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Rs 100 crore land grab case : Ex-AIADMK Minister remanded, cop arrested

Rs 100 crore land grab case : Ex-AIADMK Minister remanded, cop arrested

17 Jul 2024 | 6:48 PM

Chennai, July 17 (UNI) Former AIADMK Minister M.R.Vijayabhaskar, who was arrested from
a resort at Thirissur in Kerala in connection with the alleged Rs 100 crore land grab case in
Karur, was remanded in judicial custody on Wednesday, even as the CB-CID police arrested
a cop for acting as his accomplice.

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One person succumb to burns, Kovai petrol spill fire tragedy toll rises to 4

17 Jul 2024 | 6:42 PM

Chennai, July 17 (UNI) The toll in the Petrol spill accidental fire tragedy at
Sulur near Coimbatore rose to four on Wednesday, with one more person
succumbing to burns at the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital.

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Karnataka CM revises post after backlash over private jobs reservation bill

17 Jul 2024 | 6:30 PM

Bengaluru, July 17 (UNI) In a significant development, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday revised his post on social media platform X, omitting the controversial clause mandating 100 percent recruitment of Kannadigas for 'C and D' grade posts in all private institutions.

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Stuntman suffers fatal fall on sets of Actor Karthi's 'Sardar-2'

17 Jul 2024 | 5:43 PM

Chennai, July 17 (UNI) In a tragic incident, a stuntman died after he accidentally
fell on the sets of actor Karthi's 'Sardar-2' in the city late on Tuesday night, just
a day after the film went on floors.

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Union Min Ramdas Athawale meets family members of slain BSP leader Armstrong

Union Min Ramdas Athawale meets family members of slain BSP leader Armstrong

17 Jul 2024 | 5:32 PM

Chennai, July 17 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment
Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday met the family members of slain Tamil Nadu BSP
Unit President K Armstrong and consoled them.

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UST’s ‘Adopt A Village’ initiative lends helping hand to tribals in Palakkad

17 Jul 2024 | 5:04 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (UNI) UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company, has ushered in a slew of development initiatives at the tribal village in Kollengode, Palakkad, Kerala, as part of its ‘Adopt A Village’ programme.

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Low pressure area likely to form over Northwest Bay of Bengal on July 19: Met

17 Jul 2024 | 5:04 PM

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), July 17 (UNI) A fresh low pressure area is likely to form over West Central and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal around Friday, Meteorological Centre said on Wednesday.

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RPF rescues 84,000 plus children in seven years across India

RPF rescues 84,000 plus children in seven years across India

17 Jul 2024 | 4:57 PM

Bengaluru, July 17 (UNI) From past seven years, the 'Operation Nanhe Farishtey' piloted by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has successfully rescued 84,119 children who were at risk on stations and trains, ensuring their safety and well-being.

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Swift action by Hyderabad Cyber Crime Police

17 Jul 2024 | 4:25 PM

Hyderabad, July 17 (UNI) The Cyber Crime Police of Hyderabad City announced a significant achievement in their relentless fight against cyber fraud.

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Devout Muslims observe Muharram in Telangana

Devout Muslims observe Muharram in Telangana

17 Jul 2024 | 3:54 PM

Hyderabad, July 17 (UNI) Devout Muslims observed Muharram, which marks the martyrdom of Hazrat Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, in Karbala, in Telangana on Wednesday.

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Karnataka pvt jobs reservation bill discriminates against minorities: Pai

Karnataka pvt jobs reservation bill discriminates against minorities: Pai

17 Jul 2024 | 3:17 PM

Bengaluru, July 17 (UNI) In a scathing critique, former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai on Wednesday condemned Karnataka's new private jobs reservation bill as discriminatory and unconstitutional.

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Karnataka ministers address industry concerns over private jobs reservation bill

Karnataka ministers address industry concerns over private jobs reservation bill

17 Jul 2024 | 2:53 PM

Bengaluru, July 17 (UNI) As the Karnataka government approved a bill mandating 100 percent reservation for Kannadigas in 'C' and 'D' grade posts within private industries, key Karnataka ministers have stepped forward to address growing concerns within the business community.

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Historic loan waiver decision: Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy

Historic loan waiver decision: Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy

17 Jul 2024 | 2:36 PM

Hyderabad, July 17 (UNI) "Farmers are the backbone of the country," said Telangana Revenue Department Minister Ponguleti Srinivas Reddy. He announced that the Telangana government has taken a historic decision to provide debt relief to farmers, aiming to support farmers and standing firmly behind them.

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Industry leaders oppose pvt jobs reservation bill, Pai calls it fascist

Industry leaders oppose pvt jobs reservation bill, Pai calls it fascist

17 Jul 2024 | 2:14 PM

Bengaluru, July 17 (UNI) Prominent business leaders have fiercely criticised the recently proposed Private Jobs Reservation Bill by the Karnataka government, calling it discriminatory and detrimental to the state's economic growth.

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Adani's TRV records 1.26 million passenger traffic in Q1

Adani's TRV records 1.26 million passenger traffic in Q1

17 Jul 2024 | 2:00 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (UNI) Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV), managed by Adani Airport Holdings Limited (AAHL), has witnessed a record-breaking increase in passenger traffic in Q1 FY2024–25, with over 1.26 million passengers traveling through the airport.

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