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BSNL to offer seamless 3G on metro corridors

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) – Telangana might be lagging behind in rolling out 4G mobile services in the city, putting it off till early next year, however, it has decided to provide seamless 3G services all along the Hyderabad Metro Rail project corridors. It has planned to install 64 new 2G and 3G […]

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Over 1,900 CCTV cameras to be installed across Gurugram

As many as 1,926 closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras will be installed at 358 places across the Millennium City to strengthen the surveillance system. The decision was taken during the first meeting of the Executive Committee of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, in Gurugram on […]

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More land sought for CAPE college

The government should allot more land for the engineering college set up at Muttathara under the Cooperative Academy of Professional Education (CAPE) in five acres of land during the UDF rule, V.S. Sivakumar, MLA, has said. The college requires two more acres of land under the guidelines of the AICTE, he said. He was speaking […]

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Award to highlight local children’s literature

Children’s literature in regional languages can be a treasure trove of culture and heritage, which is often lost in translation. Kannada children’s literature is no exception. To encourage more children’s writing in Kannada, the Parag initiative of Tata Trusts will be presenting one Kannada children’s author and an illustrator the Big Little Book Award this […]

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‘Kumbakonam-Vriddhachalam railway line must be laid soon’

Three AIADMK MPs have demanded a new railway line from Kumbakonam to Vriddhachalam via Jayamkondam. The MPs – R.K. Bharathimohan (Mayiladuthurai), M. Chandrakasi (Chidambaram) and A. Arunmozhithevan (Cuddalore) – met Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi recently and handed over a memorandum. They said a survey for laying a railway line from Kumbakonam to […]

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Six more colleges cleared to handle autopsies

Six new institutes have been added to the list of government medical colleges in the State which can conduct post-mortem in cases of unnatural deaths in police custody, taking the total number of authorised colleges to 17. The forensic pathologist of the college will be responsible to send the final report to the National Human […]

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Murder of bus driver: three arrested

The police have arrested three people in connection with the murder of a 30-year-old bus driver near Nooranad. The deceased was identified as Renjith, 30, of IKS Colony, Vallikunnam. He was found murdered at a rented house at Ulavakkad near Nooranad on Thursday night. The arrested who were identified as Sreeraj, Sunil and Sanu, all […]

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Residents fume as sealed shops reopen

Commercial establishments that were shut down on Wednesday by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for alleged violation of zonal norms became a bone of contention between their owners and residents on Friday. The residents alleged that many of them were reopened a day or two after they were sealed, following the intervention of C.V. […]

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Dheeran Chinnamalai remembered on his death anniversary

Thousands of people, including leaders of political parties and members of various associations, paid tributes to Dheeran Chinnamalai (1756-1805) during his 213th death anniversary at Odanilai village, near Arachalur, here on Friday. Ministers K.A. Sengottaiyan (School Education), K.P. Thangamani (Electricity), K.C. Karuppannan (Environment), K.P. Anbalagan (Higher Education), Kadambur C. Raju (Information and Public Relations), Dindigul […]