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  • Telangana

    Telangana Governor among Top 20 Global Women of Excellence Award 2020

    Hyderabad: Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has been selected for the prestigious Top-20 Global Women of Excellence award for 2020. The international award is given by the Multi Ethnic Advisory Task Force, Illinois headed by US Congressman Danny K. Davis. The jury, in a congratulatory letter to Dr Soundararajan, said: 'You have been chosen to be honoured as you are an...

    • 8 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Vizag, Tirupati among top 10 cities in MPI index

    Visakhapatnam: Visakhapatnam and Kakinada ranked in two categories while Tirupati in one, in the final rankings list of Ease of Living Index and Municipal Performance Index for 2020 announced by the Housing and Urban Affairs in New Delhi on Thursday. Visakhapatnam stood 9th in the municipal performance index with a 52.77 score in the 'above one million population' category and 15th in Ease of...

    • 9 hrs ago
  • Andhra Pradesh

    All set for AP urban local body polls on March 10

    VIJAYAWADA: Armed with the High Court nod, the State Election Commission (SEC) is to go ahead with the conduct of urban local body polls for 12 municipal corporations and 75 municipalities and nagar panchayats on March 10. Accordingly, the SEC will hold regional conferences at Tirupati, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam on February 27, 28 and March 1 respectively, to review preparedness of the...

    • 7 days ago
  • Top Stories

    Tamil Nadu govt enhances retirement age of its employees to 60 years

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday enhanced the retirement age of its employees, including teachers and PSU staff, to 60 years. Chief Minister K Palaniswami who raised the retirement age of government employees by a year, made an announcement in the Assembly under rule 110 that the increase will apply to all serving government employees including government and...

    • a week ago
  • Top Stories

    Six killed while disposing of explosives meant for quarrying in Karnataka

    Chikkaballapur: Six people were killed when the gelatin sticks they were trying to dispose of exploded accidentally at a stone quarry site in a village here early on Tuesday, police said. The incident comes close on the heels of a similar blast at a quarry site in Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's hometown of Shivamogga on January 22, which left six dead. Karnataka...

    • a week ago
  • Current Affairs

    Will not allow anyone to use surplus water from Cauvery: Yediyurappa

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government will not allow anyone to use surplus water from the inter-state Cauvery river and will take strong measures to protect the state's interests, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said on Monday, amid concerns regarding river interlinking project being undertaken by neighbouring Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday laid the foundation...

    • 2 weeks ago
  • National

    'Metro Man' courts row, calls Vijayan an autocrat

    Ahead of his entry into the BJP, 'Metro Man'' E. Sreedharan courted controversy by calling Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan an 'autocrat' and evoking a sharp reaction from the CPM leadership. Sreedharan said it would be a tragedy if Left Democratic Front (LDF) were to come back to power again in Kerala after the Assembly polls scheduled to be held soon. In an interview with a regional channel, the...

    • 2 weeks ago
  • National

    Kerala to host annual folk art fest from February 20

    Thiruvananthapuram: Bringing alive Keralas rich and diverse folk and ritualistic art traditions in 30 venues across the state, the 7-day annual cultural festival 'Utsavam 2021' is to get off to a colourful start here on February 20. Hundreds of artistes, representing a variety of folk, tribal and ethnic traditions that flourished in different parts of the state would perform during the...

    • 2 weeks ago
  • Top Stories

    Telangana HC issues notices to state govt over lawyer couple's murder

    Hyderabad: Reacting to the brutal killing of the advocate couple, Gattu Vaman Rao and P.V. Nagamani, as 'grave and a most unfortunate incident', the Telangana High Court on Thursday took up a suo moto case. The court issued notices to principal secretary, Telangana State Home, the Director-General of Police, the Ramagundam Police Commissioner and other police authorities...

    • 2 weeks ago
  • National

    'Metroman' E Sreedharan to join BJP, says party's Kerala unit chief K Surendran

    Thiruvananthapuram: The BJP in Kerala received a shot in the arm ahead of crucial Assembly polls with 'Metro Man' E. Sreedharan announcing his decision to join the party. The 88-year-old legendary engineer is set to join the BJP during the party's 'Vijay Yatra' which will be flagged off by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Kasargod on Sunday. "I...

    • 2 weeks ago

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