The Andhra Pradesh government announced an ex gratia of ₹5 lakh to the families of those who died in the rains that lashed coastal areas of the State with the impact of Cyclone Gulab.
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DESTRUCTION REIGNS IN SOUTH DISTRICTS
Heavy rains battered the southern parts of the State on Sunday, leaving deaths and destruction in their wake. Two youth drowned in separate waterbodies and search is on for a 79-year-old man who was washed away in a flash flood, in Kanniyakumari. The downpour also damaged five houses and brought to ground 12 electric poles across the district.
Lanka seeks $500 mn credit from India for fuel purchase
SRI LANKA has sought a $500 million credit line from India to pay for its crude oil purchases amid a severe foreign exchange crisis in the island nation.
SASIKALA SAYS PARTY SHOULD STAY UNITED
AS the AIADMK stepped into its golden jubilee year on Sunday, VK Sasikala, who was removed as the interim general secretary of the party four years ago, indicated that she has a strong political agenda for the coming years. Without hitting out at anyone in the AIADMK, Sasikala chanted the ‘unity mantra’ as she did when she decided to keep away from politics eight months ago.
Chhattisgarh industries want ‘first right' over coal
AMID reports of power plants facing coal shortage, Chhattisgarh-based industries, including those engaged in making aluminium and steel, have asserted that citizens living in the state have the “first right over its coal and power”.
9 children among 25 killed in Kerala rains
Army, NDRF and Defense Security Corps teams deployed for rescue and relief
After Handling Juniors, Dravid Set To Coach Seniors
After several unsuccessful attempts, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally convinced Rahul Dravid to take over as head coach of the Indian men's team. It is understood that despite saying no earlier, Dravid agreed to a two-year deal after meeting board president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah in Dubai on Friday evening.
Festive Vaccination Fall Leaves Experts Worried
NAVRATRI festival in many states have thrown up visuals of unguarded intermingling of people, raising fresh worries of a sudden rise in Covid cases, the pace of vaccination over the last several days has also taken a bad hit.
TN Open varsity plans courses on Covid-19
IT is a fact that the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us many important lessons about life. Now, what you also have is an opportunity to literally study the virus as a subject.
Sasikala visits Amma memorial; keeps cards close to her chest
VK SASIKALA, the close aide of J Jayalalithaa, visited the memorial of the late former Chief Minister on Saturday after a gap of nearly four and a half years. While paying homage, Sasikala broke down in tears. She, however, did not reveal much about her next course of action.
Incentives, permanency for ASHA workers: MaSu
HEALTH Minister Ma Subramanian on Saturday said various welfare measures for the ASHA workers in the State would be taken up in the coming days. Addressing a gathering of ASHA workers association, the Minister said possibilities to give incentives to the workers would be explored.