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Ola Electric launches e-scooters in Bengaluru

Ola Electric, on Sunday, announced the launch of two electric scooters, S1 and S1 Pro. While the S1 has been priced at ₹99,999 (ex-showroom), the S1 Pro is ₹1,29,999 (ex-showroom). In a press release, it stated that the Ola S1 will officially open for purchase from September 8, 2021, and will start delivering across 1,000 cities and towns in October. ...

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Two killed in Delhi hotel fire; owner arrested

Two guests died and as many were injured in a fire at a hotel in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka on Sunday morning, following which its manager and the owner were arrested, police said. The incident took place around 7.30 a.m., they said. One of the deceased was identified as Deepak, a resident of Bagdola in Delhi. The police refused to reveal ...

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Samadhan’s success hinges on waiver, penalty

Factors such as waiver of some portion of tax, interest and penalty will determine the success of the proposed scheme by the State government to enable taxpayers settle their dues under the previous Value Added Tax regime, according to experts. In his budget speech last week, Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan had indicated that Samadhan Scheme will be launched to ...

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Bengaluru-Hyderabad NCB units unearth Alprazolam manufacturing racket

In a joint operation, officials working with the Benglauru unit and Hyderabad sub-zone of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) unearthed another inter-State Alprazolam manufacturing racket and arrested five people on Saturday. The accused were producing the short-acting tranquilliser at a clandestine laboratory in Hyderabad — the second to be uncovered in two months. Around 3.25 kg of Alprazolam was recovered. ...

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Farmers vow to protect Kalingarayan Canal from pollution

With the 739-year-old Kalingarayan Canal continuing to be polluted, farmers in the ayacut areas took a vow to protect the canal from pollution besides thanking the canal for serving the farming community in all these years. Members of the Kalingarayan Vaikkal Vivasaigal Mandram organised a deeparathanai vizha at Ganapathipalayam here on Sunday in which Modakkurichi MLA C. Saraswathi took part. ...

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Fix damaged stretchSimilar to the strenthening of the road along Uyyakondan Canal, the damaged stretch along the Kudamuritti river also has to be set Source link

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SCR revenue surges by 87% to ₹4,142 crore

The South Central Railway’s effective planning combined with targeted meticulous execution has resulted in gross originating revenue increasing by 87% to ₹4,142 crore with the freight earnings being ₹3,359 crore with 38 million tonnes of commodities being moved, said General Manager Gajajan Mallya on Sunday. Foray into new segments has led to transporting around 2 lakh tonnes of parcels, nearly ...

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Govt. to focus on environment-friendly power generation

Expert committee to be set up to formulate policy for Kannada and Culture Department Minister for Energy, Kannada and Culture V. Sunil Kumar on Sunday said that the Energy Department is contemplating focussing on environment-friendly power generation through solar and wind energy. Energy production utilising thermal power needs to be discouraged, he said. The Minister was speaking after unfurling the ...

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Strengthen voices against all forces that try to stifle freedom: Mamata

TMC national general secretary, Abhishek Banerjee, also tweeted about preserving the ‘nation’s sanctity’ West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Sunday, called for strengthening voices against all forces that try to stifle freedom. She unfurled the National Flag and took salutes from various police wings during a parade on the Red Road in Kolkata on the occasion of the 75th ...

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