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Tuesday,  February 28, 2006


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From February 21, 2006  to February 28 2006


 Karwar Gets Energy Plant

The Union Power Ministry, which has mooted five ultra mega thermal power projects of 4,000 MW each on a public-private partnership basis, has picked up Karwar in Karnataka besides four other sites as part of its .....

Four Medicinal Plant Processing Zones Planned, Says Anbumani

A plantation project at Tuticorin will be upgraded and declared a zone 

Jobs Assured For 1.5 Lakh Rural Poor

Central rule ensures 100 days of employment 3,259 register in Muthalamada grama panchahayt Grama, block and district panchayats have a key role to play in implementation Clean water, resting place for children, first aid assured under the scheme 

A.P.'S Concern Over Orissa Projects On Vamsadhara

Orissa begins survey for two schemes on upper reaches of river  

`15 Flyovers To Be Operational By 2008'

Agencies concerned directed to expedite construction work  

Kannada University To Conduct Course For Panchayat Members

`A majority of local body members require systematic training' Study centre proposed to be set up in Raichur Varsity plans to make the certificate course compulsory for panchayat members Members will be trained on procedural aspects in panchayat raj  

Tipu Was An Enterprising Personality'

Historian Kurup highlights the constructive efforts of Tipu Sultan "A blueprint for a reservoir across the Cauvery, naval headquarters in Bangalore under a naval board, renovation of ports and harbours, establishment of factories outside India, 

Plant To Generate 8 Mw Power From Waste Getting Ready

The unit may start lifting garbage from August this year It may lift 1,000 tonnes of garbage daily Plant coming up at Mandur near Hoskote It is coming up on a plot of 25 acres  

Std Rates Set To Fall Further

The reduction could lead to a revenue loss of about Rs 1,800 crore per annum for the BSNL.

Special Economic Zone Project Files Cleared, Says Minister

No official apathy will be tolerated: Nagaraja Shetty Minister asks officials to make use of e-tendering and e-governance facilities He expresses displeasure over MESCOM delay in acquiring land for substations  

Tribal Students In Adilabad Keen On Learning English

Private institutions seek facilities to open English medium schools ITDA flooded with requests to employ special teachers in spoken English English proficiency and personality development courses introduced at Ashrama high schools  

Jayalalithaa Launches Child Health Project

It seeks to establish and expand health infrastructure facilities 1,800 nurses will be hired on contract to provide 24-hour maternity care Rs. 12.13 cr. to form a team of specialists and paramedical staff who will serve in rural areas  

India Will Sign Two Unesco Conventions On Culture, Heritage

India will be a signatory to UNESCO conventions on promotion of cultural diversity and intangible heritage, Secretary to the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Neena Ranjan, said in Mysore on Wednesday.  

A Learning Device Of The Future

A cube with the universal Braille dot matrix could well be the language learning device for thousands of visually challenged students. 

India To Study French Levy To Support Anti-Aids Campaign

New Delhi, Paris reaffirm commitment to work together in fighting terrorism  

Eco-Friendly Toilet Planned In Every Village Of The State

It uses urine and faeces as valuable resources for recycling Eco-toilet is built above the ground with two chambers beneath the pan collecting faecal matter Urine and wash water are diverted and let out into to a home garden  

Ncert Textbooks Make It To The Web

Students facing the problem of shortage of textbooks can now turn to the internet for an alternative, with the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) putting the study materials on the web.  

Rs. 40 Crores Granted For Development Works

The Small Savings Department has granted Rs. 40 crores to all the districts in Tamil Nadu for development works, said the Commissioner, Small Savings Department, T. Moorthy, recently while distributing incentives to small savings agents.  

Eco-Friendly Toilet Planned In Every Village In State

It uses urine and faeces as valuable resources for recycling Eco-toilet is built above the ground with two chambers beneath the pan collecting faecal matter Urine and wash water are diverted and let out into to a home garden  

Rs. 3.15 Crores For Four New Tanks

768 acres of land will be irrigated The Department of Minor Irrigation has sanctioned Rs. 3.15 crores to develop four new tanks in Tikota (Bijapur rural) Assembly segment, with which an area of 768 acres will be brought under assured irrigation.      

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