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Yeleru canal develops breach

Water supply to city is likely to be affected for two days, say officials At a time when water levels in the reservoirs are declining rapidly, Yeleru canal, a major source of supply to the city, has developed a breach at Makavaripalem near Narsipantam, about 60 km from here. The breach is suspected to have […]

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Laurels for MCH Cardiology wing

The Cardiology wing of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, which performed 3,924 coronary angioplasty procedures in 2018, has been selected as one amongst the top ten Cardiology departments in the country at the National Intervention Council meet held at Lucknow in the first week of April. The department also won accolades for the best database management, […]

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Thousands stranded at Koyambedu bus terminus

Inadequate bus services to tackle poll-eve rush triggers chaos Thousands of passengers were stranded at the Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G.R. Bus Terminus on Wednesday and Thursday due to inadequate bus services. As it was a four-day holiday for many hailing from the districts, the largest bus terminus in the State received an unprecedented number of […]

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Wheelchairs ensure easy movement

Ramp and wheelchair facilities provided at polling booths came in handy for the physically challenged and elderly persons to exercise their franchise in Karur Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. To facilitate the hassle free movement of physically challenged persons to reach the polling booths, the Election Commission had instructed District Election Officials to make arrangements […]

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Two bear cubs rescued from well

Two bear cubs aged about four months were rescued by forest officials from an agricultural well into which they had fallen by accident in Gattubuthkur village of Gangadara mandal of Karimnagar district during the early hours of Thursday. The forest range officer rushed to the spot upon receiving the news, and monitored the rescue operation […]