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Tamil Nadu doctors too join jallikattu protests

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The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors’ Association (TNGDA) marked their disagreement at an unhappy move of jallikattu ban in the form of a dharna. The participation of youth, specially students against the ban, made it more powerful. Chennai: With the ongoing protests against the ban on jallikattu on a rise, the ...

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Laddus For Not Wearing Helmet in Warangal

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The commissioner and other police officials met at Pochamma maidan junction on Thursday and counseled road users on the importance of using a helmet. Police hand out roses to motorists violating rules in Warangal city. Nizamabad: Warangal Commissioner of Police G. Sudheer Babu on Thursday called on his personnel to ...

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Andhra Pradesh 1,200 schools shut over merger of sports, youth services

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HRD ministry has also raised the question as to why sports education is neglected in upper primary, higher secondary schools in AP. Vijayawada: The state budget had stated that 17 percent of its allocation was for school education. However, in a recent report, it was mentioned that around 1,200 schools ...

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Nearly 40 traffickers convicted in Karnataka in rare success for prosecutors

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Human traffickers, pimps, and brothel owners were among 39 people convicted by a district court in Ballari with the sentencing due on Wednesday, according to the prosecutor Rathod Ramsingh, who said he hoped the verdict would discourage others. Campaigners welcomed the verdict, saying that it should encourage other victims to ...

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Six months jail for stealing water in Bengaluru

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BWSSB sets up a special squad to check an illegal water connection. BENGALURU: All those who are guzzling Cauvery water illegally will have to either get the connection regularized by paying the penalty or land in jail for six months! Yes, Bangalore Water Supply and the Sewerage Board (BWSSB) have ...

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As cashless transactions pick up, banks to shut ATMs in Karnataka

As cashless transactions pick up, banks to shut ATMs in Karnataka

Following the demand for digital and mobile wallets increasing, banks are seriously considering permanently shutting down the hundreds of ATMs in the city and focusing on strengthening digital payment systems across all sectors. Bank branches and the post offices are not reporting long queues and the situation has returned to ...

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Tamil Nadu police keep strict vigil to prevent conduct of Jallikattu

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Tension prevailed in the area as people have gathered in large numbers after news spread that Jallikattu would be conducted at the venues where the event was held previously. Local people hoisted black flags in many places protesting a ban on the sport. Alanganallur: A large posse of police personnel ...

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Karnataka NEET puts seat mafia in a spot

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[asd1] With NEET being made mandatory for all the Medical admissions, advance bookings have totally stopped in private medical colleges in the state. Bengaluru: Till last year MBBS and MD seats in the private medical colleges used to get booked a year in advance and there were allegations of seat ...

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