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A pond etched in Dalit history in ruins

It may look like a lousy water feature added by an incompetent architect, but Kamman Kulam, the small pond outside the Kollam district panchayat office, is a piece of history, in fact. Only a small portion of the pond, a remnant of the Perinad Mutiny, a glorious chapter in the Dalit history of Kerala, exists […]

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Protest march in Dharwad

Members of the Congress took out a protest march opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019, which has since become an Act, under the aegis of the Hubballi-Dharwad Mahanagar District Congress Committee here on Friday. Congress leaders Altaf Hallur, Ismail Tamatgar and Robert Daddapuri, among others, led the protestors. First, they took out a protest march […]

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Polling in Jharkhand today

About 40,000 polling personnel have been deputed to conduct smooth and peaceful voting in the third of the five-phase polling for seventeen Assembly constituencies on Thursday, Jharkhand Chief Election Officer Vinay Kumar Choubey said on Wednesday. He said security forces have also been deployed in the constituencies that will witness voting on December 12. The […]

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Walmart, Flipkart rope in Ninjacart

American retail major Walmart and its Indian arm Flipkart have announced a joint strategic investment in city-based Ninjacart, a start-up in the fresh agri produce space. The three partners aim to help ensure better access to high-quality fresh produce for more retailers and consumers across India while also creating economic opportunities for farmers, Flipkart said […]

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18 child labourers rescued in Yadgir

They were being ferried to fields for work Officials of various government departments conducted a joint operation and rescued 18 child labourers, who were being ferried to the fields for work, near Gogi, Honadurga and Malagatti villages in Shahapur taluk of Yadgir district on Monday. The officials also seized the vehicles. Raghuveer Singh Thakur, Project […]

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IOC set to call the shots in PSPB tennis

IOC, packed with the leading players of the country, including Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal, Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan, Riya Bhatia, Prarthana Thombare and Mahak Jain, looks set to dominate the 39th edition of the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) inter-unit tennis meet to be held at the DLTA Complex here from December 9 to 13. […]