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Speeding train mows down three elephants near Coimbatore

Top officials of the department including District Forest Officer T K Ashok Kumar have been camped at the location to conduct a preliminary investigation of the incident. 

published on : 26th November 2021

RPF Shakti teams nab 7,492 offenders on Bengaluru-run trains in nearly two years

Two women-only special teams, Shakti Chennama (Team A) and Shakti Abbakka (Team B) were formed with the objective of boosting the security of women passengers and children on the train by end of 2019.

published on : 26th November 2021

EXPLAINER | Is new Covid variant more lethal than Delta? Here's all you need to know

The scientific community is worried as they fear that this new strain could fuel outbreaks in several countries and cripple health systems once again.

published on : 26th November 2021

World takes action as new variant emerges in southern Africa

Within a few days of the discovery of the new variant, it has already impacted on a jittery world that is sensitive to bad COVID-19 news, with deaths around the globe standing at well over 5 million.

published on : 26th November 2021

Israel warns of 'emergency' after detecting new virus strain

The Israeli Health Ministry said it detected the new strain in a traveler who had returned from Malawi and was investigating two other suspected cases. All three had been vaccinated.

published on : 26th November 2021

Karnataka tightens screening of international flyers as new Covid variant  raises alarm

All international flyers travelling from and transitioning through high-risk countries should be subjected to rigorous screening and testing, a circular said.

published on : 26th November 2021

Two coaches of Udhampur-Durg express catch fire near Morena in Madhya Pradesh, no casualties

The fire started in the A1 coach around 3.30 pm and spread to the A2 coach as the train was near Hetampur station.

published on : 26th November 2021

Rains pound Tamil Nadu, normal life disrupted; more in store for next 3-4 days

Widespread rainfall will be witnessed over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Lakshadweep during the next 4-5 days, says IMD.

published on : 26th November 2021

Prisoners listed for premature release given vocational training in Kovai

Officials said they are imparting skills to inmates that will help them start life afresh and sustain themselves upon release

published on : 26th November 2021

Black Friday: Sensex sheds 1400 points over new Covid-19 Strain Fear

At 12.25 pm, the Sensex was down 1,350 points or over 2% to 57,450. The Nifty, too, plunged over 2% during today’s trading session at 17,130 level.

published on : 26th November 2021

Andhra Pradesh on high rain alert till December 2 as IMD predicts more downpour

While appealing to the people to stay indoors, the SP urged those living in old houses to vacate and shift to safer places.

published on : 26th November 2021

Telangana HC grants bail to trainee IAS officer accused of rape

A complaint was filed by a woman at the Kukatpally police station alleging that the trainee officer, Mrugender Lal raped her on different occasions since 2019 by blackmailing her.

published on : 26th November 2021

25 cm rain in 9 hours drowns Thoothukudi

Thoothukudi received a whopping 25 cm of rain within just nine hours on Thursday, forcing weather officials to issue a red alert to the district.

published on : 26th November 2021

Prisoners listed for premature release given vocational training in Tamil Nadu's Kovai

There are 132 prisoners who completed 10 years imprisonment and probation officers are checking their eligibility for premature release. The final list would be sent to the government by November 30.

published on : 26th November 2021

Completion of access road to Bengaluru's Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal further delayed by rains

The terminal was to be launched in June 2019 but numerous issues delayed it. A flaw in the engineering design plan forced a complete reworking of the project, COVID induced labour shortage etc.

published on : 25th November 2021
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