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Updated on Oct 10, 2021 12:03 AM IST
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Blaming state’s lockdown policy, Kerala hotel owner dies by suicide

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During the second wave of Covid-19 infections, the Kerala government had regularly imposed lockdown in the state to curb the spread of infection and to bring down the rising number of cases. (Image used for representation). (HT PHOTO.)
During the second wave of Covid-19 infections, the Kerala government had regularly imposed lockdown in the state to curb the spread of infection and to bring down the rising number of cases. (Image used for representation). (HT PHOTO.)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 01:35 AM IST
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Odisha to deploy drones to keep an eye on jail inmates and their activities

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Cameras will be used by the staff to record any wrongdoing by inmates in areas not covered by CCTV cameras, during searches when inmates return from courts and hospitals. (Image used for representation). (HT PHOTO.)
Cameras will be used by the staff to record any wrongdoing by inmates in areas not covered by CCTV cameras, during searches when inmates return from courts and hospitals. (Image used for representation). (HT PHOTO.)
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By Debabrata Mohanty

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Subir Chaki, managing director of Kilburn Engineering Ltd had earlier worked as president (manufacturing) for Eveready Industries India Limited and as director for McNally Sayaji Engineering Limited. (PHOTO: LinkedIN.)
Subir Chaki, managing director of Kilburn Engineering Ltd had earlier worked as president (manufacturing) for Eveready Industries India Limited and as director for McNally Sayaji Engineering Limited. (PHOTO: LinkedIN.)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 12:54 AM IST
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Security beefed up, searches intensified across Kashmir

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Multiple checkpoints and roadblocks have been erected across Srinagar.(ANI Photo)
Multiple checkpoints and roadblocks have been erected across Srinagar.(ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 12:21 AM IST
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By Ashiq Hussain, Hindustan Times, Srinagar
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