Vidya Kanuka will ensure quality education: Dy. CM

‘Things at govt. schools will change for the better from now’ Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Tribal Welfare Pamula Pushpa Srivani has said that the renovation of government schools under the Nadu-Nedu programme and the ‘Jagananna Vidya Kanuka’ scheme would bring in remarkable changes to the education system in …

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Oil India resumes Andaman offshore survey after almost 3 decades

Battling blowout at a natural gas well near its “home” in eastern Assam, Oil India Limited (OIL) has resumed its operations off the Andaman Islands after almost three decades. OIL, headquartered in Dibrugarh district’s Duliajan, last handled any exploration and production activity off the islands in the Bay of Bengal …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 197 live updates | Active cases in India fall below nine lakh after one month

After peaking with over 98,000 new COVID-19 cases on September 16, infections in India have gradually declined. Initially, this was attributed to a drastic drop in testing; however, cases have lately continued to decline despite increased testing. Daily deaths are on a downward trend too, and new recoveries have surpassed …

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Coronavirus | Ban on entry of devotees in till October 15

Priests, staff of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple test positive for SARS-CoV-2. Entry of devotees to Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple has been banned till October 15 after 10 persons, including the chief priest and joint chief priest of the temple, tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. With some supporting staff and two guards of the …

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Coronavirus | 5,088 more test positive as Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 death toll crosses 10,000

Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 death toll crossed 10,000 on Thursday. With 68 more fatalities, a total of 10,052 persons have died so far. The State recorded the first death of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 25 — a 54-year-old man undergoing treatment at the Government Rajaji Hospital, …

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IGMCRI recruiting nurses

The Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (IGMCRI) will be shortly holding a competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of nurse/ward attendant on contract basis. A press note from the IGMCRI exam coordinator directed candidates who have not yet downloaded their hall ticket for the examination to do …

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CBI books YSRCP MP, 10 others in ₹826-crore bank fraud case

Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, wife directors of company that allegedly cheated a consortium led by PNB. The Central Bureau of Investigation has booked YSRCP (Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party) MP Kanumuru Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, his wife Rama Devi and nine others for allegedly cheating a consortium led by the …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 196 live updates | Govt to map out cold chain storage facilities for COVID-19 vaccine delivery

India’s coronavirus fight is people driven and gets great strength from its COVID warriors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday as he urged people to follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviour. He made the appeal to people to follow social distancing norms and expressed confidence that the fight against the pandemic …

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