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DMK walks out as plea to send Bill to select committee is turned down

Stalin raises apprehensions over wording in certain sections

Only industrial districts omitted from Bill: CM

State govt. can take final call on projects, says Palaniswami

Address terror threat from Pakistan, India tells U.N. chief

Antonio Guterres said in Pakistan that he’s personally concerned about the threat to the Muslims and other religious groups because of the Citizenship Amendment Act.

The Hindu Young World Quiz on Feb. 26 in city

The annual quiz competition will be conducted in two categories

Vedas are heritage of humanity: Governor

They make us proud of our tradition and nation, says Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

HCL begins operations, formal announcement in April

Company has committed an investment of over ₹750 crore in the facility

Town Planning officials face action over function hall built sans plan approval

Four floors built after taking permission for two, says ACB report; Endowments Dept. too faulted

Polls to DCCBs on Feb. 28

The State Cooperative Election Authority has released the schedule for election to managing committees of District Cooperative Central Banks and Distr

APSRTC to ply 2,555 spl buses for Sivaratri

To cater to the transport needs of devotees visiting Shaivite temples on the occasion of Sivaratri, the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporatio

A.P. has taken the lead in skilling students, says Roja

Industry Academia meet held at SRM University

Post VRS, BSNL’s cost-cutting spree continues

Jobs to be outsourced, properties rented out

Konkani Sahitya Academy to celebrate silver jubilee on February 22, 23

K. Jagadish Pai, president of Karnataka Konkani Sahitya Academy, said on Thursday that the silver jubilee celebrations of the academy would be held a

A musical tribute to Jayachamaraja Wadiyar

The third segment of the birth centenary of the last maharaja of Mysore, Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, was held in the city on Thursday. Tributes were paid

Jairam Ramesh recalls Jayachamaraja Wadiyar’s contribution to wildlife conservation

Little-known facets of the last maharaja of Mysuru, the late Jayachamaraja Wadiyar, and his concern and love for wildlife and environment came to lig

Call to thwart ‘vicious’ campaign against BJP

Expose rivals by placing facts before people: Purandeswari

CSI seeks govt. land to build office in city

Proposal would be examined, says Principal Secretary (IT) Kona Sasidhar

HC adjourns Viveka murder case to February 24

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has adjourned the former MP Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy murder case to February 24.Hearing the petitions which sought a CBI p

Double delight at Tirupati school

Thirty-six pairs of twins converge at a one-of-its-kind event

It’ll be a 90-min. drive between Mysuru, Bengaluru: Simha

Work on widening expressway expected to be over by early 2022

ITDA bridges the communication gap

It has installed 19 cellphone towers benefiting 35,000 tribal people

New highway between Mysuru and Kushalnagar

Project to be taken up by National Highways Authority of India

It’s a ‘Black Thursday’ for KSRTC

Incident on 82nd anniversary of State motor service

Mahadayi: SC passes interim order allowing State’s plea to notify award

Yediyurappa describes it as victory; Jarkiholi says it was ‘realisation of the dreams of farmers of NK’

Devotees make a beeline for Srisailam temple

The Jyotirlinga shrine is expected to see over two lakh footfalls on Maha Sivaratri

RTC loses a friendly pair

Driver and conductor had a commendable track record

Govt. to set up one ‘Telugu Pathasala’ in every mandal

‘Telugu will be a compulsory paper from Std. I to X from the next academic year’

MVD points to overload, speeding, and lack of cleaner

Lorry’s trailer section rammed the right side of the bus coming from the opposite direction, causing heavy casualty

Trust board for Durga temple constituted

The State Government has constituted a 16-member Non-Hereditary Trust Board for the Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam.The trustees will hol

A mood of celebration over apex court’s direction

Pending demand is finally fulfilled: Pralhad Joshi

‘Modi govt. using religion to divide India’

Activists say country being pushed to the brink of civil war

‘JD(S) will not bring down State govt.’

Deve Gowda says the party is now focusing on strengthening it from the grassroot level

Survivors in shock

They say local people came to their rescue immediately

Did an amendment play villain?

