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23 February, 2018 7:29 PM Key changes effected at Raj Bhavan

With the recent change of the Aide-de-camp (Military) to Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the shake-up in key personnel manning Raj Bhavan seems complete. Since the Governor assumed office in October last year, all the top five officers holding key posts in the Raj Bhavan have been replaced. Recently, Major Ajay P.S. Rathore replaced Lieutenant Commander 62

18 February, 2018 6:17 AM Indian Railways Catering Charges: List Of Items Available With Prices

Indian Railways offers catering services at both stations and trains. Indian Railways catering services are owned by IRCTC and include tea/coffee, breakfast and standard meals. Official twitter handle of Ministry of Railways- @RailMinIndia posted a video on its timeline which shows the itemised price list of all items sold on Indian Railways, with the detailed 83

14 February, 2018 5:51 PM In Trial Run, Manhole-Cleaning Robot Replaces Humans In Kerala

'Bandicoot', a robot made by start-up Genrobotics, is cleaning manholes in Thiruvananthapuram. The makers of the robot say they hope to replace manual cleaners once it's fully operational Thiruvananthapuram: In 2018, while manholes are still being cleaned by people across India despite a Supreme Court ban, a group of young techies from Kerala are striving 21

10 February, 2018 3:35 AM A thorny Valentine season for rose growers in Hosur

This Valentine’s season is all that rosy for the rose growers in Hosur, whose roses had for long lit up Valentine’s Day on February 14 across various countries. Australia’s fumigation norms and the Chinese New Year on February 16 have hit the export market this time. Australia’s new quarantine norms for cut flowers make fumigation mandatory. Though these 59

8 February, 2018 5:27 PM Ambur DSP, SI arrested for graft

They demanded and accepted a bribe of ₹1.45 lakh Sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Thursday arrested a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and a Sub-Inspector for demanding and accepting a bribe to the tune of ₹1.45 lakh. P. Thanarajan, DSP of Ambur sub-division and Lourdu Jayaraj, Sub-Inspector attached to the Ambur 21

17 January, 2018 6:54 PM 5 Gored To Death At Jallikattu Events Held In Tamil Nadu

Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu: A 42-year-old man was gored to death during a bull-taming event organised as part of the Pongal festivities at Vadamalapur in the district today, taking the toll related to Jallikattu this season to five police said. The victim Jeeva, who had come to watch the sport was attacked by a bull, they said. Yesterday, three spectators 48

16 January, 2018 2:18 AM Temple and mutt jumbos join Pongal celebrations

Prayers, games mark occasion; animals served special food It was a happy Pongal for temple and mutt elephants too at Thekkampatti near Mettupalayam on Monday, where the animals are undergoing the annual rejuvenation at a camp. Officials from the Department of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (HR&CE), Forest Department, veterinarians, mahouts 41

15 January, 2018 9:56 AM Prevalent Force claims South India Derby stakes

Mr. Rienzie M. K. Edwards & Mrs. P.P.M. Edwards’s Prevalent Force (Srinath astride), claimed the South India Derby stakes, the stellar attractions of the races here on Sunday (Jan. 14). Darius trains the winner. 1. DR. M.A. CHIDAMBARAM GOLD CUP (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only (Terms): MY OPINION (Akshay Kumar) 1, One O Eight (Hesnain) 2, Lady’s Secret (Umesh) 27

14 January, 2018 11:28 AM Pongal celebrated in India-Myanmar border town of Moreh

Tamil Sangam Moreh, an organisation of Tamil traders, said the three-day Pongal festival will conclude with a feast at the Kondong Lairembi temple near Moreh. Tamil Sangam Moreh, an organisation of the Tamil traders at the India-Myanmar border town of Moreh organised its 50th Pongal festival on January 14. It will continue for three days. People from other 43

14 January, 2018 7:23 AM With 3000 bulls and 1000 bull tamers, Jallikattu begins in Madurai

MADURAI: The three-day Jallikattu event – a bull-taming sport – began in several parts of Tamil Nadu, including Madurai. Nearly 1000 bull tamers and 3,000 bulls are expected to participate in Jallikattu this year. The annual Jallikattu game is held during the harvest festival of Pongal. Last week, the Madurai District administration made Aadhaar mandatory 28