Vizag gas leak: AP Govt pauses compensation for gas leak victims

Even a year after the LG Polymers gas leak tragedy, the government has delayed paying compensation to the victims.   Warangal: A year after the LG Polymer Gas leak tragedy in Venkatapuram, Visakhapatnam, affected families still await compensation as promised by the Andhra Pradesh government, says a local politician. Around 12 people, including minors, were killed […]

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Tokyo: India continues to prep

“I need to continue training to maintain my progress. Next year is a big year with Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games,” said Srihari Natraj, Indian swimmer Bangalore: Members and athletes of the Indian Sports Association (ISA) continue training as they look forward to Tokyo Olympics and other international competitions.  “The athletes are all dependent […]

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Auto firms continue to aid COVID relief in India

Apart from their usual CSR activities, automobile firms in India are lending a helping hand and monetary resources.  Bangalore: BMW Group India stepped up once again to battle COVID19 in India after Toyota Kirloskar Motor announced relief measures for its employees by providing easy access to healthcare. With the previous funding, the BMW India Foundation […]

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Doctors can walk into jobs

Keeping in mind the hike in the number of covid patients, hospitals have started recruiting new doctors. Ludhina: Hospitals across the country have started conducting recruitments, to hire new doctors for treating covid patients as  the health system of the country nearly collapsed.   Karnataka has hired 1,763 new doctors under direct, walk-in recruitment. This includes […]

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Lakshadweep residents fraught over new development regulation

The draft Lakshadweep Town and Country Planning Regulation 2021 was placed in public consultation for a period of 21 days ending on May 19 2021. Delhi: Residents of Lakshadweep, a Union Territory (UT) in the Arabian Sea, have expressed anger and concern over a new regulation that seeks to develop rural and urban areas for […]

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Elections 2021: MLAs full of cash and criminal cases

A report shows that since the 2009 general election, the number of winners with declared criminal cases has increased from 30 percent in 2009 to 43 percent in 2019. Delhi: A majority of elected Members of Legislative Assemblies across the five states of Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala were found to be […]

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NHRC calls for active implementation of its COVID-19 Advisory 2.0

Taking note of ground realities and challenges faced by citizens, NHRC emphasized that the centre and states need to “put its acts together” to meet the ongoing COVID-19 challenges. Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for an Action Taken Report (ATR) within four weeks from various state chief secretaries and the secretary […]

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