Telugu People

Rebel attempt to kill chief minister backfires

The Andhra Pradesh leader, criticised over his economic reform programme, is likely to gain widespread sympathy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, recovering after an attempt on his life, received two VIP visitors yesterday.

Saturday, 4 October, 2003, 12:00am

Doctors say fish and herb asthma cure is too hard to swallow

Swallowing a wriggling live fish, no matter how tiny, is quite a feat. But around half a million asthma sufferers in India are trying it over the next few days, convinced that a combination of live fish and special herbs will cure them.

12 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Religious riot deals a blow to India's star reformer

The sudden eruption of religious violence last week in the southern city of Hyderabad, a major centre for the multi-billion dollar software industry, has dramatically underscored a question frequently asked in India today: Is the modernising campaign of reformist Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu coming unstuck?

9 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Indian state woos investors for SEZ

The 'chief executing of Cyberabad' is attempting to garner a fresh wave of international interest in his home state of Andhra Pradesh with the launch of a US$400 million public-private project to build and develop a special economic zone (SEZ).

15 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

SAR on verge of promotion after shock win

Hong Kong made history by winning their group at the Sudirman Cup for the first time yesterday in Seville. But the champagne remains on ice as the team bid to win an unprecedented promotion to Group Two.

31 May 2001 - 12:00am

Guard's harbour fall

Security guard Surya Prakash Nalla, 53, fell into the harbour while urinating at the Convention Centre extension. He died shortly after arrival at Queen Mary Hospital.

30 May 1997 - 12:00am


THE photograph we carried on Page 15 of yesterday's newspaper was of the Indian politician, Balram Jachkar, not the Prime Minister, P. V. Narasimha Rao, as stated. We apologise for the error.

25 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Rao reform pledge

INDIAN Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao left Malaysia for home yesterday after a four-day official visit to strengthen economic ties. Mr Rao, building on his sweeping market reforms, assured Malaysian businesses that India's economic policies aimed at harnessing foreign investment would not be reversed despite domestic criticism.

6 Aug 1995 - 12:00am