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COVID-19: House owners warned against collecting rent from workers

09 Apr 2020 | 3:18 PM

Udupi, Apr 9 (UNI) Deputy Commissioner G. Jagadeesha said that criminal cases would be booked against owners of houses and sheds who were collecting rent from those, including workers, staying in rented houses
In a statement issued here on Wednesday, Mr Jagadeesha said that to prevent the spread of COVID-19, restrictions had been imposed throughout the district under Section 144 (3) of the Criminal Procedure Code. The administration had through an earlier order made it clear that house owners and shed owners should not collect rent from their tenants and workers for March and April.

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COVID-19: Kerala keeps tabs on ground through zoom conferences

COVID-19: Kerala keeps tabs on ground through zoom conferences

09 Apr 2020 | 3:08 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 9 (UNI) Kerala, which was among the first state in the country to report a Corona positive case, has turned its entire public healthcare system into a single interconnected grid to generate uninterrupted information and provide flawless services, thanks to the daily zoom or video conferences of top health authorities for chalking out a dynamic strategy to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

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K'taka ATI to impart COVID-19 training to GP, TP officials

K'taka ATI to impart COVID-19 training to GP, TP officials

09 Apr 2020 | 2:58 PM

Mysuru, Apr 9 (UNI) The Administrative Training Institute (ATI) here was all set to impart training through online to Taluk Panchayat and the Gram Panchayat officials on tackling the deadly virus COVID-19, which was spreading like wildfire.

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Ex-minister, 150 people quarantined after attending funeral of COVID-19 victim

09 Apr 2020 | 1:46 PM

Ramanathapuram, Apr 9 (UNI) A former State minister and 150 others were kept under home quarantine after they attended the funeral rituals of a 71-year-old man, without knowing that he died of novel coronavirus at Keezhakkarai in this district.

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COVID-19 positive cases in Karnataka swell to 191

09 Apr 2020 | 1:39 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 9 (UNI) With the reporting of 10 fresh positive cases of COVID-19 since Wednesday evening, including three women, the total number of confirmed cases rose to 191 in Karnataka, including six deaths and 28 cured patients.

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Ex-TRS MLA Sammaiah passes away, CM condoles

09 Apr 2020 | 1:31 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 9 (UNI) Former Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) legislator Kaveti Sammaiah passed away due to prolonged illness here on Thursday.

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K'taka authorities allegedly turn a deaf ear to critically-ill patients from Kasaragod

09 Apr 2020 | 1:25 PM

Kasaragod, April 9 (UNI) After Supreme Court intervened and settled the Border issue with Karnataka authorities who had consented to allow the critically-ill patients from in and around Kasaragod and nearby areas to cross over to nearby Mangalore for getting urgent and critical care treatment, the Karnataka authorities is alleged to continue to be hostile either by blocking way ahead or turning a deaf ear to the patients reaching there.

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Thunderstorm with hailstorm to occur in Telangana in next 3 days : Met

09 Apr 2020 | 1:08 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 9 (UNI) Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm, lightning and gusty winds (30- 40 kmph is likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy, Medchal-Malkajgiri, Medak, Sangareddy, Khammam, Jangoan, Mahabubnagar, Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri, Nagarkurnool, Nalgonda, Suryapeet, Jogulamba-Gadwal, Wanaparthy, Mahabubabad, Warangal Urban, Jayashankar-Bhupalpally and Bhadadri-Kothagudem of Telangana during the next three days, Meteorological Centre warned on Thursday.

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Telangana DGP extends big salute to all police officers for supporting in war against Coronavirus

09 Apr 2020 | 12:50 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 9 (UNI) Telangana Director General of Police (DGP) M Mahender Reddy on Thursday extended a big salute to all the police officers and families for supporting in this war against COVI-19.

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IIT-H provides hand sanitizers for Sangareddy District Admin

09 Apr 2020 | 12:41 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 9 (UNI) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad was providing nearly 100 liters of hand sanitizers per day to the Sangareddy District Administration since April 4 to help the local community against Coronavirus.

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GHIAl comes forward to help Migrant Labour during lockdown

09 Apr 2020 | 12:35 PM

Hyderabad, Apr 9 (UNI) With migrant labour facing tough time in coping with the situation arised due to COVID-19 pandemic and total lockdown which brought India virutally to a standstill position, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL) came to their rescue during the hour of need.

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K'taka records sixth COVID-related death

K'taka records sixth COVID-related death

09 Apr 2020 | 11:53 AM

Gadag, Apr 9 (UNI) Karnataka recorded sixth death from Novel Coronavirus, after an 80-year-old woman succumbed to the disease at Gadag Institute of Medical Science (GIMS) Hospital on Wednesday, the District Deputy Commissioner said here on Thursday.

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No COVID-19 positive case reported in AP during last 12 hrs

09 Apr 2020 | 11:50 AM

Vijayawada, Apr 9 (UNI) The officials in Andhra Pradesh got a respite on Thursday as there was no Coronavirus positive case reported since the last 12 hours and the total positive cases remain at 348 in the state.

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Postpone all non-essential expenditures till May 1st week : Govt to officials

09 Apr 2020 | 11:22 AM

Puducherry, Apr 9 (UNI) In view of the prevailing financial crunch, the government has directed all officials to postpone all the non-essential expenditures till the first week of May.

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VAT on Petrol, Diesel enhanced to mobilize funds for  COVID-19

VAT on Petrol, Diesel enhanced to mobilize funds for COVID-19

09 Apr 2020 | 11:16 AM

Puducherry, Apr 9 (UNI) The government has enhanced the Value Added Tax (VAT) on Petrol and Diesel by one percent to mobilize funds for Coronavirus pandemic in the Union Territory.

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