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29 feared dead in boat accident
VIJAYAWADA, OCT. 7. Twenty-nine persons were feared drowned when a country boat in which they were travelling sank in the Krishna river near its mouth at Gollamanda village of Krishna district this morning. Eighteen bodies had been recovered when ...
SIT visits blast site in Tirupati
TIRUPATI, OCT. 7. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by the State Government to probe the Claymore mine attack on the CM's convoy on the Tirumala ghat road on October 1 today visited the site of the blast. Additional Commissioner ...
PUCL for ceasefire between Govt., naxals
HYDERABAD, OCT. 7. Deploring the attack on the Chief Minister, N.Chandrababu Naidu, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has called for an immediate ceasefire to the rising violence unleashed by Government and the naxals. Addressing a ...
Sweeping changes in CM security set-up on the cards
HYDERABAD, OCT. 7. In the backdrop of the recent attack on the Chief Minister by naxals, the Hyderabad police are contemplating introducing a lot of changes in the prevailing security set-up for the Chief Minister. While the prime focus will ...
Conjunctivitis cases on the rise
HYDERABAD, OCT. 7. Conjunctivitis, also known as the Madras Eye, is on the rise in the city, as evident from the number of persons afflicted by it making a beeline to hospitals, particularly the Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital. "There is a sudden ...
Appeal for two HC Circuit Benches
BANGALORE, OCT. 7. The 12 Bar associations of North Karnataka on Tuesday decided to leave the issue of selecting a place for setting up a Bench of the High Court to the discretion of the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court. The Law and ...
Govt. urged to heed UNESCO report
BANGALORE, OCT. 7.The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has said that Hampi will remain on the list of endangered World Heritage Sites unless the State Government takes corrective steps. This includes ...
Krishna's e-mail ends confusion on load limiters
BANGALORE, OCT. 7. Sometimes it takes just an e-mail from the Chief Minister, S.M. Krishna, to throw some light on power-load limiters. The e-mail was sent as "prompt response" to the Basavanagudi Nagarikara Samithi which asked a few questions ...
Man found murdered in Hennur
BANGALORE, OCT. 7. A man was found murdered near Horamavu in Hennur police station limits on Tuesday. According to police, the body, which was lying on a plot near a bar and restaurant, bore multiple stab wounds. Efforts are on to trace the ...
KPCC chief seeks change in 'current set-up'
NEW DELHI, OCT. 7.On a day of hectic political activity, the stalemate within its Kerala unit preoccupied the Congress high command for a good part of the day today with the party president, Sonia Gandhi, first meeting the two observers for the ...
Rain lashes Idukki; landslip disrupts traffic
KOTTAYAM, OCT. 7.With incessant rain lashing Idukki district and border areas of Kottayam for the past 48 hours, people in the high range areas have come under threat of landslip. Already a series of landslips of lesser magnitude have been ...
18 rain-affected families shifted to relief camps
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT. 7. The heavy rains which lashed the district over the past two days showed signs of easing today but intermittent showers continued. The district administration has taken up relief work on a war footing even as reports of ...
Mettur water released for irrigation
METTUR, OCT. 7. On instructions from the Chief Minister, the sluices of the Stanley reservoir here were thrown open to release water for samba irrigation in the Cauvery delta region. At the stroke of 5.15 p.m., the dam unleashed a massive ...
Jayalalithaa plea for judicious use
CHENNAI, OCT. 7. After a Cabinet meeting here this morning, the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, ordered release of 18,000 cusecs of water daily from the Mettur dam. She appealed to farmers to use water judiciously for raising the samba crop and ...
Jayalalithaa security put on extra `alert'
CHENNAI, OCT. 7. Personnel in charge of the security of the Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, have been put on `alert' to be extra careful in the wake of the October 1 landmine attack on her Andhra Pradesh counterpart, N. Chandrababu Naidu, at ...
CM unveils schemes for Tiruvannamalai
TIRUVANNAMALAI, OCT.7.A comprehensive three-year development and rehabilitation scheme, providing for creation of irrigation infrastructure and growth in individual income, funded by the Centre, was inaugurated by the Chief Minister, ...
Corporation drive to restore footpath space
CHENNAI, OCT. 7. Footpath space has come into the Corporation's focus again, with the civic agency engaging itself in an intensive encroachment removal drive in the recent times. It has also initiated a Rs. 20-crore project for construction and ...
Concrete houses will replace huts, says Rangasamy
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 7. The Pondicherry Chief Minister, N. Rangasamy, has said all huts in slums would be replaced by concrete houses. Under phase-one 7,500 huts would be converted into pucca houses this year. Distributing first instalment of Rs. ...
Pondy for tie-up with France on exchange of medical experts
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 7. The Pondicherry Health Minister, E. Valsaraj, has sought the French Government cooperation in providing sophisticated medical care to patients here. Mr. Valsaraj was holding discussions with the French Consul-General, ...
Introduce single window system: CII
PONDICHERRY, OCT. 7. Representatives of the Pondicherry unit of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) have appealed to the Government to introduce a single window or single person contact system for approval and clearance of all licences ...
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