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Meat, fish stalls see crowds on Sunday

Despite an order issued by Collector T. G. Vinay, sale of meat and fish was brisk in retail shops on Sunday. The Collector’s order to stop sale of meat on Sundays to prevent mass gathering came after a meeting with Corporation and police officials on March 29. The sale, however, has continued on every Sunday. […]

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Summer festival fails to draw crowds

Delays in organising the event, crackdown of illegal buildings in Kodaikanal may be possible reasons The 10-day annual summer festival (Kodai Vizha), which was inaugurated on May 30, has not seen many visitors till Saturday. According to the officials at Bryant Park, every year 1 to 1.5 lakh people would visit the flower show, which […]

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PHOTOS: Spectacular Beating Retreat enthralls crowds at Rajpath

Indian tunes were the flavour of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk on Tuesday with 26 performances by the bands of the armed forces and central and state police contingents which marked the culmination of the Republic Day celebrations. The function began with President Ram Nath Kovind arriving at the venue in his ceremonial […]