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Police form special team to probe Walayar case

CBI to take over the case later The Kerala Police have formed a special team to reinvestigate the death by suspected suicide of two minor Dalit girls, both sisters from an impoverished family, at Walayar in Palakkad in 2017. State Police Chief Loknath Behera has tapped R. Nishanthini, Superintendent of Police, to head the probe. […]

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Give vaccine to homeless after front-line workers: CHD

The Centre for Holistic Development (CHD), which works for the rights of the homeless, on Monday appealed to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to include the homeless among the priority groups for COVID-19 vaccination after healthcare and front-line workers. CHD executive director Sunil Aledia stated that the homeless were among the worst-hit and most vulnerable […]

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Labour Movement museum to showcase workers’ struggle

It forms part of the Alappuzha Heritage Tourism Project The Labour Movement museum, showcasing the history of the workers’ struggle from across the world, is getting ready in Alappuzha. The museum is being set up by converting the New Model Cooperative Society Limited, previously run by the Bombay Company. A first of its kind in […]

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Iranian film festival set to begin today

Alliance Française of Madras is venue The Indo-Cine Appreciation Foundation, in association with the Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mumbai, is organising an Iranian Film Festival from January 18 to 20 and on January 28 and 29 in the city. The films will be screened at the Alliance Française of Madras in […]

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34,000 frontline staff to be vaccinated in first phase in E.G.

119 centres set up for other recipients East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy on Saturday said that nearly 34,000 frontline staff, including doctors, were being administered the COVID-19 vaccine at 33 centres across the district. On Saturday, the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered to health activist Reddi Satyavathi serving at the Personal Protection Kits block […]

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Acharya: Ram Charan to have 1 hour of screen time

Mega Power star Ram Charan is all set to join the sets of his upcoming production venture Acharya  in  which his father megastar Chiranjeevi and Kajal Aggarwal are playing the lead roles. Earlier there was strong buzz in the film industry that Ram Charan will play a cameo in Koratala Siva’ directorial venture Acharya and will […]

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Rubber base price to go up to ₹170 a kg

Procurement price of paddy will be ₹28, coconut ₹32 Giving a fillip to farmers struggling to overcome the pandemic-induced slump, Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac, presenting the 2021-22 budget on Friday, announced that the base price of rubber will be hiked to ₹170 a kg from April 1. Likewise, the procurement price of paddy will […]