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  • Bandh call evokes mixed response in K'taka
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  • AP urges GoI for early resumption of electoral process in J&K
  • Flood : River Krishna in spate, several residential localities inundated in Vijayawada
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Covid-19: Tobacco Board suspends auction in Karnataka

Mysuru, Mar 23 (UNI) The Tobacco Board has suspended auction of Tobacco across all its 10 platforms in the Karnataka in the wake of the Lockdown declared by the State government to combat the Covid-19 outbreak.
However, the suspension of auction comes at the fag end of the season as barely two million kg of Tobacco was remaining to be auctioned.
The annual auction season of Tobacco, which began in the second week of September 2019, was scheduled to end by the end of March. “We would have completed the auction of the entire Tobacco by this weekend if it had not been for the Lockdown”, said officials of the Tobacco Board.
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Flood : River Krishna in spate, several residential localities  inundated in Vijayawada

Flood : River Krishna in spate, several residential localities inundated in Vijayawada

28 Sep 2020 | 2:40 PM

Vijayawada, Sep 28 (UNI) The River Krishna is in spate once again following heavy inflows of flood water being released from the Srisailam project, while the official machinery was put on high alert, several residential localities were inundated here and crops in thousands of acres are submerged.

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Prominent Congress leaders held as they came in a rally to Raj Bhavan against farm bills

28 Sep 2020 | 2:33 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 28 (UNI) Several prominent Congress leaders who came in a rally to Raj Bhavan to present a memorandum to Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on the contentious Farm Bills, which had already been passed by the Parliament and also President Ram Nath Kovid giving his assent on Sunday, were arrested here on Monday.

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Bandh call evokes mixed response in K'taka

28 Sep 2020 | 2:32 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 28(UNI) The Karnataka Bandh call given by pro-farmer organisations supported by a number of other social and political outfits on Monday evoked mixed response in the state with normal life by and large not getting disturbed.

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Minister Suresh Kumar seeks suggestions from ministers, legislators on reopening schools

Minister Suresh Kumar seeks suggestions from ministers, legislators on reopening schools

28 Sep 2020 | 1:49 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 28(UNI) Karnataka Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Suresh Kumar on Monday sought suggestions from Ministers and MLAs on reopening of schools which had remained closed due to the COVID pandemic.

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Thunderstorm with lightning likely to occur in Telangana, AP: Met

28 Sep 2020 | 1:22 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 28 (UNI) Thunderstorm with lightning is likely to occur at isolated places in Telangana, Yanam, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema during the next three days, Meteorological Centre said on Monday.

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