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Govt to provide cash for Deepavali instead Commodities for red colour ration card holders

Puducherry, Oct 31 (UNI) The government would provide cash for Deepavali instead of commodities like sugar, rice and cloth.

Minister for Cooperation M Kandasamy in a release on Wednesday said that the red colour ration card holders will get Rs 1000 into their bank account instead of free clothes distributed through the women and child development department.
For Adi dravidar people above 18 years, a sum of Rs 500 would be remitted into their bank account in place of free clothes provided through the Adi dravidar welfare department and the differently abled will get Rs.500 in their bank account instead of free clothes through the social welfare department.

Instead of free rice and sugar provided by the Civil Supplies Department, a sum of Rs 1275 will be remitted in the account of red colour card holders and Rs 675 for yellow colour card holders.
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Bhatti wards off Andhra CM from attending Kaleswaram inauguration programme

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16 Jun 2019 | 4:23 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 16 (UNI) Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Bhatti Vikramarka on Sunday urged Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy not to attend the inauguration programme of Kaleswaram Lift Irrigation Project, scheduled to be held on June 21.

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Amrita University joins EU missions in India to reduce carbon footprint

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16 Jun 2019 | 3:56 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 16 (UNI) Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham joined more than 15 others with the European Union and signed the 'Green Pledge', extending commitment to adopt a number of sustainable measures including reducing plastic use, managing waste responsibly and reducing water and electricity consumption.

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Severe heat wave conditions likely to occur in Telangana in next 3 days: MET

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16 Jun 2019 | 3:12 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 16 (UNI) Severe heat wave conditions is likely to prevail at isolated pockets and heat wave conditions is likely to prevail at some parts in Telangana during the next three days, Meteorological Department warned on Sunday.

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Better late than never!

16 Jun 2019 | 1:35 PM

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Kozhikode, June 16 (UNI) It appears that the textile shop of a veteran and long-time undisputed leader of the largest association of the traders in Kerala – the Kerala Vyapari Vyavasayi Ekopana Samithi (KVVES) -- T Nazarudheen has been functioning without a proper licence.

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Mahila, Girijana police battalions to be formed: HM

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Amaravati, Jun 16 (UNI) Minister for Home and Disaster Management, Mekatoti Sucharita said that woman and Girijana police battalions would be formed in the state, soon.

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