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Forest personnel donate money to family of deceased watcher

Days after a 24-year-old Forest Watcher C. Chandru, a native of Pudukottai district, died while retrieving the carcass of an elephant that had slipped into a contour canal and died at Udumalpet in Tirupur district, forest personnel have pooled money to donate it to the family of the deceased. More than 700 Foresters, Forest Guards […]

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‘Deploy traffic personnel at key intersection in George Town’

Motorists ignore traffic signals at the junction of Muthuswamy Salai, High Court Terminus Road and Esplanade Road For pedestrians waiting to cross the roads at the intersection of Muthuswamy Salai, High Court Terminus Road and Esplanade Road, the task is nothing short of a feat. A busy intersection in the bustling business district of George […]

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Show cause notices for 92 poll duty personnel

Show cause notices have been served to 92 persons who failed to turn up for the first session of election duty training programme held on April 3 in Thanjavur district. Disclosing this in a press release, District Election Officer and Collector A. Annadurai said 11,662 persons were drawn from education and other departments for poll […]

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Kerala may seek more security personnel

Chief Electoral Officer says aim is to raise polling percentage to 90 Kerala may ask for more men from the Central security forces for the conduct of elections considering the presence and threat of Left extremists in Kozhikode, Palakkad, Wayanad, Malappuram, and Kannur districts. During the 2014 elections, 55 companies of security forces were deployed. […]

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EC intensifies efforts to get adequate security personnel

276 companies of Central armed police force sought The State election authorities are obviously concerned over the shortage of the security personnel likely to be faced during the forthcoming elections to the Lok Sabha, exactly a month away, and have intensified efforts to secure adequate personnel for poll duties. In addition to the close to […]

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Forest personnel trained on monitoring water bodies

With water shortage prevailing in forest areas and wild animals started depending on a few water bodies, a training programme was organised for forest personnel in the Erode Forest Division on monitoring of wildlife, particularly elephants, here on Monday. Personnel from the forest ranges of Anthiyur, Bargur and Chennampatti were explained the availability of water […]

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Businessman, father arrested for assaulting police personnel

The police were investigating a complaint of domestic violence A 32-year-old businessman and his father allegedly attacked a woman sub-inspector and two other police personnel when the trio visited their house to follow up on a complaint by a neighbour that he was beating his wife. The alleged incident took place on Wednesday morning. The […]