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Andhra Pradesh
17 feared killed in A.P. mine accident
GODAVARIKHANI, JUNE 16.In one of the worst-ever mine accidents in recent times, 17 miners were feared killed when water entered one of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) mines in this coal town on Monday afternoon. With the ...
CWC member's stand irks CM
HYDERABAD, JUNE 16. The Andhra Pradesh Government has taken serious exception to the statement of S. K. Das, Member of the Central Water Commission (CWC), yesterday that it had not yet requested the Government of India to stop the construction of ...
Naxals kidnap four cops
KHAMMAM, JUNE 16. Police forces from Charla (A.P) and Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) launched a joint operation in hunt of a People's War dalam which kidnapped a police party consisting of a sub-inspector and three constables from Togugudem, a forest ...
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  • CM puts sarpanches on notice
  • Cong. behaving irresponsibly: Minister
  • Cong. MLA, remanded hospitalised
  • Three cops killed in landmine blast
  • My padayatra purposeful, says YSR
  • Naxals strike at rural bank

    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    New hospital 'inaccessible' to physically challenged
    HYDERABAD, JUNE 16. Disabled welfare has always been more of mouthing platitudes than any concrete action. This is especially glaring with regard to providing barrier-free access to the disabled in public utility facilities despite the Union ...
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  • Gang of five busted
  • Cut in water supply deferred
  • Polythene bags spell doom for zoo animals

    Stop Telugu Ganga, Patil tells PM
    BANGALORE, JUNE 16. Irked by the "big brother" attitude of Andhra Pradesh against a small barrage at Paragodu across the Chitravati, the Karnataka Water Resources Minister, H.K.Patil, today urged the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, to take ...
    Yadgir facing acute water shortage
    YADGIR (GULBARGA DT.), JUNE 16. Over 90 per cent of the localities in Yadgir has been deprived of drinking water for the past three days, and there is little hope of resuming normal water supply immediately as the sandbag bund across the Bheema ...
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  • "Karnataka committed to children's rights"
  • A tale of the joys and pains of a film director
  • Drought relief: BJP to complain to Centre
  • Plagiarism: Governor urged to act against BU teacher
  • `Aided colleges violating quota norms'
  • Reforming CJS need of the hour: Malimath
  • Govt. to lay stress on development in Kodagu
  • Ghorpade refutes Oppn. charge on relief work

    BDA to maintain, develop Lalbagh Gardens
    BANGALORE, JUNE 16. The Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, on Monday, announced that the renowned Lalbagh Gardens would be maintained and developed by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA). The announcement came when Mr. Krishna was on a ...
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  • 3 held for kidnapping construction worker
  • Bid to chop tree foiled
  • George seeks KSBC action against Dinakar
  • Mobile phones, computer equipment seized at airport

    Assembly session begins with walkout
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 16. The monsoon session of the Kerala Assembly began today with members of the Opposition Left Democratic Front (LDF) staging a walkout to protest against what they termed the Government's insincerity in rehabilitating ...
    Thousands form human fort
    ALAPPUZHA, JUNE 16.Thousands of people participated in the human fort along the coastal area extending from Valiyazheekkal in the district to Alappuzha beach organised by the all- party coordination committee this evening against the permission ...
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  • District courts to be computerised
  • CEE files counter-affidavit
  • Oppn. trades graft charges against Govt.
  • Govt. has no plan to hike tariffs

    Traders oppose traffic regulation at Chalai
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 16. The new traffic arrangement introduced in the busy Chalai market on account of the closure of the Overbridge-Thampanoor and Power House roads for the reconstruction of the culverts has come in for opposition from the ...
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  • RCC gets high-energy linear accelerator
  • MCA applications invited
  • Decision on more load-shedding deferred

    Tamil Nadu
    'Brutal treatment continued despite pleas'
    CHENNAI, JUNE 16.In their battle for justice, the parents of Ramu Abhinav, a Standard X student of a city school, who committed suicide last Thursday, following alleged harassment by the staff, today moved the State Human Rights Commission ...
    Probe will be completed speedily: Jayalalithaa
    CHENNAI, JUNE 16. The investigation into the killing of the former DMK Minister, T. Kiruttinan, will be expeditiously completed and the guilty brought to book, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, assured his brother, T. Ramiah, today, says an ...
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  • 'Let Hindi be optional language in govt. schools'
  • DMK flouting coalition spirit: BJP
  • Azhagiri booked 'for video piracy'
  • 'Why not an open-door alliance policy'
  • Sonia summons Balakrishnan
  • Residents protest Dalit death, allege torture
  • Third Front a Chidambaram dream, says Ganesan
  • Meeting with CM heightens problems for DMK
  • `Politicians using coastal norms for their own benefits'
  • AIADMK legal adviser defends anti-usury ordinance
  • HC grants 2-week stay of free dhoti case
  • Catastrophe averted: Collector
  • Defamation proceedings for editorial on anti-conversion law

    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    Ignacimuthu resigns
    CHENNAI, JUNE 16.In a sudden development, the Madras University Vice-Chancellor, S. Ignacimuthu, resigned today. He had taken over the post less than 12 months ago. A Raj Bhavan release today said Fr. Ignacimuthu called on the ...
    It was not the first strike for the MBA graduate
    CHENNAI, JUNE 16. It was not the first strike the MBA graduate made at an Automated Teller Machine in Pondy Bazaar, when he used counterfeit cards to draw cash to the tune of several lakhs. He had been carrying out a methodical and calculated ...
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  • Not a bright reopening in HC
  • Farewell to Justice Ramamurthi
  • 'RWH will improve groundwater quality'
  • Residents plan to counter eviction threat
  • Another Corpn. employee held on usury charge
  • Ban on cattle, pig rearing in city from August 1
  • `No student was spared inhuman treatment'

    'Involve print, electronic media in AIDS awareness programme'
    PONDICHERRY, JUNE 16. The Pondicherry Agriculture Minister, A. Namassivayam, today stressed the need for creating awareness among rural people about the dreaded disease AIDS and its prevention. Holding of such programmes in urban areas alone ...
    Endowment trust launches child fixed deposit scheme
    PONDICHERRY, JUNE 16. M.A.S. Subramanian, the DMK legislator and founder of the `M A Shanmugham Sengeni Ammal Trust', has announced a fixed deposit scheme for a family having only one child under a family welfare programme. Dr. Subramanian said ...
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  • 400-year old temple getting facelift for kumbabishegam

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