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Action taken as per court order

The police said that their action against school vehicle operators recommending suspension of driving licence/vehicle permits is as per the directions of the High Court of Karnataka. In an order passed on June 17 in a petition filed by Karnataka State Legal Services Authority, Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice H.T. Narendra Prasad expressed […]

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All preventive measures taken against Nipah: DMO

Isolation wards to be opened in Pathanamthitta The Health Department has taken all preventive measures in the district against the backdrop of the Nipah outbreak in the central part of the State, according to District Medical Officer (DMO) A.L. Sheeja. A 47-year-old housewife from Mallappally who had been undergoing treatment for fever at Government Medical […]

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Taken disproportionate steps to keep Jet flying: SBI chief

Acted only because airline has high visibility: Kumar Hours before the deadline for submitting binding bids for Jet Airways ended, State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Rajnish Kumar said the lender had taken ‘disproportionate’ efforts to save the troubled airline, even if it had only a ‘small’ exposure of ₹1,600 crore. Mr. Kumar made the […]

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Child dies after being taken out of hospital against medical advice

Eight Kannada activists held for creating ruckus at hospital Eight people were arrested following the death of a two-year-old child who was allegedly taken out of a hospital against medical advice. Acting on a complaint by the security manager of a private children’s hospital, who accused the Kannada activists of creating ruckus at the hospital […]

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Tiruchi zone has cut time taken for customs clearance, says official

‘GST introduction was successful though India was considered not ready for it’ Tiruchi zone of Customs have made significant cut in time taken to clear goods being imported after the ships reach port, said Chief Commissioner of Customs (Preventive), Tiruchi zone, Ranjan Kumar Routray. Addressing the inaugural function of Kern, Inland Container Port and Logistics […]

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Steps will be taken to restart Hutti mines: MLA

‘4,600 workers dependent on this for their livelihood’ Challakere MLA and Hatti Gold Mines chairman T. Raghumurthy said that a meeting of officers concerned would be convened shortly to decide on the steps to restart Hutti Gold Mines. Speaking to reporters here on Sunday, he said the gold mines was handed over to the State […]

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Action will be taken against tantri: Minister

Disciplinary action will be initiated against the Sabarimala tantri (head priest) and other priests and their aides who joined a recent protest in the temple, Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran has said. He told reporters here on Thursday that the tantri and the others were employees of the board. The BJP which faced a setback in […]

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Govt. reviews measures taken to curb fake news

Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba held a meeting with representatives of various social media platforms to review the steps taken by them to prevent misuse of their sites. He asked them to check spread of rumours and messages inciting unrest, cybercrimes and other activities that could be detrimental to national security, officials said on Thursday. From […]