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Andhra Pradesh
Prepare for poll, Azad tells Cong. men
RAJAHMUNDRY, NOV. 3.The AICC general secretary in charge of Andhra Pradesh, Ghulam Nabi Azad, today asked the cadre to prepare for elections. Flagging off the party's "bus yatra" here, Mr. Azad said similar yatras had brought the party back to ...
Man held with explosives
TIRUMALA, NOV. 3.The T.T.D. vigilance and security personnel nabbed a person carrying two live detonators and a piece of wire at the `Vaikuntam' queue complex, Tirumala, this morning. The person who was identified as Chinna Swamy Subramanyam ...
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  • Govt. sets ambitious target for garment exports
  • `Custodial death': doctors charge police with intimidation
  • Suicide bid by student on college campus
  • Cases of abandoned kids on the rise
  • Villagers asked to drive away naxals
  • 18 tribals snap ties with PW outfits
  • Move to form Kurnool rifle association
  • Ban on night shift for working women urged
  • CPI flays Govt. on water release to HLC ayacut
  • Non-payment of minimum wages irks Minister
  • CM delivers pre-election speech
  • Encouraging response to Cong. `bus yatra'

    Andhra Pradesh-Hyderabad
    CM hails villagers' act of bravery
    HYDERABAD, NOV. 3.The Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Monday sanctioned Rs. 10 lakhs for the development of Kadamba village in Easgaon mandal of Adilabad district as a token of appreciation for the villagers' bravery in repulsing an ...
    32 naxals surrender before DGP
    HYDERABAD, NOV. 3. Thirtytwo naxalites belonging to various groups, majority of them below the age of 22 years, surrendered before the DGP, S.R. Sukumara, here on Monday. Announcing some benefits to the surrendered naxalites as part of the ...
    Day of upsets for Naidu
    HYDERABAD, NOV. 3. Things did not appear to work out right on Monday for the Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, at his first public function outside Hyderabad since the PW attack on him over a month ago. Nothing seemed to go right at ...
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  • Rosary Convent centenary fete
  • Micro irrigation project launched
  • Police officer quits job for Telangana
  • `Most States ready for river interlinking'
  • Inter marks scam: CPI for judicial probe

    SI held on charge of planting explosives
    BANGALORE, NOV. 3. A sub-inspector from Gulbarga district, come here for official training, was arrested by the city police on Monday for allegedly planting three explosive devices at the Legislator's Home, adjacent to Vidhana Soudha. The ...
    Computerisation of temples
    BANGALORE, NOV. 3.The Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. has started computerisation of 2,000 temples in the State under the "Devalaya" scheme. The KEONICS Chairman, Joseph Stalin, told presspersons here today that the ...
    Guidelines for doctors
    BANGALORE, NOV. 3. The State Government will make it mandatory for medical practitioners to keep a book on the use of drugs and the essential drugs list so that patients are not prescribed substandard drugs, the Minister for Health and Family ...
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  • AIPJD to stage dharna
  • Security cover for Gowda to stay
  • Security at Chitradurga Fort needs to be strengthened
  • Celebrate Anegundi Utsav as national festival: Minister
  • Kharif yield may be hit by off-seasonal rain
  • Several in race for Cong., JD(S) ticket
  • Hampi Utsava gets off to a colourful start

    Erring doctors will face action: Kagodu
    BANGALORE, NOV. 3. The State Government will make it mandatory for medical practitioners to keep a book on the rational use of drugs and the essential drugs list so that patients are not prescribed expensive or substandard drugs, the Minister for ...
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  • HC vacates stay in Krishna Bhat case
  • Don't exploit the poor, Sharief tells Govt.
  • Congress should go in for tie-ups, says Bangarappa
  • KEONICS to computerise 2,000 temples
  • Somashekar raps Govt. on online lottery
  • Assumes charge of post

