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SSLC, VHSE exams to resume on Tuesday

Elaborate safety arrangements in view of COVID-19 threat The SSLC and vocational higher secondary education (VHSE) examinations will resume in the State on Tuesday amid unprecedented arrangements against the backdrop of the COVID-19 threat. The higher secondary examinations are slated to begin on Wednesday. Around 13.74 lakh students are expected to appear for these examinations. […]

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Rajamouli decides to not go for a Change

We have already reported that the filmmaker SS Rajamouli, Megastar Chiranjeevi, Akkineni Nagarjuna, and Dil Raju, with several other celebrities, had a meeting with Telangana Cinematography Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav. This meeting was held at Chiranjeevi‘s house in Hyderabad. Rajamouli requested Telangana’s Cinematography Minister to allow them a one-day trial shoot of RRR- Roudram Ranam […]

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Vaigai dam waters to be released for river wetting

It is aimed at recharging infiltration wells sunk on riverbed A total of 216 million cubic feet (mcft) of water from Vaigai dam will be released for wetting of the river, say Public Works Department (PWD) officials. This move will help in recharging the infiltration wells sunk on the riverbed and help in addressing the […]

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Migrant labourers to be sent in three special trains

Collector Sandeep Nanduri on Thursday said migrant labourers from Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana would be sent back to their home States within a week in three special trains. Speaking to reporters here, Mr. Sandeep said the district received around 150 people everyday from other States. So far, 1,494 people from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Andhra […]

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It pays to continue with SIP in equity

Suppose you sell your loss-making equity investments now and invest the proceeds in fixed deposits, earning, say, 5% post-tax returns. Your portfolio is down 20% since March 2020. You are concerned whether you can recover the losses in time to achieve your goal three years hence. If this is your story, you are not alone. […]

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COVID-19 expected to fuel used car sales

‘With social distancing in place, more people plan switching to private transport’ Physical distancing norms and the fear of catching COVID-19 infection in public transport is likely to give an impetus to personal mobility which was, of late, discouraged to curb pollution and save resources. This transition is expected to benefit auto companies and used […]

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269 to arrive by Delhi-Kerala train

A total of 269 passengers are slated to disembark at Ernakulam Junction railway station from the first New Delhi-Kerala train during the lockdown, at 1.40 a.m. on Friday. Among the passengers are 27 pregnant women and two patients who have difficulty moving around. A total of 400 people, mostly from districts in Central Kerala, are […]

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25 homeless people shifted to care homes

They were living in temporary shelters during lockdown The district administration on Wednesday shifted 25 homeless persons who were living in temporary shelters during the lockdown to various homes for destitutes. Most of them are migrants from other States with no roof over their heads and they were moved to rehabilitation centres in the city […]