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AP ready to buy costly power

Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday said the state government is willing to buy electricity at even the higher price of Rs 7.50 paise per unit to overcome power shortage in the next three

Snap polls next year, says Naidu


Directing his party leaders to brace for snap polls next year by checking desertions from the party, Telugu Desam president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday asked them to give a fitting reply to Telan

Moderation the mantra for Deepavali this year

It’s all about moderation this Deepavali. That is what current buying trends indicate. The festival of lights has lost some of its sparkle this year with less fireworks, less festive clothing and eve

Bus operators hog the roads here

The existence of several private inter-city bus operators means more choice for travellers, and while this may be a good thing, the lack of terminals or designated parking spaces for the large bus fle

Chicken sales slump 60% in city after bird flu scare

Bird flu fear has brought down the sale of chicken by about 60 per cent in the city, affecting over 45 lakh people who are dependent on the industry.

Members of the Karnataka Poultry Traders’ Associa

CRISP seeks separate ministry for children

The Child Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (CRISP) has urged for a separate Union Ministry for Children and to delink it from the pres­ent Wom­en and Child Develo­pm­ent Ministry, alle­ging thei

Pascal seeks DNA reports

Pascal Mazurier, Chief of Joint Chancellery, Consulate of France, accused of raping his four-year-old daughter, has sought copies of the reports on DNA tests conducted on his blood and semen samples.

Two die as wall collapses in city


Two construction labourers were killed when a portion of a wall of a 10-year-old building in R.K. Nagar collapsed on Saturday.

According to the police, one Jamal Mohammed, 56, a resident of Netaji Na

Festive rush too much for trains

Southern Railways has failed to meet the passenger demand this Diwali despite operating additional special trains.

The waiting lists in some late night trains connecting Chennai to other major towns

Students take new path

A large number of Indian students join engineering and management progr­ammes in US un­i­versities and colleges, but varsity administrators say that students from the country have started to lo­ok at

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