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Diverse fare in Kollam tourism circuit

Beaches, backwaters, wildlife sanctuaries, and hill stations to woo tourists From seaside gateways to serene forests and scenic backwaters, Kollam biodiversity circuit, one of the two major tourism projects announced in the 2012-22 Budget, will connect a string of diverse destinations. Apart from prime attractions, including Ashtamudi, Thenmala and Jatayu Earth’s Centre, the circuit is […]

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NIMS to offer Master’s in Hospital Management

The Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) is offering an intensive Master’s Programme in Hospital Management to create highly qualified managers and administrators for efficient management of hospitals in India. The Department of Hospital Administration with a team of highly qualified and experienced faculty will impart necessary knowledge and skills with practical orientation and help […]

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Enrolment soars in government schools as pvt. schools fold up

Facilitating the process is State govt. policy of not demanding TC from students Enrolment of primary and high school students has soared over the past few months in government schools in Hyderabad as private schools have either shut shop or have become unaffordable. Inside the Nandi Muslai Guda Government Primary School, there is no space […]

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Ekki Pumps invests in agri start-up

Ekki Pumps of Coimbatore has invested an undisclosed amount in Kissan Pro, a Bengaluru-based agri tech start-up. Kissan Pro, founded in 2020, provides a platform to empower farmers through technology, design, and data science. Its services include yield forecast, plant health monitoring, and irrigation equipment automation. Kissan Pro currently provides crop advisory to more than […]

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Khadi special discount sale inaugurated in Theni

Theni Collector K. V. Muralidharan inaugurated khadi discount sale at the Khadi Kraft showroom here on Saturday on the occasion of 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He said that Khadi and Village Industries Commission had been providing full-time and part-time spinning and weaving work to poor people to uplift them. The products produced by […]

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Policeman killed in accident

A policeman was killed in an accident near Karamadai late on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Balu Mahenthiran (41), a head constable attached to the Sulthanpet police station. The police said that Mahenthiran was working at the camp office of the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Karumathampatty sub-division. The accident took place around 9.15 […]

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RTI activist shot dead in Bihar

Bipin Agrawal had filed several applications seeking details of govt. land encroachment A Right to Information (RTI) activist Bipin Agrawal was shot dead on Friday in East Champaran district of Bihar. Mr. Agrawal had filed several RTI applications seeking details of government land encroachment in the district and last year too assailants had fired at […]

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Key road projects begin in Ladakh

The upgradation of four major single-lane roads has also commenced. Five major road infrastructure development projects were launched in Ladakh from Turtuk, the northernmost village of India, on Friday by Governor of Ladakh R.K. Mathur. The projects include preparation of greenfield alignment and upgradation of major single-lane roads to double-lane and tunnelling works, the Defence […]