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Andhra Pradesh
A.P. launches 'back to school' campaign
HYDERABAD, AUG. 2. `Chaduvula Panduga', a nine-day programme to induce children in the age group of 5-15 years to join school, was launched amid fanfare all over Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. Flagging off the campaign at Vijayawada, the Andhra ...
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  • Total literacy is my goal, says CM
  • Encounter lifts police morale
  • PUCL asks Govt. to declare ceasefire
  • Nod for PCB office in Vizag SEZ
  • Fate of four power projects hangs in balance

    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    High-power team to apprise Centre of drought situation
    HYDERABAD, AUG. 2. An Andhra Pradesh official team, headed by the Revenue Minister, P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, will submit a report on drought situation to the Union Government at Delhi on Monday. The team will also consist of the Agriculture ...
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  • Cong. decides to launch stir
  • Power staff reject pay hike proposal
  • JAC serves ultimatum on Govt.

    Krishna to hold meeting with Oppn. leaders
    BANGALORE, AUG. 2. The Karnataka Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, told the Legislative Assembly today that he would convene a meeting of the leaders of the Opposition and legislators from Bangalore soon after the current session of the Legislature ...
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  • JD(S) rally on Aug. 10 to highlight corruption
  • 'Watershed projects making no progress'
  • Computerisation of sub-registrar offices by March
  • Govt. urged to ban inter-State movement of fodder
  • UGC chief calls for a new edn. framework: UGC chief

    Centre has no plan to ban 'gutkha': BJP
    BANGALORE, AUG. 2. The Union Government does not contemplate any ban on gutkha and paan masala, in which the main ingredient is areca nut, according to a 32-member delegation of areca growers which met the Union Health Minister, Shatrughan Sinha, ...
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  • Bommai to mediate between Hegde, Gowda
  • 'Govt. focusing on agro-processing'
  • Tackle e-security issues urgently: Vittal
  • KERC keeps off KPTCL-TPC row
  • 'Communalism, a challenge to democracy'
  • Only the best of drivers will be recruited: KSRTC Chairman
  • HMT wing bags Rs. 12-cr. order

    Delete disputed questions: Kerala HC
    KOCHI, AUG. 2.A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday orally opined that the disputed questions in the entrance examination for medical and agriculture courses, on which experts have given divergent answers could be deleted. The ...
    Former PM comes down heavily on WTO norms
    KOZHIKODE, AUG. 2.``The WTO stipulations could be described as a document of slavery whose harsh impact would be experienced the most by the underprivileged. Globalisation is a well-calculated process started soon after World War II. Though ...
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  • Summons to farmers despite relief promise
  • STED training programme
  • 'Enough evidence' to prove rape

    LDF puts up strong opposition to Bill
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, AUG. 2. The Opposition LDF put up all sorts of blocks to the Kerala Loading and Unloading (Prohibition of Extortionary, Intimidatory, and other Unlawful Practices) Bill, when it was taken up for the next stages of ...
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  • Kerala Loading and Unloading Bill passed
  • Onam aid to factory, estate workers
  • Oppn. boycotts question hour
  • SCP fund usage also raises doubts: LDF

    Tamil Nadu
    Two Ministers swap posts
    CHENNAI, AUG 2.In the seventh Ministerial reshuffle in a little over one year of the AIADMK regime, the State Government today swapped the portfolios of two Ministers: the Local Administration and Water Supply Minister, C. Durairaj, has been ...
    More POTA arrests on the cards
    CHENNAI, AUG 2.The late night arrest on Thursday of the Tamil Nationalist Movement leader, P. Nedumaran, has evoked a mixed response in the State, but sent out a strong signal that the Tamil Nadu Government will not hesitate to use the Prevention ...
    Karunanidhi calls for POTA review
    CHENNAI, AUG 2.With the State police netting the 11th POTA detenu by swooping on the Tamil Nationalist Movement leader, P.Nedumaran, the DMK president, M.Karunanidhi, today called for a debate on the ``need'' for the legislation. To a pointed ...
    Nedumaran likely to move court
    CUDDALORE, AUG. 2.The Tamil Nationalist Movement leader and a key supporter of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, P. Nedumaran, has planned to move the High Court challenging his arrest under the Prevention of Terrorism Act. Mr. ...
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  • Knowledge park coming up at MGR Film City
  • Training for ophthalmologists, paramedical personnel
  • Rameswaram fishermen on indefinite strike
  • Additional coaches for major trains
  • Coconut husk use to be diversified
  • Drought drives ryots out of Dharmapuri
  • BOB programme: Dhaka nod awaited
  • GH dean told to compensate for wrong discharge of patient
  • Rice stock position comfortable
  • 17 new engineering colleges denied affiliation
  • Secretariat flooded with transfer pleas
  • Orders reserved on scribes' plea for CBI probe
  • DK petition against 'Baba'

    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    Spurt in malaria cases
    CHENNAI, AUG. 2. Plasmodium falciparum, the more virulent of the malarial parasites, is raising its ugly head again in the city. Though the prevalence has not yet reached an alarming stage, entomologists perceive a clear threat as the increase ...
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  • Mahila Court awards 7 years RI for rape convict
  • Adyar residents reaping the benefit of RWH
  • Fire hits traffic in Kodambakkam

    Rangasamy exhorts youth to preserve unity
    Pondicherry Aug. 2. The Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has called upon the youth to strive hard for preserving the country's unity and nurturing religious and communal harmony. Distributing certificates to a batch of 37 cadets (including five ...
    TMC-Cong. merger not a big deal
    PONDICHERRY, AUG. 2. The Congress, heading the coalition ministry in Pondicherry (in partnership with the TMC), is getting ready to accord a warm reception to the AICC leader, Sonia Gandhi, scheduled to visit the Union Territory on August ...
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  • JIPMER scientific programme
  • Special camps to videograph voters
  • 'Full-fledged Youth Cong. Committee soon'
  • B.Tech. classes from Aug. 7
  • AIYF concern over 'climbing' crime graph

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