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Power tariff hike inevitable: Mani

Power tariff hike inevitable: Mani

Minister says KSEB facing ₹7,300-crore debt burden Power Minister M.M. Mani has hinted at a hike in power tariff in view of the ₹7,300-crore debt burden faced by Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) Ltd and 70% purchase of power from outside through short and long-term pacts. “Consumers will have to bear the …

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‘Parashuram practised firing at makeshift range’

‘Parashuram practised firing at makeshift range’

Police suspect he visited Gauri’s house prior to the crime While the Special Investigation Team (SIT) is yet to confirm whether Parashuram Wagmore, 26 — arrested on Tuesday in connection with the Gauri Lankesh murder case — was the gunman, sources said he, along with another accused, had practised shooting …

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Telugu Desam to continue ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’

Telugu Desam to continue ‘Dharma Porata Deeksha’

Party’s aim is to sustain the momentum till general elections in 2019 The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has begun focussing on various issues that are likely to pose challenges and mar winning prospects in general elections. Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), voter list and rejuvenating the cadre were a few key …

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No plan to forge alliance with YSRCP, Jana Sena: BJP leader

No plan to forge alliance with YSRCP, Jana Sena: BJP leader

TDP is trying to cosy up to Congress for political gain’ Alleging that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) had failed in fulfilling the promises it had made to the people in the run-up to the 2014 elections, BJP State General Secretary S. Suresh Reddy on Tuesday said that the TDP …

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Driver dies after lorries collide on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway

Driver dies after lorries collide on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway

Traffic was affected on the highway and in Vellore due to the accident. A container lorry driver died after he drove his vehicle over the median on the Chennai-Bengaluru Highway, near Vellore, and collided with a lorry coming in the opposite direction on Wednesday morning. Traffic was affected on the …

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Probe Dairy Minister’s wealth: HC

Probe Dairy Minister’s wealth: HC

Wants an IPS officer to handle probe and submit a report by August 3 The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the allegation that Minister for Milk and Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji amassed wealth disproportionate …

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At Trump-Kim summit, human rights is a back-burner issue

At Trump-Kim summit, human rights is a back-burner issue

Robert King, who served as U.S. envoy on North Korean human-rights issues under the Obama administration, said Mr. Trump has used human rights as an instrument to get Mr. Kim Jong Un to negotiate on nuclear weapons, but not as a policy priority in its own right. President Donald Trump …

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Harendra flags off poor food at SAI centre

Harendra flags off poor food at SAI centre

The quality of food and standard of living at Sports Authority of India’s training centres have come under the scanner again with men’s hockey chief coach Harendra Singh complaining about the same. In a letter to the federation, that saw its way to the Sports Ministry and SAI through the …

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