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Police have installed temporary barricades, patrolling bythe city’s Mounted Branch and operation of beach buggieshave begun,” police sources said, adding, policemen hadbeen advised to initiate stern action against people whoharass women.Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services officials said morethan 50 firemen from various fire stations, equipped withlife jackets, would be deployed on the city’s beaches aspart of accident-prevention measures.Meanwhile, police sources said, bathing in the sea wouldbe banned.Barricades were erected on the sea front to prevent peoplefrom entering the sea and policemen mounted on horse backwould patrol the seashore.Caution boards would also be put up on the seashore warningpeople to avoid bathing in the sea.Rescue teams would also be stationed to rescue people in theevent of being swept away by the tidal waves.A team of fishermen drawn from surrounding areas and a teamof 100 trained swimmers, would also be kept in readiness aslifeguards to handle any emergency.MORE UNI GV
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Rains claim 2 in Kottayam

10 Aug 2020 | 9:35 PM

Kottayam, Aug 10 (UNI) Though the rain subsided significantly on Monday, the western regions of Kottayam and Upper Kuttanad continue to be flooded.

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Kerala asks for unconditional use of SDRF funds for COVID defence

10 Aug 2020 | 9:28 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (UNI) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday demanded that States be allowed to use funds from the State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) unconditionally for COVID defence activities, removing the current 25 per cent limit.

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Kerala reports 7 COVID deaths, 1,184 new +ve cases: CM

Kerala reports 7 COVID deaths, 1,184 new +ve cases: CM

10 Aug 2020 | 9:27 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (UNI) Kerala reported 7 deaths due to COVID-19 on Monday whereas 1,184 people tested positive to the virus newly, 784 patients have recovered from the disease and 12,737 patients are under treatment in various districts, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said this evening.

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K'taka: 54 test +ve in Belagavi, three die

10 Aug 2020 | 9:19 PM

Belagavi, Aug 10 (UNI) As many as 54 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, taking the district tally to 5463.

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13 new COVID hotspots, total 531 in Kerala

10 Aug 2020 | 9:10 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (UNI) Thirteen more places were designated as COVID hotspots taking the total to 531 in Kerala on Monday.

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