    CPI(M) intention is to weaken Cong.: CM
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 3. The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, today launched a fresh attack against the CPI(M), disregarding the Left party politburo's statement that his anti-Marxist stand would harm the ties between the CPI(M) and the ...
    Narendra Prasad is dead
    KOZHIKODE, NOV. 3.R. Narendra Prasad, playwright, film actor, teacher and literary critic, died at the PVS Hospital here today. He was 58. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. He was admitted to the hospital here on October 30 in a ...
    Plea against acting rights panel chief
    KOCHI, NOV. 3.The member of the Kerala State Human Rights Commission, T. K. Wilson, today filed a writ petition before the Kerala High Court seeking to quash the Government notification authorising S. Balaraman, another member, to discharge the ...
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  • Paper presentation on Gandhiji: awards announced
  • Saint's feast celebrated at Parumala
  • Kuppana hooch tragedy: witnesses examined
  • Poster campaign leads to violation of poll code
  • No political relevance for LDF, UDF: Rajagopal
  • Sonia calls up Thangal to defuse crisis
  • Assembly panel assesses situation in Plachimada
  • Narendra Prasad passes away

    Fellowship for Kathakali maestro
    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 3.The noted Kathakali exponent, Kottakkal Krishnankutty Nair, has bagged the Kalamandalam fellowship for 2002. This and the other annual Kalamandalam awards were announced at a press conference here today by the ...
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  • Agriculture markets to start functioning today
  • Leadership change a Cong. affair: Gouri
  • UDF partners to meet on Nov. 7
  • A life beyond ideological moorings
  • Why blame CPI(M), VS asks CM

    Tamil Nadu
    `CMs must resist encroachment on powers'
    CHENNAI, NOV. 3. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today wrote to her counterparts in all States and Union Territories, taking exception to the move by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests to subject large construction ...
    Fernandes mission on POTA fails
    CHENNAI, NOV. 3. The differences between the National Democratic Alliance Government and one of its constituents over the Prevention of Terrorism Act persist as the Defence Minister, George Fernandes' effort at mollifying the DMK president, M. ...
    Supreme Court stays proceedings against Veerasamy
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 3. The Supreme Court today stayed all proceedings pending before the chief metropolitan magistrate, Chennai, against the former DMK Minister, Arcot Veerasamy, in a criminal defamation complaint filed by the Chief Minister, ...
    DPI bandh peaceful
    MADURAI, NOV. 3.Barring sporadic incidents stone throwing and road roko in some areas, the dawn-to-dusk bandh called by the Dalit Panthers of India in this district today to protest "continuing attempts at scuttling free and fair elections" in ...
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  • Ponnaiyan presents Rs. 578.36 cr. supplementary estimates
  • `Govt. keen on speeding up Chennai desalination project'
  • 5 groups to design matriculation curricula
  • `Opposition disinterested in Dalit issues'
  • Life term for 80-year-old
  • CBI to quiz HUDCO officer, flat promoter

    Tamil Nadu-Chennai
    Casual labourer electrocuted
    CHENNAI, NOV. 3. A casual labourer was electrocuted and another seriously injured this morning when they came into contact with a cable television post that had fallen on high-tension power lines near the TIDEL Park on Old Mahabalipuram Road. ...
    SCV offers set-top boxes on rent
    CHENNAI, NOV. 3. The multisystem operator, Sumangali Cable Vision (SCV), yesterday announced a rental package of Rs. 50 a month for set-top boxes (STBs). The scheme, which involves a down payment of Rs. 1,500 as refundable deposit, had already ...

    Report on treatment to Malkani betrays lapses: BJP
    PONDICHERRY, NOV. 3.The BJP State committee president, R Kesavalu, and secretary, Raghu Sundararaman, said the explanation given by health authorities on treatment given to K. R. Malkani, former Pondicherry Lt. Governor, was not "convincing and ...
    Child kidnapped from school rescued
    PONDICHERRY, NOV. 3. A two-and-half-year-old child, who was kidnapped from a play school during lunchtime, was traced to a house of a relative of the abductor at Ariankuppam today. Thanks to the caller identity facility, the police could trace ...
    NCC volunteers plant saplings
    PONDICHERRY, NOV. 3. A batch of 155 cadets, both boys and girls, planted 250 saplings in the NCC complex on the airport road at Lawspet near here on Sunday. Col. N. Venugopal, Group Commander of NCC Headquarters, planted the first sapling ...

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