Monthly Archives: May 2018

Congress committed to ₹ 2 lakh farm waiver in single stroke: Uttam

Congress committed to ₹ 2 lakh farm waiver in single stroke: Uttam

We will establish medical college if the TRS government fails, says TPCC chief Countering the comments made by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao that waiving of ₹ 2 lakh farm loans was not possible, Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the party was committed …

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Govt to give Aspinwall land on lease for Kochi Biennale

Govt to give Aspinwall land on lease for Kochi Biennale

The 1.29-acre holding at Fort Kochi to be leased out for 4 months every 2 years The State government has decided to lease out the property of Aspinwall at Fort Kochi to the Kochi Biennale Foundation for its biennial art event Kochi-Muziris Biennale. The 1.29-acre holding at Fort Kochi will …

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Nipah scare takes a toll on toddy business

Nipah scare takes a toll on toddy business

Nearly 2,000 people work in the sector in district The Nipah scare is taking a toll on the toddy business in the district. Since the viral infection outbreak was reported at Perambra on May 19, healthcare experts have been asking the public to avoid drinking toddy. The reason cited is …

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Much hope for State’s future: CM

Much hope for State’s future: CM

Pinarayi lists out achievements on second anniversary of LDF government Development of the State should mean improvement in the living conditions of the poor and the working class, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was speaking at the valedictory function of the second anniversary celebrations of the Left Democratic …

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Kalaburagi records State’s highest temperature

Kalaburagi records State’s highest temperature

City continues to sizzle at 42.5 degrees Celsius Even after Kalaburagi city received a short spell of rain on Tuesday night, the city continued to sizzle with a maximum temperature of 42.5 degrees Celsius, the State’s highest temperature as per the summary recorded by the India Meteorological Department at 8.30 …

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Government schools to have English-medium classes

Government schools to have English-medium classes

Education Department to start this initiative on pilot basis for classes 6 to 8 With the objective of making Kannada-medium government school students ready to compete with those from private English-medium schools, the Education Department here has taken a significant decision to start English-medium classes in government schools on pilot …

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Challenge is to keep the coalition intact: Horatti

Challenge is to keep the coalition intact: Horatti

‘It’s time for Cong. to shed ego in the interest of saving alliance’ Sounding a note of caution over the Cabinet formation exercise taking much more time than required, senior JD(S) leader and former Minister Basavaraj Horatti has said that it was time for Congress leaders to shed their ego …

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Jagan promises several sops to fishermen

Jagan promises several sops to fishermen

Higher holiday cash compensation of ₹10,000 and diesel subsidy among them YSR Congress party president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday said he would increase the fishing holiday cash compensation from ₹4,000 to ₹10,000 and the ex gratia for fishermen lost at sea from ₹5 lakh to ₹10 lakh. Addressing …

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CG teams of India, Bangladesh hold talks

CG teams of India, Bangladesh hold talks

It’s first meet with a foreign CG delegation Bangladesh Coast Guard delegation called on Additional Director General KR Nautiyal, Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Seaboard) and Dy Inspector General Navdeep Raj, Commander Coast Guard District Headquarters No. 6, (Andhra Pradesh). This was the first interaction of a foreign Coast Guard delegation …

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BJP bashing will not be tolerated: Kanna

BJP bashing will not be tolerated: Kanna

85% promises fulfilled, he says Asserting that the BJP has fulfilled 85% of the promises made at the time of bifurcation, its State president Kanna Lakshminarayana says the TDP, under the leadership of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, is trying to damage the reputation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing …

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