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Electrician dies of electrocution in AP

Kakinada, Jul 8 (UNI) A private electrician has died of electrocution while working on an electric pole in Velicheru village of Atreyapuram mandal 80 km from here on Wednesday.

The electrician climbed up the pole to undertake repairs to the agriculture motor pump set when the mishap occurred.

The Police who registered a case identified the deceased as Merupe Ravindrababu (32).

Pending further investigation the body was sent to government hospital Rajahmundry for postmortem, police said.
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K'taka Floods: Former CM Siddaramaiah attacks govt, asks 'do we even have existing govt'

K'taka Floods: Former CM Siddaramaiah attacks govt, asks 'do we even have existing govt'

06 Aug 2020 | 4:30 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 6 (UNI) Former Karnataka chief minister and Opposition leader Siddaramaiah accused the state government of "doing nothing to help flood affected people", even as another flood loomed in parts of the state.

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Cong for trying to take credit for Ram Temple: Karnataka minister

06 Aug 2020 | 4:23 PM

Chikmagalur, Aug 6 (UNI) A day after Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted that Ram is with everyone, Tourism Minister C T Ravi on Thursday slammed her for trying to take credit for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

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K'taka CM asks district in-charge ministers to take precautionary measures in flood affected areas

06 Aug 2020 | 4:08 PM

Bangaluru, Aug 6 (UNI) Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa on Thursday directed all the district in-charge ministers in the flood affected areas to take precautionary measures after heavy rains lashed the state in the last two days.

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Passenger launch stuck in Sharavati backwaters amid heavy rainfall, pulled to safety

06 Aug 2020 | 3:52 PM

Shivamogga, Aug 6 (UNI) A launch carrying people got stuck in the backwaters near Hulidevaraya Bana due to a windstorm on Wednesday, authorities said on Thursday.

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Asst Sub-Inspector succumbs to COVID-19 in Hyderabad

06 Aug 2020 | 3:44 PM

Hyderabad, Aug 6 (UNI) An Assistant Sub-inspector of Police died of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kukatpally area here on Thursday.

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