Provision for two drivers was annulled in 2018

Council: Ruckus over sedition charge in Bidar school case

Opposition Congress and JD(S) members in the Legislative Council on Thursday created a ruckus demanding that sedition charges slapped against the prin

About ‘shishyas’ and ‘pitamahas’

The Legislative Assembly on Thursday witnessed a light-hearted discussion on loyalists of the former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who are now in the BJ

Siddaramaiah says cut in Central funds is impeding development of Karnataka

‘As against ₹17,249 cr., State received ₹8,815 cr. as GST compensation in 2019–20’

Govt. issues NOC in ivory case

Withdrawal of wildlife crime case registered against actor Mohanlal

NEET applies for undergraduate courses in alternative medicine: SC

Lack of minimum standards would result in half-baked doctors, it says

Onattukara to witness sesame cultivation again

Thamarakulam revives farming after 12 years

POCSO-accused teacher commits suicide

A 51-year-old music teacher, who was arraigned as an accused in a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act case, allegedly committed su

Neonatology forum meet from tomorrow

Interactive sessions, discussions on innovative strategies to be held

Mani rules out power cut, load-shedding

970 complaints settled at KSEB adalat

300 MW private power project mooted at Suryapet

Conceived with two units of 150 MW each, it is estimated to cost ₹ 2,160 crore

Case was booked against UIDAI notice recipient

Mohd Sattar Khan, the Talab Katta resident who received a notice from the Unique Identification Authority of India directing him to prove his Indian c

Expert stresses importance of EIA

Multidisciplinary congress ends at Mar Thoma College

Clearing garbage from tricky territory

Tribespeople from Valayar forest settlement have been working at Elappara

Kumaraswamy govt. sanctioned projects without funds: Karjol

CM says JD(S) leaders’ segments got a lion’s share of funds during previous regime

Empty container yard in Kottayam port

Talks on with firms on promoting cargo transport through inland waterways

Greens oppose sand-mining

‘Extracting sand deposits will do more harm than good to Pampa’

Palakkad officials act in time to help victims

Ensure speedy post-mortem, proper medical care

World records tumble

It was an evening when the world records tumbled, literally. For 47-year-old director of GVR Karate Academy G.S. Gopal Reddy it took just 17 seconds f

Unknown group to host ‘Namaste Trump’ event in Ahmedabad

Officials involved in preparations for the event unaware of newly formed Donald Trump Nagarik Abhivadan Samiti.

Piaggio launches electric autos

‘Three more swappable charging stations will be set up in Vijayawada’

Srikalahasteeswara temple decked up for Sivaratri

Arrangements in place for smooth darshan for devotees

SC stays warrants issued by HC against Sood

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the non-bailable warrants issued by the Karnataka High Court against the State police chief Praveen Sood after he

Disha Bill: Maharashtra to bring out similar law

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has described the Disha Bill brought out by the Andhra Pradesh government as a historic initiative and express

Opinion | A preprint provides ammunition to conspiracy theories about SARS-CoV-2 origin

In a preprint that was posted on Research Gate (but now available only in the Wayback Machine), two researchers — Botao Xiao and Lei Xiao —from Chines

Bulk of Jharkhand’s deleted ration cards weren’t fake, study shows

18 died due to starvation in the past three years

China has realised it cannot support Pak. all the time: Army Chief

Pakistan is under the FATF’s glare and they must have factored in that to tone down their rhetoric, he says

After Delhi rout, rumblings rise in Congress

Shashi Tharoor endorses comments of Sandeep Dikshit; younger leaders too speak their mind

Measure mental illness through IQ levels, says CBSE

Disability activists say many students with mental illness may have high IQ scores

Mysuru airport expansion: Land acquisition to begin soon

Mysuru MP Pratap Simha meets Chief Minister for funds

No veiled agenda, says Cariappa

The controversy over his recent remarks against Tipu Sultan and his alleged disrespecting comments against Mysureans put Rangayana Director Addanda C.

Bahuroopi saw over one lakh visitors in six days

A day after the Bahuroopi National Theatre Festival concluded at Rangayana here, the organisers on Thursday said the festival was a big success with f

Private school manager held for urging students to ‘cheat’ in U.P. board exams

A two-minute long video of Praveen Mall, manager of Harivansh Memorial Inter College, went viral on social media

Ram temple trustees invite Modi for ‘bhoomi poojan’

Modi says he will consider attending the ‘bhoomi poojan’ for Ram temple

Death of bees: ZP told to stop use of chemicals in arecanut

In the wake of the death of a large number of honeybees after sucking nectar from inflorescence treated with chemicals in arecanut plantations in Tirt

Madhya Pradesh to table proposal against CAA, NRC, NPR in Assembly, says Digvijaya

