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Nilam effect: AP cotton output down 10%


Floods along the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, caused by cyclonic storm Nilam earlier this month, have partly-damaged some 20 per cent of the standing cotton crop. This season’s cotton output, from

Building debris blocks city roads

Building debris and abandoned vehicles continue to eat into Chennai’s road space. While the number of vehicles and the population density has been growing by 30 per cent in the past one decade, the ro

‘Tug’ of war over grounded ship fails

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The Directorate-General of Shipping and a Sin­gapore-based shipping firm Smit International only managed to face their worst drubbing on Thur­sday as shoddy planning marred their first joint attempt t

Want to move out, pay Rs 6 cr: HC to ship


Reiterating that MV Prati­bha Cauvery, which ran aground near Chennai on October 31, should not be moved from the territorial jurisdiction of the Madras high court, the HC said if the ship is to be mo

Nilam refuses to leave AP, toll 25


Five days of relentless pounding by rain from Cyclone Nilam has left crops on over 5.25 lakh hectares of land damaged.

More than 12,000 houses have been damaged, and 67,000 people are living in relie

When calamity strikes Naidu takes a break

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Telugu Desam president N.Chandrababu Naidu on Monday took a break from his ongoing Vastunna Meekosam padayatra in Mahbubnagar, the second break in just a few days, to visit Krishna district, ravaged b

Nilam ravages coast


Thirteen people died in rain related incidents as Cyclone Nilam's sting in the tail continued to lash the state four days after it made its landfall on October 31.

The toll now stands at 22 dead. Bes

67,819 people in Nilam-hit districts shifted to camps

The South Central Railway either cancelled, diverted or rescheduled several express and passenger trains leaving thousands of commuters stranded. Some of these services were restored later at night af

State has failed to act: Naidu


Coming down heavily on the state government as well as the Kiran Kumar Reddy Cabinet, Telugu Desam president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday accused the government of neglecting the state’s interests a

17 killed as rains batter Andhra


Torrential rains continued to batter coastal Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, claiming 17 lives, inundating hundreds of villages, paralysing road and rail traffic, and damaging crops.

The rains triggered by

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