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Tuesday,  March 28, 2006


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From March22, 2006  to March 28, 2006

Satyam Stops Hiv Tests On Potential Employees

In a move to prevent discrimination against people suffering from AIDS, Satyam Computer Services

has stopped conducting HIV tests on potential employees.

Karnataka To Allot 845 Acres To Infosys

The Karnataka Government has granted "in principle" approval for allotment of 845 acres of land to

software major Infosys Technologies Limited for its second campus on Sarjapur Road on the outskirts

f Bangalore at an estimated cost of Rs. 1,500 crores

Rs. 1,400 Cr. Sought For Rural Job Scheme

Chief Minister reviews the programme with officials Centre urged to allocate Rs. 700 crores as thest

nstalment Issue of cards to be completed by March 29 Officials warned against violation of norms

Rs. 15 Crores Allocated For All-Round Development Of Kodagu, Says Minister

`Government will address every problem faced by the people in the district' Rs. 1.07 crore allocated

build `Samskritika Bhavana' in Madikeri Proposal to open a sainik school in the district District to be

developed as a tourist destination

Tb Arrested, But Hiv Bails It Out

Speedier detection of tuberculosis and a stringent regime to administer doses is yielding results. The

prevalence rate of the disease is down and the Health Ministry hopes that the number of TB casesill

be reduced to half by 2015.

N-Monitor From Us Is ‘Positive’ On India Safety

With the US Congress set to resume its debate next week on the nuclear deal, Commissioner of US

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Peter Lyons today held talks with Foreign Secretary Shyam

Saran and hoped to return with a positive assessment . . .

Aids: India To Set Up Pharma Unit In Africa

Saran offers to set up a pharmaceuticals unit to manufacture anti-HIV/AIDS drugs in Africa India

urged to provide special support to a single LDC Proposal for Indian private sector to support

counterpart in LDCs 

Rs. 1,314-Crore Credit Plan For Mysore District

Agriculture segment gets the maximum share of Rs. 554.04 crores Minor irrigation sector has been

earmarked Rs. 21.34 crores Rs.7.07 crores allocated for dairy development sector

Rs. 1.1 Cr. Sanctioned For Road Work

Chikmagalur will be given preference while filling up vacancies of specialist doctors 

Total Sanitation Drive Launched

A total sanitation drive was launched at Hadadi village in Davangere taluk on Wednesday.

Postal Department To Launch `Abhijal'

Unique project intends to market holy water of the Ganges Modalities are being worked out for

implementing the project Department proposes to collect water in Rishikesh

Nabard To Give Rs. 927 Cr. As Refinance To Banks

SHGs will be the beneficiaries Along with this, cumulative refinance of Rs.3,092 crores has

eenextended to the banks Around 2.43 crore families and 11.23 crore individuals have benefited from

e SHG movement in the country  

Double-Decker’ Train Flagged Off

The first of its kind in the sub-continent, the DSC train has been introduced by the railways to

cilitate fast and economic transportation of goods that will benefit manufacturers, exporters and


Total Cleanliness Campaign Launched In Shimoga

40-day campaign for total cleanliness of villages was launched by the Department of Rural

Development and Panchayat Raj and the Department of Information at Ayanur, near here, on

Wednesday. This was launched in connection with the observance of . . . 

Rs. 3,000-Cr. Annual Credit Plan Unveiled For West Godavari District

Allocation for agriculture up by 42 p.c., housing finance by 106 p.c. Rs. 90.5 crores to be allocated

for financing self-help groups Marketing assistance for farmers and fair deal in milk rates sought

Bankers told to bridge gap between . . .  

Paramedical Students Told To Update Knowledge On Hiv

"1 lakh pregnant women are infected with HIV"  

Madurai-Mumbai Service Of Indian To Be Revived

Flights to be operated from March 26 Jasmine growers can send their flowers to Mumbai in time

Programme For Children With Hiv

A skill development workshop for children with HIV, and their parents was organised by Coodu, a

non-Governmental organisation (NGO) here recently.

Aids Society Sets Up More Counselling Centres

PPTCT services started at all district hospitals, says Health secretary Pregnant women offered free

counseling, testing for HIV Anti-Retroviral Therapy Centre set up

India To Help Africa Fight Aids Epidemic

India today offered to set up a pharma unit to manufacture anti-HIV/AIDS drugs in a least developed

country to deal with the spread of the deadly disease in Africa, as part of its efforts to promote

south-south cooperation.

Imams, Pastors Preach Anti-Hiv Mantra

Deterred by religious taboos, AIDS project officers approach religious leaders 

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