In Telangana, hospitals see steady rush for COVID-death documents

Number of applications likely to shoot up with NMDA’s ex-gratia recommendation Government hospitals in the State have been witnessing a steady flow of applications for death summary of those who succumbed to COVID-19. Now, rush for the document, which mentions the ‘cause of death’, is expected to intensify with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) […]


Offline classes for I PU to start tomorrow

Close on the heals of resumption of physical classes for high schools and higher primary sections, the of Department Pre University Education on Tuesday announced reopening of physical classes on Thursday for first PU students in Dakshina Kannada. Deputy Director of PU education in Mangaluru in his order said that classes for first PU students […]


St Stephen’s College releases cut-offs for UG courses, Economics highest at 99.5%

This is 0.25 percentage points higher than last year. Science students will need 98.75% to apply for Economics. St Stephen’s College Friday released its cut-off for undergraduate courses with Economics (Hons) seeing the highest cut-off (99.5%) for Commerce and Humanities students.Last year, Commerce students needed 99.25% and Humanities students needed 98.75% in the subject. Science […]


Five arrested in Kochi for carrying 90gm of MDMA drug

The arrested were identified as Sreemon, Mohammad Fabas and Shamna of Kozhikode, Aju alias Amal of Kasaragod and Mohammad Afsal of Ernakulam. The extra vigil by the Excise Department in view of the festive season paid rich dividends when five persons, including a woman, was arrested in Kochi with 90gm of MDMA, a premium party […]


Unusual visitor gives hope to Paliyar Tribals near Periyakulam

Theni Collector K. V. Muralidharan visited the tribal colony; community has asked for better houses, skill-based training For Paliyar tribals of Sellayi Colony in Keezha Vadagarai, Theni district, it was a pleasant surprise when District Collector K. V. Muralidharan visited them on Saturday. During the conversation, which went on for about 45 minutes, the Collector […]


Chamber for ‘international’ status to airport

The Agrofood Chamber of Commerce and Industry has stressed the need to notify Madurai airport as international airport. Upgradation and development of the airport is important for economic and industrial development of southern Tamil Nadu, it said in a press statement on Tuesday, Chamber president S. Rethinavelu said the upgradation would enable more direct international […]


₹50 crore for RT-PCR kits

₹181 crore collected in CMPRF so far Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has ordered the use of ₹50 crore from the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) for procuring RT-PCR kits. As of Sunday, ₹181 crore had been collected in the CMPRF. An unprecedented 1.6 lakh RT-PCR tests are conducted in a day, an official release […]