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Naidu to woo Formula One
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 3. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, said today that his Government was "on the track" in attracting Formula One here on a permanent basis. Mr. Naidu will watch the Italian Grand Prix when he visits Milan ...
Two suspected of robbery shot
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 3. The Medchal police gunned down two of a six-member gang and nabbed three others suspected to be fleeing after committing a robbery at Goudevelli village on the city outskirts in the small hours of Wednesday. Two policemen, ...
Venkaiah Naidu sounds fresh poll alert
NALGONDA, SEPT. 3.The BJP sounded the bugle for next year's general election asking its cadre to get cracking right away, at the two-day State executive meeting which began here on Wednesday. The party president, M. Venkaiah Naidu, said the ...
GITEX set to be a big hit: CM
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 3. Some 110 multinational and Indian companies in the field of information technology and communication (IT & C) companies are expected to participate in the third edition of GITEX Hyderabad, the global information technology ...
Majlis nominee is no political novice
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 3. He is no political novice as he is made out to be. Mohammed Mukhtadir Khan, the Majlis nominee for the Karwan byelection, is an old hand as far as politics is concerned. He has been the campaign manager for the party ...
eSeva centre opened in Kapra
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 3.Life would certainly become a lot more easier for the residents of Kapra Municipality with inauguration of a eSeva centre at Snehapuri Colony and commissioning of a new Manjira water supply pipeline by the Home Minister, ...
Mumbai blasts: manhunt for key suspect
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 3.The Hyderabad police have launched a massive hunt for Abdul Azeez, who was charged with associating several pan-Islamic terrorist groups like the Lashkar-e-Toiba and the Pak-based Inter- Services Intelligence (ISI). A native ...
Politicians' fortunes hinge on good governance: Naidu
HYDERABAD, SEPT. 3. Good governance has taken the centre-stage of Indian politics, and in the post-reforms period it will lead to a "pro- incumbency and pro-establishment'' trend, and help overcome traditional fear of ``anti-incumbency and ...
Fraud in student visa applications to be dealt with firmly
HYDERABAD: Steps to prevent fraud in student visa applications were discussed at a meeting of officials of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Osmania University, the US Consulate, Chennai, and the Software Technology Park of India, ...
HC Bench: Hubli-Dharwad bandh today
DHARWAD, SEPT. 3. The president of the Dharwad Bar Association and Vice-Chairman of the Karnataka State Bar Council, B.D. Hiremath, on Wednesday said he and many others would commit suicide if a decision was not taken immediately to set up a High ...
Seven farmers commit suicide
BANGALORE, SEPT. 3. Indebtedness has taken a further toll of seven lives of farmers in various parts of Karnataka in the past 48 hours, taking the total since August 1 to 82. The reports of suicide have been reported in Mysore, Mandya, Tumkur, ...
Failures on many fronts behind farmers' suicide
BANGALORE, SEPT. 3. The series of farmers' suicide in the State highlight the harsh conditions of drought this year. After the drought in 1986-88, Karnataka has been facing a three-year spell of drought since 2001, which is unprecedented in the ...
No firm policy on compensation to farmers' kin
HUBLI, SEPT. 3. The State Government appears to be still in a dilemma over a suitable response to the increasing incidence of suicide by farmers. Suicide by farmers is a phenomenon that started in the State during the latter part of the Janata ...
Party workers make a mockery of security ring
BANGALORE, SEPT. 3. Security arrangements around the Vidhana Soudha have been beefed up following the recent Mumbai bomb blasts. Policemen with sophisticated weapons have been put on guard around the magnificent structure housing the ...
Cabinet defers decision on fee structure
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 3. The Kerala Cabinet today deferred a decision on fixing of fee structure in self-financing colleges this year pending another round of discussions with the managements. The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, told ...
Helmet rule will be enforced strictly: DGP
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 3.The rule making it mandatory for two-wheeler riders and those riding pillion to wear helmets, would be strictly implemented in the State from September 5. The Director General of Police (DGP), P.K. Hormese Tharakan, ...
Police to set up anti-piracy cell
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 3. In a bid to crack down on video-piracy which is eating into the revenue of the Malayalam film industry, the State police have decided to set up a specialised police unit for the enforcement of Intellectual Property ...
Matsyafed board rejects suspension order
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 3. The Matsyafed director board has rejected the order of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies (Fisheries) seeking suspension of 10 officials of the Federation, including its managing director, for their alleged ...
I'm not adamant: CM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, SEPT. 3. The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, has said that he is not adamant on the Congress candidate for the Ernakulam Lok Sabha by-election but only suggested a winnable candidate from among the names that have cropped ...
Govt. decides on Kotturpuram site
CHENNAI, SEPT. 3. A new full-fledged Secretariat complex, including a Legislative Assembly and conference halls, all in an area of about 1.2 million sqft., is to come up on a 43.2-acre site at Kotturpuram here. According to a government order ...
Compensatory land for varsity, MSE
CHENNAI, SEPT. 3. With its September 1 order, the Government has decided on a series of follow-up measures to begin work on the proposed Secretariat project at Kotturpuram here. It has come forward to find alternative sites for the organisations ...
Site found, controversy laid to rest
CHENNAI, SEPT. 3. At last, the search for a convenient site to build a new Secretariat complex in Chennai has ended. With the Government issuing an order on Anna University land, a controversy over the possible location has also been laid to ...
Syllabi for Scientific Tamil in three weeks
CHENNAI, SEPT. 3.The School Education department has formed experts committees to finalise syllabi for "Scientific Tamil", a compulsory subject for all students, who do not study it from kindergarten to standard XII. As per the present ...
Work on installation of new signals begins
CHENNAI, SEPT. 3.The traffic police have started work on the Rs.1.75-crore plan to replace signals with light emitting diode (LED) systems in 60 places and put up new signal points, besides equipping them with timers in the city. Installation ...
Cable subscribers won't give in
CHENNAI, SEPT. 3. A majority of the cable TV subscribers in the city were today adopting a `wait and watch' approach to the Conditional Access System even as the multisystem operators geared themselves to aggressively market their set-top ...
SC directive to Corpn. to frame scheme for pavement hawkers
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 3. The Supreme Court has directed the Chennai Corporation to frame a scheme for regulating hawkers trade and submit it within two weeks. A bench comprising Justice Y.K. Sabharwal and Justice B.N. Agrawal gave this direction ...
Advocate moves HC against immersion of Vinayaka idols
CHENNAI, SEPT. 3. An advocate has petitioned the Madras High Court to restrain the authorities from permitting the immersion of Vinayaka idols made of plaster-of-Paris in sea, rivers and other water sources in the State. In his petition, V. ...
CD for police use released
PONDICHERRY, SEPT. 3. A compact disc, exclusively created for use of police personnel of the Union Territory, containing a list of crime occurrence sheets, a photo gallery of accused, a list of stolen and recovered motor vehicles, was today ...
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