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Lack of planning by State government led to water shortage, says Stalin

‘State government not bothered about the crisis’ DMK president M.K. Stalin on Wednesday flayed the AIADMK government for lack of planning that had led to acute drinking water shortage across the State. Speaking at Valayankulam in Tirupparankundram Assembly constituency, which is going for by-election on May 18, Mr. Stalin said that not only people in […]

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City student tops JEE main paper 2 in State

The National Testing Academy released the results of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) Examination of Paper-2 for Bachelors in Architecture or Planning on Wednesday. Udith Kumar V., a student of Narayana E-Techno school in the city, was named the topper in the State. For the first time, the examination was conducted in two shifts. The […]

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Maiden tribal police batch set to serve State

74 civil police officers will pass out of the Kerala Police Academy today The first exclusive batch of Adivasis recruited in the State police force is set for deployment. As many as 74 of them will complete their nine-month training on Wednesday when they pass out of the Kerala Police Academy after a special parade. […]

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‘Vannamei’ to make State a leading hub for aqua exports

‘Andhra Pradesh government plans to make shrimp culture a long-term sustainable industry’ Even as seafood growth is expected to slow down to 17% during 2019-20 from 20% recorded during the past two years, Vannamei exports from Andhra Pradesh will make the State a leading hub for aquaculture exports. The overall growth of seafood exports will […]

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Human rights biggest casualty in West Bengal electoral battle

Central, State police forces accused of threatening political activists; EC takes note Human rights violation by both Central and State forces continues unabated in Bengal in this election season. Both sides have randomly picked up and intimidated people who belong to particular political parties or subscribe to specific ideologies. The Hindu has accessed some evidence, […]

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The state of Karnataka’s handloom industry

As the number of handlooms reduce, thanks to the increase in powerlooms, Karnataka’s handloom industry faces a crisis. We take a look at how the industry fares. The Kanjeevaram saris, made by weavers of Karnataka’s Pavagada taluk How Karnataka’s handlooms have been overpowered 3 years on, demonetisation continues to haunt weavers Women play a vital […]

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Kozhikode tops State in higher secondary exams

District records a pass rate of 87.44%; 16 students secure full marks Kozhikode district has topped the State in the higher secondary exams with 87.44% of students becoming eligible for higher studies. The results were announced by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education on Tuesday. The number of students scoring full marks (1,200 out of […]

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State orders that hint at a nagging elephant owner-veterinarian nexus

The orders were against fitness certificates issued to wounded or handicapped elephants A set of orders, issued by the Chief Wildlife Warden a few days ago, which apparently exposed the practice of issuance of “false health certificates” for captive elephants, has run into rough weather. Shortly after, the Forest Department seemed wary of the possible […]