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Naidu to get back to work today
HYDERABAD, OCT. 5. The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Chandrababu Naidu, will get back to official work from tomorrow, just five days after the injuries he sustained in the claymore mine blast on the Tirumala ghat road on October 1. Mr. ...
Three naxals killed in encounter
ANANTAPUR, OCT. 5.A dalam member and two hardcore militants belonging to the Ramagiri dalam of the People's War were killed in an exchange of fire with the police on the Gangampalli hillocks in the district here on Sunday. Six others were ...
TDP leader shot dead
NALGONDA: In retaliation to a major encounter that took place three years ago, naxalites of the People's War shot dead a TDP leader, Gujjala Vijaykumar Reddy (50), at Tallavellemla in Chityal mandal last night. According to the Officer on ...
TIRUMALA, OCT. 5.Tens of thousands of devotees, who came from different parts of the country, took a `holy dip' in the `Srivari pushkarini' (temple tank) in connection with the `Chakrasnanam' observed on the concluding day (ninth day) of the ...
Royal attire lying in tatters
HYDERABAD, OCT. 5. The glow and the lustre remain. So does the mass appeal. But the regal costumes of the sixth Nizam, Mir Mahboob Ali Khan, lying in the world's largest wardrobe at Purani Haveli here, are gradually falling apart. The erstwhile ...
Towering `Ravana' reduced to ashes
HYDERABAD, OCT. 5. Whether it is Lord Ganesha or Ravana, they get the best of attention in Khairatabad. If it was a 42-ft Ganesha, for which thousands of Hyderabadis flock to have a darshan, as many people trooped into Khairatabad vyayamshala to ...
Blast probe: scene shifts to Hyderabad
TIRUPATI. Oct. 5. With various investigating agencies completing their preliminary round of probe at the spot on the Tirumala ghat road where naxalites blasted claymore mines in an attempt on the life of the Chief Minister, N. Chadnrababu Naidu, ...
A ray of hope for a drought-hit State
MYSORE, OCT. 5. A large gathering witnessed the Vijayadashami procession and the stately march by the caparisoned elephants, bringing down the curtains to the grand Dasara celebrations here on Sunday. The traditional jumboo savari began with ...
A tradition that has stood the test of time
MYSORE, OCT. 5. A slice of ancient tradition unfolds on the palace premises during the Navaratri festivities bringing alive memories of a bygone era. The nine-day royal affair, though strictly private, is also open to a select few and concludes ...
Vintage touch to Dasara grandeur
MYSORE, OCT. 5. More than 30 vintage cars chugged along the Dasara procession route here on Sunday providing spectators a glimpse of cars of a bygone era. Before the colourful tableaux, folk dancers, and bedecked elephants emerged from the ...
An ideal time for the best bargains
BANGALORE, OCT. 5. Festival sales are on everywhere and most employees have wallets filled with annual bonuses. It is an ideal time to go shopping for consumer durables and clever consumers always get the best bargains. With retailers of ...
Heavy rain in city
BANGALORE, OCT. 5. Heavy rain lashed several areas in the city on Sunday, partially flooding low-lying areas and disrupting vehicular traffic. The city has received 10 mm rainfall in the last three days, according to sources in the ...
BANGALORE, OCT. 5. The rainfall on Sunday did not prevent people from going to the Dasara procession at JC Nagar in the city. However, there was some delay in the arrival of chariots carrying deities of various temples in North Bangalore for ...
Agreement reached on Marad issue
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 5. The Kerala Government today averted a looming crisis by getting various Hindu and Muslim organisations agree to a formula to settle the vexed Marad issue. According to the terms of the understanding arrived at the ...
Indo-U.S. naval exercise begins today
KOCHI, OCT. 5.Roughly 1,500 American and Indian Navy men will be engaged in a three-day joint naval exercise beginning Monday morning in the Arabian Sea off Kochi. Two highly-sophisticated and heavily-armed warships and a nuclear submarine from ...
