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Cong. writes to President over Kheri deaths

7-member team seeks appointment to submit memorandum The Congress party has written to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking time for a seven-member party delegation that wants to submit a “memorandum of facts” on the Lakhimpur Kheri incident that left eight people, including four farmers, dead. “Congress delegation led by @RahulGandhi has sought an appointment with […]

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Passengers at KIA fume over 10-hour flight delay

Many passengers at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) vented their ire on social media against a Go First (G8 973) flight claiming that it had been delayed for 10 hours. One Twitter user posted photos and video clips of passengers gathered outside the gate demanding answers from duty staff. “Poor passengers are waiting hours after haggling,” […]

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Two held with over 400kg illegal firecrackers

Accused were selling it to customers in Sadar Bazaar Two persons have been arrested for allegedly possessing over 400 kgs of illegal firecrackers and selling it to customers in North Delhi’s Sadar Bazaar, the police said on Friday. According to police, on the intervening night of October 5 and 6 at around 3.20 a.m., they […]

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Row over another religion’s broadcast at Durga temple; police registers case

A television channel reportedly played the activities of another religion which irritated some devotees. Mild tensions arose near Sri Durga Malleswara Swamyvala Devastanam when a private television channel, which had arranged an LED screen to telecast the Dasara Utsavams, reportedly propagated another religion on Thursday. The television channel organisers, who were telecasting the Durga festivities […]

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UDF walks out over Plus One seats

Opposition alleges lack of enough seats for SSLC pass-outs The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) Opposition walked out of the Assembly on Monday, slamming the government for its “failure” to ensure an adequate number of higher secondary Plus One seats for SSLC pass-outs. Leader of the Opposition V.D. Satheesan said an estimated 4,19,653 students had […]

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TS raises concern over A.P.’s plan to expand Handri-Neeva scope

It urges KRMB to stop work of new reservoir as part of HNSS-II Telangana government has raised its concern over the plan of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to enhance the scope of Handri-Neeva Sujala Sravanthi (HNSS-lift irrigation project), a surplus water based project taken up outside the Krishna Basin, by taking up a new reservoir with […]

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HC notices over KLIP third TMCft works

State government going ahead on work ignoring directions of Centre and NGT, says petitioner Telangana High Court had issued notices to the State and the Central governments in a PIL petition seeking a direction to stop works enhancing capacity of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) from drawing 2 TMCft per day to 3 TMCft per […]

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Over 3,000 graduate from Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

Twenty-four gold medals were distributed at the convocation of Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, a deemed university, here on Saturday. Over 3,000 students, including 2,892 undergraduates; 386 postgraduate students; 144 Ph. D., scholars, and 10 diploma students from pharmacy, received their degrees. The medals and certificates were distributed by A. Rajarajan, Director of Satish […]

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Quarrel over pet dog ends in murder

A 35-year-old man was bludgeoned to death by his neighbour following an argument over his pet dog at Akkamahadevi Nagar in Kalaburagi late on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Gururaj Kulkarni and the accused Pavan Jagirdhar. The police said that Jagirdhar and Kulkarni quarrelled several times over the pet dog. An altercation ensued […]

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Houses to be handed over today

The handing over of houses completed as part of the Punargeham project will be held at five constituencies of the district on Thursday. Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development J.Chinchurani will inaugurate the district-level programme at Chavara. Sujith Vijayan Pillai, MLA, will preside over the function while N.K. Premachandran, MP, will be the chief […]