Yettinahole Integrated Drinking Water Project trial run caused flooding in Sakleshpur taluk, damaging houses, coffee beans, and a road. Locals blamed officers for the damage and raised doubts over quality of work. Project officers and MLA visited spots, assured repair work, and stopped trial run. To ensure efficiency, experts will examine pipeline and find leakage points.
Assembly elections results 2023: BJP leaders credit PM Modi's “charismatic” leadership & development agenda for party's success in 3 States. Home Minister Shah asserts people have put stamp of approval on PM Modi's “good governance”.
Retired Air Force officer B. Rama Krishna Rao, who donated blood 257 times, encourages senior citizens to volunteer for blood donation. To mark Navy Day, retired officials of the Navy and Air Force, including S.N. Raju, V.V. Ramana, T. Shiva Sankar, Ch. Bala Raju, V.V.B.S. Thimmarasu, donated blood at New Life Blood Center of Vizianagaram. Awareness of blood donation needed to bridge gap between availability and requirement.
Election Commission of India directs Telangana Chief Secretary to suspend DGP Anjani Kumar for meeting TPCC president while election results were being announced. ECI recommended suspension of DGP for violating model code of conduct. DGP claims he was called to discuss arrangements for swearing ceremony. Suspension orders awaited.
Special Chief Secretary (Energy) K. Vijayanand told the CMDs of power distribution companies (DISCOMs) to be alert to the likelihood of cyclone Michaung causing widespread destruction during its landfall and to promptly take restoration works.
Salem district distributes terrace garden kits to 11,000 residents with ₹62.50 lakh subsidy. Kits include seed packages, bags, organic fertilizers, pesticides & manual. People can learn farming & meet daily vegetable needs through Uzhavar Sandhais.
Lt. Gen. Manjinder Singh assumed office as GOC-in-C of ARTRAC on Dec. 1, 2023. He is an alumnus of Sainik School Kapurthala, NDA, Khadakwasla & IMA, Dehradun. He has commanded a Battalion in J&K, an Infantry Brigade at LoC, an Infantry Division & a Corps. He was decorated with Yudh Seva Medal & Vishisht Seva Medal. He is the Colonel of Madras Regiment since Jan. 2021.
ENC C-in-C V.Adm. Rajesh Pendharkar announces Operational Demo on Dec 10, postponed due to Cyclone Michaung. 2nd edition of Exercise MILAN in Visakhapatnam in Feb 2024, with 50 countries. Highlights: Seminar, Table Top Exercises, DSRV, Multilateral Exercise, City Parade, Social & Cultural Events. Indian Navy to deploy Aircraft Carriers Vikramaditya & Vikrant to Eastern Seaboard.
Telangana election results reflect the aspirations of people there, say Chandrababu Naidu, Lokesh. In a joint message posted on X, they have advised the TDP cadre to refrain from belittling the losers, and added that time has come to focus on elections in Andhra Pradesh.
Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS), the super specialty hospital being run by the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), is laying an enhanced focus on tackling cardiac disorders and cancer care, while adequate thrust will also be given on preventive care through screening services. The paradigm shift in core focus started after R.V. Kumar, former head of CT surgery at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, took over the reins of this institute as its Director and Vice-Chancellor. In an interview with The Hindu, Dr. Kumar spoke about his previous accomplishments and explained the roadmap for the development of the SVIMS.