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THiS quiz on August 8

The Hindu in School (THiS), in association with the National Insurance Company, will conduct an inter-school quiz competition at Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Gayathri Devi Park Extension, Vyalikaval on August 8. The multi-city event is open to students of Class 8 to 12. There is no entry fee. A school can send a maximum of five […]

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India confirms giving clean chit to Choksi

“The Police clearance certificate from the Government of India, Ministry of External Affairs Regional Passport Office, Mumbai, certified that there was no adverse information against Mr. Mehul Chinubhai Choksi which would render him ineligible for grant of travel facilities including visa for Antigua and Barbuda,” said CIU explaining that Mr. Choksi’s application was received in […]

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Sale of subabul, eucalyptus suspended in Prakasam

Sale of subabul and eucalyptus by farmers to paper mills was suspended from Friday as the latter allegedly failed to honour the agreement reached at the behest of the State government. Prakasam Joint Collector S.Nagalakshmi, who chairs the committee formed to oversee implementation of the agreement, has assured social forestry planters of holding a meeting […]

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UN calls for adherence to health indicators

Two UN agencies acting as development partners with the National Health Mission’s Rajasthan Directorate have laid emphasis on adherence to 31 health indicators set by the NITI Aayog. The State government is providing healthcare and immunisation services by following the norms in five identified districts. NHM State Director Naveen Jain and senior Health Department officials […]

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Government yet to find full-time ADGP for sensitive North Zone

The post of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), North Zone, based in Kozhikode, has been lying vacant for more than three months since Rajesh Dewan’s retirement on April 30. Anil Kant, ADGP, South Zone, is at present holding additional charge of North Zone, and he has been shuttling between Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. Incidentally, the […]

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HC directs city police chief to keep vigil on illegal flexes

It will be the responsibility of the police commissioner to set up a system to prevent putting up of illegal hoardings/flexes/banners. The Karnataka High Court summoned Police Commissioner T. Sunil Kumar and issued the direction on Friday after taking cognisance of an attack on BBMP staff engaged in removal of illegal banners on the directions […]

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TTD pilgrim complex by year-end

Work on the three-storey pilgrims’ amenities complex being constructed by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) in Bhadrachalam, the abode of Lord Sitaramachandra Swamy, is set to gain pace with the executing agencies drawing up plans to complete its construction by this year end. The complex is coming up near Tanisha Kalyana Mandapam in the heart […]

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Cuisine

Friends vs Food On the occasion of World Friendship Day this Sunday, Olive Qutub offers a special ‘Friendship Day Brunch and Dinner’. The meal starts with a delicate amuse-bouche, followed by tomato salsa and a side of freshly-baked bread with the main course and house-baked biscotti and a hot cuppa served at the end. Venue:Olive […]

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New norms against plagiarism

Student researchers found guilty of plagiarism may lose their registration and teachers could lose their jobs as the Human Resource Development Ministry approved new regulations on plagiarism drafted by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The Ministry had notified the UGC (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Education Institutions) Regulations, 2018 this […]

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Changes in plan for Pranahitha barrage

The Telangana government has set in motion its plans to change the location of the barrage of Pranahitha project, initially planned across Pranahitha river at Thummidi-Hatti in Adilabad district, by taking up the matter with Maharashtra government for the first time on Friday. It was discussed at length at the coordination committee meeting of officials […]