Month: June 2021

Teachers, official reach out to tribal settlement

In the hope of increasing enrolment of children from tribal communities, teachers from a government school near Karamadai in the district recently visited a tribal settlement to provide spot admissions for the academic year 2021-22. Karamadai Block Educational Officer M. Ramesh Babu said that he along with teachers from Panchayat Union Middle School, Lingapuram visited …

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Private city, service buses to resume operations with 20% enhanced fares

Private city and service buses are set to resume operations in Dakshina Kannada and neighbouring districts on Thursday with 20% enhanced fares. With this, the fare between Mangaluru and Manipal has reached ₹100, while that between Mangaluru and Udupi has touched ₹95 on express service buses. Operators had increased fares by 15% after last year’s …

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Average daily Covid vaccinations in June touched 40L | India News

NEW DELHI: The average daily vaccination against Covid-19 increased to 40.3 lakh doses in June, driven by a jump since the Centre took over procurement and supplies of 75% of domestically produced jabs since June 21. The rolling weekly average of daily vaccination peaked between June 21-28 with 57.7 lakh doses given per day, which …

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No tourist entry in Kodagu until restrictions are lifted

Following plaints, homestays, resorts warned against encouraging tourists’ entry The Kodagu district administration has taken a serious note of the hospitality sector encouraging entry of tourists despite the district continuing to be under lockdown till July 5 in view of the prevailing pandemic situation. Despite drop in cases, COVID-19 cases haven’t come under full control …

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₹500-crore plan for Hampi, Anjanadri development

Tourism Minister C.P. Yogeshwar said that the State government had planned to develop the World Heritage Site of Hampi and Anjanadri at a cost of ₹500 crore. Speaking to media representatives after holding a review meeting of his department’s key officers at Kamalapur in Vijayanagara district on Wednesday, the Minister said that the comprehensive development …

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SC asks NDMA to fix ex gratia for Covid victims in 6 weeks | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the PM-led National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to quantify within six weeks the ex gratia amount to be paid to the families of nearly four lakh novel coronavirus victims and said the NDMA failed to discharge its statutory duty even though Covid-19 was declared a disaster under …

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Amid ruckus, Ongole civic body gives nod for Garbage tax

Amid vehement protest by the opposition parties, the Ongole Municipal Corporation(OMC) gave its nod for the proposed property tax revision and collection of garbage tax. Gangada Sujatha, the maiden Mayor of Ongole, on Wednesday announced that the Council had approved 24 subjects slated for discussion even as six TDP and one Jana Sena Party Corporator …

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