Property tax rebate extended till June 30


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Watch | Wives of Chennai policemen cook, distribute food to those in need

A group of wives of policemen from the Sembium police quarters, have been distributing food to the homeless community in Perambur for the past 10 days



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Dom’s Take: Why Lakshadweep?

Dominic Xavier offers his take on Lakshadweep Administrator Praful Khoda Patel’s policies which have angered and upset the majority Muslim population of the Union Territory.

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Watch | Kalyanasundaram, a street food seller in Chennai provides free food during lockdown

Kalyanasundaram, 56, began saving last year, when there was talk about a second wave, and has used his savings to provide free food to those in need


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H.S. Doreswamy (1918-2021)

H.S. Doreswamy, centenarian freedom fighter, activist and Karnataka’s noted voice for freedom of expression, passed away on May 26, 2021 in Bengaluru. He was 104.

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Dom’s Take: Yeh Dil Maange More!

Dominic Xavier‘s take on the Modi government’s 7th year report card.

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GVMC extends ban on sale of meat, fish this Sunday

Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has extended the ban on sale of meat, fish and other seafood in Visakhapatnam city on Sundays. GVMC Commissioner G. Srijana said that the ban would continue this Sunday (May 30) also. Despite restrictions in place, many people have been thronging meat shops and fish stalls on Sundays, she said.

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Watch | What is happening in Lakshadweep?

A video explainer on the current crisis going on in Lakshadweep.

Discontent is simmering in Lakshadweep over a slew of regulations introduced by the new administrator, Praful Patel in the last five months of his rule. What are these rules? And why are the people unhappy?

17 dyeing units sealed

Local body officials in Kumarapalayam and Pallipalayam sealed 17 dyeing units for operating businesses violating lockdown norms.

A surprise check was conducted by officials from Kumarapalayam and Pallipalayam municipalities to check adherence to lockdown norms. During checks, 14 units in Kumarapalayam municipal limits and three in Pallipalayam were sealed for violating safety norms, officials said.

Liquor bottles seized

Ten persons were arrested and 534 liquor bottles and tetra packs from Karnataka were seized, while being smuggled in two-wheelers here near Karimangalam on Saturday.

A police team was intercepting vehicles and carrying out vehicle checks, when five two-wheelers were intercepted. The vehicles were used for smuggling liquor bottles from Karnataka. Liquor worth ₹52,000 was seized.

New command at Avadi IAF station

Air Commodore S. Sivakumar has taken over the Command of Air force Station, Avadi on May 24. A 1990 batch officer, he has held various positions at senior levels including Chief Administrative Officer at Air Force Station, Bidar and Command Works Officer at South Western Air Command. He was also Chief Personnel Staff Officer at Headquarters Western Air Command, New Delhi.

New State Election Commissioner

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has appointed retired IAS officer V. Palanikumar as the State Election Commissioner.

Mr. Palanikumar will hold office for a period of two years from the date on which he assumes charge, a press release said.

Dom’s Take: Xi, World Wants to KNOW!

Dominic Xavier‘s take on the ongoing global debate about the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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U.P. hooch toll rises to 36

The toll in the Aligarh hooch tragedy climbed to 36 on Monday with 11 more deaths being confirmed by the district authorities.

Viscera samples of 35 other people, who are suspected to have died after consuming spurious liquor, have been sent for examination, Chief Medical Officer Dr. B.P. Kalyani said.

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NSUI seeks age relaxation for exams

In wake of delays in examination schedules due to the pandemic, the National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Monday wrote to the Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions Jitendra Singh asking for age relaxation and extra attempts for students appearing in competitive exams.

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Property tax rebate extended till June 30

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has extended the property tax rebate of 5% till June 30. An order to this effect was issued by Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta.

This year, in light of the surge in COVID-19 cases and the lockdown up to June 7, the civic body has decided to extend the rebate period till the end of June, the order stated.