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State opposes phase 2 of Hogenakkal project

Stalin had said a DPR would be prepared The Karnataka Government on Friday said it will oppose Tamil Nadu’s plan to take up the second phase of the Hogenakkal combined drinking water project. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday had said a detailed project report would be prepared for the second phase of […]

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Efforts to alter name of women’s varsity opposed

‘Politicians should not interfere’ Opposing what they called “preparation behind the scenes” to remove the word “women” from the Karnataka State Akkamahadevi Women’s University, Vijayapura, women’s activists, writers, and intellectuals demanded that the Government make no changes in the current name of the institution. In a press release on Friday, S.G. Jayalakshmi, Akkai Padmashali, Saraswathi […]

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38 sheep crushed to death near Kamuthi

Thirty eight sheep were crushed to death by a speeding brick-laden truck on Aruppukottai-Kamuthi Road near Kamuthi on Friday night. The shepherd, V. Nagaraj (40) of Parayankulam, who sustained head injuries has been admitted to the Government hospital in Kamuthi. The police said that the truck from Aruppukottai ploughed through the herd at around 8.30 […]

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HC dismisses plea for CBI probe into youth’s death

Mother of the deceased had filed the petition The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court dismissed the petition filed by the mother of L. Manikandan, who died hours after being released from police custody, seeking a CBI probe into her son’s death. The family alleged custodial torture. Justice G.R. Swaminathan observed that prima facie […]

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Lulu Group to open seafood processing and export hub at Aroor

Lulu Group will open its seafood processing and export hub in the State at Aroor near here by April. The export-oriented centre will come up at an investment of ₹150 crore. Apart from processing raw seafood, the new facility will also produce value-added products like squid rings, buttered shrimps, shrimp salad, etc, according to a […]

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Honing young sporting talent

Former footballer sets up a one-destination sports firm Former footballer Prudhvi Kolaventy has set up a one-destination sports events and management destination called Citadel Sports Co. Pvt Ltd to cater to the needs and aspirations of the young sporting talent across the State. “We have started Citadel Sports with a dream of nurturing sports holistically […]

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Top news of the day: Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate merged with eternal flame at National War Memorial; India to open 2022 T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan, and more

The major news headlines of the day, and more. Amar Jawan Jyoti merged with flame at National War Memorial In the face of protest from the Congress and some soldier associations, Government sources said the Amar Jawan Jyoti was “not extinguished” and only “merged” with the flame at National War Memorial. India to open 2022 […]

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SANKALP job fest to support differently abled and transgender persons

Kozhikode Collector holds meeting with employers Considering the warm response from job seekers to the previous editions of district-level job fairs, the district administration and the District Skill Committee under its control are gearing up to host one more mega job fair with focus on improving the placement opportunities of differently abled and transgender persons. […]

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Most Eligible Bachelor gets decent TRP ratings

The young actor Akhil Akkineni and Pooja Hegde starrer  romantic and comedy movie Most Eligible Bachelor was one of the much awaited movies of Telugu film industry which arrived at the theaters on 15th October 2021 and received positive response by the movie lovers and the critics on its release date. The movie turned out […]

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Tiruchi trade body plans to tap seed fund ofTamil Nadu Startup and Innovation Mission

Fostering innovative entrepreneurship under ‘one district, one product’ scheme’ on agenda Tiruchi District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association is looking at ways to foster entrepreneurship in the region with the backing of Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation Mission (TANSIM). The TIDITSSIA has been conducting programmes jointly with EDII-TN, for identifying prospective entrepreneurs under NEEDS […]