Excess rains, pandemic did not impact sowing in State

Excessive rains across most parts of the State during this year’s South West monsoon are now set to retreat. Meanwhile, the pandemic has not affected agricultural activity if the sowing status is any indication, as per the reports of the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) The sowing target …

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Record single-day spike of over 1,600 cases in Malappuram

Malappuram district saw its biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases when 1,632 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Saturday. The number of active cases in the district has gone up to 8,479. District officials said 1,580 persons were found to have contracted the disease through direct local contacts. Officials warned …

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Centre’s nod for SilverLine soon: Minister

The 529.45 km semi-high speed rail SilverLine project will receive the Central government approval soon. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan was pursuing the project with special interest and land acquisition for the same was progressing, Minister for Public Works and Railways G. Sudhakaran said. The Cabinet had already given its approval …

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Actor Vishnu Vishal’s father booked for allegedly cheating actor Soori

Actor Vishnu Vishal’s father and former Director General of Police (DGP) Ramesh Kudawla and film producer Anbuvel Rajan have been booked by the city police for allegedly cheating actor Soori to the tune of ₹2 crore over a land deal. Also read: From Madurai to Chennai, and 13 years later: …

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Bihar Assembly elections | Congress to stress need for change

Large-scale migration of workers, unemployment and women’s security to feature prominently Creating employment opportunities, including filling up existing government vacancies; sops for farmers, plans to tackle large-scale migration of labour; and improving security for women, are among some of the key promises that the Congress party is going to make …

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Odisha moves Centre against Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi

Aparajita Sarangi has repeatedly violated COVID-19 guidelines, the State govt. said The Odisha government on Friday urged the Centre to rein in Aparajita Sarangi, Member of Parliament from Bhubaneswar and recently appointed national spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party, who has been accused of habitually violating COVID-19 guidelines. Odisha Minister …

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