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A.P. to release more water for Krishna delta
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 11. In a move that could attract criticism from the Opposition parties, the Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to increase the water releases to Krishna delta "to save the standing crop in over three lakh acres.'' "In view ...
Most private varsities `illegal'
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 11. A senior UGC official has questioned the manner in which private universities are being registered and operated at present, terming it `illegal.' Reacting to reports that private universities were being promoted by ...
CM leaves for Italy today
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 11. The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, is leaving here on Friday evening for Milan, Italy, on a two-nation tour for six days, the highlight of which will be his bid to get the Formula One racing project to Hyderabad. He ...
Hyderabad's new fauna
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 11.The animals, and birds, are all over Hyderabad. Here a dog stares at you. There a rhinoceros peers at you. And further down there is lion, and a few paces ahead there is an elephant. Not to be missed is a crocodile, and then a ...
Curfew in Sagar; eight injured in violence
SAGAR (SHIMOGA DIST), SEPT. 11. Police clamped a 72-hour curfew here this afternoon after eight people were injured in bandh-related violence. Lathicharge and lobbing of teargas shells failed to control the arsonists. This was the first time ...
Youth dies as train rams autorickshaw
BANGALORE, SEPT. 11. An 18-year-old youth was killed on the spot and another injured when the Puttaparthi-bound Prashanthi Express train hit an autorickshaw at an unmanned level crossing in Hennur Police Station limits on the outskirts of ...
Most GOs on package issued
BANGALORE, SEPT. 11. The State Cabinet, at a prolonged meeting today, decided to involve gram panchayats in the implementation of the package of programmes for farmers announced earlier. Briefing presspersons after the meeting, the Minister of ...
Union Minister to visit Hampi
BANGALORE, SEPT. 11. The Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Bhavnaben Devrajbhai Chikalia, will visit the historical site of Hampi tomorrow to assess the financial requirement for its development as an international tourist ...
Rudy to participate in air race
BANGALORE, SEPT. 11. One hundred years of aviation history will be commemorated with the all-India Air Race 2003 from November 20 to 22 this year. According to Air Vice Marshall (retired) A.S.Lamba, Convenor of Air Race 2003, 55 aircraft from ...
Karunakaran's grievances genuine: Moily
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 11. The AICC observer, Veerappa Moily, today said he would recommend to the AICC steps to redress the veteran leader, K. Karunakaran's grievances and hurt sentiments in connection with the selection of the candidate for ...
Function or face action: Gaekwad
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11. The AICC secretary, Satyajit Gaekwad, today rapped and warned defiant district Congress presidents in Tamil Nadu, who have been boycotting a membership enrolment drive for over a month now, of ``severe'' disciplinary ...
Passport racket busted, 2 held
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11.The Central Crime Branch today claimed that it busted a racket, arresting here two persons, including a Sri Lankan Tamil, who allegedly prepared fake passports. Thirteen original Indian passports, procured by them to tamper ...
Rs. 4.03 lakhs seized in evening raids
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11. Unaccounted money to the tune of Rs.4.03 lakhs was recovered from Regional Transport Officers' Offices (RTOs), touts and driving school owners by officials of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption during yesterday's ...
Partial response to delta bandh call
THANJAVUR, SEPT. 11.A bandh called by farmers' organisations demanding release of Cauvery water from Karnataka for samba cultivation evoked partial response in delta districts of Thanjavur and Tiruvarur today. While many shops remained closed ...
15 districts get excess rainfall
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11. Nearly one half of Tamil Nadu 15 out of 29 districts has received excess rainfall during the ongoing southwest monsoon. The excess rainfall has been fairly widespread, covering Vellore and Villupuram in the ...
Country needs employable youth: Minister
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11. Mere learning of a subject will not bring employment opportunities within reach of the youth, the Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Sanjay Paswan, said here today. Participating in the Teachers' day ...
Residents against `misuse' of Somasundaram playground
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11. The Somasundaram playground off North Usman Road is in a quiet residential area where, for 40 years now, various tournaments have been held. Residents use the streets around the ground for their early morning and late evening ...
Spurt in smuggling of marine life causes concern
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11. A spurt in the smuggling of marine life, using the city as a major transit point, is causing concern among researchers and wildlife authorities. The authorities detected 10 major cases of wildlife smuggling over the last two ...
Take quality medicare to the poor: Thalavai Sundaram
CHENNAI, SEPT. 11. The healthcare industry should use modern techniques for the benefit of the poor now that the country was a favoured destination for quality medical treatment, said N. Thalavai Sundaram, Health Minister, here today. ...
Gaekwad holds one-to-one talks with legislators
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 11. The AICC secretary, Satyajit Gaekwad, today held one-to-one discussions with party legislators and office bearers on selection of a nominee for the September 29 Rajya Sabha poll. The meeting each of the Ministers E. ...
Leaders pay homage to Bharati
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 11. The Pondicherry Assembly Speaker, M.D.R. Ramachandran, the Education Minister, K. Lakshminarayanan, and the chairman of the Pondicherry Tourism and Transport Development Corporation, N. Gangadharan, paid homage at the ...
Dental health care programme to be launched
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 11. The Pondicherry chapter of Indian Dental Association proposed to cover 40,000 children under dental health care scheme, which would be launched in Pondicherry in the next fortnight, according to S. Jaganathan, secretary of ...
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