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Kerala's first all-transgender-run canteen opens in Palakkad

Palakkad, Dec 14 (UNI) As the transgender community is gradually being mainstreamed, in yet another initiative to find their feet socially and economically, the state's first all-transgender-run canteen started functioning in this district on Friday.
The canteen would be run by a 10-member transgender group supported by Kudumbasree mission, Social Welfare department and the District Panchayat.
The authorities had provided training to the group to prepare and serve hygienic traditional vegetarian food.
The canteen would function from 0930 hrs to 1700 hrs under two shifts and serve food to the public.
The district panchayat has allotted Rs 10 lakh to the 'Ayalkootam' (neighbourhood) group of Kudumbasree with the ten transgenders from Palakkad district as its members, for their welfare and to encourage transgenders to come forward to business sector.
District Panchayat President Santhakumari said the local body government is also planning to open a shelter home for the transgenders and for this purpose, the panchayat has set aside Rs 10 lakh for the welfare of the third gender community.
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Telangana: Notification for PACs elections in 3-4 days

29 Jan 2020 | 11:27 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 29 (UNI) Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday instructed the officials concerned to hold elections to the Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) immediately in the state.

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Pralhad Joshi appeals to the opposition to run Budget Session smoothly

Pralhad Joshi appeals to the opposition to run Budget Session smoothly

29 Jan 2020 | 11:00 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 29 (UNI) In view of budget session from January 31, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Wednesday appealed to the opposition parties to cooperate run the budget session of the Parliament smoothly.

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Pralhad Joshi urges industrialists to invest in Karnataka

29 Jan 2020 | 10:44 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 29 (UNI) Parliamentary Affairs, Coals and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi has urged the industrialists to invest in Karnataka.

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TTD nets Rs 40 cr donations through Srivani Trust in 100-days

29 Jan 2020 | 10:04 PM

Tirumala, Jan 29 (UNI) Sri Venkateswara Alaya Nirmana (SRIVANI)Trust mulled by TTD towards promotion, propagation and protection of Sanatana Hindu Dharma Prachara has won the hearts of global devotees of Srivaru who have contributed about Rs 40 crore in 100 days.

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No private bus on TSRTC routes: Transport Minister

29 Jan 2020 | 10:03 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 29 (UNI) State Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar on Wednesday stated no private bus will be allowed on TSRTC routes.

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