Kannambra park to create 4,000 jobs: Minister

Minister for the Welfare of Backward and Scheduled Communities A.K. Balan said here on Thursday that about 4,000 jobs would be created through the industrial park being set up as part of the Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor. He was speaking after launching the Kannambra Industrial Park project at an estimated cost of ₹2,000 crore. Government officials […]


8,000 VFX shots to be used for Prabhas's Adi Purush?

Rebel Star Prabhas has lined up the mythological drama Adi Purush. Bollywood director Om Raut is making this on a large scale. T Series is funding the project. It is said that a huge budget has been allocated for the project. Already the film’s shooting is on and is happening at a very brisk pace. […]


1,000 govt. primary schools remain headless

Legal tangle, recruitment freeze hit postings The State government has not appointed head teachers in around 1,000 government primary schools in the past one year. Those in the Kerala Public Service Commission rank lists for Lower Primary School Assistant (LPSA) and Upper Primary School Assistant (UPSA) posts are reportedly losing a chance to get a […]


34,000 frontline staff to be vaccinated in first phase in E.G.

119 centres set up for other recipients East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy on Saturday said that nearly 34,000 frontline staff, including doctors, were being administered the COVID-19 vaccine at 33 centres across the district. On Saturday, the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered to health activist Reddi Satyavathi serving at the Personal Protection Kits block […]


Ban on genset leaves 1,000 families in the dark for 12 hours

This comes after EPCA ban on diesel generators; residents say no regular supply since 2016 Around a thousand families residing in Sector 37D’s Ramprastha City — a 450-acre township along Dwarka Expressway — were forced to go without power supply for nearly 12 hours on Tuesday after the developer turned off the diesel generator. For […]


U.T.’s tally goes past 32,000

The test positivity rate declined further with 268 new cases reported from over 4,200 tests on Tuesday even as the overall COVID-19 tally crossed 32,000 cases in the Union Territory. The test positivity rate touched a new low of 6.30% in over three months while case fatality rate declined to 1.77%. The recovery rate was […]


Siddaramaiah asks govt. not to reopen schools

‘Make arrangements to continue online classes and promote students’ With more than 67,000 people aged under 20 infected with coronavirus and a high number of COVID-19 cases being reported across the State each day, Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah has suggested to the government not to reopen schools till the situation is brought under control. […]


Over 50,000 e-passes given to visit Kodai

The district administration has given e-passes to 51,584 applicants under the ‘tourist’ category to those intending to visit Kodaikanal since September 1 when the State government relaxed restrictions in grant of e-passes. In view of the pandemic, hill stations like Kodaikanal and Nilgiris remained out of bounds for the public. Initially, the government agreed to […]


1,000 firefighters, 15 aircraft battle wildfire in Portugal

About two dozen people were evacuated from hamlets as more than a dozen bulldozers cleared firebreaks in the area. Almost 1,000 firefighters and 15 water-dropping aircraft battled a major wildfire in central Portugal on Monday, as strong winds pushed the flames through dense and hilly woodlands. The blaze was in central Portugal around Proença-a-Nova, 200 […]