State’s Gross Enrolment Ratio drops to 46.9% in 2020-21, finds survey

Tamil Nadu’s gross enrollment ratio fell by 2.1 percentage points to 46.9% in 2020-21 from the previous year, according to the All India Survey of Higher Education (AISHE) released on Sunday. India has seen a marginal increase in GER from 25.6% to 27.3%. Tamil Nadu was among the very few states to register a decline. … Read more

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka to increase bus services between two states

APSRTC managing director Ch. Dwaraka Tirumala Rao and his KSRTC counterpart V. Anbukumar signed an agreementto increasse bus service between two states at the RTC House in Vijayawada on Thursday.(Image Source: DC Images)

VIJAYAWADA: The chief executives of AP State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) and Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) have signed an agreement to increase the number of inter-state bus services operating in the two states. APSRTC Managing Director Ch. Dwaraka Tirumala Rao and his KSRTC V. Anbukumar signed the agreement at the RTC House in … Read more

Ahead Of Polls In 3 Northeast States, Himanta Sarma Predicts Bigger Victory For BJP

Himanta Sarma Predicts Bigger Victory For BJP In 3 Northeast States

“The BJP has transformed Tripura,” Himanta Sarma told NDTV. Guwahati: Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam and the BJP’s Northeast in-charge, predicted a big victory for the party in the upcoming elections in the three neighboring states. “In Meghalaya, the BJP will emerge as a more important political power. In Tripura, we will retain … Read more

APSRTC, its Karnataka counterpart agree to run more buses in two States

Considering the large number of representatives from the public and the general public and due to the rapid industrial growth in the border districts of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) proposes to operate additional buses on the new adjoining routes. state “The proposals are being worked on for … Read more

Kerala Leads States’ Objection To Lowered Borrowing Limit

Union Budget 2023: Kerala Leads States

KERALA Finance Minister KN Balagopal on Thursday said the Centre’s policy of reducing the borrowing capacity of states is a “wrong policy” and will have a negative impact on his state’s economy. The Union Budget for the financial year 2023-2024 limits the borrowing capacity of states from the earlier limit of 5 percent of the … Read more

After 3 Weeks, Ajith Kumar’s Thunivu Continues to Roar in Telugu States

Last update: February 2, 2023, 1:41 PM IST Fans admire how H Vinoth directed Ajith Kumar’s moves and also his violent personality throughout the film. In a week, Thunivu’s theatrical run will end in Telugu states. South film industry’s perennial actor Ajith Kumar is on cloud nine after the success of his latest film Thunivu … Read more

What the Hijab Means to Muslim Women in the United States

Image Source: Getty / Illustration by We Are and Aly Lim After the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on September 16, 2022, there have been large protests in Iran and around the world. Caught for allegedly wearing the hijab, the obligatory Islamic headscarf, inappropriately, Amin was pulled from her car by “morality police” (or “Gasht-e-Ershad”, … Read more

Budget a disappointment to Tamil Nadu, presented only for BJP-ruled states: CM MK Stalin

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday called the Union Budget a “big disappointment” for Tamil Nadu and its people, saying it had created an impression that it was presented for the development of BJP-ruled states. Chennai,UPDATED: 02 Feb 2023 08:14 IST Tami Nadu CM MK Stalin termed the Union Budget 2023 as a … Read more

Andhra Pradesh CM announces Visakhapatnam as state’s new Capital

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced that Vizag will be the new capital of the state. He was speaking at the International Diplomatic Alliance in New Delhi. “I am here to invite you to Visakhapatnam which will be our capital. I will also shift to Vizag,” the Andhra Pradesh CM said. “I … Read more