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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
'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 ...
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 ...
'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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