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Muslims set up stalls as Pandits celebrate ‘Herath’ in Valley

“The festival used to be equally celebrated by the majority community in Kashmir”

Congress slams Centre for reducing govt.’s share in crop insurance scheme

The Congress on Thursday accused the Centre of surreptitiously trying to shut down the crop insurance scheme by reducing the government’s share of pre

‘Justice Muralidhar had agreed to his transfer’

Source says it’s a needless controversy

Drug racket busted: payment trail leads ATS to mephedrone factory in Pune

A record of a payment made by one of the two people arrested by the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) in a drug trafficking case led the agency

COVID-19 scare: poultry sector in Maharashtra lose ₹150 cr. in a fortnight

Animal Husbandry Department, scientists appeal to ignore rumours, wrong propaganda

Pro-Left student groups retain control in JU

ABVP finishes 2nd in Engineering faculty

Govind Pansare murder: on fifth death anniversary, protesters rue delay in justice

Will carry on fight through democratic means until the murderers are caught: Megha Pansare

75 free bone marrow transplants in six years in Odisha hospital

The SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Thursday achieved a major milestone by performing its 75th bone marrow transplant – the highest in

Nagaland Lokayukta orders probe against Deputy CM

Patton is accused of helping NPSC candidates

Gothra Sree project to empower tribal youths in sports sector

Kudumbashree takes up mission to wean tribespeople away from alcohol addiction

Conference on higher education

The Confederation of University Teachers Organisation of Kerala would be conducting a one-day conference on Higher education in the theme Higher educa

₹50,000 crore due from Centre, Mamata writes to PM

She claims ‘steady reduction’ in Central funds to the State

28 anti-CAA protesters issued recovery notices of ₹64 lakh

They include Darapuri and Sadaf who intend to move court

1.07 lakh files pending in State, alleges H.K. Patil

Veteran Congress leader H.K. Patil on Thursday alleged that 1.07 lakh files were pending with the government at apex level offices, which was a clear

7 pilgrims from Nepal killed in Salem crash

A private omni bus crashed into the vehicle carrying the nationals as the driver made a U-turn

Tracing the history of Tamil Nadu’s mid-day meal scheme

A school tiffin programme costing just one anna per student per day was brought in as early as 1920

Rajiv case convicts: Tamil Nadu Cabinet advice has zero value, says Centre

‘Home Ministry had decided not to release any of them and informed Governor’

High Court stays police constable recruitment process

Judge expresses displeasure over complaints levelled against every other public service selection in State

Tumour removed from boy’s spine and neck after a twelve-hour surgery

Doctors at Gleneagles Global Health City performed the delicate procedure with a multidisciplinary team of doctors, which included a vascular surgeon and a spine surgeon.

No new taxes in Rajasthan budget

Concession in stamp duty, cut in motor vehicle tax

Haryana govt. determined to tackle drug abuse: Governor

‘All efforts will be made to get water through SYL canal’

‘Punjab to probe sacrilege cases’

SC has rejected CBI plea to investigate them, says CM

‘Scindia must revive his father’s party’

Madhya Pradesh Mahila Congress general secretary Ruchi Thakur has said Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia should revive his father’s party as he was

‘Proposal against CAA in M.P. Assembly session’

Law brought in to distract public attention: Digvijaya

Government empanels four IGs for promotion to ADGP rank

The government has ordered four 1995-batch Inspector General of Police-level officers to be included in the panel of IPS officers fit for promotion to

Chances of light rainfall in State till Sunday

Showers expected to bring down temperature: official

Crackdown on ganja peddlers under way: SP

The police is intensifying the crackdown on ganja peddlers in Tiruvannamalai district. Speaking to reporters, Superintendent of Police M.R. Sibi Chakr

Students from University of Madras uncover neolithic site in Valasai

Artefacts including engraved potsherds, grindstones and tools have been unearthed

Farmers see red over exemption to ongoing projects

The Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Bill, 2020, which was passed in the Assembly on Thursday, evoked a mixed response from the delt

‘Fiscal, revenue deficit will be brought down’

The revenue deficit and the fiscal deficit of the State will be brought under control in the next two years, and it will be the AIADMK government whic

Parvathamalai to get infrastructure boost

District administration plans to set up drinking water and sanitary facilities for visitors to the shrine

T.N. has sought clarifications on NPR questionnaire: Minister

The Tamil Nadu government has sought clarifications from the Centre on three questions contained in the handbook for National Population Register (NPR

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: Supreme Court

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