • State has released more than 205 tmcft. to TN: CM
  • Prison administration to be computerised
  • KCPC launches Swiss-funded clean tech. project
  • Graft charge against MV Inspector
  • Complaints of corruption greet Lokayukta in Tumkur

    CET candidates arrive in large numbers
    BANGALORE, MAY 7. With barely a day left for the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to medical, dental, and engineering colleges in the State, the trickle of candidates to the City is turning into a rush. Prepared well in advance this time, ...
    Facilities for students
    BANGALORE, MAY 7. For the Common Entrance Test (CET) this year, the City Railway Station has a "Tele-Info-Centre" and free accommodation for students. The information kiosk set up by SK Infosystems is meant to help out-station students find the ...
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  • 72 colleges to be part of VTU Education Fair
  • A ray of hope for the poor and the abandoned
  • Cong. candidate for Council poll
  • More PHCs to check malaria
  • 'SC directive, slap on Govt's face'

    Mathikettan: Janu hits out at CM
    KOTTAYAM, MAY 7. The Adivasi Dalit Agitation Council chairperson, C. K. Janu, today alleged that the controversy over encroachments at the Mathikettan Hills was the result of a deep-rooted conspiracy instigated by the forest mafia and Hindu ...
    U.S. warship calls at Kochi port
    KOCHI, MAY 7.Reflecting the recent improvement in Indo-American military co-operation, a US warship from the legendary Seventh Fleet called at Kochi port on Tuesday morning. The USS Sides, an Oliver Hazard Perry class guided-missile frigate, ...
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  • Traffic curbs in Malayalappuzha
  • Plea against dissolution of women's panel
  • Akademi drama awards announced
  • What is the real cost of ADB loan?
  • `Reforms will bring transparency'
  • Rs. 300 crores for water supply in State

    CLP secy. opposes Pillai's stand on KSRTC referendum
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 7.The Congress Legislature Party secretary, Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, who is also the president of the pro-UDF Transport Democratic Federation fighting for recognition in the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation ...
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  • Ex-servicemen's march turns violent
  • 5 held for murder of 79-year-old woman
  • Encroachers to be evicted
  • Bureaucrats controlling UDF Ministers: VS
  • Ration card
  • Voter card distribution

    Tamil Nadu
    Ban on sale and use of plastics
    CHENNAI, MAY 7. After banning cigarette smoking in public and sale of `pan masala', the State Government is now set to prevent use of all non-biodegradable plastics. A Bill seeking to ban sale, storage, transport and use of all non-recyclable ...
    Concession for powerlooms
    CHENNAI, MAY 7.The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today announced a rollback in the power tariff hike for powerlooms. Making a statement in the Assembly, she said the tariff which prevailed before December 1, 2001, would apply from now on. The ...
    Investor-friendly policy coming
    CHENNAI, MAY 7.The Tamil Nadu Government will soon announce a new investor-friendly industrial policy. The policy would be formulated in such a way as to strengthen developed industries, besides encouraging units in the emerging technologies such ...
    Last date for MBA, MCA applications extended
    CHENNAI, MAY 7.A vacation Bench of the Madras High Court today permitted the Government/Anna University to receive applications for the MBA and MCA admissions through the Single Window System (SWS) up to May 31. Though there is no bar on ...
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  • Withdraw black Bill demand unions, parties
  • Ryots change Cauvery's political course
  • Madurai handloom sector sinking
  • Showcasing higher education
  • Govt. allots Rs. 8.77 cr. for Tiruvannamalai district
  • Bill for settling ST disputes introduced
  • Decision soon on upgrading schools
  • Legal aid centres in district courts soon
  • ST on rice will be restructured: Velusamy

    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    India Telephone Card facility fails to gain ground
    CHENNAI, MAY. 7. A combination of factors including many misconceptions about the facility and the absence of unmanned public telephones seems to hamper the popularity of BSNL's India Telephone Card (ITC) in the city. Devised on the lines of a ...
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  • Transit school gains popularity
  • Tanker lorry driver, cleaner die of asphyxia
  • Poor turnout at Saidapet EPIC centre
  • Police drive against illicit arrack units

    Concern at `unchecked' crimes
    PONDICHERRY, MAY 7. The secretary of the Pondicherry State unit of the CPI, N.Kalainathan, has expressed concern over unchecked crimes in the Union Territory. Addressing mediapersons here today, Mr. Kalainathan said cases of burglary, house ...
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  • Medical representatives demand job security
  • Govt. neglected welfare of SCs: BSP
  • Audio-visual aids to learn Hindi promised
  • JIPMER entrance test on June 9

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