Law was brought about to distract attention from deteriorating economy: Digvijaya

COVID-19 scare: Chinese varsities to hold online classes

Students asked to stay in home-country and wait for further information

SC passes interim order on Mahadayi tribunal’s award

Implementation subject to final judgment in civil appeals by three States

KCR suppressing CAA protests at Owaisi’s instance: Shabbir Ali

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has been suppressing all agitations against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Hyderabad and other parts of Telan

Govt. provides quick relief to victims

₹10 lakh each to deceased, ₹30 lakh to KSRTC employees killed in accident

Twitter notice to anti-CAA-NPR activists

Received legal request to remove content from an authorised entity, claims Twitter

BJP criticises CM for ‘forgetting promises’

No recruitment in the State, points out Laxman

Punjab police will now probe Bargari, Behbal Kalan incidents, says CM Amarinder Singh

Supreme Court had on Thursday rejected the CBI plea to investigate them: Amarinder

Arunachal integral and inalienable part of India: India tells China

Indian leaders visit it as they do any other part of nation, Beijing told

Babri demolition accused hold key posts in Ram temple trust

Nritya Gopal Das and Champat Rai Bansal, chairman and general secretary of the trust set up to oversee construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, are

Split in KC(Jacob) imminent

Nellore faction wants merger with P.J. Joseph-lead KC(M)

TS has doubled its power generation capacity: Vinod Kumar

All steps to realise K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s vision, says Planning Board Vice Chairman

SC judgment on women officers is very enabling, says Gen. Naravane

‘The same procedure that’s followed for male SSC officers will be followed in ensuring Permanent Commission for women’

Murder accused sent in judicial remand

Police present murder accused before media

Woman who attempted self-immolation in Odisha succumbs to burns

She was protesting against arrest of her son in a group clash.

DRDO anti-drone system to be deployed for Trump-Modi roadshow

Along with the local police, teams of the Rapid Action Force, the State Reserve Police Force, Chetak Commando and the Anti-Terrorist Squad would be deployed at strategic locations

Special arrangements at Medak temple

All arrangements have been made for the smooth conduct of Mahasivaratri festivities at Edupayala Vana Durga Bhavani temple in Medak.Finance Minister T

COVID-19: Kerala medico, first Indian to test positive for SARS-CoV-2, discharged from Thrissur hospital

She is the last of the three patients, who tested positive for COVID-19 in the State, to be discharged

Forest cover increasing but still lower than 33% target: official

The country’s forest policy targeted forest and tree cover for over 33% of the total geographical area, the official said

Govt. starts review of SC welfare plan as funds remain under-utilised

Proposal to start a new fund spread over eight sectors mooted

Missing rifles: HC calls for action taken report

Court admits PIL seeking CBI probe into CAG findings

Sheena Bora murder case: CBI opposes Indrani Mukerjea’s bail plea

Countering her claims, the CBI informed special judge J.C. Jagdale that the court can “only see if there is reasonable ground” while deciding her bail plea.

Free bus service to Vemulawada

The free bus service for pilgrims visiting Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Devasthanam for Sivaratri was inaugurated at Vemulawada on Thursday.ZP chairperso

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth ₹26 lakh of two Naxals from Bihar and Jharkhand

The Naxals have been identified as Abhijeet Yadav alias Mahavir Yadav and Pintu Rana alias Rajesh Rana.

Roja faces wrath of Amaravati protesters

Mob surrounds her car at SRM University, demands that she support their demand against shifting of capital

Vemulawada adorned for Mahasivaratri

Three-day festivities start at temple town

Jewellery theft probe unearths bigger gold racket in Anantapur

Eight held, 2.5 kg of gold seized; police alert I-T Dept. on another 2.5 kg of unaccounted for gold with two traders

Cariappa’s was a ‘political appointment’, claims Janni

Former Rangayana director says Ranga Samaja had not recommended his name for the director’s post

Medical camp to mark IRCS centenary year

The Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) in association with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) conducted a mega medical camp at Yellampet tribal hamlet

National Museum cites ‘tradition’ for excluding non-veg dishes from Harappan food event

The exhibition, titled ‘Historical Gastronomica: the Harappan Dining Experience’ and hosted by the National Museum, started on Wednesday and is scheduled to go on till February 25

SEC moves SC against HC order on voters’ list

The State Election Commission (SEC) has moved the Supreme Court against an order of the Kerala High Court directing the commission to conduct the upco