News for the day – in a single page – 22 November 2019

Headlines

 

  • New Tenkasi District formally created

  • DMK sends legal notice to Dr S Ramadoss for his allegations against Murasoli land

  • Enhance the reservation for ‘Other Backward Communities’ to 50 percent in Central Govt Jobs and Educational Institutions: MK Stalin – DMK President

  • Happy that a Canadian minister is from Tamil Nadu: Dr S Ramadoss – PMK Founder

  • Congratulations to Dinesh Gunawardena, the new Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka. Look forward to working with him: Dr S Jaishankar – External Affairs Minister

  • The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has expressed interest in making investments in 5 major infrastructure projects in Kerala


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TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami inaugurated the newly created “Tenkasi” district at a Govt function in Tenkasi today

DMK sends legal notice to Dr S Ramadoss for his allegations against Murasoli land

Details of the Legal Notice sent by DMK Organisaton Secretary RS Bharti to Dr S Ramadoss for the his allegations against Murasoli land.

‘Enhance the reservation for Other Backward Communities to 50 percent in Central Govt Jobs and Educational Institutions’

MK Stalin, @mkstalin – DMK President :

  • A White paper with details about all reservations should be tabled by the PM in the current Parliament session.
  • A bill should be introduced in the current session of Parliament to enhance the reservation for ‘Other Backward Communities’ to 50 percent in Central Govt Jobs and Educational Institutions
  • After the BJP came to power, 27% reservation for the backward communities in Central government offices is not fully filled.
  • Now, rejecting reservation in the general category quota for medical seats is a deliberate move against them.

 

I wish to ask the central Govt; can you name one scheme of yours that has done good to the economy or to the common man: KS Alagiri –  TNCC President in Tuticorin

‘Happy that a Canadian minister is from Tamil Nadu’

Dr S Ramadoss, @drramadoss – PMK Founder :
  • Happy that Anita Anand, who hails from Tamil Nadu has been appointed Minister in Canada This is an example for Tamils all over the world, if they remain united in their respective countries, they will get not only their rights but also responsibilities
  • Sri Lankan army’s attacks on fishermen from TN who were fishing near Kachchativu is condemnable. Their boat has been damaged. For how many more years is India going to be a spectator to this aggression? A decision should be taken immediately!
  • Happy, the High Court has banned the cutting of 75 trees to build an additional block at the Government Eye Hospital in Egmore. Trees should not be cut in any part of Tamil Nadu. Removing trees should the last option!

TTV Dhinakaran’s interaction with the media

Blessed & wished Godspeed for the Karate team from Avadi going for the Nationals in Rajasthan ! : @mafoikprajan

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Pic Courtesy : @mafoikprajan

Unused borewells converted to rainwater harvesting structures

@albyjohn – Deputy Commissioner,South Region, Chennai Corporation

Unused borewells converted to rainwater harvesting structures. Clicked during an inspection.

 

Pic Credit : @albyjohn

National

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has expressed interest in making investments in 5 major infrastructure projects in Kerala

  • In a meeting with CM Pinarayi Vijayan, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has expressed interest in making investments in 5 major infrastructure projects in Kerala.
  • Kochi Metro Bliss City: 1500Cr
  • Maritime Cluster: 3500 Cr
  • Aerotropolis Kannur: 1000 Cr
  • Logistics Park: 400Cr

Amaravati included in the revised map of India

G Kishan Reddy, @kishanreddybjp – Minister of State, Home :

  • Taking note of the issue of Amaravati missing from the map, raised by Hon’ble MPs of AP in the Parliament yesterday, I took up the matter with the concerned.
  • The error has been rectified.
  • Here is the revised map of India.

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Pic Credit: @kishanreddybjp

A two-day Conference of Governors and Lt. Governors to be held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

  • President Kovind will preside over a two-day Conference of Governors and Lt. Governors on November 23 and 24, 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • This will be the 50th such Conference to be held in Rashtrapati Bhavan and the third Conference to be presided over by President Kovind.
  • The two-day Conference will discuss important thematic issues in various sessions.
  • It includes tribal issues, reforms in agriculture, Jal Jeevan Mission, new education policy for higher education and governance for ease of living.

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Pic Courtesy : @rashtrapatibhvn

Happy to host the Governors, Lt. Governors and Administrators from the States and Union Territories, along with their spouses, at the Upa-Rashtrapati Bhawan today, on the eve of the Governors’ Conference-2019 in New Delhi: @VPSecretariat

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Pic Credit: @VPSecretariat

Congress MPs protest outside Parliament against Electoral Bonds Scam

The first flight from Kalaburagi Airport to Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru took off today

  • The first flight from Kalaburagi Airport to Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru took off today after the inauguration of Kalaburagi airport by the Chief Minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yediyurappa.
  • The airport has been built under the UDAN-RCS Scheme of Govt. of India and is spread across 742 acres and developed at an estimated cost of Rs. 176 crores.
  • Kalaburagi Airport is at a distance of 13.8km from Kalaburagi City and it is a DGCA licensed Aerodrome for VFR/Day operations.
  • A Gateway for Tourist Destinations Including Buddha Vihar, Sharana Basaveshwara Temple and Gulbarga Fort.
  • 230 Routes and 42 Airports Operationalized under UDAN So Far.

 

Pic Courtesy : @BSYBJP
@PMuralidharRao – National General Secretary, BJP :

Attended inauguration of Kalaburagi Airport today n also travelled by 1st commercial flight from B’luru to Kalaburagi along with CM B.S. Yediyurappa.

 

Pic Courtesy : @PMuralidharRao

‘My strength is the love of such farmers’ : Pawar

@PawarSpeaks – Sharad Pawar : President, NCP

  • Sunil Sukre, a farmer from Kendur village in Shirur Taluk, traveled for a distance of 200 kilometers and brought vegetables for me in Mumbai.
  • My strength is the love of such farmers.

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Pic Courtesy : @PawarSpeaks

Kiran Bedi at the ‘arty’ bench at Rashtrapati Bhawan

@thekiranbedi – Lt. Governor, Puducherry :
  • I liked this Bench at the Rashtrapati Bhawan today.
  • It’s so arty..
  • The empty one is for u to imagine u sitting you there. Try.

 

Pic Courtesy : @thekiranbedi

With Baijayant Jay Panda, Kirron Kher, Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Naresh Gujral : @supriya_sule

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Off-Beat

 

‘Celebrating the great democracies of UK and India over coffee’

@talktoApsara – National General Secretary, Mahila Congress, INC :

Celebrating the great democracies of UK and India over coffee with Oliver Ballhatchet, UK Dy High Commissioner. @ukinchennai every conversation had at Cottingley; the official residence of the Dy High Commissioner has always inspired my developmental work.

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Pic Courtesy : @talktoApsara

Spotlight

@KirenRijiju – Minister of State, Youth Affairs & Sports :

India’s rich folk music is mesmerizing! “Mehar Rangat Festival” is an amazing event which celebrates the essence of India’s pure and traditional folk music and dance on the punyatithi of Pt. Mehar Singh Kher father of India’s soulful voice Padmashree @Kailashkher ji.

 

 

Sri Sri at Sunrise

Quotes of Sri Sri Ravishankar :

There is freedom when you realize that you are just a witness to all that is happening:
@SriSri

 

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