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S Ramadoss lauds AP CM for initiatives for uplift weaker sections

S Ramadoss lauds AP CM for initiatives for uplift weaker sections

Vijayawada, Oct 24 (UNI) PMK (Pattali Makkal Katchi) leader S Ramadoss has congratulated Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy for his initiatives to uplift the weaker sections and hailed the decision of setting up of 56 BC Corporations.
In a letter addressed the Chief Minister on Saturday, the Tamil Nadu based PMK leader said "I extend my congratulations to you on behalf of my Party (Pattali Makkal Katchi), as the State government of Andhra Pradesh, under your leadership, has successfully announced the establishment of 56 Backward Class corporations for the upliftment of the Backward Classes and the list of chairpersons to head these corporations”.
“I have learnt that 29 corporations are going to be led by women (more than 50%) and 12 directors have been appointed for each corporation representing all 13 districts. I appreciate the fact that you have taken this right decision, at the right time, to uphold social justice and ensure social development", he added.

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Covid tax on liquor to continue: LG

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30 Nov 2020 | 11:27 PM

Puducherry, Nov 30 (UNI) Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Monday turned down the request of the government to revoke the special Excise Duty (Covid tax) levied on liquor in the union territory and issued orders to continue the special excise duty for another two months.

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Man commits suicide by jumping under running train in AP

30 Nov 2020 | 10:03 PM

Kakinada, Nov 30 (UNI) A married man agonized over wife’s estrangement has allegedly committed suicide by throwing himself under a speeding train near Pithapuram railway station on Monday.

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Customs requests extension of Sivasankar's custody period

30 Nov 2020 | 9:34 PM

Kochi, Nov 30 (UNI) The Customs Department has sought extension of the custody of
M Sivasankar, former principal secretary to Chief Minister, for seven more days.

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Karnataka reports 998 new Corona cases

30 Nov 2020 | 9:28 PM

Bengaluru, Nov 30 (UNI) Karnataka on Monday had reported 998 fresh cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours
taking the total number of infected people in the state to 8,84,897.

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SCR to run 38 Special Trains in between various destinations

30 Nov 2020 | 9:06 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 30 (UNI) In order to facilitate the passengers, South Central Railway (SCR) will run 38 special trains between various destinations.

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