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New host to take over Bigg Boss this weekend?

This is the news that has been in the rumors. It is very well known that Akkineni Nagarjuna is currently hosting the reality show Bigg Boss Season 4. Nagarjuna has been hosting it well with the show getting decent TRPs. However, Nagarjuna has been busy with his current movie Wild Dog. The movie’s shooting has […]

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ATIAL gears up to take over capital airport

Seeks security clearance from Home Ministry and BCAS Adani Trivandrum International Airport Ltd (ATIAL) of the Adani Group is gearing up to take over the 88-year-old airport from the Airports Authority of India as part of executing the 50-year lease agreement between the AAI and the ATIAL. Meanwhile, the next move of the State government […]

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Activists take to the street in Kalaburagi

Condemning the Hathras gang-rape and demanding stringent punishment for the culprits, hundreds of activists belonging to the Karnataka Rajya Dalit Sangharsh Samiti took out a procession and staged a demonstration in Kalaburagi on Tuesday. The activists, led by samiti State convenor D.G. Sagar, took out a protest rally on Jagat Road holding blue banners, waving […]

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Prohibitory orders take effect in capital

‘Unnecessary crowding not permitted’ Bolstering efforts to contain the pandemic, prohibitory orders came into effect in the capital district on Saturday. The district administration focussed on sensitising the public on the first day of the curbs on Saturday. The City police initiated legal action against the doctors of the Government Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, who […]

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Now, take a virtual tour through the water lily fields

Tourism authorities filming pink blooms in Kottayam’s backwater villages The pink vista that covers the backwater villages of Kottayam every monsoon is now going online. With just a few weeks left for the water lily blooms to fade, the tourism authorities are now capturing the flowers in peak season for online tours. The initiative is […]

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CM to take part in I-Day celebrations in Vijayawada

Ministers to unfurl the tricolour in 12 districts Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will take part in the State-level Independence Day celebrations at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium in the city on Saturday. At 12 other districts, Ministers, including a Deputy Chief Minister, will unfurl the tricolour flag and receive the guard of honour. […]

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HC stays take over of Cheruvally estate

Trust opposes government move on compensation The Kerala High Court on Friday stayed the government order directing the Kottayam District Collector to acquire the Cheruvally estate for the proposed greenfield Sabarimala airport. Justice A.K. Jayasankaran Nambiar passed the stay order on a petition filed by Ayana Charitable Trust (formerly known as Gospel for Asia), Thiruvalla, […]

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BBMP to take possession of encroached portions of lakes

Civic body to cover around 40 lakes in the first phase, uploads certified survey sketches and encroachment details online The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is getting ready to crack down on encroachments and reclaim lake beds and surrounding areas that fall under its jurisdiction. Civic Commissioner B.H. Anil Kumar said that as per directions […]

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Parents take to Twitter to protest ban on online learning

A group of parents in Karnataka, on Sunday participated in a ‘TweetStorm’ to protest the ban imposed by the State government on online classes for students up to class 7. In a span of three hours, more than 7,000 parents took to Twitter to voice their dissent with the hashtag #righttolearn. Many of them also […]