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    Fact check: No, Karachi Bakery did not shut its Mumbai branch because of name controversy

    Karachi Bakery, founded in 1953, has always been at the receiving end due to its name. The name 'Karachi Bakery' has been opposed by Shiv Sena and also Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. MNS wrote a letter to PM Modi raising objections to the name of the eatery in November 2020. Karachi Bakery, a famous savory shop originally based in Hyderabad, has...

    • 55 min ago
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    Fact check: Viral image of President Kovind shared with misleading claim

    HYDERABAD: A screenshot of a video showing President Ram Nath Kovind walking along with Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the inauguration ceremony of Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has gone viral on social media. Netizens share the video with the claim that the Shah disrespected the President by walking on the red carpet, while Kovind walked on bare ground. A few...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Timeline: How Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech developed effective vaccine against coronavirus

    Hyderabad based Bharat Biotech on Wednesday announced Phase 3 results of COVID 19 vaccine `Covaxin', developed in partnership with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Covaxin has shown an interim vaccine efficacy of 81% in preventing Covid-19. Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials conducted on 755 participants demonstrated a high safety...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    YSRCP will sweep Municipal polls in AP: Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy

    Vijayawada: YSRCP on Wednesday said it would sweep the Municipal polls in Andhra Pradesh. Government Advisor for Public Affairs Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy said TDP is struggling to find candidates for the polls although State Election Commission has given them one more chance to file nominations. "YSRCP candidates will sweep in the municipal elections, as people have...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Vizag: Adani Ports acquire 31.5% stakes in Gangavaram Port for Rs 1,954 Crore

    Visakhapatnam: India's largest private port operator Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) on Wednesday said it has acquired 31.5 percent stakes in Gangavaram Port Ltd (GPL) from Warburg Pincus in Vizag city of Andhra Pradesh. The acquisition is valued at Rs1,954 crore and subject to regulatory approvals. GPL is the second-largest non-major port in...

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    20 Y0 student fakes abduction to mislead family, hostel authorities at Vizianagaram

    Vizianagaram: A 20-year- old B. Com student staged an abducted drama to mislead her family members and hostel authorities at Vizianagaram. The girl was found in an unconscious state with hands and legs tied in a bush near Gurla in Vizianagaram two days ago. Vizianagaram police chief B Raja Kumari said there were no physical injuries on her body and she was not...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Asst Director of Telangana school Edu demands bribe to upgrade private school, nabbed

    Hyderabad: The Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths of Telangana trapped Bodla Srinivas- serving as an assistant director of private schools permission for accepting bribe of Rs 40,000. The investigating agency, on 3rd of March laid a trap and caught the officer red-handed at the office of the Directors of School Education located at Saifabad. According to the...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Saudi Arabia makes COVID19 vaccination compulsory for Hajj 2021

    Hyderabad: Saudi Arabia on March 3 announced that the country will only allow those people to attend the Hajj 2021 who have been vaccinated against the COVID19. The Saudi local media reports quoted Saudi Health Minister Tawfiq Al Rabiah as saying that participation in the Hajj season be linked to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, considering it the main condition for participation....

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Fact check: BBC has not described February 28 Kolkata rally as `world's largest peaceful political gathering'

    HYDERABAD: Quoting BBC, many social media users claim "world's largest peaceful political gathering" was held at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground on February 28. "Kolkata brigade 2021: Worlds' largest peaceful political gathering (sic)," reads the message. The message is being circulated along with the...

    • 20 hrs ago
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    Bombay HC directs Amazon Prime to take down Nani-starrer 'V'

    Hyderabad: The Bombay High Court on 3 March asked Amazon Prime Video to take down the Telugu movie 'V', starring actor Nani, from its platform until a scene that shows a photo of Mumbai-based actor Sakshi Malik is deleted. Also, the court has restrained movie studio Venkateswara Creations from releasing the movie in other versions, irrespective of language and subtitles,...

    • 21 hrs ago