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Cong. sets up Telangana regional panel
NEW DELHI, NOV.22.Bowing to intense pressure, the Congress today announced the setting up of a Telangana Regional Congress Coordination Committee (TRCCC) with the mandate to implement programmes chalked out by the All-India Congress Committee and ...
Uphold ideals of motherland: Saibaba
PUTTAPARTHI: Satya Saibaba has expressed concern at the increasing trend of neglecting the motherland by a large section of the youth. After going abroad in search of lucrative jobs with hefty salaries, they are mostly insulting their ...
Telugu Desam draws up pre-manifesto programme
HYDERABAD, NOV. 22. The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has drawn up an elaborate exercise to prepare its election manifesto reflecting the development down from the village level in the last eight-and-a-half year rule of the Chief Minister, N. ...
Private dairies in Musheerabad area raise a stink
HYDERABAD, NOV. 22. A posh mall in the midst of the city reflects the changing lifestyle of the city. A few hundreds of meters away opposite the mall, the picture is quite in contrast with unhygienic conditions akin to that of a village with ...
Plan to set up STP at Durgam Cheruvu
HYDERABAD, NOV. 22. The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) has made a case for setting up a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) for the 63-acre Durgam Cheruvu with the Union Government. The Durgam Cheruvu used to be the drinking ...
Govt. to wait for investors in five PSUs
BANGALORE, NOV. 22. The State Government, which has decided to close down five State-run public sector undertakings (PSUs), has decided to wait for investors, if any, until the official liquidators commence their work. This gives some more time ...
IT Dept. informed about Telgi's property
BANGALORE, NOV. 22. The Income Tax Department has been furnished with details of the property owned by Abdul Karim Telgi in Bangalore and other places. Sources in the Stamp Paper Investigation Team (STAMPIT), which has been entrusted with the job ...
Phone bill helped murder investigators
BANGALORE, NOV. 22. Pieces of a telephone bill gave clues to the police and helped them arrest two of the accused in the Jayamma Reddy murder case. Jayamma Reddy (50), sister of the former Minister of State for Home, Ashwathnarayana Reddy, was ...
Kerala Govt. abolishes 3,510 posts
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 22.The State Government has abolished with immediate effect 3,510 posts out of the 17,195 posts identified by it as surplus. A Government Order issued on Wednesday (November 19), the day on which the Cabinet decided to ...
VS seeks action against 'forest plunder'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 22. The Leader of the Opposition, V. S. Achuthanandan, has demanded urgent action by the Government on reports of tree felling on a massive scale in the Kakkivani area of the Silent Valley under the Mannarkad Forest ...
Tourism department to float 'pleasure craft'
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 22.In a bid to encourage water sports and to provide better facilities for the domestic and international holidayers, the Department of Tourism is planning to introduce luxury pontoon boats and inflated speedboats in the ...
Manholes posing grave threat to motorists
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 22. The protrusion of the Kerala Water Authority's (KWA) sewerage manholes above the road surface and formation of ruts around them are posing a major threat to motorists, especially two-wheelers, on several busy roads in ...
Plan to make NCC compulsory
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 22.NCC training is likely to be made compulsory in the educational institutions in the country. A proposal to this effect is under the consideration of the Union Government, said Brig. M.P.S. Bajwa, Deputy Director ...
Life term for murder accused
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, NOV. 22.The Additional Sessions Judge (Fast Track-II), U. Sarathchandran, today sentenced Somarajan, who was found guilty of the murder of social worker, Kilimanoor Babu, to rigorous life imprisonment. The court also slapped ...
Goshree bridges: GIDA satisfied with progress of work
KOCHI, NOV. 22. The National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC), which has been entrusted with the task of designing the three junctions that forms part of the road that links Vypeen to the Ernakulam mainland via the Vallarpadam ...
'No threat to dog show'
KOCHI, NOV. 22. The Cochin Kennel Club has decided to go ahead with the All-India Dog Show to be held at the Rajendra Maidan here tomorrow, ignoring the threat posed by the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). As a prelude to the ...
36 schools selected for Sanskrit project
KOCHI, NOV. 22. A programme for the spread of Sanskrit education sponsored by the Central and State Governments and initiated by the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, has been introduced in 36 schools chosen from each of the ...
Cusat gets DRDO aid for research projects
KOCHI, NOV. 22. The Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) has received a grant of Rs. 47 lakhs from the Defence and Science and Technology Departments for developing oxide phosphor thin films for electroluminescent devices. Of ...
An effort to jump-start economy'
CHENNAI, NOV. 22. While Opposition parties are criticising the State Government for taking up ``unnecessary and extravagant'' schemes, officials say the basic objective of clearing some major projects is to "jump-start the economy" and put it on ...
'Raw cotton export helps China'
CHENNAI, NOV. 22. It is the turn of the handloom industry and trade in the State to feel the pinch of the ``Dragon factor''. A ``significant'' offtake of raw cotton by looms in China the Centre permitted the exports recently ...
I'll get along with senior leaders: Vasan
CHENNAI, NOV. 22. The Congress mandate in the State is to work for the establishment of a secular government at the Centre under the leadership of the party president, Sonia Gandhi, and to revive Kamaraj rule in Tamil Nadu, the newly-nominated ...
Forum plans campaign to raise funds
CHENNAI, NOV. 22. The Chennai Heritage, a forum devoted to heritage and environmental issues, has decided to kick off a public campaign to raise funds for renovating the century-old Senate House of the Madras University. At a discussion today, ...
'Lack of nutrition hampering performance of poor students'
CHENNAI, NOV. 22. Many school children in Chennai had a busy start to their weekend. While some of them worked hard to test their scientific abilities, others explored their creativity for the sake of less fortunate children. The Senate Hall at ...
'Govt. taking steps to achieve cent per cent literacy in Pondy'
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 22. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said steps had been taken to ensure cent percent literacy in the Union Territory at the earliest. The present rate was 85 per cent. Calling upon the youth to make use of ...
Rangapillai Street crying for attention
PONDICHERRY, NOV. 22. Replete with pitfalls and long stretches of trenches, Rangapillai Street in the heart of the town is crying for attention. This street is among a few commercial hubs in the town limits with almost round-the-clock loading and ...
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