High command `not for' leadership change
NEW DELHI, OCT. 5.But for changing the Chief Minister of Kerala, the Congress Central leadership is understood to be open to any suggestion that the Karunakaran faction within the State unit of the party may have to end the prolonged in-fighting ...
Into the world of letters ... and communal harmony
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM/KODUNGALLUR, OCT. 5.In a rare gesture, a church and a mosque in the State today organised "Vidyarambham" ceremonies on their premises, initiating children into the world of letters on the auspicious occasion of ...
The terms of Marad agreement
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 5. The terms of the Marad agreement were today handed over by the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi chairman, P. Gopinathan Nair, to the Chief Minister, A.K. Antony, at the press conference convened to announce the settlement of the ...
CM orders probe into alleged police brutality
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 5. The Chief Minister, A. K. Antony, has directed the Additional Director General of Police, Sukumaran Nair, to conduct an inquiry into alleged police high-handedness during a raid on a dozen houses at Killi in the ...
Autonomous status for Govt. engg. college
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 5.The Government College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, the premier institute in the State for technical education in the public sector, will soon cease to function in its present form, as it is to be made autonomous ...
Delay in computerisation hits digital mapping
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 5.The delay in computerising the operations of the City Corporation has bogged down a major plan to prepare a digitised resurvey map of the capital. The mapping programme, which involves the creation of a computerised ...
Concern over fatal road accidents
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 5. Over a dozen fatal road accidents involving two-wheelers which occurred in the State capital during the past month has sparked concern among road users and traffic planners alike. Sheela (36), a former swimming ...
Sale of sand begins at govt. depots
CHENNAI, OCT. 5. The State Government today began quarrying and selling sand through the Public Works Department, bringing to an end the system of leasing quarries to private operators. Officials began the sale at Chinnamandali and ...
Cabinet defers decision on Kannappan issue
CHENNAI, OCT. 5.The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today said that the State Government was "waiting for the Prime Minister's response" before deciding on arresting the Union Minister, M. Kannappan. On September 22, Ms. Jayalalithaa wrote to the ...
Reshuffle in middle-level AIADMK posts
CHENNAI, OCT. 5. Following the uncontested re-election of the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, as the general secretary last month, the AIADMK has brought in a few changes at the middle-level of the organisational structure. Ms. Jayalalithaa ...
More stringent norms to regulate IMFL trade
CHENNAI, OCT. 5. Constitution of a district-level selection committee and more stringent working norms are the highlights of the amended retail liquor policy of the State Government. The Government has introduced far-reaching changes in the ...
Chola sculptures attract tourists to Thanjavur
PERAMBALUR, OCT. 5.A collection of rare sculptures and idols of gods and goddesses, all belonging to the reign of Rajendra Chola (1023-1036), at the `Site Museum' in Maaligaimedu, about 4 km from Gangaikondacholapuram in the district, has been ...
Ambattur drainage project still a non-starter
CHENNAI, OCT. 5. Despite the collection of over Rs. 4 crores as deposit from residents and repeated assurances from the State Government and municipal officials, the underground drainage system of Ambattur continues to remain bogged down in ...
Royapuram Mano held
CHENNAI, OCT. 5. A group of 50 persons, led by the Congress councillor Royapuram Mano, were arrested by the police at Mint this evening for agitating inside a cinema theatre complex against the screening of a movie. Sources said the group ...
Madras varsity Registrar suspended
CHENNAI, OCT. 5. The Madras University authority has suspended the services of its Registrar, N. Mani, on charges of administrative and financial lapses. The order was issued on October 3 after getting clearance of the Pro-Chancellor and ...
Special welfare schemes for senior citizens
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 5. The Community Seva Centre at Poornankuppam in the Ariankuppam constituency near here held special programmes on Thursday to address the welfare of senior citizens. The PCC president, V. Narayanasamy, distributed spectacles ...
Lt. Governor, CM pull golden chariot
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 5. The Rs. 65-lakh golden chariot, made by the management of the Manakula Vinayakar temple, was put on trial run within the temple premises today. The Lt. Governor, K.R. Malkani, the Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, the Speaker, ...
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